Whether it’s your mom, friend, or new significant other that happens to “pop in,” it’s bound to happen: someone will want to see your apartment. Bachelor pads have the stigma of being very “Bond-esque,” but how practical is a secret door that’s hidden behind a sleek bookshelf? Here are some tips on how to pull off a bachelor pad when you’re not saving the world (but could easily be mistaken for trying).
Life is a crazy ride. You may think you have your five-year plan written in stone, or you might not even have a five-month plan worked out. Regardless of where you stand, you will always need a roof over your head. So, when is it best to buy furniture to fill your apartment, and when is it best to rent an apartment that’s already furnished? Let’s look at the different situations you may find yourself in and consider whether buying or renting is the smarter option.
Will you only be in town for the summer?
Do you have a serious case of wanderlust?
Are you searching for a new job but unsure where it might be?
Is the thought of signing a long-term contract enough to get you pulling out the Pepto?
If so, you may want to think about renting with a month-to-month lease. If you’re not ready or able to commit to a fixed-term lease, the flexibility might be exactly what you need. Read on to learn more about why you may (or may not) want to think about a different form of leasing.
There are a variety of reasons why people choose to rent furniture instead of buying it. Whether it’s a short-term or temporary move, a savvy financial decision, or simply a way to reduce the stress of having to buy and assemble stuff, renting furniture is becoming more popular than ever. If you’re on the fence about renting furniture, check out these 10 reasons why renting furniture might be the best decision you make.
You’ve just moved into your new place. You’re unpacked, proud of yourself for finally unpacking, and start to think…Do I have a coffee maker? Wow, that wall is really barren. Did I forget toilet paper?! How can I make this place feel more like home? Fear not, forgetful fellow. Nowadays, it’s easier than ever to rent nearly anything you could possibly need to furnish your apartment. The best part about it? You can have most things delivered within hours. And if you think we’re just talking about basic couches and boring side tables, you’re in for a pleasant surprise.
While the convenience of a short-term, furnished rental can’t be beat, it can be tricky to transform this kind of space into a place that truly feels like home. When you’re renting both the space and the furniture that fills it, you might picture living in a hotel room. Not so fast! There are plenty of ways that you can easily (and cheaply!) add your own special touches to your apartment with just a bit of creativity. Check out these simple ways to make your furnished rental feel like home in no time!
Procrastinators don’t get enough credit. Sure, you may wait until the last minute to do a task that you’ve known about for, oh, six months…but sometimes, that’s a good thing! Heck, as summer winds down, we bet you’re just now getting on top of that last-minute “summer party” that you decided to throw three months ago. But it’ll be the party of the century, right? And that’s all that matters. Kind of like everything else you do – when you get it done, it’s awesome.
With that in mind, it’s no secret that you probably haven’t begun thinking about furnishing your college apartment. Who needs months, or even weeks to plan your decor and unpack, let alone pick out the furniture? If you’re the procrastinator of the year, we salute you. We’ve also got some great ideas for furnishing your place last-minute; right after you eat pizza…while sitting on the floor of your empty apartment. Gotta keep with tradition after all!
You’ve had it! You just can’t take it anymore. You have to get out your current place and start fresh. Or, maybe you have to leave because your job calls you to relocate across the country. You could be a college student, moving in to your first apartment with roommates. Whatever the case, the time has come for you to move across the country.
Every year more than 30 million Americans move from one home to another. If you’re getting ready to move, you’re not alone! Make your move easier, especially if you’re searching for an apartment online, with the 10 steps below!
Finals are over, summer is starting, and your furniture is leaving. Wait, what was that last one? If you’re new to student furniture rental with CORT, we’re here to make it easy. Did you rent for the semester or year and now it’s time to say goodbye? Here’s what to do as your CORT Furniture Rental term reaches its bittersweet end.