Whether you’re the interviewer or the interviewee, the roommate search can be awkward. Rest assured: living with a bad roommate is even worse.
ApartmentSearch is here to help. We’ll walk you through the best way to interview a potential roommate so you can find one that you like and trust. Read the rest of this entry »
Are you renting a room in someone else’s apartment? Or, maybe you’re considering renting out a room in your apartment. Either could be a smart way to cut down on housing expenses.
Renting a room comes with its fair share of risks, though. Ask these 11 questions to ensure your rental situation is safe and satisfying. Read the rest of this entry »
New furniture can be a huge financial burden—not to mention the inconvenience of moving it around from place to place. When you’re under 30, you need a solution that matches your lifestyle. Renting furniture can help you live your best life. This checklist will show you why! Read the rest of this entry »
Family members are living together more often these days! The number of Americans residing in multigenerational family households continues to rise. But forget Grandma. What about your sibling?
Weigh the pros and cons before you decide to sign on the dotted line and bring back the glory days of your youth. Read the rest of this entry »
Big D. D-Town. Metroplex. Believe it or not, there’s much more to Dallas than cowboy hats and rodeos! Downtown Dallas is home to famous art museums, performing arts centers, world-famous restaurants, and some truly incredible apartments. Learn all about the best apartments in downtown Dallas, and you’ll quickly see: Big D is the place to be! Read the rest of this entry »
Mini-pigs are precious, but do they make good apartment pets? How about ferrets or iguanas? You may think cats and dogs are old news, but pause before you get creative. Some animals are well-suited for apartment life, while others are…not.
According to Realtor.com, some pets could ruin both your life, your lease, and your wallet! Read the rest of this entry »
Roommates can be a major blessing if you want to save a little on rent or see a friendly face around. But living with someone new can be tricky as well. Will they do the dishes? Do they have pets? Will they play dubstep at 2 am?
Even if you find a perfect roommate (check out these apartment ad tips for help with that!), it’s important to set some ground rules. Save yourself serious headaches down the line by following this roommate rules list. Read the rest of this entry »
Dorm life: convenient for getting to class, low-maintenance, and ideal for socializing and making friends.
Off-campus living has some serious perks, too. You enjoy more privacy, a room to yourself, and a new sense of independence. No more community bathrooms you have to share with thirty other people, either. What a glorious thought!
Your school may not share much information about off-campus housing, but we’re here to get you started with need-to-know info. Don’t get caught by surprise. Read up on the top five things you need to know before renting an off-campus apartment. Read the rest of this entry »
Between tests, deadlines, and extracurricular activities, school is hard enough on its own! Keep your stress levels in check with an organized apartment (and no, color-coded trash bags won’t cut it).
Use these easy organizing ideas and tricks to make sure everything you need in your first college apartment is right at your fingertips when you need it. Read the rest of this entry »
Chicago skyline looking east
Chicago is only as good as its neighborhoods. Luckily, they’re pretty amazing!
Want to know which up and coming Chicago neighborhoods practically guarantee a standout experience for you and your friends? Want to know where to go for the best sights, sounds, and activities? Here’s your rundown: Read the rest of this entry »