Renter’s Advice and Resources

Renter’s Advice and Resources

10 Ways to Add Color to Your Apartment Without Painting

Cole Nemeth

 · Jul 26, 2018

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I love bold, bright colors when it comes to home decor. From my lime green couch to my teal dining table, I find ways to blend colors and patterns all throughout my home. Unfortunately my last two landlords didn’t allow bright paint on the walls.

When it finally starts to feel like spring, we can’t help but smile and take advantage of the warmer weather. This is especially true for those of us who live in parts of the world that experience four distinct seasons. But digging out your dresses, capris, and light jackets isn’t the only way to bring […]

Cole Nemeth

 · May 1, 2018

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Entertaining in a small space can be tricky, and continuously serving drinks in one can be even more challenging. Investing in a bar cart makes cocktail service easy and efficient, lets guests join in the fun, and adds a chic accent to your decor.

Cassie Damewood

 · Mar 29, 2018

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Let’s face it: your apartment probably isn’t your dream home. From the wall-to-wall carpeting to the vertical blinds over the back patio and the 90s-era cabinetry, chances are your rental doesn’t exactly scream “style.” But before you grab that sledgehammer and start renovating your apartment à la HGTV, you might want to give your lease […]

Ramona Branson

 · Mar 1, 2018

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Renting has a lot of freedoms — you don’t have to learn to fix things when they malfunction, you don’t have to pay the taxes or insurance on the property, and if you want to move, all you have to do is give notice to your landlord. But one huge downside is the fact that […]

Ramona Branson

 · Jan 23, 2018

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Paris is the city of love. It’s the city of lights. It’s the city where you can live “la vie en rose.” And yet, it’s also a city that was built over 2,000 years ago — long before its founders had any idea how large it would become in the coming millennia. In an effort […]

Amanda Ray

 · Dec 19, 2017

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Everyone’s heard the expression “one man’s trash is another man’s treasure,” but upcycling gives it a whole new meaning. “Upcycling” is just reusing old objects and turning them into something new (and possibly even unexpected).

Ramona Branson

 · Nov 14, 2017

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A balcony can provide a little private oasis of outdoor space in an otherwise enclosed apartment home: fresh air, natural light, and maybe even enough room for a little bit of a party. There are many ways we can enjoy our balconies — from barbecues to reading nooks and small gardens.

Beth Fitzjarrald

 · Oct 10, 2017

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Everyone’s always on the hunt for the perfect home furnishings. Personalizing your space helps it feel more like home — especially if it’s a rental. The more styled your apartment feels, the more comfortable you’ll be in it and the more likely you’ll be to invite people over to enjoy it with you.

Ramona Branson

 · Sep 21, 2017

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There’s a slight chill in the air, the stores are bringing out pumpkin spice everything, and it’s finally time to bust out the fall décor in your apartment. You may not have a yard or a whole lot of interior space, but you can still bring the beauty of autumn into your home.

Ramona Branson

 · Sep 5, 2017

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