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Sarah

Sarah is a dog lover and advocate for conversation & laughing at your own jokes. Since finishing her college career in communications, she began working (and living) in Atlanta. After living in a few different apartments over the last few years, she's ready to share experiences. Stay tuned for adventures, tips and advice!
Boost Your Weekday Motivation
Boost Your Weekday Motivation

Boost Your Weekday Motivation

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Keeping up with your apartment could easily be a part-time job! From meal prep and cooking to cleaning and laundry to paying bills… there’s a lot that goes into renting your first place… especially when your sofa and bed are oh-so-comfy and you have the latest Netflix special to catch up on!! But instead of…
Find the Perfect Apartment in One Day
Find the Perfect Apartment in One Day

Find the Perfect Apartment in One Day

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Finding the perfect apartment quickly can seem like an extra challenge, but it can be done in one (active, busy) day or weekend with a few different visits! These tips are perfect for someone who doesn’t have a ton of free time to wander around the city or for someone trying to find their perfect…
Are YOU Responsible For Your Roommate’s Pet?
Are YOU Responsible For Your Roommate’s Pet?

Are YOU Responsible For Your Roommate’s Pet?

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So, your roommate decides she simply¬†must get the puppy she saw at the Humane Society this weekend… or, the guy you’re planning on moving in with just mentioned he has a cat. This doesn’t have to be a deal-breaker, and it also doesn’t mean YOU are getting a pet! Most of us have known someone…
3 Tips to Simplify Your Moving Experience
3 Tips to Simplify Your Moving Experience

3 Tips to Simplify Your Moving Experience

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Before a move, it’s absolutely crucial to be prepared for the big day! By taking some time to prepare, you can enjoy a simplified moving experience that ensures you have fewer headaches. While moving into your first apartment or between apartments isn’t always the most fun activity, it doesn’t have to be difficult. Here are…
5 Trendy Apartment Ideas
5 Trendy Apartment Ideas

5 Trendy Apartment Ideas

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Trends come and go, but with a little effort, you can make your space look like one in a beautiful, trendy apartment Instagram post! Check out these latest trends (that you can create on a budget!) to add some modern touches to your space. Set up a coffee bar Are you always stopping at the…
Foolproof Ways to Beat the Sunday Scaries
Foolproof Ways to Beat the Sunday Scaries

Foolproof Ways to Beat the Sunday Scaries

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For many of us, Sundays can be a day to dread! Our last day of weekend bliss before heading back to the grind early Monday morning. But the Sunday Scaries don’t have to take hold and ruin a full day of your weekend! Check out these foolproof ways to beat the Sunday Scaries for good.…
Watch Out for These Common Apartment Community Rules
Watch Out for These Common Apartment Community Rules

Watch Out for These Common Apartment Community Rules

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
If you’ve found the perfect apartment for YOU within an apartment community, congratulations! Living in an apartment community provides some unique benefits, from building up a sense of belonging to fun amenities. While these amenities are great, they often come with a set of rules that you should be aware of. Check out these common…
Apartment Hunter’s List: Must-Haves, Nice-to-Haves, and Deal-Breakers!
Apartment Hunter’s List: Must-Haves, Nice-to-Haves, and Deal-Breakers!

Apartment Hunter’s List: Must-Haves, Nice-to-Haves, and Deal-Breakers!

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
When on the apartment hunt, it’s easy for apartments to start to blend together once you’ve been on a few different open houses or tours! That’s why it’s smart to create lists of features your¬† apartment must have, would be nice to have, or are deal breakers. This process will also give you a handy…
At-Home Self Care Habits to Start Now
At-Home Self Care Habits to Start Now

At-Home Self Care Habits to Start Now

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Self care is all the rage today, from taking time to visit the spa to exercising, to taking naps when you need them. Taking care of yourself is critical to success and happiness, but it means something different to everyone. The great news? There are some wonderful ways to practice self care within the walls…
Crafting a Stellar Rental Application
Crafting a Stellar Rental Application

Crafting a Stellar Rental Application

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Once you find the perfect place (yay!!), it’s time to submit your rental application to secure your place! Rental Applications help landlords learn more about potential tenants and allow them to get key information, like credit and job status, so they can make smart decisions about who to rent to. As a renter, this is…