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Four Reasons Why People Live Alone in Two-Bedroom Apartments
Four Reasons Why People Live Alone in Two-Bedroom Apartments

Four Reasons Why People Live Alone in Two-Bedroom Apartments

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Often, two people will rent a two-bedroom apartment to enjoy adequate space. However, sometimes, two-bedroom apartments house not two people, but one. Although a two-bedroom apartment might seem like too much space for one tenant, some people do prefer this setup. If you’re wondering whether you might fare better alone in a two-bedroom apartment, below…
How To Set Up Your First Apartment’s Electric and Gas
How To Set Up Your First Apartment’s Electric and Gas

How To Set Up Your First Apartment’s Electric and Gas

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Moving into a new apartment can be exciting, but it can quickly become stressful if you don’t properly set up your utilities in advance. Apartment life without gas and electricity can become dreadful and boring, but you might not know when to start preparing or where to find information. However, doing so is easier than…
Is Living Alone Better for You?
Is Living Alone Better for You?

Is Living Alone Better for You?

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Living with other people has its perks, but it’s not for everyone. Some people might enjoy living alone more if they can afford it, but given how expensive living alone can be, you shouldn’t rush into it if it’s something you’re considering. Instead, you should take ample time to think about whether you’re better off…
Ready to Buy Your First Apartment? Here’s What You Can Afford
Ready to Buy Your First Apartment? Here’s What You Can Afford

Ready to Buy Your First Apartment? Here’s What You Can Afford

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According to a recent study, 32.6% of Americans rent their homes, whereas 67.4% of American adults own their homes. These numbers reflect that homeownership has been increasing over the past few years, especially outside metropolitan areas and in the Midwest.  If you want to become a homeowner but don’t want to commit to a full…
How Big of a Moving Truck Do You Need?
How Big of a Moving Truck Do You Need?

How Big of a Moving Truck Do You Need?

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When it’s time to move somewhere new, you’ll probably need to rent a truck, assuming that all your furniture and belongings can’t fit inside a car. For a hassle-free move, it’s important to find an adequately-sized truck so you can safely, easily transport all your belongings to your new home – nobody wants to make…
How to Set Up Your First Apartment’s Wi-Fi
How to Set Up Your First Apartment’s Wi-Fi

How to Set Up Your First Apartment’s Wi-Fi

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When you’re moving into your first apartment, Wi-Fi will likely be one of the first things you want. However, setting up your internet involves several steps that can often be confusing, and dealing with internet service providers (ISPs) can be challenging. But fret not – below are simple answers to all your questions about how…
Pros and Cons: Linen vs. Cotton Sheets
Pros and Cons: Linen vs. Cotton Sheets

Pros and Cons: Linen vs. Cotton Sheets

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In our Pros and Cons series, we weigh the advantages and disadvantages of important decisions that apartment dwellers are making every day. Many apartment dwellers like to use cotton bedding because cotton sheets and blankets are affordable and easy to find, but they might not be your best bedding option. Some people say that linen…
Four Tips for Sleeping Better in Bright Apartments
Four Tips for Sleeping Better in Bright Apartments

Four Tips for Sleeping Better in Bright Apartments

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Apartments with too few windows can feel dark and depressing, but having too many windows can also bring challenges. With many windows in your apartment, there might be so much sunlight that falling and staying asleep may be difficult. This issue isn’t always easy to solve since, the more windows you have, the more you…
Which Bed Size is Best for Your Apartment?
Which Bed Size is Best for Your Apartment?

Which Bed Size is Best for Your Apartment?

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Many apartment dwellers make the most out of a smaller space by choosing a compact bed. Although this approach is certainly great for freeing up apartment space, if you want to sleep comfortably, you shouldn’t choose a bed that’s too small. There are several factors that come into play when choosing a bed that fits…
Which Type of Sofa Is Best for Your Apartment?
Which Type of Sofa Is Best for Your Apartment?

Which Type of Sofa Is Best for Your Apartment?

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Sofas can be expensive, but without one, your apartment might not feel complete. Additionally, as you’re shopping for a new sofa, you might feel like there’s an endless amount of sofa styles. If you want to find the right one for your apartment and make sure your money is well spent, read below to help…