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5 Ways to Avoid Being Charged When Moving Out of An Apartment

When you first moved into your apartment, there’s a pretty good chance that you had to put down first and last month’s rent (or at least a percentage of it). The last month’s rent was to serve as your security deposit in case there was some damage done to the apartment while you stayed there or you did not leave in it in the condition that it was in when you first moved there. But sometimes,... ❯❯❯

5 Apartment Upgrades That Won’t Bother Your Landlord

If you are at all familiar with apartment living then you understand that the upgrades you’re allowed to perform in your living space are extremely limited. Since you don’t own the property, you obviously can’t make structural changes like knocking down walls. But you may be unable to make even simple changes like swapping the outdated appliances for newer, safer, energy-saving models. And... ❯❯❯

Downsizing Depression: The 3 Sacrifices That Aren’t So Bad

When times get really tough and you desperately need to save some cash, it sometimes means moving into a smaller, cheaper home. For some people, this means letting go of their luxurious 6 bedroom home with 4 bathrooms and an acre of land, but for others, it means leaving behind their cosy 3 bedroom family home and embracing apartment living. This is no easy task if you’re used to living fairly... ❯❯❯

5 Tips for Creating a Home Office in Your Tiny Apartment

If you’re someone who is fortunate enough to be able to work from home or you would simply like to have a designated space to do some business when you’re at the house, the best thing for you to do is to create a home office. Of course, if you happen to be someone who lives in a really small apartment space, you may feel like you don’t have enough room in order to make that kind of decor dream a... ❯❯❯

5 Tips for Converting a Single Family Home Into a Multi Unit Apartment

If you’ve got a single family home you would like to rent out, you’ve got all sorts of options to consider. If the home is large enough, you might even want to think about converting it into a multi unit apartment. Although the rent on each would obviously be much less than if you rented it as a single unit, your return is likely to be much larger. With multiple tenants you’ll be taking on less... ❯❯❯

How to Fix a Leaky Air Conditioning Window Unit in Your Apartment

Chances are at this time of year your window air conditioning unit is pulling a heavy load. In most parts of the country it’s just too hot and humid to stick with open windows and fans. You’ll try to avoid turning on that air conditioner for as long as possible, hoping to save a bit of cash. But inevitably you’ll be switching that unit on, especially on those muggy nights when you struggle to... ❯❯❯

Best TV shows for Apartment Living

Since the television was invented in the early 1900s, television and what is aired on it has come a long way. In fact, what was once known as TV shows is far from what our idea of TV shows is today. There are hundreds of cable tv deals to choose when you are living in an apartment.   These earliest TV shows could be better known as pictures on a TV screen as they only featured people doing simple... ❯❯❯

5 Tips for Keeping the Summer Heat Out of Your Apartment

While the summer makes for an incredibly enjoyable season, the heat can certainly start to get to you after awhile. August brings a whole new level of heat and humidity, and by now you may be more than ready for a bit of fall mildness. You can’t rush the month along, but you can make some little changes around the apartment that will make a pretty significant difference. The trick is figuring out... ❯❯❯

5 Low Cost Ways for Renters to Stay Cool in the Hot Summer Months

If you are a renter, you know the pains of trying to stay cool in the summer months. In most cases, when you rent an apartment, you are lucky to have an A/C unit. If you do, chances are that it hasn’t been serviced or repaired in multiple years – and who knows how old the unit is. Also, if you have an absentee landlord who doesn’t care much for how comfortable you are in the summer months, it is... ❯❯❯

5 Tips for Designing a Safe and Stylish Nursery in Your Apartment

While safety is no doubt the primary concern of any expectant parent, many also have to consider the space they have available. This is especially important in you live in an apartment. Of course, you also want your nursery to be a warm, inviting, and even stylish space that reflects your aesthetic and welcomes you and your baby. Luckily, you can meet all of your goals when designing a nursery... ❯❯❯

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