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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…
Haven’t found your dream apt for Sept? Wait for October!
Haven’t found your dream apt for Sept? Wait for October!

Haven’t found your dream apt for Sept? Wait for October!

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
G’morning fellow apartment dwellers/searchers! There’s a good chance you’ve already signed and sealed a deal for September 1. If that’s the case, congratulations. Uncork the bottle of bubbly and enjoy the feeling of piece a signed legal document aka a lease can hold. This post ain’t for you. Nope, this is for my ya’ll who…
Why Timing Matters in the Great Apartment Search
Why Timing Matters in the Great Apartment Search

Why Timing Matters in the Great Apartment Search

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
When I first talked to my New York friends about the possibility of moving here after I spent the first year post-college living abroad – the first question they asked me was when. As in, what month. Surprised, I said that while I hadn’t ironed out the specifics, August probably, maybe September. They paused. They…
How to find that first apartment, one more time…
How to find that first apartment, one more time…

How to find that first apartment, one more time…

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
It’s hard not to have an big ego when deciding where to get that first apartment. Mostly, because it’s such a mark of independence. It’s your name on that lease and it’s going to be YOUR apartment. But, if possible, try not to go all presidential–think what a mess the country’s in because someone got…
Five Lessons from My Search
Five Lessons from My Search

Five Lessons from My Search

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
When I first moved to California, I wasn’t sure what city I wanted to stay in. I lived like a nomad for months, camping on friends’ couches in a few different cities and assessing the territory before deciding where I finally wanted to settle. I eventually decided to stay in Los Angeles, partially because I…
Turbocharge Your Hunt
Turbocharge Your Hunt

Turbocharge Your Hunt

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
One of our site’s visitors clued us in to an article by Adam Pash on the Lifehacker Web site that explains how to turbocharge your apartment search by using Craigslist’s RSS feed. Link here You can also get your Backpage.com search updated with an RSS feed. In a nutshell, here’s how it works:• Fill in…