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Moving to a New City
Moving to a new city is one of the hardest but most fulfilling things that anyone ever does. Yet, it’s also common, almost part of American identity. Alexis de Tocqueville, after visiting America, wrote:
“A man will settle in one place only to go off elsewhere shortly afterward with a new...
First Time Moving Out? We've Got You!
You probably won’t be surprised to hear that the house moving process starts long before moving day. Here’s a list of tips to make the move easier on everyone.
Have Your Finances in Order
Remember that you may no longer have the safety net of living with your family. Begin by work...
Learn How to Find a Roommate
What you and your home have to offer
It’s a good idea to brainstorm about what you can offer a potential roommate before you write an ad. This can help you more easily write the ad text and attach photographs that will attract quality roommates.
- Some examples of what you mig...
Guide on How to Mediate Roommate Disputes
Living with roommates can be a fun and beneficial part of the college experience.
Roommates allow you to learn about different cultures and expand your social circle. They can also teach a lot about conflict resolution.
Roommates conflicts are pretty much par for the course when you...
7 Steps to Keep Your Bathroom in Peace
How is sharing a bathroom not difficult? Let's be honest, that's not the way anyone wants to start the day. A shared bathroom arrangement can be frustrating, but there are a few simple solutions that can reduce the tension and messiness between you and your roommates.
1. Keep a C...
Is Your Roommate Stealing Your Food?
I’m really pissed off. I love good food, and I cook and eat out at decent places fairly often. Most of the time when I go to a great restaurant, I bring home my leftovers and look forward to a great lunch the next day. When I cook, I usually make enough for several meals during the week.
14 Balcony Ideas and Decor Inspiration
A balcony is the ultimate amenity for apartment dwellers. Discover balcony ideas to transform your outdoor space—no matter how tiny it is.
Private outdoor space is a dream of most people living in city apartments—even if it's just a small balcony. (Or, let's face it, a fire escape.) If you...
Essentials of a Great Party
One party planning ingredient that is often overlooked but shouldn’t be is the invitation. Why? Because it sets the tone for the event. Upon opening a thoughtful and enticing invitation, your guests will immediately feel excited for the party to come. An alluring invite comes...