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How to Make the Most of Living With Your Best Friend

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For a lot of young and/or single folks, choosing to go in on a lease with a good friend makes sense on a lot of levels. read more

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Small Grill Recipes For Balcony Cookouts

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Many apartment balconies have room for a full-size barbecue grill — though some can barely accommodate a small one. Compact grills are great for simple things like hamburgers, hot dogs, and chicken wings, but with a little creativity, they can also be used to create read more

A problematic neighbor harasses a young couple in their apartment

How to Deal with Neighbor Harassment

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In a perfect world, we’d all be able to trust our neighbors. Maybe we’d read more

A combination refrigerator/freezer in an average apartment unit.

Space-Saving Tips For Apartment Refrigerator/Freezer Combos

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Since most apartments don’t have the space or appropriate hookups for freestanding freezers, renters are usually forced to make the most of the space available to them in a refrigerator/freezer combo. read more

Apartment dweller steam cleans their couch

A Tenant’s Guide to Furniture Maintenance

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From leather sofas to wooden chairs, all furniture needs a little TLC from time to time to stay in good shape. Still, the exact methods you use to protect your pieces from the wears and tears of daily life will vary depending on how old they are and what materials they’re made from. Read on […] read more

A small, modern pied-à-terre apartment.

Pied-à-Terre: The Second Home That Could Save You Time and Money

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When people complain about work, it’s often not about the job itself but the toll it takes on their lives in the form of local commuting, out-of-town business trips, stressful packing and unpacking, and time away from family and friends. Whether you’re just starting to make your mark in your profession or finally on the […] read more

Fire breaks out in an apartment building

Fire Safety for Renters

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Few things are worse than a fire breaking out in your rental or apartment building. You may be wondering how you could get out safely if one were to happen, read more

A young man rearranging furniture in his living room.

The Best Furniture Arrangements for Small Living Rooms

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Since most apartments don’t have dens, rec rooms, or kitchens large enough for entertaining, the living room is usually the best place in them for hanging out with friends and family. And while small living rooms are challenging to decorate, it’s often even more difficult to read more

Young man rocks out as he dusts his apartment.

The Complete Apartment Dweller’s Dusting Guide

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It’s a chore most dread: you go from room to room armed with a feather duster, sneezing every ten seconds and straining to reach surfaces that are frustratingly just out of reach. read more