What do you do when your landlord decides to increase the rent amount? Do you try to negotiate or do you just let it go? Rent negotiation might be scary concept, but it can save you stress (and money) in the long run. In this guide, we’ve set out 8 handy tips for how to…… Continue reading 8 Tips on How to Negotiate Rent
So, you’re planning on moving from a house to an apartment. Now suddenly, you feel like you’re in the middle of a tsunami of checklists and you don’t know where to start. Plus, there’s even more to consider if you’re planning on getting rid of stuff. Granted, throwing things out is painful, but if you’re…… Continue reading Chapter One in Adulting – Downsizing to an Apartment
Think you’ve found the right apartment? Congratulations! We know the hunt can be tough, and we bet you’re ready to settle into your new place now. At this point, you’ll need to sign a lease agreement with the property manager or landlord. Among other things, this should cover your rent payment plan. While you might…… Continue reading A Complete Guide to Rent Payment Plans
We’re all scared of something. For some of us, it’s the dark; for others, it’s a surprise apartment inspection. A lot can go wrong if a rental inspection by the landlord doesn’t go well. That being said, this guide will cover what an apartment inspection is, and provide you with an extensive apartment inspection checklist.…… Continue reading A Guide for Apartment Inspections
As it is, spare rooms are frequently left unused, or they become a dumping ground for stuff that has no other place to go. They are usually the smallest room in the house, so it’s a challenge to find its purpose. However, with a little planning and intelligent placing, you can create a home to be…… Continue reading 8 Unique Spare Room Ideas To Make The Most Out Of Your Space
Traveling is a fun, exciting experience, whether you’re going solo or with a group. If you’re exploring new cities and countries, it’s even more so! Imagine this scenario: your trip has been planned for only a few days, but you reach your destination and fall in love. Now, you find yourself planning to move there.…… Continue reading Should You Choose Living In A Hotel Over Renting?
When living in LA, walking is without a doubt the best way to get around the city. Aside from the fact that walking is free, it’s also highly convenient, with numerous shops, restaurants, bars, and activities scattered throughout LA. If you’re a college student or a young professional trying to save money, moving to a…… Continue reading 10 Most Walkable Neighborhoods in Los Angeles
Maybe you’re an up-and-coming college student going to university in a new city or a young professional moving into the corporate world in a different town. Either way, we’ve all heard stories of potential renters getting scammed online. With rental scams on the rise, we understand your fear of encountering real estate fraud when looking…… Continue reading The Ultimate Guide to Rental Scams: How to Spot and Stop them!
Depending on the neighborhood, the average rent in New York City can be anywhere between $900 per room in a 3-bedroom apartment in Flushing to $5000 for a studio apartment in Lincoln Square. Living here ain’t cheap. So, what do you do if you’ve landed your dream job or been accepted to one of the…… Continue reading 5 Affordable Neighborhoods in NYC in 2021
There’s something magical about the fall, and Thanksgiving just adds to that warm and fuzzy feeling. Being able to share it with family and friends really is the icing on the cake. Unfortunately, people who live in small shared spaces often find that they’re constrained by space. They assume they couldn’t possibly hold Thanksgiving in…… Continue reading Maximizing Your Shared Apartment for Thanksgiving