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What are the Best Floor Plans for a Two Bedroom?

What are the Best Floor Plans for a Two Bedroom?

Two-bedroom apartments are a popular choice for those seeking more space. But, did you know that the layout of the 2 bedroom apartment is important. Just what are the best floor plans for a two-bedroom? In this article, we cover the very best two-bedroom floor plans...

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Should I Rent a Condo or Apartment?

Should I Rent a Condo or Apartment?

Thinking of renting and don't know whether to go with a condo or an apartment? What's the difference between them anyway? In this article, we are not talking about whether you should rent or buy, but merely which one to rent in. Generally speaking, a condo is owned by...

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What is the Best Month to Rent an Apartment?

What is the Best Month to Rent an Apartment?

Are you wondering the best time to rent an apartment? A frequent question we hear is 'What is the best month to rent an apartment'? Are there deals to be had? The short answer is that the best apartments rarely have deals. Having said that, with good timing, it's...

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What Does Apartment Utilities Included Mean?

What Does Apartment Utilities Included Mean?

A utility-included apartment essentially means you (the resident) pay one single bill to the landlord for rent and utilities. Does 'apartments with utilities' included mean it is cheaper because it is -- "included". No, not neccesarily.  Someone always has to pay for...

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How Old Are Apartments?

How Old Are Apartments?

Apartment buildings have existed for hundreds of years, but most of the apartments you see in the U.S. today were likely built between 1950 and today (unless it’s a historically renovated building in which case it could be a much older structure). The likely age of...

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What is a Self-Guided Apartment Tour?

What is a Self-Guided Apartment Tour?

With the advent of technology, self-guided tours have risen in popularity among apartments nationwide. What is a self-guided apartment tour? A 'self-guided' apartment tour or 'self-tour property' is exactly what it sounds like:  a way to tour without the presence of a...

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What Are the Different Types of Apartment Tours?

What Are the Different Types of Apartment Tours?

If you're looking to rent an apartment, you probably have heard of at least two different types of tours (virtual and in-person). However, there are actually several other innovative ways to tour apartments these days, including 3D tours, live video tours,...

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10 Clear Warning Signs of a Bad Apartment Complex

10 Clear Warning Signs of a Bad Apartment Complex

When you're looking for a new apartment complex, how do you know what clear signs of problems to look out for? What exactly makes a bad apartment complex? Take a look at these red flags to know if the apartment complex you are looking at is likely a bad choice. 1....

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6 Disadvantages of Renting From Private Landlord

6 Disadvantages of Renting From Private Landlord

Are you looking to rent from a private individual landlord? While there might be some advantages to renting from a private landlord, such as potentially a more personal relationship , one should also understand the potential disadvantages, including maintenance...

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Is Rent Considered Mortgage?

Is Rent Considered Mortgage?

No, rent is not the same as a mortgage. The main difference between rent and a mortgage is that a mortgage is a loan used to purchase a house or other real estate, while rent is what you pay to occupy an apartment or home for a specific period of time. While rent and...

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