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6 Budget-Friendly Tips to Create a Maximalist Apartment

Emily Gleeson

 · Dec 15, 2022

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Maximalism is the design equivalent of “going big or going home,” characterized by loud colors, unique patterns, and a mixture of textures worked into a space through clever layering and repetition. Minimalism will always have its place in contemporary decor, but the bold styles of maximalist design continue to win the hearts of renters everywhere. […]

We’ve all been there after a long, hard day at work: the sudden realization that there’s nothing planned for dinner.

Lisa Wright

 · Feb 22, 2022

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Nowadays, renters can expect to spend anywhere between $1,000 and $3,000 on a move. Yikes!

Teresa Bergen

 · Jan 27, 2022

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Shopping for holiday gifts will be a little different this year than it has in the past, with the impact of the novel coronavirus still yet to be fully determined.

Hana Ames

 · Oct 15, 2020

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If you’re like many apartment dwellers, your kitchen is just about big enough to accommodate yourself and one other person. When the two of you get together to whip up a gourmet storm, you constantly have to interrupt your chopping or dicing to move aside for the other person to pass by or open the […]

Eva R. Marienchild

 · May 21, 2020

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Some renters are lucky enough to find a place that includes utilities in the price of their rent. I was one of those fortunate ones for both my first and second apartments, but when I moved into a townhouse just this year, I suddenly had to pay for gas, energy, and water on top of […]

Cole Nemeth

 · May 29, 2018

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When it comes to renting an apartment, one of the most easily overlooked aspects of budgeting is the extent to which your utility bills can range in cost. There are many factors that affect the price you pay for utilities, including the number of people in your apartment, whether or not the building offers gas […]

Amanda Ray

 · Jan 25, 2018

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When shopping for your dream apartment, creating a budget is a critical step. Usually, all of us know exactly how much we are able to pay in rent each month, so we look for a place that fits nicely within that price range. After moving in, however, we realize that rent is far from the […]

Beth Fitzjarrald

 · Aug 8, 2017

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I go full foodie in the summertime. Gardens are growing, farmers markets are teeming with fresh goodies, and family cookouts are running late into the evenings. Unfortunately, my love for food can sometimes overstretch my budget.

Beth Fitzjarrald

 · Jul 11, 2017

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