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Holiday Decorating for Small Spaces

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Are you getting excited for the holidays? If you love all the spirit that goes along with holiday decorating, don’t feel you will be missing out because of your apartment. A small space is just as much fun to decorate – and it’s probably easier, cheaper and quicker to put away come the New Year! […] read more

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Why You Might Need Renter’s’ Insurance (Or Not)

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Whether you live in an apartment, a rental house, a condo, a coop or even a duplex, at some point in your tenure as a renter, you’ll probably wonder whether you should get renter’s insurance. When it comes to carrying insurance, doing so for your own house or a car is one thing…most people have […] read more

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Apartment Accessory Storage

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With the effortless ability that most renters have to accumulate junk, we are often forced to come up with creative ways to store our accessories. Here are a few ideas to maximize your storage options and still be able to find what you need in a pinch. Winter is right around the corner, and you […] read more

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Go Mad for Motifs

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How daring of an interior decorator are you? Do you play it safe with a neutral palette and classic furnishings? Or are your rooms a paint box of color and mixed up furniture? Either way, let’s take a look at some ideas for using patterns and prints throughout your home. If you are already daring, […] read more


Skip these Simple Design Mistakes

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There are a lot of blogs, websites, Pinterest pages and more devoted to interior design. They seem to make throwing together a gorgeous living room look so easy. But decorating is a serious business, and even in a humble apartment, mistakes can be made. These aren’t life-changing blunders to be sure, but they might make […] read more

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Surviving Squatters: Staying Friends as short-term roommates

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We’ve all had friends who’ve been “between things” or in a tough spot for a short time. We want to be generous with our little bit of extra space, so we offer our spare room or couch, and suddenly have a new roommate. Weeks pass, laundry is strewn or dishes stacked, and suddenly our friendship […] read more

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One Room Living

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If you’d rather live on your own than with roommates, you may be looking at studio apartments. One room living isn’t difficult, can be fun and will help you keep your ‘stuff’ level down. Here are some ideas. Up high and down low are your storage mantras. Hang shelving (gives the illusion of more space […] read more

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5 Fun Decorating Hacks for Renters

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Being a renter definitely has its benefits. No yards to maintain, no snow removal in the dead of winter, and, if something goes wrong, you can just call the landlord to solve your problem. However, when it comes to decorating your place, this does pose some limitations as to what you can do to make […] read more


Advice for First Time Renters

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The glamour and excitement of finding a new apartment can sometimes lead prospective renters down the wrong path. In all of the hustle and bustle, whether it be a pushy landlord or landlady, an impending move-in deadline, or the lure of finally having your own place, many significant details can fall by the wayside or […] read more