Category Archives Searching & Viewing Apartments

Applying for an apartment is a lot like applying for a job - you'll be required to show additional documents to support your identity and background. After all, your new landlord has only just met you, so establishing yourself as someone who will pay the rent on time and care for their property is imperative. While the management of the apartment you apply for may not ask for all of these things, having them prepared means you’ll be ready to apply right away and not miss out on an apartment you really love.

disability apartments

There’s a misconception that handicap accessibility for apartments is related to ADA compliance. It’s an easy mistake to make; the ADA applies to public buildings, common areas in apartment buildings, and most units in newer apartment complexes. If you’re looking…

apartment amenities

When it comes to the best apartment amenities, what’s popular in 2017 may surprise you. According to Apartment Guide research, many of those searching for an apartment tend to focus on individual apartment features rather than community features. However, many apartment hunters weigh community features at approximately the same level of importance as how many bedrooms they’re looking for, so community features matter.

apartment details

When you’re hunting for an apartment, there’s a lot to consider — location, affordability, lifestyle, value, size (i.e. whether your furniture will fit) amenities, and more. It’s understandable that many renters become focused on the big picture and lose sight…

rent apartment sight unseen

Finding your dream apartment can be hard enough in person, but renting sight unseen can feel like a huge gamble if you are not prepared. With a little planning and some help from friends or professionals, it is absolutely possible to find a place of your own to call home.