Posts Tagged: first time renter tips

3 Costly Mistakes First Time Renters Make
3 Costly Mistakes First Time Renters Make

3 Costly Mistakes First Time Renters Make

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Sponsored Post So you are going to rent your first apartment. Living on your own for the very first time can be quite exciting. You now have a space to live life to the fullest, invite guests over, throw some wild parties, store your stuff, etc. Think about decorating with your favorite color, deep eggplant…
How to Avoid 5 Biggest First Time Renter Mistakes
How to Avoid 5 Biggest First Time Renter Mistakes

How to Avoid 5 Biggest First Time Renter Mistakes

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
When looking to rent your first apartment, it’s soooo easy to get caught up in awesome amenities and the cool look of an apartment and forget about all other important details that should factor into your decision. Trust me, I’m a sucker for historic/vintage style apartments, so when on the search for a new place,…
3 Common First-Time Renter Mistakes (and How to Avoid Them)
3 Common First-Time Renter Mistakes (and How to Avoid Them)

3 Common First-Time Renter Mistakes (and How to Avoid Them)

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Moving into your very first apartment creates a range of emotions as broad as anything you’ll find in Oscar-winning film. Drama! Inner turmoil! Giddiness! Apprehension! Triumph! In the emotional flurry of searching, packing, and moving in, it’s understandable if you feel overwhelmed and distracted, and make a few rookie mistakes. Here are some common ones…
10 Skills Every First Apartment Renter Should Have
10 Skills Every First Apartment Renter Should Have

10 Skills Every First Apartment Renter Should Have

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
I read an article in this month’s HGTV Magazine that listed some skills you should have as a home owner. While they had a few good ones everyone should know, the majority were skills we renters don’t have to worry about. So, I was inspired to make my own list of first time renter skills.…
Our Most Popular Advice for First Time Apartment Hunters
Our Most Popular Advice for First Time Apartment Hunters

Our Most Popular Advice for First Time Apartment Hunters

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
As the spring apartment hunting season kicks into high gear, here are some of our most popular post for first time renters. How much do you need to save before you can afford to rent an apartment? The short answer is about 10% of your annual salary, but check out these two posts here and here for how…