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Apartment Hunter’s Guide to San Francisco and the Bay Area
Apartment Hunter’s Guide to San Francisco and the Bay Area

Apartment Hunter’s Guide to San Francisco and the Bay Area

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Many of you are probably hearing wonderful things about living in the Bay Area: the great weather, the amount of diversity, and, of course, the phenomenal job opportunities. It’s no surprise that some of you graduating students are looking to move to the Bay Area, but where do you start your apartment hunt? How do…
12 Week Countdown to Your First Apartment
12 Week Countdown to Your First Apartment

12 Week Countdown to Your First Apartment

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Finding the right first apartment is a process that starts weeks before your moving date.  If you are about to graduate or have been living with family since graduation last year, now is the time to start the step-by-step countdown to your big move. 12 Weeks Out: Get your free credit report at annualcreditreport.com or…
A Short Guide To Apartment Hunting Groups On Facebook
A Short Guide To Apartment Hunting Groups On Facebook

A Short Guide To Apartment Hunting Groups On Facebook

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
It’s not as simple to find an apartment on the Internet as it might seem. Following Craigslist or other apartment rental sites can be like trying to get a cool, refreshing drink from a waterfall – more of a drowning deluge than a refreshing trickle. Before you know it, you’re inundated in updates, which you…
BLOGGERS WANTED!
BLOGGERS WANTED!

BLOGGERS WANTED!

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
We are again looking to add new bloggers to our team. Apartment Hunter Blogger: You are just starting to look for your first apartment and want to share the experience with our 200,000+ monthly readers.  You are about to graduate from college and are moving to a new city. Or you may have been living with two older roommates…
The Renter’s Ultimate Moving Checklist
The Renter’s Ultimate Moving Checklist

The Renter’s Ultimate Moving Checklist

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Sponsored Post Here at Move.org we firmly believe in the power of checklists, especially when it comes to organizing a move into a new apartment. Whether it’s your first time or your tenth time moving into a new apartment, this moving checklist has you covered. Of course, each move is different so if we missed…
10 Lessons Learned When Looking for My First Apartment
10 Lessons Learned When Looking for My First Apartment

10 Lessons Learned When Looking for My First Apartment

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
By Caitlin Carpenter I  began apartment hunting long before I officially received my job offer. Hours were spent online browsing the web and daydreaming about my very first place. I was anxious about the additional responsibility, and I wanted to start planning for it right away. I’m happy to announce that the hard work has…
How to Prepare for Living Solo
How to Prepare for Living Solo

How to Prepare for Living Solo

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
When I graduated from university, I didn’t get much time to prepare for apartment living. I basically went from the dorms, to my mom’s house, to my apartment, all in the span of 3 months. Having been tossed into living solo and supporting myself by myself so quickly, I’ve had to learn a lot of…
3 Key Steps to Getting Your First Apartment
3 Key Steps to Getting Your First Apartment

3 Key Steps to Getting Your First Apartment

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Looking for an apartment, especially your first apartment, can be overwhelming.  To find the right rental you need to consider many variables, including the neighborhood, your budget limitations and your lifestyle. We have broken the whole intimidating process down into three manageable steps that will coach you to find an apartment that is right for you.…
Rental Apartment Pricing: How to Get the Best Deal
Rental Apartment Pricing: How to Get the Best Deal

Rental Apartment Pricing: How to Get the Best Deal

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
One of the most challenging parts of finding your first apartment is dealing with tricky pricing structures. Apartment complexes are motivated to consistently fill all of their units, so it turns into a big game of matching supply and demand. Prices can change by season, by time of month, even by day of the week.…