Small Hacks to Dress Up Your Room

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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 […]

3 Things to Know About Apartment Lease Terms

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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 […]

6 Must-Haves For Your New Apartment Tips

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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 […]

Move Out Cleaning– DIY or Hire It Out?

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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 […]

6 Makeover Tips for Your Apartment Living Room

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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 […]

Extraordinary Uses for Ordinary Items

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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 […]

5 Basics of Personalizing Your Rental

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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. […]

Most Sought After Amenities

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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 […]

What You Need Before You Apply for an Apartment

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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 […]

6 Things To Make a Big Difference In Your Apartment Now

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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, […]