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Every good apartment decor needs a good full-length mirror to tie it all together.

How to Use Mirrors for Good Feng Shui

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We all know the old trick of using mirrors to make a small apartment feel more spacious, but did you know that where you place those mirrors can actually have a positive or negative impact on the energy in your home? read more

Woman screams through the wall of her apartment as her noisy neighbor blasts television.

Noisy Neighbors: What to Do After Multiple Complaints

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People are more likely to have disputes with their neighbors than anyone else, and the most common cause of those disputes is noise. read more

Woman empties food scraps into a small indoor composting bin.

Beginner’s Guide to Apartment Composting

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Americans generate approximately 40 million tons of food waste each year — most of which gets thrown into landfills. And since there are about 2600 of those already the country, the Brooklyn Botanic Garden estimates that the average household throws away two pounds of organic waste each day. read more

A woman's hands hold a delicately wrapped Christmas gift, complete with lush green holly on top.

2020 Holiday Trends to Help You Get a Jump on Gift Giving

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Shopping for holiday gifts will be a little different this year than it has in the past, with the impact of the novel coronavirus still yet to be fully determined. read more

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Everything You Need to Know About Personal Liability Insurance for Renters

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So, you’ve finally decided on an apartment to rent and are beginning the process of getting all of your ducks in a row. One commonly overlooked thing to consider is personal liability insurance. read more

Badly burnt apartment, destroyed as a result of a vicious apartment fire.

What Not to Do in an Apartment Fire

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Public fire departments responded to 1,318,500 fires in 2018, which was almost the same number as the year before. According to the National Fire Protection Association, a fire department in the United States responds to a fire somewhere in the nation once every 24 seconds. read more

Couple listens skeptically to a potential new landlord's big pitch.

9 Things Your Landlord Isn’t Telling You

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Renting can be a complicated process, with lots of different factors to be aware of. Your landlord will usually make you aware of most of the things you need to know upfront, like when rent is due or if you’re allowed pets in the apartment. However, they won’t always tell you everything you need to […] read more

When done correctly, basement apartments can feel light, breezy, and just like home.

The Pros and Cons of Basement Apartments

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A basement apartment is just that: a unit in the basement of an apartment complex or multifamily property. read more

Exterior shot of a few westside Los Angeles luxury apartment buildings.

Why is Rent Dropping Among LA Luxury Buildings?

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In these unprecedented times, people are struggling to afford basic necessities like monthly rent and utilities. Property company Zillow reported that around 2.7 million adults in the United States found themselves moving back home and living with a parent or grandparent in March and April as the coronavirus pandemic spread around the country. read more