Best Movies of 2019

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Pop some popcorn, grab a blanket, and snuggle up to these fabulous films of yesteryear. Click this link for the best movies of 2019. Stop by The Addison on Long Bayou for a tour!

3 Things to Know About Apartment Maintenance Request

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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 […]

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 […]

Window Treatment Options for Your Rental

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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 […]

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 […]

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. […]

St Pete Beer & Bacon Festival

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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 […]

Equipment & Tools for a Well Equipped Kitchen

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Are you thinking of adding cooking to your New Year Resolution list? Get these kitchen basics and you’ll be making homemade meals in no time! Click the link for more info Stop by The Addison on Long Bayou for a tour!