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The Truth About Renting an Apartment

Posted by on May 8, 2012 in Renting Hacks | 0 comments

Forgotten questions, reasons for moving, annoying rules. These are all things mentioned in recent surveys we put out to gather some insights from both landlords and renters regarding past and current tenants and apartments. Ever wondered what the top five things renters hate about apartments are or why landlords really evicted tenants? Check out our awesome new infographic for some interesting statistics. Renters, have any other questions you...

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What It’s Like Renting in D.C.

Posted by on Feb 8, 2012 in Renting Hacks | 0 comments

Moving to a new, big city can be very exciting. Whether you’re fresh out of college or have been chilling in the ‘burbs with your parents for a few years and are ready to make the big leap, a move like this will be unforgettable and of course full of valuable lessons. Though renting in big cities may be fairly expensive across the board, there are some big differences. In New York City, many pay a fee to use a broker to find them an...

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The Story of the Random Roommate

Posted by on Jan 10, 2012 in Renting Hacks | 0 comments

I recently visited Chicago, where a friend of mine had just moved into a new apartment with a college roommate. This was the first time I’d seen her new place in Lincoln Park. Previously, she lived in Wrigleyville with a roommate she found on Craigslist. She and her former roommate had hit it off really well, both from hometowns near each other and with similar lifestyles. However, I hadn’t realized the terrors that this roommate had...

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Dealing With Unwanted Noise

Posted by on Dec 29, 2011 in Renting Hacks | 0 comments

We’re all a little noisier than we’d like to be sometimes. A small get-together on a Tuesday evening can turn into a full-blown party just as easily as a Rock Band tournament can escalate into a building-wide competition. Sometimes it’s our roommates, other times it’s whoever lives in the unit upstairs. Regardless of the parties involved, this can be an interesting conversation to have. Here are a few simple steps you can...

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