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3 Things to Know About Apartment Maintenance Request

The best way to ask apartment management to make a repair. An apartment maintenance request is a formal method of informing apartment management of an issue in your apartment and asking them to repair it. Maintenance requests help both you and management keep track of what repairs need to be made and ensure that they’re made in a timely manner.

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Small Hacks to Dress Up Your Room

As winter drags on, you might be spending more and more time in your apartment. If you’ve been looking around and wondering … how can I make this look better? We have a few tricks to dress up your room without spending a ton of cash. Explore other rooms. You never know what you might have stashed in the bedroom

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3 Things to Know About Apartment Lease Terms

If you’re going to sign it, you should read it thoroughly first. Apartment lease terms are the mandates, rules and provisions set out in the lease. Apartment lease terms can vary greatly and are usually far-reaching. Lease agreement terms are accepted by both parties in a rental agreement for a pre-determined length of time and are usually non-negotiable and can’t

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6 Must-Haves For Your New Apartment Tips

You did it! Finally, after months of searching and planning and filling out acres of paperwork, you finally have your own place. Now comes the fun part – figuring out what you need. Don’t wait until you’re in your apartment to realize you don’t own a spatula (or a frying pan, for that matter). Here are six must-haves for your

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Window Treatment Options for Your Rental

So you’ve found your perfect new place and you’re ready to move in. You’ve got all of your furnishings and color schemes picked out, you get along with your roommate and you got a great price on an apartment in the perfect location. Once you’ve moved everything in you, you realize that the previous tenants did not leave the window

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Move Out Cleaning– DIY or Hire It Out?

When you vacate a rental, it is usually expected to be clean. Each property manager or rental agency has its own requirements, and if you don’t meet them, you can be subject to fines or security deposit deductions. With all the hard work and hassle that come with vacating a unit and moving, sometimes the last thing you want to

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6 Makeover Tips for Your Apartment Living Room

Does your living room need a makeover? Create an epic space using these 6 of the following makeover tips and transform your room from everyday ordinary into something new. Small and simple changes can make a big impact. Which changes will you incorporate into your home? 1. Change out the couch accessories – Selecting the right sofa pillows or armchair

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Extraordinary Uses for Ordinary Items

It’s a New Year and a new you!  Discovering a new meaning for all the old things around the house is what the New Year is about!  Check out these tips for enhancing existing items around your apartment. Dryer SheetsBe static and streak-free! Add a few drops of water to a used dryer sheet and wipe down faucets and remove

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5 Basics of Personalizing Your Rental

The rental life comes with plenty of high points: free maintenance, a built-in community if you live in an apartment and the freedom to live year-to-year rather than settling down for good. One of the challenges of living in a rental property, however, is the lack of freedom to fully customize it to your needs. But instead of settling for

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Most Sought After Amenities

Gone are the days where all we looked for in an apartment was, “how many beds/baths?” With the ability to do advanced searches online, more and more communities began to add all sorts of amenities. This is a great thing for the current, or soon to be, apartment hunter. It allows you to choose the community that tailors to your

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St Pete Beer & Bacon Festival

Beer and bacon two of my favorite things together. The 4th annual St. Pete Beer and Bacon festival will be on Saturday, January 18th, 2020 from 12 pm – 7 pm at Vinoy Park. Enjoy unlimited Sampling of 75+ Craft Beers & 15+ Craft Cocktails & Spirits (3-7pm) 50+ Bacon dishes from 20+ food vendors Live Music For more information

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How can I find an apartment?

Finding an apartment can seem like an overwhelming process, but it doesn’t have to be. Here is a brief apartment hunting guide that can help you get started on your search. After all, knowing where to look is half the battle. Searching on the Internet is a great way to get going, as it is easy and convenient, especially if

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What You Need Before You Apply for an Apartment

Whether you’re applying for your first or tenth apartment, there always seems to be something you forgot for the application process. Here is a checklist for your reference to help you remember during this chaotic time! 1. Pay an Application Fee Application fees are normal and are usually used to cover the cost of a credit and a background check; also

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6 Things To Make a Big Difference In Your Apartment Now

About six months ago, I moved into a new apartment. After living in a large house for 8+ years, this move was a big change for me. Even though I was super excited, I was also a bit anxious about making this smaller space reflect my personality and tastes. As I decorated my new apartment, I did certain things that

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What Color Schemes to Choose for Your New Apartment Tips

When trying to create a look for your new apartment, I’m sure many colors pop into your mind. Either you want your favorite color or perhaps a color scheme you had in your old place. Regardless, before you start decorating; check out some helpful tips for color combinations that work well together.You could use a monochromatic color scheme, which is

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