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Still thinking about the apartment that got away?

Believe it or not today’s blog post isn’t about some catchy Katy Perry song.. oh no, now it’s stuck in my head again, but instead we’re going to talk about the apartment that was just right but for whatever reason you didn’t get it. You’re still living in fantasy land Oh you remember. That moment […]

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Move in Secrets

Hello everyone! It’s another MyNewPlace Friday–where we tell you about our real-life apartment challenges. My name is Ruskin, and I just started as a member of the Marketing Department at MyNewPlace; I moved to San Francisco and into a new apartment just four days before that!  My boss thought it would be perfect for me […]

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Jennifer Aniston Lives WHERE?! October Celebrity Housing Roundup

By MyNewPlace Celebrity Moving Expert and Dlogger, Leroy Brown Wooooofsup readers! It’s been about a month since I last barked at you, and I have tons of celebrity updates. We’ve got tons to cover, so I’ll dive right in. Couple Alert! Jennifer Aniston moved to New York with tasty treat Justin Theroux in tow Though […]

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Lifestyles Of The Rich And Ridiculous: September Celebrity Roundup

By MyNewPlace Dlogger And Celebrity Living Expert, Leroy Brown Woof readers! It’s been a while since I’ve barked at you: I’ve been very busy chewing and strewing and wreaking havoc. But I’m back and ready to update you on September’s celebrity housing situation. In this issue: Family Man Will Smith, The Newly Single J. Lo, […]

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How to Get a Bird out of Your Apartment

It’s okay to be afraid of birds because they evolved from dinosaurs. So there is really no need to feel silly while screaming like a schoolgirl when you encounter a winged beast en route to the shower; evolutionarily, your reaction is vaguely in line with how the big species battle played out. Of course, cavemen […]

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New Pet in the New Year? Apartment Training Tips For Your New Best Friend!

So you’ve convinced the landlord that your new pet will be a perfect fit in your apartment. Here are some tips to ensure that your furry new friend will smell like roses to your landlord (and to your security deposit). For a puppy: The most practiced technique of house-training is the “paper towel method”. When […]

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Scam Artist Arrested in San Francisco

Local alleged lump of human garbage Rachael Marie Smith has been arrested for using Craigslist to scam potential renters out of their deposits. Ms. Smith advertised her apartment on Craigslist, accepted deposits from several renters and then postponed their move in date, claiming that her mother was sick with cancer. The scam was uncovered when […]

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Stories from Apartment Land

To find ideas for the blog, sometimes we browse through the Google alerts that we have set up around such terms as apartment living, LEED apartment buildings, off campus apartments, etc. Police Find Coyote Caged in Cape Cod Apartment – To be honest we don’t know why these people weren’t awarded an honorary police badge. […]

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The Top Ten Apartment Pet Peeves

  Every few days we’ve been posting some “Apartment Pet Peeves” on the MyNewPlace Facebook page and we decided to compile the first 25 here on the blog. We may switch over to a “What I Love About My Apartment,” but today is devoted to grumpy complaining and not gushing flattery. We have about 30 […]

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