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How to Baby-Proof Your Apartment

If you’ve just had a baby you’ll want to make sure to baby proof your apartment before your child becomes mobile. There are lots of things to keep in mind when you’re baby proofing an apartment. Here are some of the big ones. Doors Keeping doors shut will help keep babies and toddlers out of [...]

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10 Great Reasons to Rent an Apartment

10. No Foreclosure If you own your own house or condo and you can no longer pay your mortgage, the bank will seize the property and seriously damage your credit. In an apartment, if you can no longer afford it and have to move back in with relatives, sure, you may have to break your [...]

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Five Landlords to Watch Out For

1. Absentee Landlord While it’s important for a new tenant to know that they’ll get plenty of privacy from their landlord, it’s also important to make sure your future landlord takes the time to check in on the properties every once in a while. “I had no idea it was in this condition,” isn’t a [...]

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Make Your Home Harmonious! Intro to Feng Shui

Feng shui, which is often thought of in popular culture as the art of furniture arranging, is actually an ancient practice that attempts to improve the amount of harmony in cities, buildings and individual rooms. While there is nothing an apartment renter can do to change the physical structure of the apartment, there are plenty [...]

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10 Ways to Save Money on Your Move

Moving and on a tight budget? Here are 10 ways to save money, whether you’re moving across town or across the nation. 1. Pack up your things and move them yourself. Hiring a moving company to move your things for you can cost a lot of money. Sure, you’ll save time and your back may [...]

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