Reorganizing Your Apartment After the Holidays

Reorganizing Your Apartment After the Holidays

After the dust of the festive season has settled and the last of the gingerbread house has been eaten, it’s time to think about moving on with your life. If you’re anything like us at Modernize, though, getting your apartment back in shape after the holiday blitz can feel like an insurmountable task. Check out this step-by-step guide ...

5 Reasons Your Next Mattress Should be a DOZE Mattress

5 Reasons Your Next Mattress Should be a DOZE Mattress

We all know what it feels like to sleep on the floor, on a couch, or on the $100 brick for a bed you had in college. All of that sucks. All of it. It’s the holiday season. It’s time to upgrade your goals, relationships, and your life necessities. 1.) Trade in That Brick for a ‘Cloud Wrapped in a Dream.’ We often forget how impor ...

New Year’s ResoYOUtions: An Action Plan for Achieving Your Goals

New Year’s ResoYOUtions: An Action Plan for Achieving Your Goals

Did your New Year’s resolutions fall short this year? Don’t worry, you’re not alone — 52% of resolution-makers were confident they’d achieve them; however, only 12% felt as if they were successful. Don’t get caught up in this cycle of self-sabotage; here’s a plan to help you set yourself up to meet and even exceed your ...

How Shifting Millennial Habits Will Affect the Rental Space in 2017

How Shifting Millennial Habits Will Affect the Rental Space in 2017

2016 will go down as one of the most fascinating years in history – from losing some of the most influential folks of our time, to the lowest levels of humanity being experienced in countries like Syria, to Brexit and the rise of Donald Trump in the western world. Through all the craziness of the year that was, some other notable things ...

Pop, Fizz, Clink – 3 New Year’s Eve Party Essentials

Pop, Fizz, Clink – 3 New Year’s Eve Party Essentials

With the New Year approaching soon, you’ll have plenty to toast. Throwing a last-minute New Year’s Eve party? Whether it be a bash for 15 or a gathering with your roommates, a little extra sparkle will make your evening feel festive! Balloons, backdrops, bar carts and bubbly! Oh my! Here are some perfect ideas on how to get yo ...

Apartment Decor For The Holidays

Apartment Decor For The Holidays

Now that Thanksgiving has passed, it's time now to turn our minds to the joys of the holiday season. This means making lists and checking them twice, finding the perfect gifts for the ones we love, and of course, transforming our apartments with holiday decor. Norman Vincent Peale, an American minister and author of The Power of Positiv ...

Cuddle Up With This Cozy Playlist

Cuddle Up With This Cozy Playlist

Creating the perfect playlist to cozy up with is all about honing in on your personal tastes. Generally speaking, music deemed perfect for sweater weather is acoustic. That's the point of a cozy playlist, right? You're not going to include songs with wailing guitar or heart-pounding drum solos. I myself am a lover of the long, hot days o ...

Best Times in Your Life to Move to a Different City

Best Times in Your Life to Move to a Different City

“I always wonder why birds choose to stay in the same place when they can fly anywhere on the earth, then I ask myself the same question.” Do the bartender, deli, and barista all know your orders for every drink and meal you have? Have you exhausted every tourist attraction in your city? Do you feel that you can no longer grow at you ...

German Bake for Two

German Bake for Two

As a first-time homeowner living with my fiance, I do a lot of my grocery shopping at Aldi markets. They're a supermarket chain based out of Germany, but you can find them across the tri-state area.  Aldi sells similar products, but from generic brands at lower prices. You'll find everything from meats, dairy, fruits and vegetables, fre ...

6 Cities With The Best Public Transportation

6 Cities With The Best Public Transportation

 For millennials, a huge factor of where to move is the proximity to work and fun things to do. While a car can be a burden in some cities (i.e. parking and heavy traffic), lack of availability and accessibility of public transportation is worse. For all, you hustle-and-bustlers out there, Whose Your Landlord has a list of the cities w ...

New York City Fining Airbnb Users $7500 For Posting Their Homes

New York City Fining Airbnb Users $7500 For Posting Their Homes

It’s no secret, technology moves faster than government policies can keep up. Nowadays, rising tech companies look to hire lobbyists and former policymakers the same way they look to hire new dev talent. Airbnb is no different. Since its start in 2007, Airbnb has made it easier for normal people to make extra income by renting out thei ...

Fall Fashion Tips | Storing Summer Clothes

Fall Fashion Tips | Storing Summer Clothes

Fall -  a trying time when fashionistas like myself wonder what they should wear from day to day. And while I want to remain stylish throughout the season, it can be difficult drumming up new outfits each week. Luckily, I've combed through magazine subscriptions and fashion blogs alike to bring you this guide, which explains plainly and ...