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How to Prevent Uneven Cooling and Heating in Your Apartment

Uneven heating and cooling in homes, apartments and other living spaces is one of the most common HVAC issues. In apartments, however, the problem can be especially uncomfortable. If you live in a one-bedroom apartment, the living room could be the perfect temperature, but move into the bedroom and it could be too cold or too hot. Depending on the season, this could be very unpleasant. If it’s... ❯❯❯

How to sell your house quickly

Selling your house can be a stressful time if it ends up taking ages. And this is quite possible depending on various factors such as chains, purchasers changing their minds and your advertising not working. You might even be getting loads of people viewing your home but then not wanting to proceed. Fear not if you are having some issues selling your place as there are a number of things you can... ❯❯❯

Rental property: Modify your loan to make your investment affordable

You may be struggling to repay your loan that you took for your rental property. You'd have faced a lot of difficulty in getting it modified by your lender, if the government hadn't come up with its own loan modification program. However, since help is available at hand where over 100 lenders are participating to provide mortgage relief to struggling borrowers like you, it is important for you to... ❯❯❯

5 Tips for Maximizing Space in Your Apartment’s Tiny Kitchen

Apartment living brings its own unique set of challenges that are far different than those you’ll face as a homeowner. Although you won’t have property to tend for and most of your repairs will likely be handled by the landlord or the property manager, you will have to deal with much closer quarters and far less storage than if you did have that full house. One of the places you’ll feel this... ❯❯❯

How to Furnish the Outdoor Patio of Your Apartment

Apartment patios are small – there is maybe only enough room for a potted plant and a chair if you want to relax comfortably outdoors. However, there are a number of ways to furnish your small outdoor patio space to maximize the available room and increase the comfort level. When you are thinking of design ideas you also have to think of the essentials. For instance, you are going to have to... ❯❯❯

Top 5 Small Studio Apartment Design Tips

Studio apartments can be tough to live in if you don’t have the right design sensibility. Having too much will reduce the space even further. Having too little can make it look sparse and uninviting. Plus, we usually have a lot of stuff, from our clothing to our hardware supplies to our important files – we need to find a place to put everything so it’s not all over the place. Luckily, people... ❯❯❯

Why Every Home Should Have A Futon

Futons are comfortable and affordable alternatives to your typical home sofa, and they’ve always remained a popular choice for furniture for small living rooms or spare bedrooms. The futons you see nowadays are the modern version, adapted from the original design first created in Japan. The first ever futons were stuffed with synthetic materials and cotton, and were not made to be permanent... ❯❯❯

Common HVAC Issues in Older Apartment Buildings

Is your apartment making you sick? If you are getting headaches and feeling nauseous it could be because you have mold or other allergens in your older apartment’s HVAC (heating, ventilation and air conditioning) system. Many older apartments have, you guessed it, older heating and air conditioning systems – and you are lucky if you get a ventilation system that can adequately clear out moisture... ❯❯❯

5 Tips for Turning Your Apartment Into a Vacation Rental

With websites like Airbnb making it easier than ever for people to earn some passive income from a property they’re not currently using as a primary residence, there’s no reason you shouldn’t turn your apartment into a vacation rental. Not only can you add some extra cash to your coffers, but you can provide an affordable option to weary travelers looking to have the “local” experience rather... ❯❯❯

Different Flats for Different People

As a landlord it is very important to know who your target audience are, why they are your target audience and how you can maximise your appeal to them. To start thinking about this, consider the location of your property. Do a bit of research. Start with some online searches of the area and then take a walk around the streets, local communal areas and public spaces. Questions to try and answer... ❯❯❯

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