Posts Tagged: neighborhood

Should Your First Apartment Be Like a Post-College Dorm?
Should Your First Apartment Be Like a Post-College Dorm?

Should Your First Apartment Be Like a Post-College Dorm?

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
In New York (and most bigger cities), you’ll find all sorts of 20-somethings, ranging from hipsters to ex-frat brothers, looking for their dream first apartment.  You’ll even find 23-year olds who still miss college enough to pretend that they’re still there – at a steep cost of $3200 for a one-bedroom. The NYTimes recently ran a scathing…
Checking Out Your (Future) Neighborhood
Checking Out Your (Future) Neighborhood

Checking Out Your (Future) Neighborhood

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
In my opinion, the apartment itself is the most essential aspect of any lease.  Others will disagree, giving higher preference to neighborhood — some even to the commute.  But, no matter how you slice it — you’ll want to consider all three. Last week we covered the apartment checklist. This week, let’s talk hood. Do…