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Apartments vs. Condos vs. Townhomes Explained

When searching for your new home to rent, the real estate jargon can get confusing. Let’s break down the differences between apartments, condos, and townhomes to help you figure out the best option for you and your family.

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Monthly Expenses to Expect as an Apartment Renter

When choosing your next apartment, budgeting for the rent you can afford is typically your first step. But there are many other monthly living expenses to consider! Here are a few of the most common apartment living expenses to expect when planning your budget:

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What Is An Emergency Maintenance Request

Apartment renters don’t usually need to worry about home maintenance and repair. But something is bound to go wrong every once in a while, which is why it’s essential for you to know when to call for an emergency maintenance request.

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5 Tips For Pet-Friendly Apartment Living

More and more people are choosing apartment living for its affordability and convince! But one aspect that can be a difficult transition is taking care of pets in an apartment. If you are living with pets in an apartment, here are a few tips to help you both enjoy apartment living as much as possible!

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How Much Should Your Rent Be?

How much should your rent be? This is a question that every renter should ask themselves while apartment hunting. Though the question can mean two very different things!

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How to Save On Your Apartment Utilities

Many renters assume they have very little control over their utility bills, but this couldn’t be farther from the truth! There are multiple ways to make your apartment more efficient, save on utility costs, and still stay warm and cozy this winter.

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Is Now the Perfect Time to Take Up Jogging?

While we all cope with stress in different ways, it’s been proven that exercise can help reduce it and give you an opportunity to get out of the house! If you’ve never considered jogging before, now might be the right time to get started.

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Do You Need Renters Insurance?

What is Renters Insurance? And how do you know if you need it? Even if it’s not mandatory, renters insurance is a safety umbrella that all renters should carry and covers many things you might not expect.

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