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A good parking space is a blessing, but you might feel your neighbor’s wrath if you don’t practice proper apartment parking etiquette. Whether you have a garage, a lot or even your own private space, it's important to always honor…

You have a new roommate who identifies as queer. They’re great! They have an adorable cat, a sweet sense of style, and you share a love of Orange is the New Black. You’d like to keep them around, but you’ve…

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Breaking the ice with a new roommate can be nerve-wracking. The outcome is completely unpredictable. You might become BFFs (think Monica and Rachel on "Friends"), worst enemies (think "Single White Female"), or fall into some murky gray area in which you aren't quite sure what’s going on.

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But don’t torment yourself too much. Even with completely opposite personalities and schedules, a little effort can go a long way in making dorm or apartment life pleasant for you and your roomie.

Top Cities for Singles

Are you one of Beyonce’s Single Ladies? Member of the Lonely Heart’s Club? Whether you celebrate your singleton status or just can’t find a decent date, having a bigger pool of eligible candidates to draw from certainly helps your chances.…

Having a roommate can test your patience at times. From watching the dirty dishes pile up to having to deal with guests you don't know, living with another person provides both goods and bads. However, the little issues that pop…

[find-an-apartment] Attention drama queens and drama kings! Life with your roommate doesn’t have to feel like a never-ending soap opera. With a bit of patience and strategy, you can use smart problem-solving skills to avoid the drama and maintain a peaceful existence in your apartment.

LGBTQ Apartment Advice

As October was National LGBTQ History Month, we’re going to take a look at how LGBTQ people can navigate finding housing and roommates as well as look at how heterosexual individuals can be great allies. I’ve had people say to…

  You and your roommate might not have much in common, but you both need to eat. And unless you work radically different schedules, you’re probably eating at about the same times. So if you happen to be hungry in the same place at the same time, why not coordinate and plan meals together? [find-an-apartment] Here are some tips to make meal planning with your roommate a success.

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