[caption id="attachment_63838" align="aligncenter" width="761"] Click the image to view the full infographic![/caption] For college seniors, the spring season means looking forward to graduation – and life beyond the college campus. To help college graduates as they look both for work and a new place to live, Apartment Guide consulted with Indeed, the number one job site worldwide, to bring together information to match the perfect apartment with the right job. Together, Indeed and Apartment Guide have researched the top cities with the most entry-level job openings, along with average rents for one and two bedroom apartments in these cities. Here’s the list.
[caption id="attachment_59743" align="alignleft" width="950"] Click the image to see the full infographic.[/caption] For many American families, everything that’s really important in home life takes place in the kitchen. At Apartment Guide, we know that renters want kitchens they can both enjoy spending time in and also put to work for their cooking efforts. What are the great apartment kitchen amenities people want and need most? Stainless steel appliances, dishwashers and microwaves are important, but extra amenities like a kitchen island and granite countertops can make a kitchen more useful and elegant. We’ve combed our apartment listings to find the metro areas with the most tricked-out kitchens.
Find it hard to secure an apartment in New York City? It’s just another way that city is one of the most competitive in the world. For those who find New York a challenging place to live, there’s hard research to back that up. As reported in the New York Times, a brand-new study, published by The Economist Intelligence Unit for Citigroup, places New York #1 on the list of most competitive cities worldwide.
June is a popular month for change: graduations, weddings and job changes. All of this change results in relocation and the need to find a new place to call home. Where are people relocating to? We define "sister metros" as…
[caption id="attachment_56237" align="alignleft" width="360"] Read about what's going on in apartment renting right now.[/caption] At Apartment Guide, we want to help movers stay informed about the state of renting in this country. Find your perfect apartment now! Take a quick look at a gathering of recent trends and reporting about what you might expect to find when renting an apartment right now.
[caption id="attachment_66394" align="aligncenter" width="607"] The Pearl district of Portland, OR, is one of America's hippest neighborhoods, according to Forbes.[/caption] Forbes has ranked the hippest neighborhoods in the United States. By looking at key factors like which neighborhoods are home to people with artistic jobs, a large concentration of farmers’ markets and food trucks, and high walkability scores, the magazine’s research turned up some of the most interesting spots to hang out in the country. The top three they found, in order, are: • Silver Lake in Los Angeles, Calif. • The Mission District in San Francisco, Calif. • Williamsburg, Brooklyn, N.Y. But what about the other hip hangouts from the 20 places featured? Here are five of our faves.