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dog friendly apartments

The good news is that increasingly, apartment complexes are beginning to understand the pivotal role pets play in their residents’ lives and are accommodating dog owners when it comes to their policies – even to the point of putting pet-centric amenities in place. That means finding dog friendly apartments is easier than ever. The bad news? There are often restrictions, caveats or fees. Here are a few things to think about when you’re searching for dog friendly apartments.

moving pano

Moving a piano is no easy feat even for professional piano movers. Pianos are usually very expensive, delicate, and very important to you or other members of your family. Not to mention that they're also bulky, oddly-shaped, and heavier than you think. That said, if you can hire professional movers with piano moving experience, it's well worth your time. If that's not possible and you want to take on moving a piano on your own, more power to you and good luck. When it comes down to how to move a piano, you're going to need help and special equipment to get the job done.  Here are some tips for a moving a piano on your own!

best season to rent apartment

If you have the flexibility to make a strategic decision about the time of year to search, choosing the right month could have a large impact. Though there will be other factors, the ideal time to rent an apartment mostly comes down to one question about your priorities: Are you looking for the best apartment, or the best price?

If a friend or relative asks you to co-sign on an apartment lease, you have a big decision to make. Helping someone feels great, and may not even seem like a big deal, but you have to be careful when it comes to the commitment of legally guaranteeing another person's apartment lease. Here's what you need to know before deciding whether to add your signature.

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