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Always test the faucets when touring a new apartment.

11 Things You Should Test When Touring an Apartment

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Inspecting an apartment is no time to be polite. In fact, you should act like that snoopy neighbor everyone hates to have as a visitor. read more

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How to Find an Affordable Apartment in San Franscisco

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Some wishes are pipe dreams, nothing more than illusions that will never materialize, like riding a unicorn. Others are possible, like winning a million-dollar lottery, but highly unlikely to come true. Finding an affordable apartment in San Francisco falls somewhere in the middle. read more

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Comparing a Studio and a One-Bedroom Apartment

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With apartment rental costs rising all across the country, those looking for a place to live are forced to consider smaller housing accommodations to survive. People are no longer looking for a two-bedroom apartment to have a spare room for guests or a space devoted to business, writing, or exercise. Rather, they’re wondering if they […] read more

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New Year, New Apartment?

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Personal resolutions loom large in January, with most centered on (usually lost) causes like eating less food and engaging in more exercise. One big change that many apartment dwellers ponder is whether or not the new year might be a good time to seek out a new place. read more

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How Much Rent Can You Afford?

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Paying rent is probably one of the least fun things about being a full-fledged adult. As we all know, rents are rapidly on the rise, which means less square footage for a much higher cost. While we understand that rents are high, it can sometimes be a little tricky to figure out how much we […] read more

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The Best Places to Rent in New York City

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They say that if you can make it in New York City, you can make it anywhere — but where should you choose to hang your hat while you’re trying to make it? read more

Red "For Rent" sign outside a vacant apartment complex.

How the Rental Market is Getting Stronger in 2019

Rumors of an impending slowdown in America’s rental market ran amok all through 2018. Ironically enough, the prices of individual houses haven’t changed much in the last year, despite many potential buyers being sure that they would rise in 2019. To this day, market experts can’t agree what’s in store for new home owners. Sure […] read more

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If You Live in Any of These 6 Cities, You Need to Consider Renting

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One of the biggest questions people have when moving to a new city is whether they should rent or buy their new place. While you may get tired of dealing with a landlord and feel like you’re “throwing your money away” on rent, renting can actually be the smarter financial choice in many cities around […] read more

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Moving On: The Best Times of Year to Shop for a New Apartment

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Moving to a new location feels a lot like many other life-changing events: a mixed bag of excitement, anxiety, stress, and joy. But unlike many of life’s major milestones, the apartment hunting experience can easily be made more focused and less nerve-racking. read more