Articles by: Ramona Branson

Ramona Branson

Design trends come and go in residential life, but what people really want out of their neighborhoods — friendly neighbors, safe streets, and attractive housing — is unlikely to change any time soon. Another thing that’s unlikely to change is the public concern with walkable urbanism.

Ramona Branson

 · Sep 27, 2022

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Paying your rent on time is one of the basic tenets of adulthood, but sometimes unexpected things pop up that can temporarily derail you. Whether you just got laid off from your job, you were in a car accident and your insurance deductible shot up, or you had to lend a family member some cash […]

Ramona Branson

 · Jul 27, 2021

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They say that if you can make it in New York City, you can make it anywhere — but where should you choose to hang your hat while you’re trying to make it?

Ramona Branson

 · Jan 5, 2021

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The single best part of being a renter is that even though you’re expected to keep the apartment in decent condition while you’re living there, you’re not necessarily responsible for its upkeep (i.e. dealing with electrical, heating, or structural issues).

Ramona Branson

 · Nov 26, 2020

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An estimated 18 million people live with their significant other in the United States. And while we all hope that those couples are happy and healthy in their homes, the truth is that a lot of them will break up before their first lease together is even over.

Ramona Branson

 · Jun 11, 2020

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Home is our place of refuge. It’s a place where we can kick our feet up and forget all the troubles of the day. Whatever you like to do at home — whether it’s reading a book, catching up on your favorite shows, or just taking a bit of a snooze before dinner — it’s […]

Ramona Branson

 · May 26, 2020

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Paying rent is probably one of the least fun things about being a full-fledged adult. As we all know, rents are rapidly on the rise, which means less square footage for a much higher cost. While we understand that rents are high, it can sometimes be a little tricky to figure out how much we […]

Ramona Branson

 · Jun 11, 2019

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Whether you can’t afford to put a down payment on a house or you simply don’t know how long you’ll be living in your current area, renting often makes more sense financially than owning a property. On top of that, there are a ton of perks that are unique to renting. For one thing, you’ll […]

Ramona Branson

 · Feb 12, 2019

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There are few things in life as great as the anticipation of going on vacation. Whether you’re flying to an exotic destination thousands of miles away, boarding a ship that will take you to a peaceful island, or driving to the nearest national park for the camping trip of your life, vacations

Ramona Branson

 · Jan 15, 2019

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They say that nothing is certain in this world but death and taxes. When you get your first apartment, however, there’s actually one more certainty: living with a roommate.

Ramona Branson

 · Jan 8, 2019

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