7 Tips for Saving on Moving Expenses

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There’s no doubt about it: moving is expensive. The average cost of moving within your state is about $1,170. And moving between states costs even more, at $5,630, according to the American Moving & Storage Association. That’s a lot of money, especially for young people just starting out. But moving doesn’t have to cost you […]

10 Things to Do When Guests Are on Their Way

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Did you get a surprise call that visitors are coming? Or maybe your house guests are arriving and you have not had time to do anything. Either way, we have the 10 things that you need to do when guests are on their way. Some of these will make your apartment look better and others […]

How to Maximize the Space in Your Small Apartment

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If you’re living in a small apartment, don’t let the lack of square footage get you down! You can organize, furnish, and decorate a small apartment to make it look more spacious than ever. It’s easier to do this room by room (or one conjoined room if you have a studio) to get a better […]

3 Tips for Hosting a BBQ on a Budget

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Hosting a party doesn’t mean you need to break the bank. Consider trying these creative ideas to cut down on costs for your summer barbecue! Stuff with Veggies Not only do they taste great and are good for you, you’ll be able to save a little dough when you add a few more veggies to […]

5 Things NOT to Overlook When Apartment Hunting

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The apartment search: a rite of passage in almost everyone’s life. It can be a very fun process, especially if you know what you’re looking for. However, many who dive into the rental search are unsure of exactly how to navigate the rough waters of property managers, leasing paperwork or staff, amenities, location and more.  Read […]

Creative Ways to Lower Your Utility Bills

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Utility bills can sneak up on us and really put a dent in our wallets. We may think we’re being diligent in saving energy, but there are so many things we don’t even realize we’re doing that cost us money. Don’t worry, though, there are a lot of simple and effective ways to lower your […]

Top Questions to Ask When Looking to Rent an Apartment

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  APARTMENT LIVING   You don’t want to go into a meeting with your potential landlord feeling unprepared. This is your chance to get all the answers to questions you may have, as well as those you maybe didn’t know you had. You want to find the best place for your living so you have to […]

Four Tips to Keep Your Garbage Disposal Clean and Fresh!

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Garbage disposals are a great addition to a kitchen. After all, they make it much easier to ensure that the sink doesn’t get backed up, and you don’t have to worry about food accidentally going down the drain. However, sometimes they still get backed up, and sometimes they don’t completely get rid of what goes […]

How to Make Sharing an Apartment Simple and Easy!

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It isn’t easy, living with a roommate. But sometimes it’s necessary — whether you want to save money or rent a place close to work or school that you wouldn’t be able to afford on your own. If you’ve decided to live with another person, here are some tips to make it work for the […]

Smart Assistants- How to Get the Most Out of Your Smart Assistant

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Whether you use Alexa, Siri, Cortana, or Google Assistant, you already more than likely know a little bit about what it’s like to use a virtual assistant. Even if it’s just asking Siri to read you a text, you’ve probably used a smart assistant before in one way or another! But when it comes to […]