Posts Tagged ‘Budget’

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Saving Money on Your First Apartment

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Moving into your first apartment is an exciting time, but it can also be a little intimidating. After all, there’s a lot you’ll need once you’re living on your own — even little things you never put much thought into before, like can openers. read more

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Breaking Down the Average Utility Costs Per Month: What’s Normal?

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When it comes to renting an apartment, one of the most easily overlooked aspects of budgeting is the extent to which your utility bills can range in cost. There are many factors that affect the price you pay for utilities, including the number of people in your apartment, whether or not the building offers gas […] read more

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The Best Places to Score Great Home Decor

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Everyone’s always on the hunt for the perfect home furnishings. Personalizing your space helps it feel more like home — especially if it’s a rental. The more styled your apartment feels, the more comfortable you’ll be in it and the more likely you’ll be to invite people over to enjoy it with you. read more

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An Extensive Moving Checklist

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Whether you’re relocating because of a new job or simply because you want a bigger apartment, moving out is going to require a lot of planning, energy, and, unfortunately, money on your part. When it’s finally time for you to pack up your things, you’ll want to refer to this comprehensive moving checklist to make […] read more

Frugal Apartment Living: Staying Cool without Air Conditioning

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Air conditioning is one of the amenities that most tenants consider for comfortable apartment living before choosing an apartment. Living without one may be a deal breaker if you’re a tenant living in a hot climate, or suffer from allergies that require you to keep all windows closed during hot summer months. If none of […] read more

What Do Full-Service Apartment Movers Offer?

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Full service movers are experts who make moving from one place to the next convenient. They offer a wide range of moving services that you’re free to take or leave, according to your preferences and what you can afford. If you don’t have much time to dedicate to moving, you’ll want to hire a company […] read more

4 Tips to Cut Costs on Carpet Care

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Carpet care is necessary to prolong the life of your carpets, and to keep a healthy living environment. Carpets attract mold and dust mites, and you don’t want either living under the carpet layers. Dirty carpets are not what you want when friends and family come over to visit, as it will detract from your […] read more

How to Decorate Your Porch on a Budget

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It’s easy to decorate a porch on a budget, compared to the other spaces in your apartment. With a few simple additions, you can transform an empty looking porch into a charming outdoor space. You don’t have to break the bank while doing it either. Here’s how: Ask Your Landlord for Items Your landlord may […] read more

How to Find the Best Mortgage Loan for Your Budget

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Finding a mortgage loan can be the most stressful part of buying a new home. Your budget, available interest rates, lender reliability and being approved are all equally important in the search for the best loan for your budget. Fortunately, with a little research, understanding what you need and how to find a loan to […] read more