Top 10 Reasons to Move Out of Your Apartment

Let’s face it, sometimes you just need out. Like immediately. Your living situation is just not liveable anymore. We’ve all been there… or at least I sure have. So here are my top 10 reasons to move out, in no real particular order. Dirty Roommates They might be the nicest people in the world, but […]

How to Get Your Security Deposit Back

As you get ready to move into a new apartment or rental, you will need to put down a security deposit. This deposit can be a full month or even two month’s rent, along with a cleaning deposit! Let’s face it — that’s a lot of money to just throw away. Thankfully there are some […]

Tips for Apartment Living

Like anything else, there are so many pros and cons to apartment living. It’s great having this transitional space where you aren’t living at home with your family and don’t have a house of your own yet. On the other hand, you have this smaller living space that you don’t own and therefore you need to […]

What to do as a College Sophomore

Sophomore year is definitely a transition year. This is the time to solidify who you are as an individual. You are no longer a freshman just starting to figure things out and getting comfortable in your own skin and you aren’t an upperclassman yet who is expected to be on their right path already. Trying to […]

First Apartment Must Haves

Not many events in life are as exciting as moving in to your very own apartment for the first time. Reality quickly sets in within a couple months and being on your own tends to lose it’s luster once you’ve paid rent a few times. Nonetheless, it’s still an unforgettable experience that you will fondly […]

Moving from Dorms to an Apartment

Congratulations! Your days of communal bathrooms, mini-fridges and twin sized beds are over. Moving from the dorms to an apartment requires a little extra planning. Before embarking on your college move, keep some of these things in mind: New Expenses Keeping track of bills is important. When living in the dorms, students often pay everything as a […]

College Moving Tips: Moving Out Timeline (INFOGRAPHIC)

Moving out of college can be stressful and usually it must be done several times during college.  Whether you are moving back to your hometown for the summer, studying abroad, moving out of the dorm, transferring to a new school or just moving into a new apartment there are many things that must be planned before […]

How to Know You’re Ready to Move Out on Your Own

Moving out on your own has different meanings for everyone. For some it means leaving their parents’ nest for an apartment with a roommate, and for others it means living alone in a studio. Either way, this can be a difficult decision and a serious commitment for some. Here’s how to know you’re ready to move […]

How to Get Your Apartment Deposit Back

Your moving boxes are packed and you’re ready to move out of your apartment and into a new place! The last thing you want to do is clean a place you will never live in again. Remember the security deposit you put down when you signed your lease? Did you know that how well you […]

Moving with Stairs

The thought of dragging furniture up a flight of stairs into your first apartment on the second floor or a 2-story house can be discouraging for some DIY movers. Not to mention it can be a backache for some if not done properly. Have no fear, here are tips on you can make moving with […]

Should I Renew My Lease?

“Should I renew my lease?” If that’s a question that’s been swirling around in your head, here are a few things to take into consideration before signing on the dotted line. Landlord, Neighbor and Roommate Relationships When thinking about sticking around for a second lease, you need to evaluate the relationships you have with your […]

How to Be a Good Subletter

Most simply put, subletting is letting someone else stay at your property for a set period of time without signing onto a full contract. Most sublet situations are beneficial for both parties — someone needs a place to stay for a short period of time while the other person needs to be away for a […]

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