Posts Tagged: long distance hunt

The Do’s and Don’ts of a Long Distance Apartment Hunt
The Do’s and Don’ts of a Long Distance Apartment Hunt

The Do’s and Don’ts of a Long Distance Apartment Hunt

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
So you’re moving to a new city, one nowhere near where you currently live, and you need to find an apartment. What to do? Last year, Alissa covered moving to New York on short notice, and Katherine covered her needs for moving long distance to LA. Also, Alissa gave some general tips in 2006 that…
Lessons Learned from Moving from Chicago to NYC
Lessons Learned from Moving from Chicago to NYC

Lessons Learned from Moving from Chicago to NYC

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Hi All, My new colleague Katie just moved to New York all the way from Chicago — and boy did she have some tips! Enjoy! “I recently moved from Chicago to New York City and the experience was a bit of an eye-opener for me. I wish I had had someone to give me some…
Planning a Long Distance Apartment Hunt
Planning a Long Distance Apartment Hunt

Planning a Long Distance Apartment Hunt

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Looking for an apartment in a city you don’t live in is hard knocks. Believe me, I know.  I moved to New York from Chicago for a job and had exactly 3 weeks to pack up my life and shuffle it over a few states. But, don’t worry – lots of folks do it with…
Top 50 U.S. Cities for Renters
Top 50 U.S. Cities for Renters

Top 50 U.S. Cities for Renters

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Hey Ya’ll! Surviving the heat? I am — as long as I’m in my apartment.  If I’m traversing the city underground via subway — fuggedaboutit! So, aside from the heat, what’s up?  The best cities for renters across the country that’s what! It’s true, we have the scoop from a blog about rental property management…
When Should You Use A Broker to Find An Apartment
When Should You Use A Broker to Find An Apartment

When Should You Use A Broker to Find An Apartment

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
That’s a bit of a conundrum, as there’s always the hope for luck.  Maybe you’ll hit the jackpot and get a great pad sans broker.  But, maybe you’ll get totally screwed and end up in a last-minute find caus you waited too long. So, how risk adverse are you? And, how willing are you to pay…
Finding a pad in a new city
Finding a pad in a new city

Finding a pad in a new city

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Word on the street, is that many of you are attempting to not only move apartments, but move cities as well! Firstly, congratulations – that’s a big, scary move and no matter the impetus be it a significant other, job, family or ___, you deserve kudos for the effort. I should know. I just uprooted…
By Golly, It’s a NEW Apartment Searchin’ Blog!
By Golly, It’s a NEW Apartment Searchin’ Blog!

By Golly, It’s a NEW Apartment Searchin’ Blog!

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Hellooo fellow apartment hunters! Allow me to re-introduce myself. My name’s Alissa and when I first started blogging for this shnazzy site, I was young(ok, 23), naive to apt-living, and generally flying-by-the seat of my pants. And look what I ended up with.Isn’t it beautiful? Too bad I just got a sweet new job in…
Long-distance Apartment Hunting Made Easy
Long-distance Apartment Hunting Made Easy

Long-distance Apartment Hunting Made Easy

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Looking for housing long-distance is hard—especially if you don’t trust things you can’t touch—but thanks to the World Wide Web, it’s not as impossible as you might think. The Web is now where you start researching the city to which you’re heading. And, you know, there are a ton of terrific sites out there set…
now it’s just getting ridiculous!
now it’s just getting ridiculous!

now it’s just getting ridiculous!

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Still no luck. I’m starting to wonder if it’s because I’m from out of town or something – finding a sublet cannot be this hard! I’ve sent out countless emails, and received nothing but bad news in return. “Hi, my name is Kelly, I’m graduating from University in St. Louis this May, and was wondering…