Apartment Life

What Happens If Your Landlord Sells Your Building?
What Happens If Your Landlord Sells Your Building?

What Happens If Your Landlord Sells Your Building?

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
One thing that might make some first-time renters nervous is the idea of the apartment building they’re moving into being sold. This can be a somewhat scary prospect, but thankfully, there are many legal protections in place to keep you and your money safe. Read on below for everything you need to know about what…
For Your First Apartment Kitchen: Toaster, or Toaster Oven?
For Your First Apartment Kitchen: Toaster, or Toaster Oven?

For Your First Apartment Kitchen: Toaster, or Toaster Oven?

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
A toaster or toaster oven can be a helpful appliance in your first apartment, especially if you aren’t a great cook and want a way to make quick and easy meals. It’s probably unnecessary to have both a toaster and a toaster oven in your kitchen, so which one should you choose? Read on below…
For Your First Apartment Bathroom: Turkish Bath Towel, or Standard Bath Towel?
For Your First Apartment Bathroom: Turkish Bath Towel, or Standard Bath Towel?

For Your First Apartment Bathroom: Turkish Bath Towel, or Standard Bath Towel?

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
When furnishing your first apartment, you’ll need to buy bath towels, and if you’re like most people you’re probably used to using standard bath towels. In recent years, however, Turkish bath towels have become a much more popular option. But what are Turkish towels, and are they better than regular ones? Read on below to…
How to Organize Your Small Apartment Fridge
How to Organize Your Small Apartment Fridge

How to Organize Your Small Apartment Fridge

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Small apartments are fantastic for your first time moving away from home, but you might find there’s less space than you’re used to having. This can especially start to stick out in the kitchen, and quickly running out of fridge space is a common problem many small apartment renters have. Want to know how to…
5 Ways to Entertain with a Small Kitchen
5 Ways to Entertain with a Small Kitchen

5 Ways to Entertain with a Small Kitchen

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Living on your own for the first time can be lonely, and you might find that you want to invite friends over for a game night or a party. People tend to flock to the kitchen when visiting, so if you have a small kitchen (as most people do in their first apartment) it can…
6 Accessories for Sleeping Better in Your First Apartment
6 Accessories for Sleeping Better in Your First Apartment

6 Accessories for Sleeping Better in Your First Apartment

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Sleep is an essential part of life, especially as a student or working adult, and improving your sleep is a great way to improve your productivity and overall well-being. With a few simple accessories, you can capitalize on the time you spend asleep to help yourself feel well-rested throughout the day. Want to know what…
Moving from a Small Town to a Big-City First Apartment? Here’s How to Adjust
Moving from a Small Town to a Big-City First Apartment? Here’s How to Adjust

Moving from a Small Town to a Big-City First Apartment? Here’s How to Adjust

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Whether you’re preparing to move or you’re already settled in, a move away from home to a new apartment can be nerve-wracking, especially if you’re moving to a big city for the first time. Between nervousness to meet people, homesickness, and safety concerns, moving away can be a big task emotionally. Read on below for…
Fire Safety: What Are Landlords and Tenants Responsible For?
Fire Safety: What Are Landlords and Tenants Responsible For?

Fire Safety: What Are Landlords and Tenants Responsible For?

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
An apartment fire can quickly burn through all of your belongings, leaving you without a home and possessions. Nobody wants to be put in this situation, but whose responsibility is it to take precautions against it? Read on below to learn what landlords and tenants are responsible for when it comes to fire safety. Smoke…
7 Things to Know When Living Alone
7 Things to Know When Living Alone

7 Things to Know When Living Alone

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Moving out and living alone for the first time can be intimidating, but if you prepare right, it can be a fun adventure and a great season of your life. Between cleaning, interior decorating, and everything else, living alone for the first time is a great opportunity to learn new things! Read on below for…
5 Things Your Landlord Doesn’t Want You To Know
5 Things Your Landlord Doesn’t Want You To Know

5 Things Your Landlord Doesn’t Want You To Know

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
As a tenant, it might seem like you’re subject to your landlord’s every whim, but that’s not necessarily true. There are numerous laws and legal protections in place for the benefit of renters – you just have to know what they are! Keep reading below for five things your landlord doesn’t want you to know.…