Renter’s Advice and Resources

Renter’s Advice and Resources

Our Favorite Fold-Out Beds for Small Apartments

Juliette Moore

 · Dec 1, 2022

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For tenants who don’t have a lot of square footage to work with, such as those renting out a studio or efficiency apartment, it can prove challenging to shop for essential furnishings like beds. If space is a concern for you, it might seem like there are very few ways around your predicament. Rest assured […]

Christmas is hailed as one of the most special days of the year — which means the food we prepare for the occasion should be exceptional in both taste and presentation.

Cassie Damewood

 · Dec 24, 2019

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Who doesn’t love the holiday season? From the food to the movies to the upbeat holiday music, it’s hard not get into the spirit of things. But when you’re hosting relatives during the holidays, your seasonal cheer can quickly dissipate and turn into major stress.

Ramona Branson

 · Dec 21, 2017

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Having guests over for a stay in a one bedroom apartment isn’t an impossible task. If you want to invite people to spend a few nights at your apartment, just invest in any of the following: Hideaway Couch The simplest way to turn your living room—probably the only other room in a one bedroom apartment […]

Staff Writer

 · Jun 16, 2010

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While a guest bedroom may seem like a predominately unoccupied piece of space, it is one of the most important rooms in your entire apartment. The guest bedroom is undoubtedly the place that guests will stay when they come to visit. As a good host or hostess, it is imperative that your guests are kept […]

Staff Writer

 · Mar 15, 2010

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A spare bedroom can be a blessing. It can provide you with more living space, a room to house visitors, or an office. However, it can be a difficult decision to decide what to do with your extra space when you need both an extra bedroom and an office. Often, the room may not be […]

Staff Writer

 · Feb 19, 2010

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Unexpected guests can come in both the welcome and the unwelcome variety, but in either case, a few tips to quickly cleaning up your apartment and possibly getting the guests out of the door asap can come in handy. Here’s how you can handle guests who drop in on you, depending on whether or not […]

Staff Writer

 · Feb 4, 2010

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A guest room is not just an option for rich homeowners. Apartment renters can convert an extra bedroom into a guest room, to have ready for in-laws, family and friends. When you’re on a budget, you might think that the best you can do is stick an air mattress in the room. Not so, if […]

Staff Writer

 · Feb 3, 2010

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One of the perks of living in your own place is having guests over to entertain. While entertaining guests in a small space may pose more logistical challenges than, say, entertaining in a spacious house, you can throw great apartment parties if you plan ahead. Decide How Many Guests Will Fit Unfortunately, a small apartment […]

Rachael Weiner

 · Jul 26, 2009

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You have a lot of friends and relatives, but you also have a tiny apartment. How can you fit all your loved ones into a small space for holiday gatherings? Beyond simple space considerations, you may also need to handle the nuances of various family/friendly relationships, different age groups, and various seating or dietary needs. Here are a few tips for a successful, rather than a hectic, Thanksgiving experience.

aptsherpa

 · Nov 21, 2005

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