Category Archives: Renting Etiquette

The Do’s and Don’ts for Apartment Renters.

3 Lessons Apartment Renters Can Learn by Watching Seinfeld!

The Reverse Peephole In this episode Kramer and Newman decide to make a slight alternation to their living arrangements. They first admit that they are “such good friends” and “they have nothing to hide” from one another. They soon conspire to “reverse the peepholes” in the doors of their apartments, this way they can look…

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Heatherwood Luxury Rentals’ Top 7 Blog Posts of All Time!

Heatherwood’s residents (and non-residents alike), just love to read our blog posts. They are frequently informative, sometimes insightful and always fun to read. So, as we head into the middle of the year (can you believe June is here already!) We thought it would be a good time to look back at Heatherwood’s top 7…

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Top 5 Things to Do While Working Remotely From Your Apartment

Slowly but surely, working at home is becoming more commonplace. According to Global Workplace Analytics, there are 4.3 million remote workers in the USA. This accounts for close to 3% of the entire US workforce! But what do you do when you live in an apartment? How do you get your work done without going…

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Things to Consider NOT Having in Your Apartment!

Living in an apartment is often associated with new found freedom (especially if this is your first home-away-from-home). But, this doesn’t mean that “anything goes”! You still have a lease to abide to and fellow neighbors to consider. So we’ve taken the liberty of compiling a list of things that you should never have in…

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How Your Phone Can Make Living in Your Apartment Even Easier

Your smartphone is great for tons of things. It can find you the best oatmeal cookie recipe or it can alert you when the weather outside is frightful. But one thing we bet you never thought of is just how easy your smartphone can make living in an apartment for you and your family. Decorate…

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The Top 5 Questions to Ask When Choosing Your Next Apartment

Searching for apartments for rent in Brooklyn, Queens or on Long Island is sometimes overwhelming, but it doesn’t have to be! Heatherwood believes asking yourself a few simple questions while you search can definitely help you narrow down your choices and help you find a place you’ll call home for years to come.   Where…

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Barbecuing Tips When Using a Public or Community Grill

With summer coming to a close and BBQ time running out you may be wondering, “how can I grill safely and healthy on a community grill?” Well that’s why we are here…below are some of our best tips for good “clean” fun in the final days of summer 2017. Park Style Grills Park Style grills…

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Everything You Need to Know About Finding & Living with a Roommate

Sharing an apartment with a friend or significant other comes with lots of peaks and valleys. But rooming together can also be a great way to save money, split chores or just enjoy some good old fashioned camaraderie and companionship. Below are some of the best ways we know to find the perfect roommate for…

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Fitness Center Etiquette for Apartment Renters

With autumn here and winter on the way, your “outdoor” workouts will rapidly be changing! Soon running or walking outside is something you’ll be doing exclusively indoors…at least till next spring. So if you’re not familiar with how to share workout space with your fellow apartment renters, let’s go through some basic fitness center etiquette.…

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The Official “How-To” Guide for Trick or Treating in an Apartment Building or Complex!

Children simply love the holidays! Christmas, Chanukah, Thanksgiving, New Year’s Eve…but nothing gets them more excited than celebrating – arguably their favorite holiday of the year…Halloween! The fun and enjoyment of this day should not stop just because you live in an apartment, here are some great ways to enjoy the "sweetest day of the year"…

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