Posts Tagged: The Move

How to Find a Guarantor
How to Find a Guarantor

How to Find a Guarantor

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
For first-time renters or those looking to rent without proof of stable employment and income, landing that dream apartment may take an extra effort. When you’re credible but not quite meeting all the marks, a landlord may recommend you find a guarantor, allowing you to meet their requirements in a combined group effort. If you’re…
Which Items Are Most Likely To Get Damaged During Your Move?
Which Items Are Most Likely To Get Damaged During Your Move?

Which Items Are Most Likely To Get Damaged During Your Move?

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Moving is expensive, hard work, and no one wants to lose their investment by damaging their belongings during a move. And that’s not just money speaking: Protecting your possessions is also about protecting your sentimental memories. To that end, here are the items most likely to be damaged during your move and how to protect…
How to Get Approved for an Apartment
How to Get Approved for an Apartment

How to Get Approved for an Apartment

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Finding a new place is at once hard work and a decently simple process. Every leasing contract and situation is unique, but still, most share a few things in common. To that end, here are some tips for getting approved for an apartment. Prepare your finances Fortify yourself mentally and financially when you’re ready to…
Only Have One Week to Move? Here’s How You Do It
Only Have One Week to Move? Here’s How You Do It

Only Have One Week to Move? Here’s How You Do It

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
If you are planning to move quickly and you don’t have even two weeks to move, it’s easy to get stressed. Moving is daunting even over an extended amount of time, so imagine having to do it in just one week. Luckily, with this guide, you’ll have an easier time. 1. Plan your move Be…
Five Tips for Getting Through Move-In Day
Five Tips for Getting Through Move-In Day

Five Tips for Getting Through Move-In Day

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Although everyone says that moving is stressful, maybe you’re shrugging off their concerns. However, once it’s crunch time, you’ll likely find out that moving day can be as brutal as they say. You can manage all the stress through proper planning and execution. Here are five tips for making the perfect transition to your new…
When’s the Best Time to Move Into Your First Apartment?
When’s the Best Time to Move Into Your First Apartment?

When’s the Best Time to Move Into Your First Apartment?

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
When you’re preparing to move into a new apartment, timing is everything, and every season has its benefits and drawbacks. How you benefit from the time of year will depend mostly on your budget, preferences, and needs. If you’re looking to make your upcoming relocation perfect in every sense, below, discover when’s the best time…
How To Get Rid of Things You Don’t Need Before a Move
How To Get Rid of Things You Don’t Need Before a Move

How To Get Rid of Things You Don’t Need Before a Move

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
You might have a hard time getting rid of things before you move to your new apartment. In that case, you may feel like trying to fit your belongings in an extra box and just holding onto them will be easier. However, it’s much better to consolidate your items and move without the clutter. Below,…
Five Low-Cost Cities in 2021
Five Low-Cost Cities in 2021

Five Low-Cost Cities in 2021

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
If you’re looking for trendy and affordable places where you can move into your first apartment, several cities in the United States will fit your criteria. The thing is, some of these cities might be ones you’ve never considered – you won’t see New York, L.A., or Chicago on lists of affordable cities. Instead, the…
How to Prepare To Move To Another State
How to Prepare To Move To Another State

How to Prepare To Move To Another State

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
With rent prices fluctuating and gas prices also on the rise, you might be wondering whether you should move to another state – and how much it might cost to get there in the first place. Sounds daunting, right? If you’re feeling a little lost or just need some advice, here are some tips on…
How Big of a Moving Truck Do You Need?
How Big of a Moving Truck Do You Need?

How Big of a Moving Truck Do You Need?

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
When it’s time to move somewhere new, you’ll probably need to rent a truck, assuming that all your furniture and belongings can’t fit inside a car. For a hassle-free move, it’s important to find an adequately-sized truck so you can safely, easily transport all your belongings to your new home – nobody wants to make…