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Modernizing Your Apartment’s Security

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Looking to add a little security to your apartment? These days you don’t need to install some hefty security system to give you the peace-of-mind that many homeowners enjoy. With huge leaps in technology, apartment renters have tons of options. One such option is the Canary, an algorithm based smart security system that looks like […] read more

Exclusive: New York City has the Most Satisfied Renters, Boise the Least

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Renters are in an “Empire State of Mind” as ApartmentRatings.com today named New York City as the city with the most satisfied apartment renters in the United States. We’ve compiled a list of U.S. cities ranked by renter satisfaction after analyzing hundreds of thousands of ApartmentRatings.com reviews submitted in 2015. New York City topped the […] read more

6 Easy Rental Updates Your Landlord Won’t Mind

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Unless you’re paying an arm and a leg, rental apartments are often boring and outdated. While you dream of a full-fledged renovation project, living in a place you don’t own means you can forget about a remodeling project. Even basic things like painting the walls may not be possible depending on your landlord. That doesn’t […] read more

Picking Out a Couch Color

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By Ali Arnold Few pieces are as much of an investment for a home as a couch. While there are many things to consider, such as design and size, the color of a couch plays a huge factor. People go about couch color hunting in several different ways. When looking for a couch, the color […] read more

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6 Ways to Free Up Bathroom Space

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By Sarah Karney The bathroom is where most of the items you regularly use are kept, yet most apartments lack the space to store even half of your daily necessities. By optimizing wall space and organizing the cabinet and counter space you do have, you can have a clean, clutter-free place to get ready for […] read more

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Roommate Survival Guide

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By Sharone Ben-Harosh There are some people who truly enjoy having a roommate because they like having someone around, but most people choose to have a roommate simply for the financial help. The cost of living continues to rise, and even an established professional can struggle to pay bills or live the lifestyle they enjoy without splitting […] read more

5 Tips to Bringing Summer Home

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By Jacy Meyer Let the sun shine in! It’s the middle of summer, the weather is gorgeous and you want to bring some of that pleasant warmth into your apartment. Use these tips to keep your place sunny for when the grey cold winter takes charge. Beach Inspiration Nothing says summer like a visit to […] read more

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Moving to Boston, MA? Neighborhoods Guide

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By Manuella Irwin With more than 600,000 people living on 48 square miles of land, situated on the east coast, Boston is a city which you will fall for once you experience it. Boston won’t amaze you with a breathtaking skyline, but it will make you fall in love for its vibrant character. This city […] read more

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How Excellent Lighting Can Dramatically Transform a Space

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By Julia Ingalls How can something as simple as a light dramatically transform your living space from a basement crash pad into a chic, relaxing apartment? The truth is that lighting isn’t just a frivolous accessory; it can change how we perceive our surroundings, which subsequently affects our mood. Many apartment dwellers erroneously feel that […] read more