Posts Tagged: craigslist

Kelly M’s tips for furnishing from Craigslist “free”
Kelly M’s tips for furnishing from Craigslist “free”

Kelly M’s tips for furnishing from Craigslist “free”

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Our new contributor Kelly M recently moved into her first apartment in Queens, New York, and shares here what she learned about using Craigslist’s “free” section: “Everyone loves Ikea. They’re relatively cheap, the stuff looks cool, and…well…they’re relatively cheap. But then you move to the city, and “relatively” cheap only gets you so far. What…
Craigslist Easy as Pie
Craigslist Easy as Pie

Craigslist Easy as Pie

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
It’s come to my attention that a faux pas has been made. Specifically, I’ve dropped the ball, lost the leash, and any other apt colloquialism that would express regret and incompetence. Why, you ask? Because while I’ve mentioned Craigslist on many an occasion, I’ve neglected to teach you to really use Craiglist. I mean, pump…
I love my new chair. And Craigslist.
I love my new chair. And Craigslist.

I love my new chair. And Craigslist.

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Yesterday, I acquired a comfy new chair. It’s round and cushy with a straight back, shaped almost like someone got a very large barrel, cut out the front third, and upholstered it. It swivels, guaranteeing hours of revolving fun to come. It’s white leather, aged, to be sure, but nothing a little leather cleaner and…
The Apartment
The Apartment

The Apartment

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
The apartment is good and we have everything squared away. It took a little bit of craiglist searching to find the random stuff we needed. We budgeted around $200 to get a kitchen counter top table, a love seat, a couple TV’s, and a couple lamps. Now the first apartment is awesome. So far there…
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…
I think it’s time that I stop searching basements….
I think it’s time that I stop searching basements….

I think it’s time that I stop searching basements….

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
I went to visit a place on Thursday that appeared to be perfect, on paper. The place was posted on Craigslist, my main resource for finding apartments. The apartment was listed as $950 which includes utilities AND parking–heck yes for parking in D.C.! It’s a basement apartment, so once again I had the whole natural…