April Rent Report

[National Report] Rising 2019 Rent Trend is a Reality

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We predicted moderate rent increases for April, and that trend is still evident. It is interesting to note, however, that these rising apartment rental rates are still at the  top of our guidance ranges. Cities with top ten rent one-bedroom increases charged ahead at almost double the percentage moves of the top ten municipalities with […]

Smart Home Technology

The Smartest Smart Tech for Apartment Dwellers

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If you have just moved into a new apartment or have found the perfect place and are about to move in, the next step for many is to make that space really feel like home. Simple touches like hanging up family photos, adding carpet and curtains, and more can really make a space feel like […]

Perfect Bedroom Lighting

Top Tips to Design the Perfect Bedroom Lighting

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Finding the perfect rental apartment isn’t easy, but when you finally pick up your keys you can start to enjoy the fruits of your labor. It’s time to create the perfect home. The design and layout of your new apartment will heavily influence the overall ambiance. So think ahead of what the desired outcome is […]

Rental Living: Kon-venient Packing Tips

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Coined by Marie Kondo, tidying expert and one of Time Magazine’s 100 most influential people, the KonMari method has revolutionized the traditional ways we organize and pack our items. The method gives priority to keeping items that “spark joy” and in tidying one’s home by category as opposed to location. The Netflix show and phenomenon […]

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Cheat Sheet: How Many Moving Boxes Will I Need?

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Movers hired? Check. Moving day scheduled? Check. Packed? Um… If your answer to this question is no, it’s probably because you’re overwhelmed by looking around at all the stuff in your home. One of the most common moving questions is: “How many boxes will I need?” Once you know the answer, it helps “move” along […]