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Keeping Your Fall Allergies at Bay

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Many allergy sufferers let out a sigh of relief when spring is over. They feel the pollen dissipating as summer dawns and believe they’ll finally be free of sneezing, nasal congestion, itchy eyes, and a scratchy throat until it comes back around the next year. read more

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7 Things You Probably Shouldn’t Have In Your Apartment

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The uncomfortable reality of renting is that it is, as the term would imply, rented space as opposed to being owned. When it comes to apartment maintenance and upkeep, what’s expected of tenants can differ from one rental to the next. read more

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Creep It Real: Cool Halloween Recipes For a Scary Good Party

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Halloween gives adults one night to freely act like kids. You can dress up, eat more candy than you ever should, and prepare recipes that celebrate the holiday with clever presentations that amuse and sometimes horrify. read more

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Scary Halloween Decorations for Small Spaces

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Jack o’lanterns are really good for scaring toddlers, but if Halloween ranks right up there with December holidays for you, a hollowed-out gourd with a candle inside probably isn’t going make the grade. After all, you want to strike fear into the hearts of sassy teenagers and adults who are just there to chaperone their […] read more

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No Hot Water? No Problem!

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Turning on your shower for your morning wake-up ritual and discovering nothing but icy cold water flowing from the tap is extremely disconcerting read more

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The Perfect Houseplants for Your Apartment This Fall

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With cooler temperatures quickly heading our way in much of the U.S., you may be wondering how you can add some greenery to your living space this fall. Houseplants can certainly lend a touch of the great outdoors to any room — not to mention the fact that they liven up our surroundings at a […] read more

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Surviving Apartment Power Outages

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Power outages always seem to happen at the worst times: the hottest night of the summer, the dead of winter, or during dinner. One minute, your TV is blaring, the AC is running at full force and you're hard at work on your computer ... and the next minute it's nothing but silence and darkness. Getting prepared for a power loss isn't hard. The problem is that most of us don't get around to it until we're already in the dark. read more

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Tips for Keeping Your Vacation Rental Property Busy All Year Long

Vacation rental properties can be cash cows, and regardless of where they are in the world, they’re guaranteed to sell themselves for at least one season each year. But how do their owners keep them profitable the other 9 or 10 months? read more

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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