Posts Tagged ‘Neighbors’

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Making the Most of Your Apartment Building’s Swimming Pool

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Certain apartment buildings come with extra amenities like gyms or swimming pools. These facilities are great for several reasons. For starters, you get some convenient options for staying active. On top of that, they give you a chance to interact with your fellow tenants and make new friends. Plus, you’ll find your community swimming pool […] read more

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Apartment Security for Single Women

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Every year, more and more women choose to live alone. Seasoned single-dwellers enjoy privacy, independence, the freedom to decorate (or not) as they choose and entertain whom (and when) they like, and the luxury of eating and drinking as much they want sans comments or criticisms. It’s certainly a great lifestyle, but is it safe? […] read more

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The Best Places to Rent in New York City

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They say that if you can make it in New York City, you can make it anywhere — but where should you choose to hang your hat while you’re trying to make it? read more

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Top 5 Universal Tenant Rights

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Whether you're new to the tenant scene or you've been renting for the last 20 years, every tenant has rights. Here are the top 5 universal tenant rights throughout the US. 1. Right to a safe living space read more

Settling a Neighbor Dispute

Tips for Mediating Neighbor Disputes

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While the concept of “being neighborly” is one that most neighbors seem to grasp and achieve, tiffs can sometimes flare up when you’re living in close quarters (particularly in apartments where you have to share walls). Arguments can arise over anything: from noise levels to dogs barking to stolen parking spaces. Whatever the argument is […] read more

Meeting the Neighbors

Befriending Your Neighbors

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Unfortunately, a lot of apartment dwellers rarely — if ever — get to know their neighbors. These people live right above or next to you, and while you probably recognize their faces, you may not have taken the time to learn their names or form friendships with them. read more

Fighting With the Neighbors: When to Involve the Police

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In any apartment or neighborhood, there is very little you can do to select who is around you. Sometimes this causes fighting with neighbors. Knowing when to involve the police when there is a dispute is important to both prevent the fight from escalating and to resolve the problem amicably. First Resort: Your Landlord Your […] read more

Apartment Living: Steps to Take Before Reporting a Rowdy Neighbor

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If your neighbor is particularly rowdy, you might want to think twice before reporting him to your landlord or the police. Sometimes, involving third parties may make the situation worse, or even provoke your neighbor to act even rowdier. Before filing a written report with your landlord or calling the police, try to befriend your […] read more

Is it Safe to Leave Your Pets with Neighbors?

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Deciding whether to leave your pets with neighbors requires a serious assessment of both your neighbors and your pet. Not all neighbors are responsible enough to property care for your beloved animal, and some pets may prefer to board at your veterinarian’s office or at another facility. Consider Your Neighbor, and Your Relationship The primary […] read more