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"The Cost of Breaking a Lease

The Cost of Breaking a Lease

  Maybe you’re relocating for work, or you’ve found a great special on a new apartment that you just can’t pass up. Whatever’s happening, you are in a predicament—you want to break your lease before your lease term is officially … Read More
"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
"Why Do Apartment Communities Offer Rent Discounts and Move-In Specials?

Why Do Apartment Communities Offer Rent Discounts and Move-In Specials?

It’s tough living on a budget when the prices of goods, services, and homes continue to rise. Are you in need of new brakes for your car? That kind of maintenance costs money. Looking to eat a bit healthier? Your … Read More
"How to Find Apartment Specials

How to Find Apartment Specials

  We all know the surge of dopamine that spikes when you score, or even anticipate, an exceptional deal—whether it’s from an item marked half-off on the sales rack of your favorite retail store or a promising apartment special on … Read More
"Qualities of a Walkable Neighborhood

Qualities of a Walkable Neighborhood

So you need a walkable neighborhood to move around freely? Owning a car can be such a huge expense for a renter, especially for those who reside in a city where parking fees are just as much of a headache … 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
"Moving into an Apartment with Your Fiance

Moving into an Apartment with Your Fiance

Cohabitation is becoming the new normal for many couples. According to a report from NPR, over 65 percent of marriages today are couples who were already living together. Lots of planning and coordination takes place when merging two households under … 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
"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 … Read More
"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
"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
"A Guide on How to Make a New City Feel like Home

A Guide on How to Make a New City Feel like Home

Moving is tough on anyone. But moving to an entirely new city where you don’t know anyone can be rough and terrifying at the same time, especially if you are doing it solo. You may be relocating because of a … 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
"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
"3 Crucial Things to Remember Before Renting an Apartment

3 Crucial Things to Remember Before Renting an Apartment

If you’re venturing out on your own and apartment hunting for the very first time, you will soon be privy to the chaos that comes along with this newly acquired freedom. There should be a class requirement on renting basics … 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