Posts Tagged ‘Moving’

An apartment building goes up for sale after being listed by the landlord.

My Landlord Sold the Building. Now What?

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Rumors are running wild around the pristine pool, between the treadmills, and down the well-manicured walkways of your apartment. Word is that your apartment’s owner is selling the place. Sally Sue down in apartment 17 claims everyone has to move out by the end of the month, or the new owner will come in and repossess all property left in your apartment. Is Sally Sue right? What can you do in this situation? Read on to find the answers to the multitude of questions likely to be racing through your mind at this moment. read more

A young girl sits surrounded by cardboard boxes, struggling to pull off a last-minute move.

Pulling Off a Last-Minute Move

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Whether it’s a breakup, an eviction, or some other unexpected life event, there are a ton of reasons you might be looking for a new place to call home in a short amount of time. read more

Woman seals a moving box with packing tape as she prepares to move out of her apartment.

Moving Out? These are Your Responsibilities as a Renter

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Whether your lease is up and you’re moving on to a nicer place or you’re breaking lease because you’re so desperate to leave behind the cockroaches and mildew of your present apartment, moving out is a major undertaking. It’s also a big personal step and can be very stressful to you as an individual. To avoid causing yourself further headaches than absolutely necessary, make sure to plan your move carefully and communicate successfully with your landlord about the moving process. read more

Man moving out after breaking up with his girlfriend.

Moving Out After the Break-Up

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An estimated 18 million people live with their significant other in the United States. And while we all hope that those couples are happy and healthy in their homes, the truth is that a lot of them will break up before their first lease together is even over. read more

Best Time of Year to Find an Apartment

Moving On: The Best Times of Year to Shop for a New Apartment

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Moving to a new location feels a lot like many other life-changing events: a mixed bag of excitement, anxiety, stress, and joy. But unlike many of life’s major milestones, the apartment hunting experience can easily be made more focused and less nerve-racking. read more

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Waterbeds: Should You Get Rid of Yours Before Moving into Your New Apartment?

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  Remember waterbeds? Developed in the 1960s, they rose in popularity quickly and remained a desired item throughout the 70s and 80s. Eventually people fell out of love with them and sales eventually dwindled into the 90s and early 2000s. Now, they’re mostly a thing of the past. Still, there continues to be a surprising […] read more

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Bad Landlord: How to Tell Before Signing a Lease

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Finding a place to rent can be a hassle. A house or apartment that seems too good to be true, is probably just that. No matter how dreamy your potential new home may be, you really should do your homework—not only on the property itself, but also on the person who will be renting it […] read more

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Renting a Moving Van

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When you’re moving to a new apartment, there are a lot of things you need to get done. From packing up boxes to putting down deposits, you’ve probably been making all sorts of checklists to get ready for the big move. But before you start organizing and packing everything, the most important thing to check […] read more

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Best U.S. Cities for Millennial Renters

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Millennials want it all and they want it now. And why not? Known for living in the moment, ravenously consuming art and culture, and earning a living doing what they love, millennials are more likely than any other recent generation to think — and live — outside the box they came in. read more