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Unhappy With Your Apartment

What To Do If You’re Unhappy With Your Apartment Community

December 7, 2022 8:00 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Reading Time: 4 minutes Perhaps you’ve discovered that you’re unhappy with your apartment community! For whatever reason, you may be dreading going home each day. Feeling negatively about where you live can change your entire mood and really become a downer on your everyday routine. You deserve to feel awesome about where you live! Luckily, if you’re not completely thrilled about your community, there are things you can do. Many leases are for a year or longer and do not allow you the flexibility to get up and move if you no longer love your community. It’s important that you have a combination of... View Article

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12 Budget-Friendly Ways To Celebrate Thanksgiving In Your Apartment

November 2, 2022 8:00 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Reading Time: 4 minutes The holiday season has arrived and it’s time to start planning budget-friendly ways to celebrate thanksgiving in your apartment! While the holidays can be one of the best times of the year, they can also be one of the hardest when it comes to saving money. With the rise of social media, it can be super easy to compare your living space and holiday celebrations with everyone else. The truth is, that you don’t need an elaborate table setting in a large apartment to enjoy celebrating. There are so many ways that you can still make your celebration meaningful while... View Article

10 Ways To Deal With College Roommates

10 Ways To Deal With Difficult College Roommates

September 7, 2022 8:00 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Reading Time: 4 minutes A new year of college brings new college roommates! Living with new roommates can mean new memories as well as new challenges. Often, roommates come with different living patterns and bring old habits to a communal space. You deserve to feel at home in your apartment and to be able to have a structured environment. Your living space can significantly affect how you feel about yourself and the people around you. To avoid long-term issues and unhappiness, it’s essential to consider the agreements you and your roommates have in place. Your landlord or living space may likely have already pre-set... View Article

6 Easy Ways To Soundproof Your Apartment

6 Easy Ways To Soundproof Your Apartment

August 3, 2022 8:00 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Reading Time: 4 minutes It’s time to better soundproof your apartment! Living in an apartment can result in more noise from neighbors, roommates, and outside your building. You may feel frustrated if you have to deal with unwanted noise constantly. Plus, you want your home to feel calm and serene and extra noise can dampen your mood. The way you feel while you’re at home can impact your overall satisfaction and happiness in life. It’s worth making a few small changes to improve your home significantly! There are simple ways to trap and mitigate noise from being loud across your apartment! Many properties may... View Article

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7 Common Additional Apartment Expenses Besides Rent

July 6, 2022 8:00 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Reading Time: 4 minutes One of the most challenging aspects of finding a new apartment can be the additional apartment expenses that exist besides rent. While everyone knows you will pay monthly rent, they may not know that other expenses often accompany apartment living. Each of these expenses can vary by community, and it’s essential to understand the costs associated with each month’s billing. Before you move into your new apartment, review with the leasing agents what costs go hand in hand with the rent. After reviewing the list below, you’ll feel confident moving in the right direction and won’t be surprised by any... View Article

Save On Your Apartment Air Conditioning

10 Easy Ways To Save On Your Apartment Air Conditioning

June 1, 2022 8:00 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Reading Time: 4 minutes In most places, summer is here, which means hotter temperatures and a greater need to save on your apartment air conditioning bill. Many renters are asking how they can save on utilities. It can be easy to forget about your air conditioning and let it run constantly. If you aren’t aware of how much you’re using, you’ll likely be surprised with a large utility bill. Since the cost of rent is increasing in most places, you must have other ways to save. Discover the best tips to avoid costly increases in your air conditioning and improve your apartment living today!... View Article

Find New Apartment Community

5 Signs It’s Time To Find A New Apartment Community

May 4, 2022 8:00 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Reading Time: 4 minutes Moving can be a lot of work, and it’s important to consider why you would be looking for a new home. If you aren’t happy with your current living situation, it may be time to move out of your apartment. Perhaps you’re no longer satisfied and are ready for a change! If you resonate with any of the points below, it likely means that it’s time to find a new space. Ultimately, you deserve to always feel at home and want your home to be one of your favorite destinations. 1- You don’t love the location.  The location of where... View Article

Apartment Living Room Layout Ideas

15 Apartment Living Room Layout Ideas For Any Space

April 20, 2022 8:00 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Reading Time: 5 minutes Creating your apartment living room can be a rewarding and challenging task! Regardless of the size of your space, you will have to determine the best way to arrange your belongings. Living rooms typically consist of a couch or sectional, a coffee table, and perhaps an entertainment center and TV. Depending on your style, you may add more or less to match your taste.  While considering how to space your furniture out, start by measuring the length of each of the sides of your living room. It can be easy to underestimate how much space certain items will take up.... View Article

Save Money While Living In An Apartment

Easy Ways To Save Money While Living In An Apartment

April 6, 2022 8:00 am Published by 1 Comment

Reading Time: 4 minutes Did you know that there are ways that apartment living can save you money? A major topic of discussion right now is the difference between buying and renting. While buying a home has its perks, renting can also benefit your wallet. Despite what people say, renting may help you save money, budget better, and make better financial decisions. Consider the following when looking into the possibility of renting.  How expensive is rent? The average monthly rent from December 2020 to December 2021 increased by 14.1%, bumping the average price across the nation to about $1,877. Many apartment dwellers have a... View Article

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5 Ways To Improve Living With An Apartment Roommate

March 2, 2022 7:30 am Published by 1 Comment

Reading Time: 3 minutes Living with an apartment roommate can be a challenge at times! However, people must share an apartment due to high rent costs, relationships, etc. Many people face ongoing problems with their roommates that can impact their quality of life. To avoid these types of issues, follow the tips below! Regardless of your apartment layout or location, there are clear guidelines you can follow to have a successful living situation. With the right communication strategies, you can ensure that you’re both happy. Establish Expectations  The first thing you should do, regardless of who you’re living with, is establish expectations as roommates.... View Article