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And the GIVEAWAY winner is…
And the GIVEAWAY winner is…

And the GIVEAWAY winner is…

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…Nicole Dziedzic, who loves her bedroom leather recliner. We will contact Nicole directly by email for her shipping instructions. Congratulations to Nicole and thanks to all of our Maple Harbour 8-piece comforter set giveaway participants. From  your comments we learned that you have many ways to make your bedroom cozy.  Calming lighting and candles were …
2015 Graduate’s Guide to Budgeting for Your First Apartment
2015 Graduate’s Guide to Budgeting for Your First Apartment

2015 Graduate’s Guide to Budgeting for Your First Apartment

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It’s almost time to bid goodbye to the dorms and start planning your next move.  If you already have a job lined up, you are ready to start looking for your first apartment. But even if you don’t, you can use the chart below to get a rough idea of what types of expenses you…
And the Winner of Our Turkish Throw + Matching Picture Frame Giveaway Is…
And the Winner of Our Turkish Throw + Matching Picture Frame Giveaway Is…

And the Winner of Our Turkish Throw + Matching Picture Frame Giveaway Is…

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Our randomly selected winner is Shaylee! She relies on red when decorating her bedroom “because it is a deep and passionate color that inspires her.” Thanks to Shaylee and all the giveaway participants for sharing their favorite bedroom colors. We now know that the most popular bedroom color choice for My First Apartment readers is…
Should You Move In With Your Significant Other?
Should You Move In With Your Significant Other?

Should You Move In With Your Significant Other?

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Last year this time we covered some legal and relationship issues of moving in together. As the decision looms for many new grads, our bloggers Melissa and Audra are taking another look at this timely topic. Melissa: If saving money is the primary reason to move in with your romantic partner, stop right there. You’ll…
Introducing MyFirstCondo.NET: Practical Advice for a First-Time Condo or Co-op Buyer
Introducing MyFirstCondo.NET: Practical Advice for a First-Time Condo or Co-op Buyer

Introducing MyFirstCondo.NET: Practical Advice for a First-Time Condo or Co-op Buyer

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When you moved to your first rental, MyFirstApartment.com helped make it happen. But maybe now you’re a little bit older, a little bit wiser and ready for something a little bit bigger. Well, MyFirstCondo.NET is here, ready to help you with your next big move: your own condo or co-op. MyFirstCondo.NET gives practical advice about the process of…
Happy Holidays!
Happy Holidays!

Happy Holidays!

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Happy Holidays to all our loyal readers from the My First Apartment team and a BIG Thanks for making 2013 another record year for us! We know that you’ve been extra good, so we hope that Santa treats you accordingly, with something red and lots of green for your first apartment. And talking about how to spend all…
First Apartment Holiday Tipping Guide
First Apartment Holiday Tipping Guide

First Apartment Holiday Tipping Guide

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In case you are wondering if you should give holiday tips, and how much and to whom, here’s a reprint of our tipping advice from last December. Tipping can be a tricky for the first time renter. When you’re living on your own in an apartment, there’s all sorts of new interactions: dealing with landlords, with…
7 Organization Tips for Small Spaces
7 Organization Tips for Small Spaces

7 Organization Tips for Small Spaces

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7 Organization Tips for Small Spaces By Sarah Kaufman Living in a small space doesn’t mean you have to sacrifice organization and storage. Check out these seven easy ways you can keep you tiny home neat, organized and clutter free. 1. Think vertical for optimum storage. So often we think, how much floor space do…
First Apartment Safety Tips
First Apartment Safety Tips

First Apartment Safety Tips

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Moving into your first apartment is a moment when you get to experience an uninhibited sense of freedom for the first time. This place is where you will learn how to properly set up Christmas decorations, learn how to manage energy bills and learn the approximate level of noise you can make without disturbing your…