The Move

How to Get Approved for an Apartment
How to Get Approved for an Apartment

How to Get Approved for an Apartment

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Finding a new place is at once hard work and a decently simple process. Every leasing contract and situation is unique, but still, most share a few things in common. To that end, here are some tips for getting approved for an apartment. Prepare your finances Fortify yourself mentally and financially when you’re ready to…
Only Have One Week to Move? Here’s How You Do It
Only Have One Week to Move? Here’s How You Do It

Only Have One Week to Move? Here’s How You Do It

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
If you are planning to move quickly and you don’t have even two weeks to move, it’s easy to get stressed. Moving is daunting even over an extended amount of time, so imagine having to do it in just one week. Luckily, with this guide, you’ll have an easier time. 1. Plan your move Be…
How to Prepare to Move Out
How to Prepare to Move Out

How to Prepare to Move Out

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Moving out can be difficult. From packing up your possessions to dealing with utility and property management, relocating is a truly daunting task. But, it doesn’t need to be. Here are some tips on how to prepare to move out. Dedicated saving Save money and be dedicated. Try to diligently put money away every pay…
Five Tips for Getting Through Move-In Day
Five Tips for Getting Through Move-In Day

Five Tips for Getting Through Move-In Day

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Although everyone says that moving is stressful, maybe you’re shrugging off their concerns. However, once it’s crunch time, you’ll likely find out that moving day can be as brutal as they say. You can manage all the stress through proper planning and execution. Here are five tips for making the perfect transition to your new…
When’s the Best Time to Move Into Your First Apartment?
When’s the Best Time to Move Into Your First Apartment?

When’s the Best Time to Move Into Your First Apartment?

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
When you’re preparing to move into a new apartment, timing is everything, and every season has its benefits and drawbacks. How you benefit from the time of year will depend mostly on your budget, preferences, and needs. If you’re looking to make your upcoming relocation perfect in every sense, below, discover when’s the best time…
How To Get Rid of Things You Don’t Need Before a Move
How To Get Rid of Things You Don’t Need Before a Move

How To Get Rid of Things You Don’t Need Before a Move

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
You might have a hard time getting rid of things before you move to your new apartment. In that case, you may feel like trying to fit your belongings in an extra box and just holding onto them will be easier. However, it’s much better to consolidate your items and move without the clutter. Below,…
Five Low-Cost Cities in 2021
Five Low-Cost Cities in 2021

Five Low-Cost Cities in 2021

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
If you’re looking for trendy and affordable places where you can move into your first apartment, several cities in the United States will fit your criteria. The thing is, some of these cities might be ones you’ve never considered – you won’t see New York, L.A., or Chicago on lists of affordable cities. Instead, the…
How to Prepare To Move To Another State
How to Prepare To Move To Another State

How to Prepare To Move To Another State

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
With rent prices fluctuating and gas prices also on the rise, you might be wondering whether you should move to another state – and how much it might cost to get there in the first place. Sounds daunting, right? If you’re feeling a little lost or just need some advice, here are some tips on…
Pros and Cons: Window AC vs. Central AC
Pros and Cons: Window AC vs. Central AC

Pros and Cons: Window AC vs. Central AC

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
In our Pros and Cons series, we weigh the advantages and disadvantages of important decisions that apartment dwellers are making every day. While you’re searching for your first apartment, you’ll have to choose between an apartment with window air conditioner units or centralized air conditioning. It’s natural, then, if you’re wondering which is more effective,…
The Latest on How Is COVID-19 Affecting Rent Prices
The Latest on How Is COVID-19 Affecting Rent Prices

The Latest on How Is COVID-19 Affecting Rent Prices

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
The COVID-19 pandemic has radically reshaped the economy, including the rental market. Some people have struggled to pay rent during the pandemic, and many landlords have faced challenges finding new tenants who can afford the rent. Weirdly, there’s a silver lining in all this: Many landlords have had to lower their rents to make ends…