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Money-Saving Tips for Moving

By Brian Wilson The cost of moving is often easily underestimated—the process involves many moving parts (no pun intended), and the rundown of expenses required to transition fully from Point A to Point B quickly adds up. Going as cheap…

ground floor apartment

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!

home heating

There are few utilities that can really put a dent in your bank account quite like heating your apartment. While you want to have your apartment at a comfortable temperature during the winter, those bills can really pile up when…

new years apartment resolutions 2018

The beginning of a new year is a great time to make resolutions which will increase your quality of life. That holds true for apartment dwellers, too. Check out these apartment resolutions for 2018. Even if you only embrace a few of them, you'll be happy you did!

We all have bad habits. Some of us stay up a bit too late each night. Others work too much or snack when they aren't hungry (guilty!). Some bad habits are small and relatively harmless, while others can affect your…

Living a healthy lifestyle starts with what you eat. Many people transforming their diets look to natural or organic foods, particularly produce. Fruits and veggies are packed with nutrients and contribute to your well-being, so it's good that you're interested…

Moving yourself might seem like no big deal, but is it really worth the trouble? A do-it-yourself move basically requires renting (and driving!) a moving truck, packing your possessions, loading the truck, and then unloading everything at your new home. [find-an-apartment] The experience can be both mentally and physically stressful. It’s not an undertaking to be taken lightly. You have move options. If you are able and willing to spend more money on the move, you can hire a moving company to handle much of the stress and strain of the experience. Which is right for you? Here’s a quick way to weigh your options and think through the details before you make your next move.

[find-an-apartment] Moving costs can throw a wrench in your budget if you don’t know what to expect. Luckily, there are straightforward ways to estimate how much it’s going to cost you to pack up and move out. Learn how to consider moving costs in a few different ways with these tips.

Do you love moving? Though moving takes effort, many people love the challenge and look forward to an opportunity to start over. If you have moved, you may have realized that these challenges can turn into advantages. [find-an-apartment] Let’s take a look at the positive aspects of making a move. Here are eight great reasons to be psyched about a new space.

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