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what is rent control

What is rent control? Many associate it with apartments in high rent areas like New York, a city well known for rent control. It controls rent prices, but who benefits from the program? Which apartments qualify?

bike-friendly great cities for cycling

Whether you like to pedal around on city bike paths or log several miles a week in training, there are cities where you can pursue the passion of cycling within easy reach of your rental. Cycling for recreation and fitness has really…

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New York City: Silver Towers These amazing luxury high-rise apartments afford enviable views of the Hudson River from the entire city block they occupy on 42nd Street. The complex has its own peaceful courtyard, spa-like amenities, a 75-foot indoor pool,…

americas most tech hungry for smartphones

When it comes to high-tech phones, you’d naturally assume that larger cities in the United States would be embracing big screen smartphones. Cities such as San Francisco, New York and the recently acknowledged marketing tech capitol Atlanta should surely be…

San Francisco

Whether you’re just passing through the bay area or you’ve decided to make it your home, one thing’s for sure: it’s expensive. Having a handy guide to free things to do can go a long way to making sure you…

most expensive square feet

In a previous article, Apartment Guide looked at internal data to determine apartment rent costs per square foot nationwide. We learned the median rent for an entry-level apartment -- $769 in April of this year -- and how much space that amount would rent in metropolitan areas (metros) around the country. Below is an expanded list to include the twenty most expensive metros for renting by square foot based on internal apartment listings data on Apartment Guide in May 2014. Note that you can adjust the slider in either direction to display metros according to their relative expense by square foot. Keep an eye on what your renting dollar can buy in some of the most desired places to live in the country!

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