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Your First Apartment

If you are considering moving into an apartment for the first time, transition with ease by thoroughly preparing yourself. Create a budget and learn how to cut corners to save extra cash.

  • The Importance of Renter's Insurance and How to Attain It

    Staff Writer  Posted by Staff Writer on June 13, 2013

    Though the options are very different, they are exactly same when it comes to insurance purposes. Whether you rent or own, having insurance is a must for so many reasons.

  • Doing an Apartment Walk-Through

    Robert Moreschi  Posted by Robert Moreschi on July 9, 2013

    Doing your due diligence and finding out everything you need to know about an apartment beforehand is the best way to make an informed decision on which apartment will be best for you.

  • How to Budget for Your First Apartment

    Robert Moreschi  Posted by Robert Moreschi on July 17, 2013

    For most people, there comes a time when the decision to move out has finally been made and you've decided on renting your first apartment. Whether you're moving out on your own or renting an apartment with a roommate or two, you're going to need to have some money saved up to...

  • Must-Have Appliances for an Apartment

    Jenna Farmer  Posted by Jenna Farmer on April 15, 2014

    You've packed up all of your belongings - your furniture, your bed, your favorite books and other assorted valuables - but what happens when you get to your new apartment and realize you're severely lacking in the appliance department?

  • Tips for Furnishing Your First Apartment

    Ryan Hussey  Posted by Ryan Hussey on August 27, 2015

    If you are moving into your first apartment, you might have a tight budget. Whether you're just beginning college or planning your post-university life, you want to furnish that first apartment without emptying your wallet completely. Luckily, there are various ways to get...

  • Ways to Save Money for Your New Apartment

    Robert Moreschi  Posted by Robert Moreschi on July 19, 2013

    When you've made the decision to move out and look for an apartment, it will quickly become clear that you should be prepared to save up a good amount of money for all of the expenses that come with renting an apartment. While these costs and expenses will likely vary,...

  • What to Buy for Your First Apartment

    Robert Moreschi  Posted by Robert Moreschi on July 22, 2013

    You've gone through the process of searching for the perfect apartment and you've looked at place after place until you finally found the one that you could see yourself living in for years to come. You've paid the security deposit and the first and last month's rent to the...

  • Top 10 Apartment Essentials (By Room)

    Kelly Martini  Posted by Kelly Martini on October 1, 2018

    From finding the right neighborhood to picking a roommate, moving out is daunting enough without wondering you have everything you need. Whether it's your first apartment or not, there are some items that are essential to every day life. If it's your first apartment, you'll have...

  • How to Fill Out an Apartment Application

    Robert Moreschi  Posted by Robert Moreschi on July 24, 2013

    For first-time renters, filling out an apartment application can be overwhelming and you may want to sit down with someone who has been through the process before when it comes time for you to fill out your application.

  • Your First Apartment Together

    Nicole La Capria  Posted by Nicole La Capria on July 30, 2013

    When you first make the decision to get an apartment with a partner, you may dream of living together in perfect bliss--however, once fantasy gives way to reality you realize it requires a bit more effort to keep the peace. Your partner's annoying habits you never noticed before...

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