9 Ways to Turn Your New Apartment into a Health-Promoting Sanctuary

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Starting over — whether you’re just moving to a new apartment or embarking on a new adventure in a new city — is a great opportunity to reflect on your lifestyle and make some positive, healthy changes. If you’re ready for a fresh start, use these nine strategies and fitness wiki to turn your new apartment […]

How Much is a Security Deposit on an Apartment?

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When you consider moving to an apartment, you have to factor in all the costs. One of them is the security deposit. You probably know you need to budget for it, but how much is a security deposit on an apartment? And why isn’t the amount the same at every community? There are a few […]

6 Reason Naps Are Good For You

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Zzzzzzzzz… As a kid, being told to take a nap felt like a punishment. You’d have to leave your toys and put away your games to sleep. However, as an adult, you look back to childhood and wish you could have daily naps again. You probably regret ever complaining about being “forced” to nap and […]

15 Books to Read (or Re-read) During Quarantine

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Quarantine is a great time to start a new book. With everyone social distancing and staying at home, it can be difficult to come up with things to do day after day. If you’re sick of watching TV, doing puzzles or spending time with your family, fear not for we’ve got a great list of books for […]

15 Tips for Unpacking Moving Boxes

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When that last box is unloaded off the truck, it’s often paired with a sigh of relief, and for good reason. After all, it’s a sign that you’re on the home stretch of your moving journey! But you aren’t quite done yet. While you may have checked most items off your moving checklist, there’s still one […]

5 Decoration Ideas to Make Your Balcony More Peaceful

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Perfecting your patio for your summer staycation. The summer season is almost upon us, and in the past, that would have meant holiday weekend getaways or maybe a family vacation. But with coronavirus sticking around like that sunburn you got last Labor Day weekend, summer 2020 will require us all to get a little more creative. And […]

7 Ways to Relax and Reduce Coronavirus Stress

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Stress relief … social distancing style. As the coronavirus lockdown drags on, everyone is managing as best they can. We’re all muddling along, trying to keep upbeat and informed and safe. So, this week, we’re going to change things up. We’re going to make some small changes to our routine to help us manage our new […]

How to Find an Apartment During the Coronavirus Pandemic

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A coronavirus apartment hunt may sound like the last thing anyone would do right now, as the virus continues to spread and shelter in place rules have been extended. The majority of states in the U.S. have told its residents to stay home and practice social distancing. As of this writing, there are about 750,000 […]

Maintenance Tips

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Watch Tony the Maintenance Supervisor at The Addison on Long Bayou give helpful tips to our residents. We have an awesome maintenance team! Click here to check out Tony’s maintenance tips The Addison on Long Bayou now offers virtual tours.

How to Fix Slow Internet Speed When Working from Home

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We’ve got the need. The need for speed. Since you’ve already cleaned the guest bathroom and alphabetized the spice rack during the coronavirus pandemic, it might be time to get some real work done. But nothing kills productivity faster than slow internet speed. You and your spouse are trying to stay focused on separate Zoom conference calls for […]