Category Archives Apartment Hunting

hardwood floors

When you’re apartment hunting, there are a lot of big-picture considerations — the neighborhood, the commute to work, size of the apartment, your budget, pet policies and more. Most people on the search are attracted to hardwood floors over carpets, but what many people fail to realize is that hardwood floors are not necessarily always better. Here are some of the pros and cons to consider while apartment hunting.

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.

Whether you’re renting your first apartment or just moving on up, you might ask yourself a question that many renters face: Furnished or unfurnished? Furnished apartments are far less common, but might possibly be the right choice for you. It really depends on your circumstances. Here are a few pros and cons to consider before you decide if furnished or unfurnished is right for you.

stress of apartment hunting

Moving is considered one of the most stressful experiences. Apartment hunting, if unprepared, can cause anxiety. Prepare and don't procrastinate, and your apartment hunt can be fun and exciting; you’re headed toward a fresh start in a new home. So, how can you eliminate the stress? Nail down these answers BEFORE you start searching.