"Renters’ First Apartment Checklist

Renters’ First Apartment Checklist

Are you ready to move into your new place? Now that you’ve officially signed the lease on your first apartment, it’s time to begin thinking about what you need to buy for your first rental home. Setting up your new … Read More
"How to Adjust from a College Dorm to Living Solo in an Apartment

How to Adjust from a College Dorm to Living Solo in an Apartment

College was a blast and the experience of walking across the stage to accept the diploma you worked so hard for – well that was an incredible feeling. Now that you graduated (yay!) and have found a post-college apartment, you’re … Read More
"Key Tips for Your First Apartment

Key Tips for Your First Apartment

It’s move-in day – how exciting! The moving van is packed and on its way to the community, with you trailing behind it to make sure everything goes smoothly during transportation. Before you begin unloading heavy boxes and furniture, you’ll … Read More
"Is Apartment Living Right for You? 5 Signs That Point to Yes!

Is Apartment Living Right for You? 5 Signs That Point to Yes!

Apartment living is progressing into more than just a means to an end for a lot of individuals. Renters are finding apartments to be of incredible value, with the right amenities and conveniences at the right price. Sure, owning a … Read More
"Planning and Budgeting for Your First Apartment

Planning and Budgeting for Your First Apartment

Being out on your own for the very first time can bring about a lot of mixed emotions: excitement, scared, anxious, joy…the list goes on and on. Renting your first-ever apartment is a huge step in embracing your independence and … Read More
"7 Useful Kitchen Gadgets to Have in Your College Apartment

7 Useful Kitchen Gadgets to Have in Your College Apartment

You probably just moved into your new off-campus apartment, ready to begin another semester. As the first day of school quickly approaches, you hastily begin to unpack while trying to sort out your class schedule. The first box you get … 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
"Preparing to Move Away From Home

Preparing to Move Away From Home

Whether you’re moving out of your parents’ house for college or you’re ready to embark on an adventure on your own, preparing to move to an apartment is exciting. It’s a big life change, which requires quite a bit of planning. … 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
"5 Tips for First Time Apartment Renters

5 Tips for First Time Apartment Renters

Renting an apartment is often one of the primary real-life decisions you will make, so searching for your first apartment home should not be taken lightly. Before you can enjoy your first taste of freedom, you will have to make … Read More
"The Apartment-Renting Survival Guide

The Apartment-Renting Survival Guide

1. Know Your Budget! Sure, that trendy luxury high-rise in the heart of the city is gorgeous. Yes, they have so many perks and amenities it’s enough to make you never want to leave your apartment building, but can you … Read More
"Finding Your First Place

Finding Your First Place

You’ve done it – you’ve completed college and now you are ready to strike out on your own. The possibilities are endless – do you want to stay close or move far away? Do you want to find an apartment, … Read More
"What to Know About Your First Apartment

What to Know About Your First Apartment

August is a month of big changes – especially for college students on their own for the first time and recent graduates renting their first apartment. As you get ready for this major step, keep the following things in mind: … Read More
"The First Apartment-Hunting Step: Get Organized

The First Apartment-Hunting Step: Get Organized

The Decision Is Made, Now Get Organized You’ve made the decision to find an apartment. Whether it’s your first or your twenty-first, it’s still a big decision. And if you are moving to another state, the task can seem daunting. … Read More