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"What to Look for in a Luxury Apartment

What to Look for in a Luxury Apartment

So you finally scored a decent paying job and established financial stability! You’ll be pleased to know you’re well on your way to enjoying the finer things in life. Luxury apartments provide so much more than affordable or moderately-priced apartments, such as newer appliances and safety, and … Read More
"Student Living Face-off: Apartment vs Dorm

Student Living Face-off: Apartment vs Dorm

Congratulations! Attending college is one of many milestones in your life, and deciding where to live is one of the first adult decisions you will make. Since renting an apartment is a big responsibility, living in a dorm might seem more appealing. … Read More
"America’s Best Downtowns: Frederick, Maryland

America’s Best Downtowns: Frederick, Maryland

The phrase, “a great downtown” often tops the lists of apartment hunters. But what makes a downtown great? Locally-owned shops and boutiques? Coffeehouses and sidewalk cafes? Pedestrian-friendly, brick-lined streets? A terrific public square where concerts, events, and a farmer’s market … Read More
"Best 3 Cities in Texas for Twenty Somethings

Best 3 Cities in Texas for Twenty Somethings

Everything’s bigger in Texas, but the Lone Star State has plenty of offerings that make it better, too. If you’re still early in life and in your career, you’re probably in your 20s -which is often a transformative decade as an adult. … Read More
"Want Elbow Room? Find Your “Space” in Idaho

Want Elbow Room? Find Your “Space” in Idaho

Perhaps it happened as you tried to shove your way onto a crowded bus. Or maybe it was the line at your favorite coffee shop, snaking out the door and around the corner, making you late for work. It could … Read More
"Living History: Williamsburg, Virginia

Living History: Williamsburg, Virginia

As you stroll down a narrow, brick-paved sidewalk past a white picket fence barely containing a riot of colorful blooms from well-tended gardens, a horse-drawn carriage complete with a driver in a tri-corner hat ambles down the quiet, shady street. … Read More
"How to Maximize Your Apartment Rental Budget

How to Maximize Your Apartment Rental Budget

People searching for an apartment on a strict budget often don’t have the wherewithal to stretch their housing dollar the furthest. The way to go about it depends on a number of factors, such as your city’s housing market, the best … Read More
"Alaska: Find Your Place in the (Midnight) Sun

Alaska: Find Your Place in the (Midnight) Sun

Neon green wisps perform a slow ballet across the sky, joined occasionally by pulses of deep red, rich violet, inky indigo, and bursts of tawny yellow.  The phantom dance forms a thin veil across the shimmering stars, while the rugged, … Read More
"Bakersfield: California’s Hidden Gem

Bakersfield: California’s Hidden Gem

The other-worldly peaks and valleys of 100-million-year-old granite mountains form the inspiring backdrop of Bakersfield, California. The Sierra Nevada Mountains span 400 miles from north to south and 70 miles east to west. It is home to three national parks, … Read More
"Perfectly Small Cities: Albany, Oregon

Perfectly Small Cities: Albany, Oregon

A historic covered bridge stretches across a wide, winding river while in the distance a hot-air balloon drifts above the emerald-green landscape. A historic downtown contains delightful boutiques and sidewalk cafes, and one of the favorite pastimes of residents and … Read More
"Five Tips for Pet Owners Searching for an Apartment

Five Tips for Pet Owners Searching for an Apartment

When you own a pet, it’s part of your family, and there’s no if’s, and’s or but’s about it —
"Top 5 Reasons to Call Cincinnati Home

Top 5 Reasons to Call Cincinnati Home

If you’re considering living in Cincinnati, there are reasons why past and current Cincy residents rarely have any negative feedback. The benefits the city offers to locals and visitors are endless, so we’ve compiled a short list of five reasons why … Read More
"Get More for Your Money in Charlotte

Get More for Your Money in Charlotte

Want more for your money? You’ve probably heard about those cities people are moving to in droves because they top the “highest starting salary” list or “lowest unemployment” list, but where can you go and find a job in your … Read More
"Virginia is for Renters: Best Neighborhoods in Hampton Roads VA

Virginia is for Renters: Best Neighborhoods in Hampton Roads VA

Renting in Hampton Roads is a challenge for apartment seekers, because it’s such a large area of Southeastern Virginia. The region consists of one town and 16 cities and counties, so clearly, not all neighborhoods are created equal. To help … Read More
"Advice for Avoiding Apartment Rental Scams

Advice for Avoiding Apartment Rental Scams

Hunting for a new apartment is the beginning of a new chapter in your life. Internet listings on Craigslist and other online sources are convenient for prospective renters, but it’s paved a path of apartment rental scams in recent years. If you’re a first … Read More
"Best Areas in Los Angeles (L.A.) for Renting and Living Car-Free

Best Areas in Los Angeles (L.A.) for Renting and Living Car-Free

If you are planning on renting an apartment in Los Angeles, get ready for a serious adventure, especially if you don’t own a car. The neighborhoods in the city offer a diverse range of housing options, but only a few are ideal for … Read More
"Tips for Finding an Affordable San Francisco Apartment Online

Tips for Finding an Affordable San Francisco Apartment Online

If you’re on the hunt for affordable apartments in San Francisco, it’s beneficial to know what you need in order to live comfortably. Your lifestyle and budget are major factors in finding a location of the city that is suitable … Read More
"Cowboys, Cactus, and Oil: Midland’s Unique West Texas Charm

Cowboys, Cactus, and Oil: Midland’s Unique West Texas Charm

According to a recent report published by IHS Global Insight, the city with the best economy in the nation is Midland, Texas.  Midland had one of the lowest unemployment rates in 2013 at just 3.9 percent, and one of the … Read More
"Best Boston Neighborhoods for College Students

Best Boston Neighborhoods for College Students

Boston is known as a college town, and many students choose to pursue their education here for its sports culture, scenery and constant stream of entertainment. There are a number of neighborhoods in Boston suitable for college students that have access … Read More
"The Two Numbers All First Time Renters Need to Know

The Two Numbers All First Time Renters Need to Know

If it’s your first time searching for an apartment, there are two very important numbers to know.  One number that’s important to you, and another that’s important to the prospective apartment community. If monthly rent and credit score came to … Read More