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What To Do If Your Noisy Neighbor Is Your Landlord

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Living with a noisy neighbor can be a miserable experience, but it’s even worse when that neighbor is your landlord. You can pretty much forget about renting the apartment for long, if you decide to confront your landlord about the noise. In rare cases, your landlord may see the light and change his ways. In […] read more

Planning an Around the World Party in College Apartment Complexes

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Holding Around the World parties in college apartment complexes can be an incredibly fun way to socialize with neighbors and friends. The college apartment complex is especially ideal for such a party, since it’s a close-knit community full of lots of people in the same age range. Explaining the Around the World Party Before you […] read more

Neighbor Networking Tips: How to Find a Job Next Door

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All of the professional networking tips available online and in books tend to focus on expanding your personal network through friends, family and colleagues. One very important pool of contacts hits closer to home: your neighbors. If you’re looking for a job or simply trying to network for the future, getting to know the people […] read more

4 Apartment Noise Rules to Remember When Having a Party

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Apartment noise can be a nuisance, and some states have passed noise laws to protect tenants from loud neighbors. Whether there are laws on the books or not where you live, part of being a good neighbor includes keeping the noise to a minimum. A party is no excuse to be extra loud, or stir bitterness […] read more

4 Simple Ways to Welcome a New Neighbor

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If someone new has moved into your apartment building, it’s a nice idea to welcome your neighbor. Welcoming a new neighbor can be mutually beneficial. The new person will feel more comfortable and welcome in his or her new apartment and you’ll potentially make a new friend or acquaintance. Plus, it’s always a good idea […] read more

Building Rapport with Your Next Door Neighbor

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When you move into a new apartment building, one of the first things that you want to do is build a positive relationship with your next door neighbor. The same is true when a new neighbor moves in next to you. Consider it a chance for a fresh start with a potential new friend or, […] read more

The Benefits of Being a Friendly Neighbor

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Everybody likes a friendly neighbor, and being a nice and approachable neighbor to the other residents in your apartment building can have its benefits. Just so long as being friendly doesn’t cross over into being nosy or annoying, you’ll set yourself up for better relationships with those around you. Here are some of the benefits […] read more

3 Bad Neighbor Habits to Avoid

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Very few people actually want to be a bad neighbor, but if you don’t pay attention, your neighbors may think you’re one. Although no one may take the step to approach you about your habits, people around you may resent the fact that you live among them. You have to care enough about your neighbors […] read more

How to Approach a Hot Neighbor

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Having a hot neighbor in your apartment complex can make life a little more interesting. On an innocent level reminiscent of those crushes you had on the cutest boy or girl in school, having a hot neighbor can make walking to your car, going to grab your mail or coming to and from work much […] read more