Author My First Apartment
Christa

I am a first time renter who was born, raised, and still lives in New York. I had a few stints with campus apartment living in college so I know a thing or two about roommates, decorating, and $2 meals. I've learned a lot thanks to my past experiences and my healthy obsession with HGTV but I'm still learning as I go along. Come learn with me!
Packed Up and Almost Ready To Leave Home
Packed Up and Almost Ready To Leave Home

Packed Up and Almost Ready To Leave Home

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I was talking with a friend of mine a while ago and she asked me, “How does it feel to be packing up and moving out?” I told her it feels great, but I didn’t feel like I was giving the full answer to that question. I thought it would be as simple as packing,…
Deciding Between Your First Apartment Wants and Needs
Deciding Between Your First Apartment Wants and Needs

Deciding Between Your First Apartment Wants and Needs

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
After you move into your first apartment you can’t wait to go shopping.  Then you enter your favorite home goods store and you’re faced with the age old battle between wants and needs. You may want a 50 inch HDTV, but do you really need it? You may want one fabulous over-the-top chair, but do you…
10 Skills Every First Apartment Renter Should Have
10 Skills Every First Apartment Renter Should Have

10 Skills Every First Apartment Renter Should Have

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I read an article in this month’s HGTV Magazine that listed some skills you should have as a home owner. While they had a few good ones everyone should know, the majority were skills we renters don’t have to worry about. So, I was inspired to make my own list of first time renter skills.…