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Always test the faucets when touring a new apartment.

11 Things You Should Test When Touring an Apartment

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Inspecting an apartment is no time to be polite. In fact, you should act like that snoopy neighbor everyone hates to have as a visitor. read more

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Allergy-Proofing Your Apartment

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Allergy sufferers — a group which more than 50 percent of the US population claims to fall in — typically know what seasons affect them the most and arm themselves with medicines and tools to fight the symptoms well ahead of time. But many people don’t realize that the air we breathe in our homes […] read more

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The Hidden Costs of Renting

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Whether you can’t afford to put a down payment on a house or you simply don’t know how long you’ll be living in your current area, renting often makes more sense financially than owning a property. On top of that, there are a ton of perks that are unique to renting. For one thing, you’ll […] read more

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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

On-Site Laundry Facilities

Perks of Having On-Site Laundry Facilities

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Anyone who’s ever lived without the convenience of their own washing machine and dryer understands the toils and torments of having to rely on public laundromats. There are few things more inconvenient (or more tedious) than having to lug 50+ pounds of clothes across town, and then having to sit under flickering fluorescent lightbulbs for […] read more

Cleaning the Kitchen Sink

Overlooked Spots You Probably Aren’t Cleaning (But Should Be)

I was recently reading a fascinating article about the bacteria that live and grow inside our showerheads. Surprised? I certainly was. I never would’ve guessed that the fixture responsible for getting me clean every day was actually housing a slew of less-than-sanitary germs. read more

Apartment Hunting: 5 Top Amenities for Bachelors

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When apartment hunting, it’s important to remember that there’s no such thing as a one-apartment-fits-all model. As a bachelor, you’ll have different apartment needs than a couple or a single parent, for example. Look for these top amenities when searching for an apartment: 1. On-Site Fitness Center Exercising is always a great way to meet […] read more

5 Tips for Efficient Ironing

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Ironing wrinkles and creases in your clothing is a necessary part of doing laundry. Unfortunately, the chore is often frustrating and time-consuming. However, there are several different ways you can reduce the amount of time the task will take. 1. Lie Clothes Flat After Washing Believe it or not, the majority of wrinkles you will […] read more

Apartment Life: Developing a Laundromat Routine

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Apartment life may not provide you with a washer and dryer inside your unit. While you could take your towels, sheets and clothing to the cleaners, this is often quite expensive. It is easier and cheaper to take your dirty items to a Laundromat. Prior to making your first trip, however, you should create a […] read more

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