Posts Tagged: condo

What Are HOAs? How Renters Should Navigate Them
What Are HOAs? How Renters Should Navigate Them

What Are HOAs? How Renters Should Navigate Them

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Renting an apartment from a landlord or management company is par for the course, but renting a townhome is a less common occurrence. A townhome, as compared to an apartment, a rowhome, or even a standalone home on a suburban street, is part of a larger living community where certain rules apply. An organization called…
Should You Buy Or Rent?
Should You Buy Or Rent?

Should You Buy Or Rent?

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
We focus much of our site about renting apartments. How to do it – from dealing with landlords, finding new (and sane) roommates, or hunting down movers – we got your back. But, housing prices are down, interest rates are low and there has been a flurry of rent vs buy articles in various places (including last week’s NYTimes…
Beware New Condo Buildings with Unfinished Apartments!
Beware New Condo Buildings with Unfinished Apartments!

Beware New Condo Buildings with Unfinished Apartments!

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
As I’m making plans to move out, I’ve been picking friends’ brains to see if they have any connections to open apartments/roommates and came across another crazy NYC housing story that I very much need to share with ya’ll. It’s one of the worst I’ve heard – and it can really happen anywhere and to…
Condo dreamin’
Condo dreamin’

Condo dreamin’

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
OK, so I’ve decided against even going to see the Woodner, but school starts at the end of next week so I gotta get on it. Some new, really nice options have been presented to me. My parents always talked about getting a condominium in Washington to have another property in the city. Well, I…
A new condo- on the first floor
A new condo- on the first floor

A new condo- on the first floor

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Ok, so I have some options. My first stop was craigslist- I’d been checking this site for a couple of months and in the past I’ve had luck with jobs/internships through it. This apartment had an incredible price ($600). It was a new 2 bedroom/2 bathroom condo near UMD. It said to call. I called…