Posts Tagged: apartment hunting long distance

Where to Live: Median Rent and Largest Industry in 50 States
Where to Live: Median Rent and Largest Industry in 50 States

Where to Live: Median Rent and Largest Industry in 50 States

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
No matter where you live, finding an apartment that’s affordable, safe and not awful-looking can be a challenge. With the rising price of rent in growing cities and the trends of more people choosing to live in apartments versus traditional homes, deciding where to move can be a tricky business. Even more, if you’re thinking…
Should You Get an Apartment Before You Have a Job?
Should You Get an Apartment Before You Have a Job?

Should You Get an Apartment Before You Have a Job?

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
As May is fast approaching, many new grads have a burning question in mind, “Do I get the job first or the apartment first?” Of course, often there is no choice – you usually need to have a job before a landlord will rent to you. On the other hand, job hunting long distance can…
Renting an Apartment, Sight Unseen
Renting an Apartment, Sight Unseen

Renting an Apartment, Sight Unseen

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Moving cross-country often means renting sight unseen and you don’t get to set a foot into your apartment before the moving-in day. Here are a few tips to help you find the right place to live when you can’t check it out yourself. This may be obvious, but DO YOUR RESEARCH. There are times in life when…
Apartment Hunter’s Guide to Denver
Apartment Hunter’s Guide to Denver

Apartment Hunter’s Guide to Denver

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
So, you’re thinking of moving to Denver? Great choice! Denver is an amazing city. It’s full of active young people, many of whom migrate to the mountains on weekends to ski, hike, and have other outdoor adventures. It’s widely considered one of the best cities for craft beer lovers, with dozens of breweries in the…
5 Tips for Conducting a Successful Long-Distance Apartment Search
5 Tips for Conducting a Successful Long-Distance Apartment Search

5 Tips for Conducting a Successful Long-Distance Apartment Search

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Hunting for a first apartment is a stressful experience and mine was made doubly so because I was searching long distance. I am from Wisconsin, but my new job was in North Carolina. Thankfully, I was already somewhat familiar with the state because I had attended college there, but my new job was several hours…
How I Did My Long Distance Apartment Search
How I Did My Long Distance Apartment Search

How I Did My Long Distance Apartment Search

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
If you’ve ever tried remotely searching for an apartment in a new city, then you know it’s not exactly easy. When I was still living in Des Moines, Iowa, but planning my move to Denver, I spent hours on the internet, just searching for apartments. After figuring out which neighborhoods I wanted to focus on,…