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Young man safely moves boxes into his new home using all the necessary PPE.

Pulling Off a Safe Move During the Coronavirus Pandemic

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Most people probably wouldn’t choose to move from one home to another in the middle of the coronavirus pandemic, but unfortunately enough, a lot of us renters have no choice but to do just that. You might be changing jobs, bound by family responsibilities, or even have had the move finalized before the crisis arose […] read more

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Dear Landlords: How to Help Prospective Tenants Rent Through Virtual Apartment Tours

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The COVID-19 pandemic has presented many challenges, physically, mentally, and socially. Some of its consequences are minor inconveniences, while others pose obstacles never previously imagined. read more

Young woman tours an apartment unit via a 360-degree virtual tour on her mobile phone.

4 Things You Have to Do Every Time You Take a Virtual Apartment Tour

Virtual apartment and condo tours have been quietly resting in the background since their inception. And while the 360-degree overview they offer does give a good general overview of most units, most prospective tenants prefer to check them out in person before signing a lease. read more

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The Best Cities for Renters in 2020

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With the new year right around the corner, visions of fresh starts are dancing in many people’s heads. It’s true — you’d be hard-pressed to find a better way to start 2020 than by moving into a new apartment. read more

Young man sinks his head into his arms inside his apartment, extremely displease with his living situation

10 Signs It’s Time to Move to a New Apartment

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From the time you’re born, life is constantly in flux. You grow, develop, and experience changes both good and bad. One of the best and most reliable parts of the journey is going through varied relationships, environments, jobs, and living spaces. read more

Young woman's furniture arrives at her new home in extremely poor condition

Fighting Back Against Moving Fraud

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Moving companies streamline the whole moving process considerably — when they’re actually doing their jobs, of course. In the midst of packing up and getting settled into your new place, things can go wrong quite easily. read more

A young girl sits surrounded by cardboard boxes, struggling to pull off a last-minute move.

Pulling Off a Last-Minute Move

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Whether it’s a breakup, an eviction, or some other unexpected life event, there are a ton of reasons you might be looking for a new place to call home in a short amount of time. read more

A scratched hardwood floor.

How to Avoid Scratching Your Floors

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Over the last ten years or so, carpets have largely fallen out of favor as hardwood flooring (or at least flooring that looks like wood) experiences a kind of resurgence. Besides aesthetic appeal, the great thing about hardwood floors is that messes can be cleaned up much more easily on them read more

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How Safe is Your New Neighborhood? Things to Check Out Before You Sign That Lease

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Moving to a new neighborhood is exciting, because suddenly everything is different for you, from the place where you get your morning coffee to the place where you shop for groceries. On top of that, there are new opportunities to make friends, new areas to learn about, and breathtaking new vistas to soak in. But […] read more