Renter’s Advice and Resources

Neighbors

On-Site Laundry Room Rules Everyone Should Follow

Lisa Wright

 · Mar 10, 2022

Apartment amenities like swimming pools and rooftop decks are great, but when it comes to practical on-site perks, it’s hard to beat having a laundry room in your building.

It’s that time of year again. You know: the time of year when your neighbors host loud parties late at night, clutter your halls with tacky decorations, and play obnoxiously festive music.

dporder

 · Dec 17, 2020

People are more likely to have disputes with their neighbors than anyone else, and the most common cause of those disputes is noise.

Hana Ames

 · Nov 5, 2020

The past six months have made it more difficult to be a good neighbor than ever before. Social distancing, quarantines, and a healthy dose of panic have most people hibernating and concentrating on as little social interaction as possible. But the day will come when

Cassie Damewood

 · Aug 27, 2020

When you hear your next door neighbors yelling or causing some sort of commotion on a regular basis, it can be hard to know what to do.

Juliette Moore

 · Dec 12, 2019

At its best, living in an apartment is like always having family nearby to help you move a couch, lend you a cup of sugar, or water your plants when you’re on vacation. At its worst, it’s like always having strangers around you who don’t seem to care anything about your peace of mind and […]

Cassie Damewood

 · Nov 21, 2019

If a neighbor is exhibiting hostile, defiant, or deliberate and targeted harassment, make sure to follow these steps to amicably and safely resolve the situation.

Juliette Moore

 · Jul 23, 2019

“Music is the language of the spirit. It opens the secret of life-bringing peace, abolishing strife.” — Kahlil Gibran Music is universal, and something that we all appreciate in our lives in one form or another. As Gibran says, it’s the “language” we all understand. Still, you’d be pretty hard-pressed to find anyone who appreciated […]

Juliette Moore

 · Apr 16, 2019

Just like family, you can’t exactly choose your neighbors. Nonetheless, most neighbors can act as a helping hand when you’re in need of a screwdriver, a ladder, or simply a person to look after your place when you go out of town for the weekend. Even if you’re not best friends with your neighbors, the […]

Ramona Branson

 · Nov 29, 2018

Owning a house used to be one of the first steps on the path to the American dream. But with market prices rising all over the country and no relief in sight, that concept seems to be rapidly changing. A recent report by the Pew Research Center even found that more U.S. households are headed […]

Cassie Damewood

 · Mar 6, 2018