A nicely painted wall is a great way to make a space your own, but it’s definitely not the only way.
It starts with determining your leverage.
By Alex Starace for MyFirstApartment.com Some people are too nice. Often renters, especially new renters, fall into this category: they’re so […]
There’s no guarantee your landlord will say yes to any of these extras, but it’s worth making the inquiry.
While it’s tempting to rush and just get it done, a thoughtful process will pay off in the long run.
Hunting for an apartment is stressful. What’s important, though, is that you don’t let the stress ruin your decision-making.
When you’re looking for an apartment for the first time, it can be overwhelming.The best way not to panic is to break the process down into 10 sequential steps.
Moving cross-country can be stressful, particularly when you don’t know much about the city where you’re moving. However, a few simple steps can help ensure that your search is successful.
Whom should you tip and how much to give? Here are some guidelines for showing appreciation in the form of a tip during the holiday season.
Exchanging gifts with your roommates can be a rewarding bonding experience if done with finesse, following a few ground rules.
Follow these tips and you’ll be the host/hostess of the season, even in your cozy digs.
The key is collecting a handful of multipurpose tools that can be used in a wide array of food preparations.
Apartment security is something that’s easily overlooked, particularly by new renters, but it shouldn’t be.
Here’s how you can take steps to protect yourself, in case you’re stuck with one of the three most common types of bad landlords.
Utilities are a hidden cost: You know you’ll need to plan for them, but when you’re looking for an apartment, they’re not at the top of your mind.