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Did you ever consider you might be breaking one of the rules in your apartment lease agreement -- without even realizing it?

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When you move into an apartment, you sign an apartment lease agreement that spells out many specific rules to live by.  Keep in mind that there are some actions which could violate your apartment lease agreement, and these actions might not be immediately obvious to you. Here are a few things to watch out for.

Downtown Philadelphia, also called Center City, is where the central business district of Philadelphia is located. This neighborhood extends from South Street to Vine Street and from Delaware River to Schuylkill River.

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This section of Philadelphia makes it the third most populous downtown in the United States after New York City and Chicago. But what makes people want to live in Philly’s downtown area? Check out these reasons.

Bringing a new pet into your home is both a challenging and rewarding experience that can be made easier if you prepare yourself first for what to expect. Now that you’ve picked out your pet, whether it’s a dog, cat or something more exotic, and you’ve made the appointment to pick up your furry friend, arm yourself with knowledge of what to do before and after so you’ll become the best pet parent ever.

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If you're moving from one apartment to another, an important item on your moving to-do list is to transfer utility service from your old apartment to your new one. This might seem a little overwhelming -- especially if you have a number of utilities to transfer.  Apartment Guide has your back: just follow these simple guidelines to do it correctly,  and avoid any gaps in service.

When the time comes to look for senior housing, so many options are available, from independent care to assisted living, from affordable to luxury apartments.

Reasons for moving to senior-friendly apartments vary and can include going through a divorce, becoming financially unable to continue making payments on a mortgage, death or relocation of relatives or friends, needing emotional support, desiring more close-to-home social activities, selling a home to free up equity or just a desire to be rid of home and garden maintenance.
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If you feel a bit overwhelmed by all of the options, just learning what all of your choices are can help you decide what the right senior apartment is for you or a loved one. Most adults 55 years old and up will want to look into two types of senior living communities: independent living and assisted living.

You found the perfect place and can't wait to set it up in a way that reflects your personal style. You know where to begin decorating, but do you know where to stop?

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Less is more when it comes to decorating your new apartment, so avoid the following decor mistakes for a place everyone will want to come visit.

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