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What To Do If My Roommate Has Bed Bugs

Sharing your home with creepy-crawlies probably hasn’t made the top of your wish list. Pesky bed bugs continue to ignite stressful situations for renters across New York City, despite the fact that the council has put measures in place to protect tenants from these insects.  If you’re noticing unwanted guests popping up between your sheets, […]

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What To Do If My Roommate is Sick

Some roommates have a natural habit of getting on our nerves. Whether they’re always playing loud music, making a mess or dissing our favorite TV shows, sharing a house in NYC is bound to come with its share of challenges. Sometimes, though, your roommate might be causing stress through no fault of their own. When […]

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Roommates Requiring ID Verification & Background Checks at All-Time High

In a wold of anonymous twitter user names and spam bots there seems to be a growing sentiment on major platforms that users want some sort of validation that they are communicating with “real people”. Anonymity is valuable in certain circumstances but why is verification only reserved for famous people, if at all? Platforms that […]

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Renting News & Advice

How to Find a Roommate: The Complete Guide

Finding a roommate in a large city isn’t necessarily difficult–but finding the right roommate can be a tedious, seemingly never-ending process without the proper tools in place. Thankfully, we’re now in an age where sophisticated roommate finders do exist and with them come the tools and resources to make this process a whole lot smoother. […]

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The One Thing Every New Yorker Needs… Renters Insurance

Guest Post about renters insurance by Alex Portera  This is the image of a fire in the East Village of NYC three years ago. The building was home to the famous french fry shop, Pommes Frites, the sushi restaurant Sushi Park, and, unfortunately, my friend Sean’s apartment (his name has been changed to protect his […]

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Co-Living Advice

How to Live With the Opposite Sex

Living with someone of the opposite sex and of no romantic interest? Let the good times roll! If you’ve ever been curious about the habits, thoughts, and lifestyle of your opposite sex- you’re about to find out. Obviously not every man or woman is alike but there are a few subtleties and living habits most […]

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Co-Living Advice

Why You Should Never Live Alone in the City

If you’re thinking about living in NYC, then you should also think about getting a roommate. The truth is, that living alone in the city can be dangerous for several reasons which we’re going to get into in this post. Although some people may be nervous about getting a roommate, you may change your mind […]

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What NYC Has That Nowhere Else Does

If it’s one thing you learn while living in NYC it’s that there are so many things that you can experience here that you simply can’t anywhere else in the world. A pizza place may say they have NYC-style pizza, but the truth is that nothing beats an authentic NYC pizza. We’re going to take […]

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Your Ideal Roommate Match Based on Your Zodiac

Your sun star can tell you a lot more than about your personality traits. Delve a little deeper to discover which sign would make the best roommate for you and why. Aries– Being a fire sign you may drawn to other strong willed minds like a Leo or Sagittarius. But when it comes to roommates […]

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Underrated NYC Neighborhoods

Getting acquainted with NYC is a lot like the first day of school. You find where you fit-in and you tend to stick to it. If terrible frat parties didn’t teach you, cliques never work out. Branching out beyond what is familiar and comfortable is what New York’s about. Here a list of underrated NYC […]