What to Splurge on When Furnishing an Apartment

What to Splurge on When Furnishing an Apartment

Part of making a new apartment your home is personalizing your space by selecting furniture and other furnishings. This can be exciting but expensive. Read on to find out what’s worth splurging on.   ...

What to do if you’re the Victim of an Illegal Lockout

What to do if you’re the Victim of an Illegal Lockout

If you have a landlord who has changed the locks without proper notice, this may be considered an illegal lockout. There are laws in place to protect tenants and there are rules and protocols that landlords must follow to protect tenant rights.  ...

Pros and Cons of Choosing a Furnished Apartment

Pros and Cons of Choosing a Furnished Apartment

One of the biggest concerns when moving to a new home is furnishing your space. Before you sign your lease, read on to learn the pros and cons of choosing a furnished apartment.  ...

6 Red Flags to Avoid in Apartment Listings

6 Red Flags to Avoid in Apartment Listings

While searching for your next apartment, it’s important to read a listing carefully and completely. Read on to learn what to be aware of so you can ultimately pick a rental that will make you happy to come home to.  ...

How to Deep Clean Your House After You Move

How to Deep Clean Your House After You Move

Deep cleaning when you move into your new home, townhouse, or apartment is a necessity. Here are some practical tips for deep cleaning your house after you move. ...

How to De-Escalate 3 Types of Arguments with a Roommate Effectively

How to De-Escalate 3 Types of Arguments with a Roommate Effectively

Living with someone can present certain challenges. The best way to get along with a roommate is to be flexible and compromising.Here are some tips on how to de-escalate issues and arguments with your roommates. ...

8 Ways to Refresh Your Space on a Budget

8 Ways to Refresh Your Space on a Budget

It can be pretty costly to renovate your home. Furniture isn’t cheap, and redecorating comes at a cost too. Here are 8 inexpensive ways to refresh your space on a budget.   ...

6 Ways to Save On Moving Costs

6 Ways to Save On Moving Costs

Moving isn’t cheap but it can be made more affordable. Here are several ways to save on moving costs! ...

7 Ways to Make your Landlord More Responsive to your Requests

7 Ways to Make your Landlord More Responsive to your Requests

Landlords should be accessible and receptive to their tenants’ calls, texts, emails or other communications. Here are some ways to act so your landlord will be more responsive to you. ...

How to Find a Sublet For Your Lease

How to Find a Sublet For Your Lease

If you're moving out before your lease is over, subletting is the only way to save your money while meeting the lease requirements. Read on if you’re looking for ways to sublet your apartment.   ...

5 Tips to Maximize Storage in Your Space

5 Tips to Maximize Storage in Your Space

Living in a city has so many perks but extra storage rarely seems to be one of them. Here are some creative ways to maximize your storage space. ...

Why the Pandemic May be a Good Time to Find a New Apartment

Why the Pandemic May be a Good Time to Find a New Apartment

It may be counterintuitive to consider moving during the COVID-19 pandemic. However, due to lack of demand, job losses and declining confidence in the rental market, you may be able to take advantage of the market downturn and gain an edge. Here are ways you can capitalize on the downturn in the rental market when considering moving to ...