Category Archives: Apartment Tips

How to Make Extra Kitchen Storage Space in Your Apartment

There’s a massive trend today toward living in smaller spaces. People aren’t spending money on space they don’t need. Instead, they’re spending it saving for the future or enjoying the present. As great as that is, sometimes it means you … Continue reading

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Downsizing Tips for Moving into a Smaller Apartment

Living in a big home was once marketed as the ultimate American dream, but things have changed. Big homes are expensive, require a lot of upkeep, and aren’t always conducive to the kind of lifestyle we live today. There are … Continue reading

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Refresh Your Space With These Great Indoor Plants for Apartments

There’s nothing like coming home after a long day to your own cozy apartment. From having a fully-stocked kitchen to make dinner with to being able to take a bath, it’s the little things that make the biggest difference. The … Continue reading

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5 Tips For Throwing a Fun Summer Apartment Party

What’s the most exciting, memorable part of renting your place? Throwing a killer apartment party! Throwing a party in an apartment can be a great time – all you need is the right people, some great snacks, and fun activities. … Continue reading

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5 Creative Storage Ideas For Your Living Room

Most of us struggle with having too much stuff, and not enough space. If you’ve chosen to live in an apartment instead of buying a home, you’ll enjoy a great amount of independence, but also might find yourself a little … Continue reading

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The Complete Guide to Finding an Apartment

When you’re ready to look for a new place to call home, figuring out where to begin can be overwhelming. There’s no one-size-fits-all solution to finding an apartment. You’ll have many choices to make along the way, regardless of your situation … Continue reading

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Understanding Your Utility Bill (And Other Common Apartment Charges)

Landing your dream apartment is a rite of passage that is fulfilling — but know that your work isn’t done. Signing the lease is one thing, but you’ll need to keep up with the monthly expenses that allow you to … Continue reading

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Rental Decorating Ideas: How to Decorate When You Rent

If you rent, it can be hard to decorate. No nailing things to the walls (which leaves most pictures unavailable) and no repainting. If you have a furnished apartment, you can’t even get new furniture. Rental decorating ideas can be a … Continue reading

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What is Renter’s Insurance? Answering Your First-Time Renter Questions

It’s not surprising that 93 percent of homeowners have homeowners insurance. But it is surprising that only 41 percent of renters have renters insurance. If you just asked, “what is renter’s insurance?” then you’re probably in the 59 percent without it. Maybe … Continue reading

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Beginner’s Guide: Creating a Spending Plan

Living on your own for the first time is exciting. You finally get to make your own choices about what you pay for, what you don’t, how you manage your kitchen, and more. However, being a first-time renter also involves … Continue reading

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