Renters: Minimize Your Carbon Footprint
Apartment living offers the advantage that as a tenant, you aren’t required to take responsibility for matters like upkeep, waste disposal and even energy use in communal areas. But what…
7 Ways to Be An All-Star Chicago Landlord
Owning a home cheaper than renting one in all of the country’s 100 largest metro areas, including Chicago, according to Trulia. In its report, it’s 42 percent cheaper to buy…
Are You Ready to Rent in Denver?
Spring is here, which often means more and more people are getting serious about their plans for relocation. The weather is getting warmer, and the idea of moving all your…
Life Hacks: Simple DIY Tasks to Personalize Your Apartment
Whether you’ve just graduated and made the move to a large cosmopolitan area or you’re an experienced renter, your personality and style ought to shine through in your apartment. Naturally,…
Polishing Furniture
Despite the chill that still lingers in the air, spring is here. Whenever I hear the word spring I almost always associate it with cleaning. And as much as I…
Space Heater Safety Tips for Your Apartment
Photo courtesy of Paul.Carroll via Flickr, CC BY 2.0 It has been crazy cold in Chicago this winter. How cold? The coldest winter in at least 30 years. Cold enough…
Atlanta-Area Renters Moving Into Newly Built Homes
Many Atlanta renters’ taste for housing may change over time from apartments to houses, but this change doesn’t necessarily mean that they’ll switch from renting to purchasing a home. “Since…
Houston Apartments are in High Demand
Photo courtesy of urban.houstonian via Flickr, CC BY 2.0 Houston’s multifamily construction boom is expected to continue through 2014, building upon the momentum of late 2013, according to industry experts. While…
College Winter Break Safety
Heading home for winter break becomes something of a ritual for many college kids. Students finish their exams, say goodbye to their friends for a few weeks, and prepare for…
Renter Mentor: Tips For Getting Your Security Deposit Back
When you rent an apartment, you often have to put down a security deposit — in many cases, a month’s rent — with the understanding that it may be refunded…