Posts Tagged: moving into first apartment

10 Tips for Handling a Rainy Day Move
10 Tips for Handling a Rainy Day Move

10 Tips for Handling a Rainy Day Move

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Sponsored Post By Alejandro Herrera When it comes time to move into your new home, it can be very easy to get lost in all the excitement and overlook the little things, like checking the weather forecast. Living in a state like Florida, where a quick rainstorm can surprise anyone during an afternoon, and some…
Apartment Hunt 101: Tips for Finding a Great Commute
Apartment Hunt 101: Tips for Finding a Great Commute

Apartment Hunt 101: Tips for Finding a Great Commute

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Most people spend hours every week commuting back and forth to work. This can either be an easy or painstaking process, depending on how far your live from your office. In fact, according to a recent study, the average commute each way in cities like NYC, LA and SF is half an hour or more.…
Housewarming Party: Do’s and Don’ts
Housewarming Party: Do’s and Don’ts

Housewarming Party: Do’s and Don’ts

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Welcome to your first apartment! Now that all the hard work is over (finding your place, securing funds for a deposit, filling out applications, waiting to hear you got your place, packing up, moving in, unpacking)…it’s time to celebrate! Moving into your first place is not only exciting, but it is a huge accomplishment and…
College Graduation Moving Tips
College Graduation Moving Tips

College Graduation Moving Tips

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
For many of us, college graduation is RIGHT. AROUND. THE. CORNER. There may be a few things to stress about (finishing finals, saying “bye for now” to close friends, doing a deep clean of your dorm before heading out, planning a graduation party…) but moving doesn’t have to be one of them! Here are a…
Getting My First Apartment:  Another Lesson in How to Be an Adult
Getting My First Apartment:  Another Lesson in How to Be an Adult

Getting My First Apartment: Another Lesson in How to Be an Adult

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
By Jackie Thomas In three short weeks, I’ll be taking on what might be my favorite yet most challenging adventure of my twenty-three-year existence. This big decision follows one year and five months after college graduation (RU Rah Rah!), a year after my first car purchase (and two accidents) and four months after an (almost)…
Random Thoughts on the First Day in a First Apartment
Random Thoughts on the First Day in a First Apartment

Random Thoughts on the First Day in a First Apartment

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
This is going to be awesome! I am all grown up! How did I accumulate so much stuff in so few years? No big deal, it’s only like 15 boxes. Or more than that. And a mattress and bed frame and desk and TV and sofa. Thank god I asked my parents to help. Heavy.…
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…
How I Moved Out …The Wrong Way!
How I Moved Out …The Wrong Way!

How I Moved Out …The Wrong Way!

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Just like most teenagers fresh out of high school with the newfound freedom of turning 18, I thought I was pretty much invincible. Along with my new freedom also came more money than I had ever had. Between the cash in my graduation cards and other income I’d saved, I had over $1000 all at…
Rent is HOW MUCH? – Apartment Hunt Starts in DC
Rent is HOW MUCH? – Apartment Hunt Starts in DC

Rent is HOW MUCH? – Apartment Hunt Starts in DC

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Living in one of the richest counties in America seems great…until you begin to search for your own place. I’m currently at home with my parents as I finish up law school because, you know, it’s smart and frugal and a little crazy. It is time to fly away from the coop now that I…