Category Archives: Apartment Tips

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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The 5 Essential Apartment Decor Pieces You Need

It’s a good time to be a renter in America, and even more so in Fort Wayne, the country’s cheapest place to live. Time was, the dream of every young person was to get married and buy a home as … Continue reading

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Apartment Guide: 6 Ways to Create an Eco-Friendly Home

Looking for a way to make your apartment or home eco-friendly? There are many ways to make your living space greener, no matter how small it is. The good news is that you can live sustainably in your home without having to stretch … Continue reading

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