Author Archives: Alecia Pirulis

About Alecia Pirulis

As Digital Content Manager at NCI, I spend my days writing, editing, and blogging. I enjoy traveling and spending time with my husband, our two sons, and our small-but-mighty chihuahua and sweet-but-dopey pug.
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"Best Places to Shop on a Budget for Your Apartment

Best Places to Shop on a Budget for Your Apartment

By The Connor Group One of the most fun parts of moving into your new apartment is planning and buying décor and furniture. Maybe you will pick a theme for the decorations, or you might be interested in a specific … Read More
"Must-Have Checklist for Moving Across the Country

Must-Have Checklist for Moving Across the Country

Moving is a daunting task, and when you’re moving across the country, you definitely have to be organized if you want a smooth and enjoyable transition. We got you covered here on Apartment Finder. Here’s our must-have checklist for moving … Read More
"Hottest Rental Markets in the Midwest

Hottest Rental Markets in the Midwest

By the Schottenstein Real Estate Group, the owner and operator of Grand at Florence in Kentucky. Apartment living has made affordable living in big cities much more feasible for much of the U.S. population. Monthly rentals make it easier for … Read More
"Spring Cleaning Tips and Shortcuts

Spring Cleaning Tips and Shortcuts

Ah, spring! There’s just something about the crisp mornings, the sunny afternoons, the cheery yellow daffodils swaying in the breeze, the new brilliant green leaves unfurling on the trees, the birds chirping  … It makes you want to dig out … Read More
"10 Things You Need to Know About Living Alone

10 Things You Need to Know About Living Alone

Whether you are a recent college grad, are leaving straight from your parent’s place, or have always had a roommate (or two), you find yourself poised on the edge of that ultimate leap into independence: living alone. Are you ready? … Read More
"Spring Cleaning Checklist

Spring Cleaning Checklist

After the blustering winds and intense snowstorms this winter, the first signs of spring may have you running to the windows to throw them open and let in the fresh air! But wait – the window sills are dirty, and … Read More
"How to Make Your Apartment Feel Airier

How to Make Your Apartment Feel Airier

Now that the weather outside is becoming so pleasant, there’s no better time to give your apartment a makeover. Aside from cracking open a window, with springtime drawing closer, you can actually bring some of that fresh sunlight and warm … Read More
"How to Overcome Your Winter Blues

How to Overcome Your Winter Blues

Even though everyone is ready for a bright, warm summer, sadly there’s no helping if winter is sticking around for a few more weeks. Especially if you live further north, you are probably ready for a bout of sunshine instead … Read More
"How to Throw the Ideal Game Day Party at Your Apartment

How to Throw the Ideal Game Day Party at Your Apartment

Once a year, the entire world has its eyes on the biggest sporting event in the United States – the Super Bowl. Many people decide to go out to a restaurant, bar or a friend’s to watch the game, but … Read More
"New Apartment Decorating on a Limited Budget

New Apartment Decorating on a Limited Budget

After countless tours of affordable apartments and finally deciding on a home perfect for your lifestyle, now it is time to figure out how to add your personal touch to the layout. Decorating and furnishing a new apartment is exciting, … Read More
"5 Can’t-Miss Restaurants on Peachtree Street in Atlanta, GA

5 Can’t-Miss Restaurants on Peachtree Street in Atlanta, GA

Even if you have been living in Atlanta for a long time, there’s always more to discover in the city – especially on Peachtree Street! If you’re ever downtown at dinnertime and looking for a new establishment, check out these … Read More
"5 Ways to Use Your Community Clubhouse

5 Ways to Use Your Community Clubhouse

If your apartment community has a clubhouse for residents, have you used it yet? If you haven’t, there are a lot of great ways that you can become engaged in your community and take advantage of your clubhouse resources. After … Read More
"4 Fall Activities to Do Before the Weather Gets Too Cold

4 Fall Activities to Do Before the Weather Gets Too Cold

The fall fun doesn’t have to end after Halloween night is done. There are plenty of fun outdoor activities to do, and you can take advantage of the brisk but sunny weather to enjoy what’s left of the season. Once … Read More
"Tips for Decorating Your Apartment for Fall

Tips for Decorating Your Apartment for Fall

Now that fall is upon us, it’s time to switch out the cool summer decorations in your apartment for some fall decor that will set the mood as the leaves start to change. There are so many different colors and … Read More
"5 Best Dishes for a Football Game Day Party at your Apartment

5 Best Dishes for a Football Game Day Party at your Apartment

Football season is back in full swing, which means the return of your favorite tailgating food! There are the game day staples such as burgers, hot dogs and nachos, but how can you switch it up when you host a … Read More
"A New Chapter, Apartment Book Becomes Apartment Finder; New Tools for Property Managers Coming Soon

A New Chapter, Apartment Book Becomes Apartment Finder; New Tools for Property Managers Coming Soon

Hello, Colorado! Apartment Finder is thrilled to now offer renters and property managers in the Centennial State a new place to search for apartments and qualified leads. Known previously in the state as “Apartment Book,” Apartment Finder is a rental-listing … Read More
"5 Amenities to Look for in Your Next Apartment

5 Amenities to Look for in Your Next Apartment

Finding the right fit for your first apartment can be a challenge with all the options that are in the market now. According to the New York Times, the home ownership rate has dropped over five percent in the past … Read More
"How to Furnish an Awkward Living Space

How to Furnish an Awkward Living Space

You finally found an apartment that you love – quirks and all! That’s great. But if one of those quirks happens to be an awkwardly-designed living area, you may find yourself bumping into furniture or wondering why the couch looks … Read More
"5 Ways to Prepare Your Apartment When Going Back to School

5 Ways to Prepare Your Apartment When Going Back to School

As fall quickly approaches, college students all across the country are moving into new apartments and checking off to-do lists. It’s important to prepare your apartment as much as you can before the start of the semester because the instant … Read More
"3 Creative Ideas for DIY Artwork for Your Apartment

3 Creative Ideas for DIY Artwork for Your Apartment

Your apartment is the one place in the world where your true personality can shine. Your car or clothes might not fit your personality due to budget constraints. Your job isn’t exactly what you dreamed about as a kid. But … Read More