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Michael Vick is Moving to Philadelphia

Now that Michael Vick is out of jail and has signed with the Philadelphia Eagles, he’ll probably want to start looking at Philadelphia apartments. We would like to take this opportunity to offer some advice to Mr. Vick on relocating. Even if you have visited a city before, it is not until you really live […]

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MyNewPlace Continues to Climb Among Real Estate Sites

This morning, we were delighted for two reasons; first and foremost, we climbed from the 19th largest real estate site in June to the 16th, according to the Hitwise Monthly Category Report for July 2008. This is great news for us, especially after we broke into the top twenty last month. The ranking is derived […]

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The Shadow Rental Market in Phoenix

Last week we reported on apartment rental trends from some large cities in the U.S., keeping an eye on how rental and vacancy rates are weathering the volatile real estate market. Apartments in Phoenix are of particular significance to the nation’s rental market because of how hard the housing and credit crunch hit the region; […]

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Food Items for Your New Apartment

Yesterday, we posted an article entitled Stuff You Need for Your Apartment Rental’s Kitchen, which featured a list of items that every apartment for rent needs to run smoothly. We tried to create a comprehensive list, asked for your input and focused especially on those items that are necessary yet often overlooked. (photo courtesy of […]

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Stuff You Need for Your Apartment Rental's Kitchen

Have you ever finally moved into your new apartment for rent, feel like you are all settled in, only to find that you need to run to a different store each day just to cook a meal? We want to help you avoid using a knife to open a can of soup, bending 3 spoons […]

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Roommate Ordinance Makes Boston Off Campus Apartments Scarce

A few months back, we reported a few times about a new roommate ordinance that targeted students who live in off-campus apartments in Boston. The city, with around a quarter of its residency comprised of university students, witnesses some of the bitterest fights amongst residents, students and college officials over apartments for rent. The Boston […]

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MyNewPlace Now 3rd Largest Apartment Listing Site on the Web

According to July figures from compete.com, MyNewPlace is now the 3rd largest apartment search site on the web. We passed forrent.com with 18.4 percent monthly growth, far outpacing our competition. For the year, MyNewPlace traffic has increased 131.6 percent, with our closest competitor up only .8 percent. (According to compete.com) We are always happy to […]

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Apartment Rental Match Game Contest!

Today, we are doing something totally different with our blog. Instead of bringing you the latest apartment rental news or providing apartment guide tips for renters and talking about apartments for rent in general, we are going to have an interactive contest. Now, who’s ready to have some FUN? To enter the competition, send us […]

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