4 Frustrations I’ve Faced Living In A City

4 Frustrations I’ve Faced Living In A City

While I’m definitely a city girl at heart and love being in the center of all the action that comes with city life, I’ll be the first to admit that there are downfalls for living in such a populated area. Note: If you’ve been debating moving to a city, don’t let these few factors deter you. Trust me, it was much harder f ...

When is it Time to Ditch the Roomies?

When is it Time to Ditch the Roomies?

When is it time to ditch the roomies and the 4-bedroom house and make the move to your own apartment, one to call all your own?   What now? This is a question I’ve been struggling with myself lately. As a recent college grad, my biggest concern moving into a new place after graduation was the cost of rent. As we all know, ...

Women Taking Ownership of NYC: <br> Monteka Maddox

Women Taking Ownership of NYC:
Monteka Maddox

Monteka Maddox “Maddox” @msmadd | @amaddfox Current Location: Bedstuy, Brooklyn Hometown: Oakland, CA Professional Position: Educator, Founder & Creator of ‘MaddFox’ and ‘Maddox’    What do you create? I create tradition. I create opportunities for women to feel beautiful and feel classic. To feel like the wom ...

Got The Recent Grad Woes?

Got The Recent Grad Woes?

Whether you’re a grad student continuing your education, or a recent college graduate working in or around a university, living in a college town/city when you’re no longer an undergrad can be awkward. What now? Not still the young, undergraduate college kid, but also not quite the older, experienced working woman or man, it can ...

Women Taking Ownership of NYC: <br> Lindsey Day

Women Taking Ownership of NYC:
Lindsey Day

Lindsey Day @LindseyDayy Current Location: Crown Heights, Brooklyn Hometown: Sacramento, California Professional Position: Founder, CRWN Magazine   What do you do or create? CRWN Magazine — A print magazine about natural hair. We’re starting the conversation on hair, but it’s a Lifestyle brand. What inspired you t ...

5 Ways To Make Your Life Easier This Week

5 Ways To Make Your Life Easier This Week

Regardless of how old you are, adulting is difficult. Every now and again, the stresses of daily life can feel like they’re grinding you down to your core. Whether it’s your mundane drive to the office, or the waiter getting your order wrong at lunch, or the list of chores that seems to have been piling up for months, everyone experie ...

Women Taking Ownership of NYC: <br> Zoe Zeigler

Women Taking Ownership of NYC:
Zoe Zeigler

Zoe Zeigler @ZoeZeigler Current Location: Harlem, Manhattan Hometown: Los Angeles, California Professional Position: Creative Marketer What kind of person is a New Yorker? It takes a certain degree of scrappiness to thrive in NYC. You really have to be able to roll with the punches, because every day here you’ll come across u ...

Women Taking Ownership of NYC: <br> Lilliana Vazquez

Women Taking Ownership of NYC:
Lilliana Vazquez

Lilliana Vazquez @theLVguide Current Location: Chelsea, Manhattan Hometown: Fort Worth, Texas Professional Position: Fashion Contributor, Today Show & Digital Content Curator, The LV Guide What do you do or create? I do a lot of things. First, I’m a digital content curator. I curate fashion, beauty, and lifestyle finds fo ...

It's Official: The Rent is Too Damn High in NYC

It's Official: The Rent is Too Damn High in NYC

A few days ago, I came across an email from the brokerage Citi Habitats. They do this cool thing where they’ll email out monthly reports on the Manhattan residential rental market, based on their internal data and expansive research. Within moments of dissecting it, my eyes grew large. In a market that’s so densely populated, it’s ...

Rooming with

Rooming with "Randos"

When facing a new city, with a new job, and essentially a whole new life, the one thing you hope to keep constant is those closest to you. For some, however, that cannot always be the case—at least when it comes to those you share close quarters with, your roommates. About to graduate college and be thrown into the real world of ...

Millennials are Shaping Real Estate Development in Philly, and Your City Could be Next

Millennials are Shaping Real Estate Development in Philly, and Your City Could be Next

Most of us are aware of Philadelphia’s outpour of mental capital into the US society and economy at large. Philly sits right next to Boston when you account for how many undergrad and grad students walk the streets vs normal civilians (think: Penn, Drexel, Temple, Villanova, Thomas Jefferson, St. Joe’s, LaSalle, U Arts - and that’s ...

Clauses and Provisions You Should Always Include on Your Lease

Clauses and Provisions You Should Always Include on Your Lease

The rental market is more competitive than ever, and landlords are finding a bevy of tenants to choose from as more Americans forgo purchasing property in favor of renting. Whether you’re new to the landlord-ing game or are ready to place the nth tenant in one of your many properties, there’s much to be said about taking the time to ...