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10 Most Common Apartment Complaints Among Tenants

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Tenants have grumbled about their rented homes since the first ‘For Rent’ sign was posted. Complaints have changed over time, but the relationships between landlords, property managers and residents of rentals have always been fraught with difficulties. The Rental Protection Agency (RPA), a national reporting organization that monitors complaints about property managers and landlords in […] read more

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The Future for Renters: Micro-Apartments and More

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60 or 70 years ago, residential renters in the US only made up a minuscule part of the housing market. Back then, people rented rooms in private homes or boarding houses on a short-term basis, mostly while traveling for work or finding a house of their own to buy. read more

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Moving Out After the Break-Up

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An estimated 18 million people live with their significant other in the United States. And while we all hope that those couples are happy and healthy in their homes, the truth is that a lot of them will break up before their first lease together is even over. read more

Past Due

What to Do When You Need to Pay Your Rent Late

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Paying your rent on time is one of the basic tenets of adulthood, but sometimes unexpected things pop up that can temporarily derail you. Whether you just got laid off from your job, you were in a car accident and your insurance deductible shot up, or you had to lend a family member some cash […] read more

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How Millennials Are Changing Apartment Cooking

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Every generation of apartment dwellers has contributed to the food choices and cooking methods that go on to become reflective of their times. Tuna noodle casseroles, Top Ramen, Hamburger Helper, and the likes kept young adults alive for decades. Hot plates gave way to toaster ovens, which in turn begat microwaves. What never changed were […] read more

Kids' Room

Putting Together the Perfect Kids’ Room

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You’re moving to a new apartment with a kid (or kids!) in tow. Where to start? read more

This living room may be windowless, but ample lighting and sleek decor make it airy and enjoyable all the same.

10 Creative Ways to Light Up Dark Rooms

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Living in a space where sunshine bathes the walls every day is ideal but not likely. Most homes and apartments have at least one room that receives minimal natural light or, in some cases, none at all. !–more–>But before you slam the door and declare the space a walk-in closet, try out a few of […] read more

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Making the Most of an Apartment Clubhouse

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Many apartment hunters will find complexes that boast a clubhouse as part of the community. Typically a freestanding structure, a clubhouse may include read more

A modern bathroom with a built-in hot tub - one of the hottest apartment amenities of 2020.

11 Amenities Renters Want in 2020

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As the housing crisis continues to squeeze money and joy out of people, renters are demanding more bang for their buck. No longer will a carport and an on-site laundry room close apartment and house rental deals. read more