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How Much Does It Cost to Move?
How Much Does It Cost to Move?

How Much Does It Cost to Move?

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Moving into a new apartment can be expensive, so it’s important to be prepared. Read on below to learn all the costs you’ll need to consider when planning your move and find some helpful tips and tricks to save money where you can. Basic supplies Your first expense when moving will be basic moving supplies…
Six Tips for Being a Good Neighbor in Your Apartment Building
Six Tips for Being a Good Neighbor in Your Apartment Building

Six Tips for Being a Good Neighbor in Your Apartment Building

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Moving into your first apartment and getting to know your neighbors can be a bit intimidating at first, but if you take the time to get to know your new neighbors, you might feel much more at home. Knowing the people that live around you can help you develop new friendships and feel safer in…
What is Boho in Home Decor?
What is Boho in Home Decor?

What is Boho in Home Decor?

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Possibly the most enjoyable part of moving into your first apartment is getting to decorate! If you spend any time researching interior design or scrolling through Pinterest, one word you’re probably hearing all the time is boho, but what even is it? Read on below to learn what boho is in home decor and how…
How to Create a Cleaning Schedule
How to Create a Cleaning Schedule

How to Create a Cleaning Schedule

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Keeping your first apartment clean can seem like a serious hassle – things just pile up! If you do your basic cleaning tasks consistently, however, the mess won’t get too overwhelming. If you want to know how to create and stick to a cleaning schedule, keep on reading.  List all your tasks The first step…
How to Clean the Kitchen: The Best Way to Clean Every Kitchen Surface
How to Clean the Kitchen: The Best Way to Clean Every Kitchen Surface

How to Clean the Kitchen: The Best Way to Clean Every Kitchen Surface

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Keeping your kitchen clean is an essential part of living on your own in your first apartment. Want to know the best ways to clean every kitchen surface? Read on below! Backsplash A great place to start cleaning is with your kitchen backsplash. You’ll need cleaning spray and a slightly abrasive brush or sponge. You…
Is it Legal to Pay Rent via Venmo or PayPal?
Is it Legal to Pay Rent via Venmo or PayPal?

Is it Legal to Pay Rent via Venmo or PayPal?

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One of the first things you need to figure out when moving into a new apartment is how you’re going to pay your rent. These days, most people manage pretty much everything from their cell phone, so why can’t paying rent be the same? Venmo and PayPal are two of the most popular mobile payment…
Stained Backsplash in Your Kitchen? Here’s How to Freshen It Up
Stained Backsplash in Your Kitchen? Here’s How to Freshen It Up

Stained Backsplash in Your Kitchen? Here’s How to Freshen It Up

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
You’re deep cleaning your kitchen and it feels like you’ve covered everything, but somehow, at the same time, it doesn’t quite feel clean yet. You’ve done the dishes, scoured the counters and stovetop, and swept the floor, but what still doesn’t look right? It might be your backsplash.  The kitchen backsplash tends to go overlooked…
Is It Legal to Rent Out Part of Your Apartment on Airbnb?
Is It Legal to Rent Out Part of Your Apartment on Airbnb?

Is It Legal to Rent Out Part of Your Apartment on Airbnb?

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
After moving into an apartment with more space than you need (or one you’ll be away from for extended periods), one of your first thoughts might be to rent part of it out. Short-term rental agencies like Airbnb have made this route a great option for many people, but local zoning laws or rules set…
How to Declutter Your Apartment Before You Move
How to Declutter Your Apartment Before You Move

How to Declutter Your Apartment Before You Move

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Moving is a big process, but decluttering is a step that can make the whole process shorter and easier. If anything, moving out is the perfect time to declutter your apartment and get rid of anything you no longer use, but where should you start? If a shorter and easier moving process sounds good to…