Posts Tagged: apartment mistakes

How To Deal With Accidental Apartment Damage
How To Deal With Accidental Apartment Damage

How To Deal With Accidental Apartment Damage

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Some damage to the exterior of your rental is likely, from weather and other normal wear-and-tear. However, there are some bigger, accidental apartment damages that may be outside of your control. For example…outside my apartment is our mailbox, which isĀ built from brick and sits directly next to a busy street. Last week, there was a…
First Time Renter Mistakes to Avoid
First Time Renter Mistakes to Avoid

First Time Renter Mistakes to Avoid

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
When browsing for your first apartment, it’s easy to get in over your head! From amenities to floor plans and square footage, to location…there is SO MUCH to consider before making a final decision as to where you’ll live. Here are a few common first-time renter mistakes to avoid, which will keep you secure and…
Apartment-Hunting Deal-Breakers
Apartment-Hunting Deal-Breakers

Apartment-Hunting Deal-Breakers

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
When you’re apartment-hunting, sometimes the warning signs are obvious. A crumbling building overlooking the town dump? Stay away. The next-door neighbor plays “Who Let The Dogs Out” at maximum volume at all hours, while his real-life Dobermans prowl the hallways? RUN away. As fast as you can. Other times, you’re willing to overlook seemingly small…
Top Five First Apartment Mistakes
Top Five First Apartment Mistakes

Top Five First Apartment Mistakes

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Mistake #1. Paying Too Much. This is the most common beginner’s mistake. It is easy to forget that rent is only part of expenses you’ll have to deal with living on your own – there’s also gas and electric, cable and phone, not to mention commuting to work, food and dry cleaning. You may even…