The competition for your apartment rental dollars is HOT! To get renters’ business, property management companies try to “wow” prospective tenants. Many rental properties try doing this by designing apartment complexes with the top amenities in the industry! Read the rest of this entry »
“For rent by owner,” reads the sign. You know what it means, but do you really understand what renting from a private landlord entails? Check out the pros and cons of renting from a property owner instead of a management company to figure out if a “for rent by owner” apartment is right for you. Read the rest of this entry »
Are you looking to settle down in more ways than one? If you’re not sure where to find love, but you’re certain you want to, check out the best cities for dating and find out what makes them hotspots for singles! Read the rest of this entry »
Flushing your toilet might not be something you think about twice. In fact, it’s a good habit to be in. But then you get last month’s sewer and water bill and suddenly every flush sounds like money going right down the drain! Read the rest of this entry »
Is one of your goals this year to finally get your budget under control? You have plenty of company. After all, that’s one of the most popular New Year’s resolutions!
One way you can achieve your goal is to start with a plan for budgeting for your first apartment. Another cost-cutting hack is to move to a state with a lower cost of living! That way, you can get more bang for your buck — kind of like giving yourself a raise. Go, you! Read the rest of this entry »
Banking on your renters insurance to cover you in case anything happens to your apartment? Don’t! While you’ve probably given thought to what is covered under your renters insurance, it’s equally important to ask, “What does renters insurance not cover?” Learn which items are excluded from most renters insurance policies, so you can better protect your stuff and your wallet. Read the rest of this entry »
It comes every year, whether you’re ready for it or not. It can pass uneventfully, or it can wreak havoc on your life. It’s invasive, it’s sneezy, and it’s no fun at all.
It’s flu season! Read the rest of this entry »
Don’t let a lack of a squat rack get between you and your #gains. Like hotel gyms, many apartment fitness centers only offer a few necessities like treadmills and dumbbells, but that doesn’t mean you can’t get a great workout! Warm-up to these apartment gym workout ideas to get the endorphins running without having to pay for a fitness membership! Read the rest of this entry »
If you’re a renter and your community doesn’t offer the option to recycle, what can you do to make your world a greener, cleaner place? Read the rest of this entry »