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Decorating Your Apartment using Form and Function

“Form follows Function” is an architecture and design principal as old as time. Defined it means; “the shape of [a building] or object should be primarily based upon its intended function or purpose.” For residents who are decorating their apartments and may be working with limited space, this is a perfect rule to live by.…

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5 Ways to Save Money on the Electric Bill in Your Apartment

Moving in to your first apartment is both exciting and scary. Heatherwood knows paying rent and all your own bills can be intimidating. But don’t worry we have some sure fire ways to help you save on your electric bill so you can spend your money on more important things like food and unlimited data!…

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The Apartment Renters Handbook to: The Wonderful World of Galley Kitchens!

When people hear the term “Galley Kitchen” they usually think of a kitchen on a ferry, an airplane or RV. But today, Galley Kitchens are everywhere and are actually ultra-high-end, functional and come with plenty of storage space. Below are just a few reasons why Galley Kitchens have become so popular!   Within Reach Galley…

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Get’n “Digi” with it! The New Way to Search for an Apartment!

There once was only a few ways to search for an apartment; “word of mouth”, the “classified section” of the newspaper, or “hiring a real estate agent.” But those days are long gone! With the Internet in the palm of everyone’s hand, the apartment search has become a breeze for those who are willing to…

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Decorate (and Make the Most of) the Space Outside Your Apartment!

The warm weather is here! Guests will be arriving soon and first impressions are everything! So here are some awesome tips for decorating “outside your apartment!” Stoop-a-fied! Is there a stoop or steps leading up to your apartment door? Great! Here’s an excellent way to make those stairs look fancy and inviting for your visitors.…

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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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Top 5 Reasons why Renting an Apartment Is Better than Owning a Home

For some people owning a home is heaven, for some…its torture! Let’s take a look at some of the best reasons why renting an apartment on Long Island or in NYC is considerably better than owning a home. “The Grass is always Greener:” Never has this proverb rung more true than while you’re living in…

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Entertaining for the Holidays in your Apartment in Five Easy Steps!

It’s that special time of year…good food, gifts, cookies, holiday cheer and…an endless stream of guests!! But just because you live in a Long Island apartment or NYC luxury rental, that doesn’t mean there’s no room to host a family get-together or a holiday party with friends. Below are some great tips for entertaining for the…

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