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The Good, Bad and Ugly of Living With Your Sibling

The Good, Bad and Ugly of Living With Your Sibling

After years of living under your parents’ roof, you finally have the opportunity to spread your wings and fly. You’re on your own. The scent of freedom is in the air, as you triumphantly pack your meager childhood possessions and prepare to move out. You venture […]

The 6 Critical Steps of a Fire Safety Plan

The 6 Critical Steps of a Fire Safety Plan

So you’ve finally moved into your own place and are ready to begin life as what they call “an adult.” Paying bills, picking up after yourself, and being smart about protecting yourself and your belongings are now completely your responsibility. That means anything from preventing […]

4 Clean Eating Programs to Try With Your Roommate This Year

4 Clean Eating Programs to Try With Your Roommate This Year

The holidays are over, the new year bashes have died down, and you and your roommates have promised each other: You will get in shape this year — even if that means squatting it out in your closet-sized bedroom  to avoid those ridiculous gym fees. […]

The 6 Critical Steps of a Flood Safety Plan

The 6 Critical Steps of a Flood Safety Plan

El Niño is in full swing, and the Golden State is gearing up for a wet spring. Thanks to a blistering year of drought, the state has been battling fires, which have left the soil loose, damaged, and prone to moving in the sudden drenching […]

What You Have to Talk About Before Co-Living With Kids

What You Have to Talk About Before Co-Living With Kids

It’s 2016, and the boundaries of co-living continue to expand and evolve. From living with your sibling again to moving in with a senior, today’s renters are all about making it work. So what happens when you find the perfect roommate who also happens to […]

What to Do When You’re Ousted for Your Roommate’s S.O.

What to Do When You’re Ousted for Your Roommate’s S.O.

So you’re suddenly experiencing a Monica Geller and Rachel Green moment: Your roommate — more like bestie — asks you to move out so the bae can move in. Are you surprised? Not entirely — you were practically third wheelin’ it in your own apartment. (And […]

5 Things I Totally Miss About Having Roommates

5 Things I Totally Miss About Having Roommates

There are dishes piled in the sink, and your bathroom could be a little (or a lot) cleaner. We get it — living with other people isn’t always a dream. Sometimes it’s frustrating and bothersome, but the grass is always greener on the other side, […]

How to Deal When Your Roommate’s Significant Other Never Leaves

How to Deal When Your Roommate’s Significant Other Never Leaves

It’s 7 a.m. on a Monday, and after snoozing the alarm several times, you finally stumble out of bed and mentally prepare for the week ahead. As you reach the bathroom door to shower, however, you notice it’s locked — your roommate’s boyfriend got there […]

What Apartment Rental Fees Can My Landlord Legally Charge Me?

What Apartment Rental Fees Can My Landlord Legally Charge Me?

You’re accustomed to scratching your head when you hear the industry jargon that accompanies home ownership (don’t worry — you’re not alone), but you figured renting is a lot simpler to understand. Unfortunately, that’s not always the case, and every now and then you might […]

The Eco-Life: Conserving Water and Cutting Energy Costs

The Eco-Life: Conserving Water and Cutting Energy Costs

Who doesn’t love a long, relaxing shower after a stressful day of school, work and household chores? Well, if you’re a California resident, you’re going to have to find another way to unwind. The Golden State has been in a record-breaking drought for the last […]