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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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The Ultimate Apartment Renters Leasing Checklist

Whether you’re a first time apartment renter or a seasoned pro, leasing an apartment is not always the easiest thing to do. So we’ve compiled a brief checklist of things you “should” be asking a broker or leasing agent “before” you move in to your next apartment. Money Means Money Of course it all comes…

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Create a More Soundproof Apartment with These 5 Tips!

No matter what apartment you choose to rent you must remember, your new friends and neighbors will be living very close. Some neighbors will be on the floor above you, some below, or they may be right next door! But don’t despair, there ‘are’ ways you can live in your apartment quietly and comfortably; here…

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Quick Tips To Turn The Average Apartment Renter Into The Ultimate BBQ Host!

Attention Apartment Renters: get your aprons ready because BBQ season is upon us and it’s your turn to host! Backyard space can sometimes be limited when renting an apartment on Long Island, Brooklyn or Queens, but that’s no reason for apartment renters to throw in the towel! Transform into the perfect BBQ host with these quick tips!     INQUIRE ABOUT…

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Overlooked Items Every Apartment Renter Needs to Pack For Move-in Day!

Everyone who moves into an apartment knows there are a few things they cannot live without such as; a TV, plates, forks, coffee maker and so on. But did you know there are a few items everyone forgets to pack that are “essential” to apartment style living. Storage Wars New apartment buildings and complexes these…

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21 Online Resources for Apartment Renters in need of Decorating Advice

You’ve just landed the perfect apartment, in the best location, with affordable rent. Now the hard part; decorating your new space! Below are various resources first time apartment renters can use to help them decorate their new space like a pro! Let TV be your Guide Are you still binge watching Ray Donovan? If so,…

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5 Ingenious Ways to Choose the Best Unit In Your Apartment Building or Complex

Apartment renters these days typically grab the first unit that is available, and often don’t consider the position–within the building or complex– their apartment will ultimately be located. Sure, it’s not always possible to get the unit you request, but here are some things to ask yourself while you’re out leasing your next apartment. Sunrise,…

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Tips for Storing Holiday Decorations in Your Apartment

Live and Let Live We all know closet space in your apartment is always at a premium, so the first thing you need to do is ditch that artificial tree & purchase a “live” one. This way when the holidays are over, all you need to do is dispose of the tree according to your…

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7 Things to Consider When Renewing Your Lease Agreement

Read Your Lease… Lease agreements these days are pretty standard and usually do not contain tons of jargon or legal-mumbo jumbo. So don’t fear this document! Grab a cup of coffee and familiarize yourself with your lease agreement. Important things to look for are; the “deadline to notify your apartment manager of your decision to…

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