Posts Tagged: moving

Should You Hire Movers? Pros and Cons
Should You Hire Movers? Pros and Cons

Should You Hire Movers? Pros and Cons

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Finding a new apartment can be super exciting, but the act of moving is usually pretty dreadful. Boxing up all your belongings can be a chaotic and stressful process, and so is moving these boxes and your big furniture pieces from your old place into your new digs. Moving can be exhausting and a huge…
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…
Should You Hire Movers? This Investment Could Be Worth It
Should You Hire Movers? This Investment Could Be Worth It

Should You Hire Movers? This Investment Could Be Worth It

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Moving is stressful. From packing up all of your personal belonging to weeding out what you need to get rid of, there’s a ton of work that goes into moving to your first apartment. To relieve some of that stress, you may be wondering should you hire movers? This is a complicated question. Is it…
7 Apartment Essentials Every Renter Needs To Own
7 Apartment Essentials Every Renter Needs To Own

7 Apartment Essentials Every Renter Needs To Own

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Moving in to your first apartment can be stressful. From figuring out your budget to decorating your new place, there’s a lot happening all at once. Sure, we all know we need furniture and food, but what else is there? Having these 7 apartment essentials, though, will definitely take a few stressors off your plate.…
My First Move: One Year Later
My First Move: One Year Later

My First Move: One Year Later

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Last week, I wrote about my experience during my first move. As I write this article, about a year has passed since I moved into my first apartment. This post is going to sound pretty cliche, but, hey, cliches exist for a reason, right? Honestly, I can’t believe how much my life has changed after a…
A Cross Country Adventure: 12 Lessons From My First Move
A Cross Country Adventure: 12 Lessons From My First Move

A Cross Country Adventure: 12 Lessons From My First Move

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Allow me to set the scene: It’s the middle of August, and classes start in three weeks. I’ve chosen my apartment, my grad school application was accepted, and now all that’s left is to actually move in. The goal: Move from a Philly suburb to Memphis Distance: Just shy of 1000 miles The duration: 2…
5 Places To Shop To Furnish Your Apartment On A Budget
5 Places To Shop To Furnish Your Apartment On A Budget

5 Places To Shop To Furnish Your Apartment On A Budget

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Moving into your first apartment can be stressful. From getting your deposits taken care of to crafting your to-do list, there’s a lot going on, and with so much cash flowing out of your bank account, the last thing you want to think about is how furnish your new place, but there’s good news. Budget…
Things You Need on Move-In Day
Things You Need on Move-In Day

Things You Need on Move-In Day

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Packing to move is a pain, and it’s easy for even the most organized person to lose track of things and forget which box has what in it. The problem is, there are some things that are fairly vital as soon as you get to your new place, and you may not want to (or…
Preparing for Your Big Move
Preparing for Your Big Move

Preparing for Your Big Move

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
There isn’t much that’s as exciting as moving to a brand new place! You’ve put in the hard work of finding your apartment, passing any application barriers, and paying your deposit. Now, the fun starts… packing up your current place for your big move! Don’t worry, preparing doesn’t have to be stressful. Just be sure…
Getting Involved in Your New Community
Getting Involved in Your New Community

Getting Involved in Your New Community

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
For many of us, moving into our first apartment also means moving to a new city or state! Whether you move for work, friends, love, or adventure, it is a very exciting time. However, after the excitement of your move fades, it can become difficult to find and make friends or feel connected to your…