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Eliminating Cat Pee Odor from Your Home

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Cat lovers really go out of their way to gain the love and attention of their feline friends. Cat treats, boxes of toys, pillows reserved solely for their frequent naps — the list of what these people do for their pets is practically endless. Most cats, however, remain aloof and annoyingly independent, no matter how […] read more

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10 Best US Cities for Dog Lovers

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Changing residences, especially moving to a new state, boggles your mind with important considerations. The quality of schools, weather, cost of living, transportation options, etc. all need analysis to fit the most needs possible. read more

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Condo vs. Townhouse: What’s the Difference?

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Apartment hunting gets more challenging every year. Soaring prices, fluctuating rent rates, gentrification, employment instability, and lots of other factors make finding an acceptable home at an affordable price feel nearly impossible. read more

An adorable row of San Francisco apartment buildings in the city's traditional Victorian style.

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

Young tenant is in shock reading an eviction notice from her landlord.

What are a Tenant’s Rights During an Eviction?

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Receiving an eviction notice is jarring, if not devastating. Even if you knew it was coming, the idea of losing your home can cause instant panic. But before you make any big decisions, it’s important to know what your rights are read more

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17 Time-Saving Painting Hacks

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Painting is a time-consuming task, no matter what size space you’re dealing with. To make the job go faster, you’ll want to use every hack you can read more

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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

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Getting Your Apartment Ready for Valentine’s Day

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Whether you’ve been in love for a long time or were just recently smitten by someone, Valentine’s Day is your big opportunity to make an impression without people calling you crazy. read more

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Rent Guarantor/Co-Signer: What It Is and Why You Need One

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If you’ve been trying to rent an apartment and keep getting told you need a lease guarantor or co-signer, you may be confused as to what the landlord wants and why. Luckily, it’s not so complicated to understand, although it might be difficult to find someone who’s willing to fill the position. read more