Author: Marissa McCormick

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How Many Apartments Should You See?

When seeking an apartment you should not choose the first one you are interested in. Instead you want to look at multiple apartments before making a choice. As for how many homes you should seek before deciding on an apartment,...

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Why You Should Consider Getting a Roommate

Have you ever thought about finding a roommate for your apartment? While living alone has its benefits, there can be several advantages to sharing your space. Sometimes a person just needs the financial assistance; others just want the company. Here...

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4 Questions to Ask Before Renting an Apartment

There are a few things to consider before renting an apartment for the first time. As excited as you are to finally begin your new apartment life, you are probably a bit less enthusiastic about poring over the details of...

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Big Decorating Ideas for Small Apartments

Decorating a house, with its large, open spaces, can be easy, but what happens if you need to decorate something smaller, like a one-bedroom apartment? Small-space decorating can be challenging, but in this article we’ll share some ideas that will...

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Handle With Care: How to Maintain Your Apartment

As a renter, you may wonder how you are supposed to care for your apartment. Caring for a rental property is very similar to caring for a home. There can be a lot of grey areas that can make people...

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When Is it OK to Break Your Lease?

When you first move into an apartment, your property manager will have you sign a binding contract. This contract is called a lease. If you break your lease, you will be in violation of your contract. Breaking your lease can...