Posts Tagged: guest bloggers

BLOGGERS WANTED!

BLOGGERS WANTED!

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
We are again looking to add new bloggers to our team. Apartment Hunter Blogger: You are just starting to look for your first apartment and want to share the experience with our 60,000+ monthly readers.  You are about to graduate from college and are moving to a new city. Or you may have been living with two older roommates (a/k/a…
5 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Buying Your First Home

5 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Buying Your First Home

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Almost every young renter out there has probably heard something along these lines from their friends and family in the past year or so: “You’re still renting? But rates are so low! You should buy now while the market is still down.” Granted, nearly everything about the suggestion above is factually correct. Mortgage interest rates…
5 Step Apartment Move-out Checklist

5 Step Apartment Move-out Checklist

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Are you facing the end of your first lease? Use this handy checklist by our guest blogger Jessica, to make sure that everything goes smoothly and you’ll get your security deposit back pronto! 5 Step Apartment Move-out Checklist When it’s time to move out of your apartment,  lack of planning can cost you financially and…
5 Green DIY Ideas For Your Apartment

5 Green DIY Ideas For Your Apartment

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Do you feel that in the air? It’s the change in seasons, heralded by green leaves lining branches, birds chirping in the morning, and rays of sunlight streaking through the clouds. When the seasons change, so do our lifestyles. We spend more time outside, we change our wardrobes, putting the boots back in storage and…
8 Ways to Find an Apartment Without Using the Internet

8 Ways to Find an Apartment Without Using the Internet

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Today’s guest blogger, Doug, reminds us that there are  more ways to find an apartment than clicking on Craigslist. FINDING AN APARTMENT WITHOUT USING THE INTERNET  by Doug The internet is the world’s greatest research tool. In case you haven’t heard, man, there’s a lot of information over there. And, clearly, we love the internet as much…
Top 5 Roommate Relationship Landmines…and How to Avoid Them

Top 5 Roommate Relationship Landmines…and How to Avoid Them

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Our guest blogger Sabrina has distilled her 20+ roommate experiences into the top five areas that can explode with serious damage to the roommate relationship.  And we have added some tried-and-true MFA tips for avoiding the danger zones. TOP 5 ROOMMATE RELATIONSHIP LANDMINES by Sabrina Roommates can be a fairy tale of exciting events and life-long…
Hired! Introducing Our New Guest Bloggers

Hired! Introducing Our New Guest Bloggers

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
We are delighted to welcome our two new guest bloggers, Zainab and Christina.  Zainab will take us along as she and her soon-to-be husband start to hunt for an apartment in Austin, Texas.  Christina is lucky to have already found her dream studio in downtown Manhattan, and she’ll share her furnishing and decorating joys and…
Equip Your First Kitchen for under $170

Equip Your First Kitchen for under $170

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
When you have to equip your first kitchen, buying the right tools can be daunting and expensive, but it doesn’t have to be. The key to properly outfitting your kitchen with the basics is collecting a handful of multi-purpose tools that can be used in a wide array of food preparations. I recommend that you…
Introducing Hudson Heights, an Affordable NYC Neighborhood

Introducing Hudson Heights, an Affordable NYC Neighborhood

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Today’s guest blogger Christopher is introducing his favorite neighborhood. Hudson Heights by Christopher Rizzo Hudson Heights is not an official New York City neighborhood, but in a few years it probably will be. This enclave in Northern Manhattan has become extraordinarily popular with students, artists and young families that are priced out of other areas…
The Fifth Floor Girls and the Second Floor Guys.

The Fifth Floor Girls and the Second Floor Guys.

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Our guest blogger Elyse learns why it pays to be friendly with your neighbors. The Fifth Floor Girls and the Second Floor Guys. We moved in on the same day as our second floor neighbors. They were three guys, we were three girls and we were close enough in age to comfortably mix socially. They…