Your Lease is Up! Do You Need A Bigger Place?
Your Lease is Up! Do You Need A Bigger Place?

Your Lease is Up! Do You Need A Bigger Place?

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
When you lease is coming up, you have to decide if you want to stay or move.  The decision to move – even with all the hassles that go with it – is often made necessary by the need for more space. If you have extra money to spend on rent each month, and your…

The Move

Must-Asks During Your Rental Apartment Tour
Must-Asks During Your Rental Apartment Tour

Must-Asks During Your Rental Apartment Tour

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Your apartment tour is your chance to learn everything there is to know about your potential first apartment. After talking to the landlord or leasing agent over the phone or…

Budgeting

Don’t Overspend on These 5 Things
Don’t Overspend on These 5 Things

Don’t Overspend on These 5 Things

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
After moving into your first apartment and getting settled, you’ll find one thing for sure: The bills don’t stop coming! Rent, utilities, internet, phones, transportation… it can feel overwhelming and…

Decorating

Roommates

Should You Date Your Roommate?
Should You Date Your Roommate?

Should You Date Your Roommate?

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
If you are thinking about dating your roommate, think really hard about it. It is a big step. My advice: in most circumstances you should not date your roommate. Consider…

Apartment Life

Housekeeping