Posted on October 28, 2019   |    Last Modified: November 6, 2019 1:03 pm   |   

What To Know & Do Before Renting Your First Apartment

Reading Time: 5 minutes If you’re feeling confused, or anxious about renting an apartment, you’ve come to the right place. Let’s make this process as easy as possible for you. Apartment hunting can be confusing. We've compiled our best apartment hunting tips, and questions to ask before renting.

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Tiny house
Posted on October 24, 2019   |    Last Modified: October 29, 2019 8:25 am   |   

Your Guide to Maximizing the Interiors of Your Tiny House

Reading Time: 6 minutes Tiny houses are becoming all the rage now, especially when you look at the latest market rate for rent. But it can be quite an adjustment for anyone new to the lifestyle. How do you make the most of a small space without having to compromise on functionality? We have an extensive guide to help you maximize the interiors of your tiny house so you can live life to the fullest even in a small space. Declutter Your Life The most important step in tiny living is decluttering your life. This is particularly hard when you’ve been living in regular-sized... View Article

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5 Benefits of Living in Luxury Apartments
Posted on September 18, 2019   |    Last Modified: November 14, 2019 12:07 pm   |   

5 Benefits of Living in Luxury Apartments

Reading Time: 4 minutes When you think of luxury apartment living, what comes to mind? For many people, luxury apartment living means a beautiful apartment with new appliances, updated floors or carpet, and an expensive monthly rent payment. What many people don’t realize is that luxury living might SAVE you money in the long run. Below you will find 5 benefits of living in luxury apartments, and different ways it will save you money in the long run! 1. Fitness Centers Although most apartment communities have onsite fitness centers, they may not have the equipment needed for a full-body workout. Luxury apartments are nice... View Article

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Rental Decorating
Posted on March 12, 2018   |    Last Modified: November 14, 2019 9:18 am   |   

5 Tips for Decorating a Rental

Reading Time: 3 minutes So you’re renting an apartment! Perhaps it’s your first apartment, or maybe you’ve been renting for years. Either way, you’ve decided that this is the year you’ll turn your space into a home, through decorating! Decorating a rental space can be tough. There are probably rules in your lease that prevent you from doing things like hanging artwork, repainting, using nails, etc. No fear! This does not mean you can’t still have a space that is entirely your own! It just means you get to be creative 🙂 With that, here are our decorating tips for your apartment: 1. Decals... View Article

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Apartment Thanksgiving Dinner
Posted on November 22, 2017   |    Last Modified: November 14, 2019 9:17 am   |   

Host Thanksgiving Dinner in your Apartment

Reading Time: 3 minutes It was the best of times. It was the worst of times. You’re in a beautiful apartment, but it’s Thanksgiving and you need to fit your closest 12 friends into a studio. What’s a renter to do? No fear! With some creative uses of space and a high level of organization, any apartment can be turned into the perfect hosting space for a large dinner party. The key is to be prepared. At first, small space challenges might seem insurmountable, but after many years in the apartment business, we’ve compiled our favorite tips and advice for handling small space issues.... View Article

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Ultimate guide to Trick-or-Treating in apartments
Posted on October 24, 2017   |    Last Modified: November 14, 2019 9:16 am   |   

Ultimate Guide to Apartment Trick or Treating

Reading Time: 3 minutes Ah the joys of trick or treating: delicious candy, jump scares, decorations. But wait! Isn’t that only for houses? What if you live in an apartment complex? If you have a fair amount of kids in your apartment complex, follow our ultimate guide to make your apartment trick-or-treat friendly, and a big hit with the costumed kiddos! Apartment trick-or-treating doesn’t have to be spooky, and can be much more fun than going to houses! Spooky Signs Signal that your apartment is open for trick-or-treating business with a cute, friendly sign that says so! Your neighbors may not want to bother... View Article

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Roommate Apps for sharing bills
Posted on October 19, 2017   |    Last Modified: November 14, 2019 9:16 am   |   

Best Mobile Apps for Splitting Rental Costs

Reading Time: 3 minutes Decades ago, in the years of our forefathers, there existed this concept of a checkbook. It was rectangular. It was made of paper. It was used to exchange money. I know what you’re thinking–how archaic!! How frighteningly traditional! Today, in the age of the app, it can be difficult to imagine not using our phones to do something for us. Well, add another thing to that growing list; our phones can pay and split our bills for us! It’s never been easier to split up costs among roommates than with apps. With that in mind, we came up with a... View Article

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Advantages of property management
Posted on October 10, 2017   |    Last Modified: November 14, 2019 9:15 am   |   

The Frights of Not Having Property Management

Reading Time: 3 minutes As you shop for apartments, you might notice that some apartment communities are managed through a property management company, while some are just rented through landlords or (even worse) subletted through tenants. So, why go with a property manager? In honor of October, we’ve composed our six frights of living without property management, to help you make an informed decision about your apartment! 1. Avoid Freezing your Bones Off! The air is chilly and you don’t want to feel like the fake skeleton that’s a decoration for your front lawn for Halloween! Stop us if you’ve heard this one: it’s... View Article

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Posted on September 11, 2017   |    Last Modified: November 14, 2019 9:11 am   |   

Apartment Leases: the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

Reading Time: 3 minutes We’ve all heard the stories–someone’s good apartment turns bad in the time it takes for your banana to get brown spots. Here at MarketApts.com, we love our apartment communities because of their dedication to their residents. But not all apartments take care of their residents, so here’s some love stories from leases, as well as some downright scary ones! The Good First, let’s start on a good note. Many apartments communities dedicate their time towards making your apartment a great place to live. What are some property managers doing to ensure resident satisfaction?  Pet-friendly apartments More and more apartments are converting to pet-friendly... View Article

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Posted on September 8, 2017   |    Last Modified: November 14, 2019 9:11 am   |   

Cleaning Checklist for Apartment Move-Out

Reading Time: 4 minutes It’s the end of the summer, and still peak move-out/move-in season! Likely either you or someone you know is getting ready to go through the process of moving out of their apartment. You want to leave your apartment as good as it was when you moved in (to reap the full benefits of that security deposit you might have forgotten all about!), but aren’t sure where even to begin? See our complete apartment cleaning checklist for moving out. You can also send some checklists to your residents! First, let’s start with the checklist for the entire unit: Likely a lot... View Article

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