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Cheap Ways to Spruce up Your Space

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It’s almost spring – which means it’s time to spruce up your space. If you’re like me, spring cleaning means something new for walls, artwork, and decor. As a renter, I always try to balance adding my personal touch within my rental agreement and keeping within my budget. Try a few of these ideas to add […] read more


Socializing in an Apartment Complex

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If you’re like many friendly, people-loving singles and couples, you’ll jump at the chance to meet other great guys and gals at your apartment complex. After all, the setting is ideal and safe. What better place to meet new pals than on your home turf? You’ve already eyeballed the comings and goings of your neighbors […] read more

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Liven up Your Apartment for Spring

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If you’re like most people, this time of year has you twitching for spring to come. Winter is still here, but with spurts of warm sunny days, who can help but feel the anticipation of fresh green leaves and baby blades of grass coming up? If you just can’t wait for those baby greens to […] read more


Rid Your Apartment of Pests the Natural Way

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It’s been found that pesticides and herbicides cause a whole slew of health and environmental problems, so it’s no wonder many people are looking for natural remedies for their pest issues. Here are a few steps you can take to deal with the bugs while avoiding dangerous chemicals: Step 1 Bugs—roaches, water bugs, silverfish and even spiders […] read more

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The Key to Finding a Great Roommate

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Whether you’re looking to make some extra money on the side by renting out a room or looking for a house share, a good roommate is something that will make your life significantly better. Unfortunately, for some people finding the right roommate can seem impossible. The good news is that it doesn’t have to be. With a […] read more


Clutter Be Gone!

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Spring is approaching and it’s time to do a little cleaning. No one likes it, but you and your apartment will feel much better after unloading some accumulated clutter. Sort It This is the toughest; getting rid of the build-up. Enlist the help of a friend if you tend to be a hoarder. Pick a […] read more


Displaying Your Green Thumb in an Apartment

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You love to get your fingers in the dirt and root around for the most ideal spot for your new sproutlings. In fact, that’s what you did up until moving into your new apartment. What to do with your green thumb, now? Plenty, as it turns out. You can bring living green into your home […] read more


Apartment Living With a Pet

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Many apartment dwellers experience lean times when they are scraping to pay the rent and food bills. Perhaps they are sharing their abode with others in order to defray expenses. At that point in their lives, they most likely will not entertain the idea of adopting a dog or cat, due to the extra expense […] read more


Beyond the Rent: Tips for Choosing a Low-Cost Apartment

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You’ve budgeted and browsed – you know exactly how much rent you can afford. But have you thought about the other mostly-hidden costs of choosing your apartment? Here are 7 quick tips to keep in mind next time you’re apartment hunting. They can help you keep your total budget in check, leaving more for the […] read more