Have you been showering in standing water for the past week and a half? Does your sink fill up with water every time you brush your teeth? That drain clog won’t go away on its own, as much as you’d like it to.
Apartment drain clogs are one of the most common maintenance requests from apartment dwellers. Nobody—and we mean nobody—likes dealing with them. That’s what plumbers are for, right? But plumbers get expensive fast, and probably won’t be able to fix your drain clog for at least a few days.
So pull up your bootstraps (and your sleeves)! Let’s unclog that apartment drain together. Read the rest of this entry »
Whether you’re moving off-campus with a group of friends or looking to upgrade your current living situation, you face one big question: house or apartment?
Maybe you’re leaning one way or the other. Maybe you’re totally on the fence. Either way, this pros and cons list will steer you in the right direction. Read the rest of this entry »
Not many people would consider moving fun, but some perks come along with the packing process. This is the ideal time to do a bit of spring-cleaning and toss the junk you’ve got in your current apartment. Start with this list if you’re wondering how to decide what to get rid of when you’re moving out of your current apartment. Read the rest of this entry »
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Does it feel like rent prices get higher and higher every year? You’re not far off. According to a report from RealPage, rent rates have been rising nationwide by about 2.6% every year for the last eight years.
But don’t despair! There’s hope for cheaper rent out there if you’re brave enough to make the move. Here are the top U.S. cities where rent is decreasing. Read the rest of this entry »
Would you rather spend a night on the town, or a night on the backyard patio? Walk to brunch on the weekends, or wake up to fields of green and chirping birds? Be close to the action, or have some space to breathe?
There are no wrong answers! Still, between suburban vs. urban living, it’s a tough call. We’ll help you weigh the pros and cons so you can find an apartment in the part of town that works best for you and your lifestyle. Read the rest of this entry »
It’s spooky season! That means telling fireside ghost stories, carving pumpkins, and binge-watching all your favorite horror movies. But it also means werewolves, witches, monsters, and ghouls are afoot!
Is there a ghost in your apartment giving you trouble? Find out if your favorite haunt is, well, haunted. Watch for these seven spine-tingling signs of a haunting. Read the rest of this entry »
Chihuahua or Corgi? Beagle or Boxer? You’re looking for a new furry family member, but one that won’t cause fights with your landlord or troubles for your security deposit. Find out which dog breeds are best for apartment living and why, from the furriendly folks at ApartmentSearch! Read the rest of this entry »
Your student ID is great for getting you into the library for a late night study sesh, or into the dining hall for some quality mealtime with friends. But did you know that the value of your student ID extends beyond campus? It could help you save big in every department, from tech to travel. Check out our list of student discounts to see how you could start saving money today. Read the rest of this entry »
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 »