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[caption id="attachment_76264" align="aligncenter" width="607"]spare bedroom Creating a nice home office is one way to use a spare bedroom. Image: Columbus Station at Town Center, Virginia Beach, VA[/caption] Maybe your roommate has just moved out, or maybe you’ve decided to upgrade to a two-bedroom apartment. Either way, you suddenly find yourself with an entire spare room in your apartment – your space to do with as you please, and no one can stop you. It begs the question: What will you do with your extra bedroom? Whether you’ve got an extreme hobby or just an extreme load of stuff, here are a few ideas as to how you can put a spare room to good use.

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[caption id="attachment_63808" align="aligncenter" width="607"]A bed is one item that's worth spending a little extra on. Your back will thank you. Image: Oro Valley-The Golf Villas at Oro Valley, AZ A bed is one item that's worth spending a little extra on. Your back will thank you. Image: Oro Valley-The Golf Villas at Oro Valley, AZ[/caption]

When you rent an apartment, rather than buying a place, it can save you a lot of money. However, if that apartment isn't furnished — as few apartments are — you'll soon find yourself with a list of extra things that you have to buy in order to turn your new place into a proper home.

Buying everything at once can be overwhelming (not to mention a strain on your bank account), but you can get away with skimping on certain things. However, you should spend the money on other items so you don't have pay to replace them a few months later.

So which things can you save on, and for which apartment items should you spend a little extra? Let’s break it down.

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