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5 Ways To Make Moving Back Home Easier On Your Parents
5 Ways To Make Moving Back Home Easier On Your Parents

5 Ways To Make Moving Back Home Easier On Your Parents

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
So you’ve finished college but not quite sure what the next step is. Or maybe you have boomeranged back home after living on your own for a while. Your parents may have welcomed you back with open arms, but there are still some things you can do to make the transition a bit smoother. Be…
Making the Most of Moving Back Home
Making the Most of Moving Back Home

Making the Most of Moving Back Home

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
If you’re still saving for your first apartment or have a change in situation that leaves you with few independent options, moving back home may be your best bet. While you may lose a bit of independence, moving home doesn’t have to be a bad thing. If you’re thoughtful about the experience, it can actually…
How to Survive Moving Back Home After Graduation
How to Survive Moving Back Home After Graduation

How to Survive Moving Back Home After Graduation

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
We’ve received a couple questions lately from readers asking our advice for how to move back home, with mom/dad/grandma as landlord.  With only 56% of 2010 grads working full-time jobs and those working taking pay cuts, it’s become a usual first step in post-college living. And, it’s OK. It’s just the financial reality right now. I…
What Should You Do If Your Roommate Is Moving Out?
What Should You Do If Your Roommate Is Moving Out?

What Should You Do If Your Roommate Is Moving Out?

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Having a roommate is one of the easiest ways to keep living costs low. You’ll split the rent and utilities, and you might share responsibilities for stocking household goods. If you’re especially apt on making your roommate situation as financially fair as possible, you might just wind up splitting all expenses with your roommate –…
Home Delivery Birth Control Perfect For Renters
Home Delivery Birth Control Perfect For Renters

Home Delivery Birth Control Perfect For Renters

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
With a move across town often comes finding everyday goods and services closer to your home, such as grocery stores and dry cleaners. For people with prescriptions, there’s also the burden of finding a new doctor and pharmacy — making the trek all the way back to the old neighborhood for prescriptions is a time-waster…
Moving Home After College: 5 Tips For A Smooth Transition
Moving Home After College: 5 Tips For A Smooth Transition

Moving Home After College: 5 Tips For A Smooth Transition

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
It’s that time of the year again when many college students are packing up their lives and preparing to move back home with their parents. If you’re one of these students getting ready to move back, chances are you’re excited to be finished school, but may be a bit overwhelmed with the thought of moving…
Moving with a Pet, Part 1: Driving
Moving with a Pet, Part 1: Driving

Moving with a Pet, Part 1: Driving

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
If you have a pet, chances are, you can’t imagine living without him. However, you’re probably also very nervous about how he’ll handle moving to a new home. Having moved across the country with a cat of my own, I gained some valuable knowledge on this topic. Here are some tips and a list of…
Moving Off-Campus? 4 Things to Consider
Moving Off-Campus? 4 Things to Consider

Moving Off-Campus? 4 Things to Consider

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Are you starting to get excited about that great off-campus apartment you’ll be moving into in a few weeks? If you have decided to move off-campus, here are four important things to understand about your new living situation. 1. Monthly Rent Payments vs. Semester Dorm Fees Renting an off-campus apartment or a roommate share is…
Couples: Must-Discuss Topics Before Moving In Together
Couples: Must-Discuss Topics Before Moving In Together

Couples: Must-Discuss Topics Before Moving In Together

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
If you and your significant other (SO, for short) have made the decision to live together, congratulations! It is a very exciting time and a huge step in any romantic relationship. Living together brings a whole new wave of intimacy, partnership, and information into your relationship and is a ton of fun! However, before moving…
Build Yourself a Safety Net When Moving In With Your SO
Build Yourself a Safety Net When Moving In With Your SO

Build Yourself a Safety Net When Moving In With Your SO

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
When your Significant Other (SO) is also your roommate, breakups are doubly complicated. Moving in with your SO is an extremely exciting time in any relationship. There’s lots of fun in merging styles, learning about your partner, spending extra time together and making your place feel like home. But no matter how comfortable you are that it’s a…