Posts Tagged: frugal moving

Is August Really The Most Expensive Month To Rent?
Is August Really The Most Expensive Month To Rent?

Is August Really The Most Expensive Month To Rent?

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
If you’ve ever searched for a lease that starts in August, you’ve likely noticed that finding a home both within your budget and your quality standards is harder than at other times of the year. You might find yourself flustered at the sheer lack of options that meet your needs. Don’t worry, you’re not setting…
Renting Moving Bins and Boxes? How to Save with Promo Codes
Renting Moving Bins and Boxes? How to Save with Promo Codes

Renting Moving Bins and Boxes? How to Save with Promo Codes

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Moving is time consuming and expensive at the best of times. There’s the security deposit to come up with. There’s all of the housewares you’ll need for your first apartment. There’s the U-Haul rental or asking your friends to help. But even before you get started, you have to figure out how you will pack…
My Second Apartment Will Have These 5 Things
My Second Apartment Will Have These 5 Things

My Second Apartment Will Have These 5 Things

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
As a first-time apartment-mover, I wasn’t really sure what I was looking for. What I mean by that is that I didn’t know what I wouldn’t mind sacrificing to save some money. In a few months, I’ll be graduating and hopefully have a more steady source of income. So, for my next apartment, I can…
Moving to a New City Without a Job? Make Your Savings Last!
Moving to a New City Without a Job? Make Your Savings Last!

Moving to a New City Without a Job? Make Your Savings Last!

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Since moving to the Bay Area in October without a job, I’ve basically heard two different reactions from people: “Wow…you’re brave.” And, “Well that was dumb.” I’m convinced that both reactions mean the same thing, but I have no regrets! Although it’s been almost four months and I still don’t have a job, I’ve managed…
What To Do Before You Move into a New Apartment
What To Do Before You Move into a New Apartment

What To Do Before You Move into a New Apartment

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Moving In: Taking Care of Details What To Do Before You Move into a New Apartment Set up your utilities: electricity, cable, and telephone Before you begin carting all your belongings to your new apartment, make arrangements to have the utilities turned on — otherwise you’ll be in the dark, literally. You may decide to…