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What is the Meaning of Amenities?

What is the Meaning of Amenities?

In the context of apartments, ‘amenities’ are defined as additional features that make living more comfortable and convenient. These amenities can be community amenities such as a swimming pool -OR- they can be in-unit amenities such as a washer and dryer or central...

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Are All Apartment Buildings the Same?

Are All Apartment Buildings the Same?

Are all apartment buildings the same? No, not all apartment buildings are the same. Even if at first glance you think apartment buildings "look the same", they vary greatly based in the quality of construction, in-unit apartment features, maintenance, service, and...

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Is It Worth Renting a Luxury Apartment?

Is It Worth Renting a Luxury Apartment?

Just what makes a luxury apartment worth it? In general, a luxury apartment features on-site amenities, great location, better sound control, clean and spacious apartments, and great maintenance service. Of course, there is usually an increase in price. See below for...

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How Long Do Apartment Tours Take?

How Long Do Apartment Tours Take?

Before you decide on an apartment to rent, your first step should be to schedule a few apartment tours so you know exactly what is available in the market. Viewing apartments takes time so you need to make sure you are choosing the right apartments, ones that fit into...

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Are New Apartments Quieter?

Are New Apartments Quieter?

Are newer apartments quieter? Not necessarily. It depends on the specific sound control measures in place. In fact, many older apartment buildings are much quieter than their newer counterparts because they were built when construction costs were lower. While the...

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10 Steps to Renting Your Very First Apartment

10 Steps to Renting Your Very First Apartment

So, you’re looking to rent an apartment for the first time, and want to know what steps you should take. Take a look below – 1. Figure out where you want to live The first step is to figure out which neighborhood you want to live in. This will of course depend on a...

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Features That Make an Apartment Building Great

Features That Make an Apartment Building Great

You’ve probably heard people say that you should rent in a “good apartment building”. But what makes a 'good apartment building' in the first place? What do you look for in an apartment building? These are multi-faceted questions but we will break down the factors to...

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Why Large Apartment Windows Are So Important

Why Large Apartment Windows Are So Important

Have you ever felt your apartment is 'too dark' and doesn't have enough natural sunlight? If that's the case, it probably has tiny windows. Few consider window size (and sunlight) when looking for an apartment yet sunlight is incredibly important to one's physical and...

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What Is the Best Way to Find an Apartment

What Is the Best Way to Find an Apartment

Here are some of the best ways to find an apartment – Quick Summary Video (if you prefer)…and then keep reading… Step 1: Figure Out the Area You Want to Live In Before you decide to look for apartments to live in, you need to decide what area best fits your lifestyle....

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