Boston Terrier
If you long for an animal companion but live in an apartment, don’t despair: you don’t need to own a home with a huge yard to give a pet a…
My First Apartment: Renting in the Real World
Your first apartment is a pretty big deal. Yes, moving into the dorms when you start college is a heady experience, but nothing quite compares to signing your first lease,…
Your Complete Guide to Renting with Pets
If you’re an animal lover, there are few things better than your dog’s enthusiastic greeting when you come home, or your cat’s happy purring when she’s curled up on your…
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,…
Decoding Your City Dog’s Behavior
Chicago is well-suited for dog lovers, with dog-friendly beaches, plenty of walkable green space and strong anti-cruelty organizations. But apartment and condo living can make for tight quarters for our pooches.…
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…
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…