Category Archives Moving In, Setting Up

As you search for an apartment community, remember to keep neighborhood conveniences in mind.

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You will likely factor available services into your final decision. Here are some ways to find an apartment community located near the conveniences you value.

When you move into your new apartment, it may take a few days or even a few weeks to get your bearings and really learn your way around.

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Where is the best place for grocery shopping? How can you find a dependable dry cleaner or the pharmacy that will give you the best service? Which direction should you head for the tastiest Chinese take-out? These and other questions will set you on a search to get to know your new neighborhood. Check out these tips to help you find your way and feel at home fast.

At this point, you've checked off most of the items on your moving checklist, which means you're just about ready to get your new keys. Congratulations! ... But you're not quite done yet. You still need to know what to do before moving in. Before you load the truck, click on the infographic to check out our suggestions of things to do before getting settled into your new apartment. Accomplishing these things before you move your stuff in will make the process go smoother and you'll be more comfortable instantly in your new home. And remember to inform these contacts of your new address.

Moving in together is a huge deal for any couple. It’s incredibly appealing because you can split costs and chores, and no longer worry about keeping up two places. Wouldn’t it be romantic to wake up with your sweetie every single day? Of course! But there are many pros and cons to consider before you take the relationship-changing leap of living together. Here are 10 tips to make sure you’re moving in together for the right reasons and to make this relationship transition a little more harmonious.

signing a lease is better with good timing

You’re ready to make a move. However, choosing the date for signing a lease can be complex. It's a combination of the time of year, the weather, when the place will be ready, when you can move in, what makes the most business sense and a number of other factors.

cleaning tools you'll need

Whether you're in your first apartment or someone else used to buy the stuff to keep your place clean, here’s a shopping list of cleaning tools and products you need, for cleaning your apartment. First, let’s tackle the items you’ll…