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How to Find a Good Roommate

The time has come for our apartment to bid a sorrowful adieu to one of our roommates. And although we will miss her, our attention must inevitably turn to finding a replacement. So how do we find one person who we think will fit in with our whole apartment life scene that we’ve got going […]

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Beyond the Box

Hello everyone, we’ve got a special guest article by Phil Murphy, founder and owner of Storage By The Box; they’ve come up with a great new way for renters to store some of the things they can’t quite fit into their apartments. By Phil Murphy, founder, owner Storage By The Box While dining with friends […]

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The Recent Graduate Dilemma

A few weeks ago we wrote an article entitled ‘Graduating into the Worst Economy in Twenty Years,’ which basically asked college and high school seniors the question, “now that the real world is upon you, what are you going to do about it?” And then we linked over to Portfolio.com’s list of top cities for […]

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The Worst Roommate of All Time

You may think that you have or are now currently living with the worst roommate of all time, but you would be wrong. For the worst roommate in the world does not reveal himself until it is too late and you are sitting on the side of the curb, jean pockets turned out, shrugged shoulders, […]

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Eyjafjallajökull Apartments for Rent!

My coworkers think that it’d be just a great idea to write about last week’s volcanic explosion in Iceland…and how it relates to apartments. Sounds like a wager to me. I’ve been out of the office for a week and initially thought, perhaps as a result of the medicinal relationship I’ve developed with Robitussin ‘lo […]

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Apartment Rental News Weekly Roundup: New York, New York

Conan O’Brien’s 30 Million Dollar Apartment According to late breaking sources, Mr. Connnnnnnnnnnaaaaaaaaan OOOOOOOO Brrrrrrrrriiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiaaaaaaaaaaaaaannnnn has signed with FOX TV Networks to resurrect that station’s late night programming schedule. This rumor was seemingly confirmed today from a few news outlets, but the most telling sign is the fact that Mr. O’Brien’s New York city apartment […]

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