Plumbers report that the day after Thanksgiving is their busiest day of the year for housecalls.
Don’t let plumbing woes distract you from your Black Friday shopping this year.
Check out these do’s – and mostly don’ts — for how to treat your apartment plumbing with care after Thanksgiving dinner is cleared away. Stay on friendly terms with your apartment community maintenance team by following these directions!
The new trend in long-term renting serves many apartment dwellers well. Check out the economics behind the phenomenon here.
If you see yourself living in your apartment for the foreseeable future, you are not alone. Chances are, you may fall into a category labeled “perma-renter.”
For perma-renters, apartment living isn’t a temporary situation; it’s a preferred way of life.
The number of perma-renters is on the rise. In the wake of the Recession, the housing bust and a stagnant job market, perma-renters have no interest in becoming homeowners. They’re content to stay put, seeing apartment life as a more convenient and affordable alternative to buying a home.
Here’s a look at some of the economic factors helping to create the current perma-renter boom.
The data suggests an ever-changing — and somewhat surprising — story about recent moving habits.
In a recovering economy, things can change in the blink of an eye.
Just a few short months ago, the United States Census Bureau released data showing that Americans were on the move: moving to find cheaper housing and to relocate for new jobs. The data indicated a promising trend that made it seem like the housing market was in full-swing recovery.
But now it appears as if Americans aren’t quite as confident as they were even a few months ago. The latest data suggests more Americans are staying put, likely thanks to a sluggish job market.
Promising Census data U.S. Census data from 2012 indicated that Americans were indeed on the move. It was a slight reversal from moving trends during the Recession.
A well-placed mirror or reflective surface can work wonders to expand a smaller space.
Mirror, mirror on the wall…how do I make this tiny apartment look bigger?
Small spaces can be transformed when you use illusion wisely.
A little reflection is your friend when your goal is to make a smaller apartment space feel a little more substantial. Skip the crystal ball and gaze, instead, at these tips for a decorative strategy using mirrors!
It seems the holiday season starts just a bit earlier each year.
If you’re feeling a little “bah, humbug!” about the return of the holidays, perhaps we can lift your spirits.
Here at Apartment Guide, we’ve given some thought to the challenges of apartment entertaining.
Take a look at our feng shui tips on how to set up a comfortable party at home in your apartment this season.
We’ve also scoured our apartment listing information to find the overall best cities for apartment entertaining.
According to our data, apartment dwellers in ten certain cities enjoy the most at-home advantages that make holiday entertaining a pleasure. These cities boast the most apartments with balconies, island kitchens, dishwashers, washers and dryers in-unit, microwave ovens and extra storage space. With all these amenities, hosting a holiday party is much easier and a lot more enjoyable!