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Get the Upper Hand on Apartment Rental Scams

By MyNewPlace Guest Blogger, Ron Leshnower – About.com’s Apartment Living Expert       Apartment rental scams are all too common these days. Too often, there’s a story in the news about how an unsuspecting apartment hunter gave hundreds, if not thousands, of dollars to someone to secure an apartment that the person didn’t even own […]

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Be Smart When Meeting Roommate Candidates

By MyNewPlace Guest Blogger, Ron Leshnower – About.com’s Apartment Living Expert Very often, renters choose to live with roommates whom they don’t know well. It could be that the person is a referral from a friend, an acquaintance at work, or a stranger from an online roommate-matching service. If you’re considering rooming with someone whom you […]

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Is the Roommate Route the Best Option for You?

By MyNewPlace Guest Blogger, Ron Leshnower – About.com’s Apartment Living Expert There are many great reasons to want to live in an apartment with a roommate. Most of all, roommates provide companionship, which means you won’t have to worry about feeling lonely and you’ll have someone at home to talk to and hang out with. Roommates can also […]

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An Apartment Transfer May Be the Perfect Solution for You

By MyNewPlace Guest Blogger, Ron Leshnower – About.com’s Apartment Living Expert Many renters find themselves having mixed feelings about moving. On the one hand, they realize that something is lacking in their current apartment that’s driving them to consider looking for a new place. But on the other hand, there’s so much they like about their building — […]

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Tips for a Happy, Safe Holiday Season

By MyNewPlace Guest Blogger, Ron Leshnower – About.com’s Apartment Living Expert It’s October, which means fall is under way and the holiday season is just around the corner. Many people look forward to the season as a fun, happy time of year. But if you’ve lived in an apartment for a while, you may already know […]

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Quick Tips for Apartment Pet Lovers

By MyNewPlace Guest Blogger, Ron Leshnower – About.com’s Apartment Living Expert Living in an apartment with a pet can make your apartment living experience even more enjoyable. It’s no surprise, then, that recent surveys have shown that more renters than ever before are looking for pet-friendly buildings to call home. Fortunately for them, it also appears […]

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What Apartment Hunters Should Know About Parking

By MyNewPlace Guest Blogger, Ron Leshnower – About.com’s Apartment Living Expert If you’re looking for an apartment and have a car, don’t forget to check out the parking situation for each building you visit. Whether you already have a car or you think you might get one later on, you’ll want to know the answers to key questions such as […]

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Keep Kids Safe at Your Apartment Playground This Summer

By MyNewPlace Guest Blogger, Ron Leshnower – About.com’s Apartment Living Expert If you’ve got children or you expect kids to visit you at your apartment this summer, you might decide to take them to a playground at your apartment complex or in the neighborhood. Playgrounds can be a lot of fun and offer a great alternative to just hanging out […]

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Quick Tips for a Smooth Move

By MyNewPlace Guest Blogger, Ron Leshnower – About.com’s Apartment Living Expert It’s no wonder why many apartment leases expire and begin in June. Many people choose this time of year to move because it coincides with the end of school or upcoming summer plans. Plus, apartment renters who move in June stand to benefit from more hours […]

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