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Here’s What You Should Do Once All Your Belongings Are in Your New Apartment
Here’s What You Should Do Once All Your Belongings Are in Your New Apartment

Here’s What You Should Do Once All Your Belongings Are in Your New Apartment

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
It’s moving day, and you’ve finally finished unloading the truck. All your belongings have been brought into your new apartment, but what now? It can be overwhelming at first, but don’t stress. Read on below to learn the most important things you should do once all your belongings are in your new apartment. Clean up…
How to Get Your Apartment Ready for New Roommates
How to Get Your Apartment Ready for New Roommates

How to Get Your Apartment Ready for New Roommates

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
When you have a new roommate moving into your apartment, it’s natural to feel nervous. Having someone else hanging around means you need to change your lifestyle habits. If you want to avoid any poor first impressions, then consider the following tips. They’re easy to follow and should make sure that you and your new…
How to Ask Your Landlord to Add a Pets-Allowed Clause to Your Lease
How to Ask Your Landlord to Add a Pets-Allowed Clause to Your Lease

How to Ask Your Landlord to Add a Pets-Allowed Clause to Your Lease

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
When you’re moving into your first apartment, your landlord could have some very particular demands. Dealing with these demands can be a bit of a headache, and it’s often hard to get your landlord to change their mind. This is especially important if you have a pet or want a pet. Many landlords have very…
What to Look for in Renters’ Insurance Plans
What to Look for in Renters’ Insurance Plans

What to Look for in Renters’ Insurance Plans

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
As a renter, one of the most important things you can do is secure your future. Rental agreements are typically very specific, but it can be easy for a landlord to twist things to get what they want. With that in mind, you should always be looking to find a way to protect yourself. An…
When Can You Legally Break Your Lease?
When Can You Legally Break Your Lease?

When Can You Legally Break Your Lease?

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
When you have a lease on an apartment, you might find that its length is becoming a headache. Or maybe you wind up running into problems in your neighborhood, or you’ve reached a point of no return in your relationship with your landlord. Perhaps a new job offer has come up that means you need…
How to Keep Your First Apartment Safe and Secure
How to Keep Your First Apartment Safe and Secure

How to Keep Your First Apartment Safe and Secure

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
We all want to feel safe at home, but doing so can be hard for a number of reasons. Feeling comfortable in your own space is vital to your emotional well-being, especially if it’s your first time living away from home. Do you want to know the best ways to keep your first (or any)…
Should You Research Your Landlord or Apartments Before Signing a Lease?
Should You Research Your Landlord or Apartments Before Signing a Lease?

Should You Research Your Landlord or Apartments Before Signing a Lease?

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Trying to find a new apartment can be a pretty intimidating task; this is going to be your home for the foreseeable future! Because of this, many potential renters wonder if they should do research on the landlord or apartments. The answer is a resounding yes! Anything you can do to gain more information before…
Five Fun Ways to Get to Know Your Roommates
Five Fun Ways to Get to Know Your Roommates

Five Fun Ways to Get to Know Your Roommates

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Moving in with roommates you don’t know can be one of the most intimidating things about being out on your own for the first time. Up to this point, you’ve probably been living with your family, whom you’ve known forever! It might be awkward at first, but the quicker you get to know your roommates,…
Why is Your Smoke Detector Flashing or Beeping?
Why is Your Smoke Detector Flashing or Beeping?

Why is Your Smoke Detector Flashing or Beeping?

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
One of the most irritating sounds you could ever hear around your first apartment is the sound of your smoke detector beeping, and for good reason. Smoke alarms are made to be extremely difficult to ignore. If you’ve already checked and you’re sure there’s not a fire, there are a few other things that could…