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Greening Your Spring Cleaning

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The days are getting longer, trees are budding, and flowers are blooming – spring! Time to air out the house and scrub away the winter build-up. When living in a smaller space, it’s even more important to avoid harsh fumes and chemicals during your spring cleaning. But how to get the disinfected shine without the […] read more

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Apartments and Pets

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Having a pet brings a new type of life and energy to your apartment. Of course, animals are naturally meant to be outside, so when they become your pets, each will have different requirements for their happy, comfortable lives. In other words, some apartments work better for some pets than others. Below are some details […] read more

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Merging Furniture with a Roommate

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Whether you’re going to rent an apartment with a significant other or a friend, there’s one thing a lot of roommates forget to talk about before Moving Day: what furniture do you both have, and what furniture will you actually need? More than likely, you won’t need two sofas and two dining room tables. Read […] read more

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Warm Weather Safety Tips for Renters

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With spring finally here and summer on the way, most of us are ditching the indoors for the warm sunny outdoors. While sunshine is one of the best things ever, warm weather also makes us more likely to leave our places wide open, giving intruders an easier entrance. If you’ve been out and about enjoying […] read more

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4 Important Questions to ask Prospective Roommates

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A new roommate is both an exciting and nerve-wracking thing to have—but a necessary one. As you most likely know, having roommates allows people to afford apartments with amenities, sizes or locations they could otherwise never afford since each roommate is paying a share of the rent and bills. The only catch is that you […] read more

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Things to Arrange Prior to a Cross State Move

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Your interstate move is drawing nearer and nearer and you start to worry that you won’t have enough time to get completely ready for the big day. Relax. We’re here to help you. Just take a long, hard look at all the things to arrange prior to a cross state move, and you’ll have nothing […] read more

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How to Incorporate Feng Shui into Your Apartment

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Feng shui is an ancient Chinese science and art that deals with spatial arrangement and energy flow. It can be used when designing buildings and arranging rooms to optimize positive energy in a space. Read on for some tips on how to integrate some of these principles into your apartment. Some feng shui basics: you […] read more

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What’s Your Roommate Profile?

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Do you love the idea of sharing the rent, but dread the very concept of having to split the apartment down the middle (or in quarters)? This may be due to the fact that you haven’t honed in on your roommate profile—that all-important gauge of the sort of roommate you’d make, and of the personality […] read more

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5 Apartment Design Trends This Spring

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Spotting home decor trends is sort of one of my hobbies if you can even put decor spotting into that category. Hobby or not, I totally enjoy adding cool items to enhance my space and I’m always on the lookout for new decor trends and ideas that I love. It’s too early in the year […] read more