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Moving into an apartment building or complex is a great experience but comes with its own set of pros and cons. Learn everything – from growing a garden without a yard to dealing with noisy neighbors.

  • How to Deal with Noisy Neighbors

    Nicole La Capria  Posted by Nicole La Capria on June 11, 2013

    A major issue of concern for many tenants living in an apartment building is the hassle of dealing with the noisy habits of others. Whether your neighbors are frequently throwing loud parties, blasting music, fighting, or stomping around their unit like a herd of elephants,...

  • Low-Maintenance Plants

    Nicole La Capria  Posted by Nicole La Capria on March 26, 2014

    Plants brighten up any home by adding life to even the dullest surroundings. While living in a rental without property or a yard of your on can feel drab, a little indoor greenery will breathe new energy into your space. However, caring for indoor plants can be daunting,...

  • Tips for Moving to an Apartment with Your Pet

    Nicole La Capria  Posted by Nicole La Capria on March 19, 2014

    Owning a pet in an apartment is not the same as having one in your own home--find out the regulations and how to care for your pet in the smaller space.

  • How to Baby-Proof Your Apartment

    Nicole La Capria  Posted by Nicole La Capria on June 12, 2013

    Since the arrival of your baby, you have done everything you could to create a warm and loving haven for his first few months of life. However, now that your bundle of joy has become mobile, your seemingly safe home suddenly appears to be a hazard waiting to happen....

  • Noise Regulations in Apartments

    Jenna Farmer  Posted by Jenna Farmer on July 8, 2013

    There's only so much you can do about trains passing by or planes taking off in the distance, but most apartment buildings and landlords have some basic ground rules in place to implement common courtesy among neighbors.

  • How to Grow a Garden in an Apartment

    Robert Moreschi  Posted by Robert Moreschi on February 3, 2014

    Growing your own garden has many benefits. For starters, it's fun to do and it's also a great way to save money if you grow your own herbs and vegetables to use for cooking. But why should homeowners with backyards and big outdoor gardens have all the fun? Apartment...

  • Common Pet Regulations in an Apartment

    Jenna Farmer  Posted by Jenna Farmer on June 20, 2013

    So you're moving, and you have a four-legged friend in tow and aren't sure whether or not he or she is allowed to live with you in your new apartment. Hopefully, you've done some research and chose an apartment that is pet friendly prior to signing your lease. If you are...

  • Best Pets for Small Living Spaces

    Jenna Farmer  Posted by Jenna Farmer on September 11, 2014

    For animal lovers, owning a pet is just something that can't be avoided. But what happens when you currently live in, or are moving into a small house or apartment? Even if pets are allowed, there will be certain aspects to consider when planning to give an animal a good home....

  • Securing Windows in your Apartment

    Ana M. Ferrer  Posted by Ana M. Ferrer on February 26, 2015

    Whether you live in the first floor of a garden community or in the penthouse of a skyrise, the windows of your apartment may need some extra security. Whether its to protect against burglars or for other safety reasons, here are some tips for securing the windows in your...

  • Staying Safe in Your Apartment

    Robert Moreschi  Posted by Robert Moreschi on July 24, 2013

    There are a few helpful tips to making sure that you stay safe when you're in your apartment, and also making sure that your apartment stays safe when you're away from it.

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