While asking for recommendations on Facebook is one way to handle that, you may not live near most of your friends. That’s where Nextdoor comes in: this handy app not only helps you connect with your neighbors on a community level, but lets you reach out to people who live near your home.
When it comes to apartment hunting, you might think you want the highest floor and the best view, or to be away from the noise of residents coming and going or talking outside. You may also estimate that you’ll be safer from the risk of theft. For these reasons, first-floor apartments tend to get a bad reputation. But is it really justified? There are actually many benefits to renting a ground floor apartment!
The information required in an apartment rental application, however, is actually to protect you, as well as your landlord. But if you’re still wondering the purpose of all those information fields, here’s why they’re there.
There's a misconception that handicap accessibility for apartments is related to ADA compliance, which it's not. Federal laws related to accessibility requirements DO apply to public and common use areas, as well as most dwelling units in newer apartment complexes.…
Thrillist recently published its Top 50 Essential Restaurants Every American Should Visit list – a treasure trove of American dining experiences that you should make sure to add to that ever-growing must-eat list. While you might think this means a list of high-end, totally out-of-budget restaurants, you’d be wrong. While some are expensive, many fall into the “sandwich you can’t miss” or “to-die-for BBQ” categories.
Moving is considered one of the most stressful experiences. Apartment hunting, if unprepared, can cause anxiety. Prepare and don't procrastinate, and your apartment hunt can be fun and exciting; you’re headed toward a fresh start in a new home. So, how can you eliminate the stress? Nail down these answers BEFORE you start searching.
Planning how you’ll commute to work can affect everything, all the way down to the cash in your wallet. Walking to work can help you save money, some of your sanity, and even help keep you healthy. If you’re able to walk to work, you’re giving yourself more time to spend with your loved ones. Consider these pros and cons if you want to transition to making the walk to work.
For many apartment or urban dwellers, living near a green space is a non-negotiable. When people don’t have yards of their own, they often want to be near a community garden or park to help fill that need. Many cities are now building and maintaining community gardens that also frequently help feed underserved neighborhoods