The Hunt

now it’s just getting ridiculous!
now it’s just getting ridiculous!

now it’s just getting ridiculous!

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Still no luck. I’m starting to wonder if it’s because I’m from out of town or something – finding a sublet cannot be this hard! I’ve sent out countless emails, and received nothing but bad news in return. “Hi, my name is Kelly, I’m graduating from University in St. Louis this May, and was wondering…
Time is running short…
Time is running short…

Time is running short…

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
and I still haven’t found anything! Everything I check out seems to look great at first, but then when I hear about the roommates who smoke, the moldy toilet, or the rotted-out windows, it all falls through. I just want a place where I will be comfortable; a place where I won’t feel that I…
Harshtober
Harshtober

Harshtober

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
So we didn’t get the place that we really wanted. We looked at it on Tuesday, put our name in on Friday night, but the woman who advertised it didn’t get back to us for a couple days and apparently in that time someone else snagged it. Ho hum. So we sent out another round…
The Coolest Apartment
The Coolest Apartment

The Coolest Apartment

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Laura wouldn’t have mentioned this, but I found the coolest apartment in the world. She won’t consider it, but I think we should. It’s this loft type apartment downtown on the twelfth floor of this huge building. It’s about as post-modern as you could possibly want, with huge windows, black and white decor and even…
Hidden Details
Hidden Details

Hidden Details

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If there is one thing I’ve noticed, it’s this: Houston apartment hunting has its dirty little secrets. Last week, we were about to put a deposit down on a beautiful first-floor apartment in mid-town when we (thankfully) read the fine print. It was a two bedroom apartment with some great amenities: W/D in unit, fireplace…
Continuing into the soft, green night
Continuing into the soft, green night

Continuing into the soft, green night

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So we put in our names on the one place we really liked. We had to wait for a while after we looked at it, though, and the girl hasn’t gotten back to us. This place is really quite nice. And this weather-beaten poster nearby tells the story of the people in the neighborhood: It…