Category: Tips

Apartment tips, tricks, and shortcuts that can help you out with your next apartment

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How to Set Up a Home Office in an Apartment

While the concept of working from home might’ve seemed positively futuristic not too long ago, today it has become a widespread phenomenon across many industries. What’s more, as comprehensive studies show that this type of arrangement actually leads to a...

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7 Things You May Need Before You Apply for an Apartment

Certain information and documents are needed before you can rent an apartment. Though there is no standard as to what is required, most landlords and property management companies ask for things that give them a general idea of who you are....

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Tips for Making Friends with Neighbors

Sometimes breaking the ice in a new neighborhood or building can be challenging, but having at least one friend or acquaintance in your building can bring you peace of mind and make your living experience that much better. Creating a...

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Should You Get Insurance On Your Rental Truck?

When moving to a new home, three options are usually available: hiring a full-service moving company, using truck rental services, or making use of your own vehicle. Using your own vehicle is difficult if not impossible for long-distance moves, and...

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When to Contact the Property Management

On the property title, the owner of the property or apartment is listed, however, in most cases, owners hire property management companies who handle the daily running of the rental. Therefore, anyone the landlord designates to act as his agent can be...

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Best Plants for Your Apartment

I am one who is very hard on plants whether they be outdoor or indoor. I also have a small living space and don’t have a lot of room for plants sitting around. I decided to try some hanging plants...

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How to Give Notice When Moving

Giving notice is very important when you are moving, and with enough time given, you should be able to move easily without having any problems with your landlord. Failure to give enough notice can result in having to forfeit your security...