Uncategorized

Alissa Rents in Euro Land
Alissa Rents in Euro Land

Alissa Rents in Euro Land

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Our friend Alissa recalls her rental experiences in Europe. “There are so many unique and inspired reasons to move abroad. From studying to teaching English to gaining some work experience, I don’t know anyone who regretted their decision to leave American soil for a time. As for me? I’ve lived abroad twice for a combined…
Turbocharge Your Hunt
Turbocharge Your Hunt

Turbocharge Your Hunt

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
One of our site’s visitors clued us in to an article by Adam Pash on the Lifehacker Web site that explains how to turbocharge your apartment search by using Craigslist’s RSS feed. Link here You can also get your Backpage.com search updated with an RSS feed. In a nutshell, here’s how it works:• Fill in…
Wow, that wasn’t so bad.
Wow, that wasn’t so bad.

Wow, that wasn’t so bad.

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
My trip to Chicago was very productive. Unbelievably, I found a place on the first afternoon, with the help of a very professional and efficient agent at a free apartment finding service. I met with my agent at noon, and we went over my budget and priorities. She told me that I would only be…
No more Craigslist!
No more Craigslist!

No more Craigslist!

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Since Craigslist can be fickle and I can be picky, I’ve decided to go a different route in searching for my dream apartment. A co-worker recommended her previous building located in Cleveland Park—love it already! She had great things to say about her place and didn’t have many problems, so I thought maybe the large…
Yes!
Yes!

Yes!

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
So we found a place and we’re all set to go! The place that I was really excited about ended up not working out because the other couple she showed it to wanted it. She ultimately just didn’t feel comfortable giving it to us, and that’s totally fine. I mean, I was heartbroken until this…
Happy Holidays!
Happy Holidays!

Happy Holidays!

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
The holidays are here! All of us at My First Apartment would like to thank the new readers (and commenters) for joining us in our opening months. We hope that next year brings even more roommate stories and happy endings! So stick around, and feel free to bring your friends as we zoom into the…