Monthly Archive: January 2016

Roommate note (Brandon O'Connor via Flickr)

5 Questions to Ask Your Next Potential Roommate

There are many reasons to get a roommate, the most common of which is to reduce the cost of your rent. Generally in the real estate market, an apartment with two or three bedrooms is only slightly more expensive than...

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Deals on Apartments in D.C., Maryland and Virginia

Search for apartments now on ApartmentShowcase.com. Here are some recently posted Rental Specials for this week. Don’t want to check the blog for apartment deals? Try out our Rental Specials iPhone app, subscribe to our RSS Feeds or sign up...

Shilad Sen via Flickr: https://www.flickr.com/photos/shilad/3547637363

School’s Out: Tips for Furnishing Your First Apartment

The scene when you walk into your college dorm is familiar. You are met with industrial ceiling lamps, a hulking dresser, a desk-and-chair combo and one wobbling bed frame. Walk into your new apartment for the first time, and things...

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Deals on Apartments in D.C., Maryland and Virginia

Search for apartments now on ApartmentShowcase.com. Here are some recently posted Rental Specials for this week. Don’t want to check the blog for apartment deals? Try out our Rental Specials iPhone app, subscribe to our RSS Feeds or sign up...

South African Tourism via Flickr: https://www.flickr.com/photos/south-african-tourism/20503843841

Restaurant Week Is Your Chance to Dig Into D.C.’s Best Food

What could be better than beating those deep winter blues with some delicious food? Metropolitan Washington Restaurant Week, which runs from January 25 to 31, is perfect for just that, offering three-course lunches and dinners at some of D.C.’s most...

Leasing sign (Trillium Residential via Flickr): https://www.flickr.com/photos/trilliumaz/4110926252

How to Make Sure You Get Your Security Deposit Back

A security deposit is the money the tenant pays the property manager other than the rent paid in advance. The deposit protects the property manager in case the tenant violates or breaks the rental agreement or terms of the lease....

6 Important Questions to Ask While Touring a Community

6 Questions to Ask When Touring an Apartment Community

Finding the right apartment isn’t always easy, but you can give yourself an advantage by remembering to ask the following questions when you visit your prospective new community for the first time. How Much Is the Security Deposit? A one-time...