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What Size is Considered a Big 2-Bedroom Apartment?

What Size is Considered a Big 2-Bedroom Apartment?

So you decided on a 2-bedroom apartment and are trying to figure out if the floor plan you picked out is large enough. Just what is considered a large 2-bedroom apartment? A 2-bedroom apartment generally averages around 800 square feet. A 2-bedroom is generally...

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Do Totally Soundproof Apartments Exist?

Do Totally Soundproof Apartments Exist?

While there is no such thing as a totally soundproof apartment, there are differences in sound control between buildings. Some apartment complexes are built with extremely high sound control ratings (also known as STC ratings - sound transmission class). This means...

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How To Choose Between Two Apartments

How To Choose Between Two Apartments

You’ve got your apartment search to two apartments, but you are trying to figure out which apartment between the two to choose? Fortunately, there is an easy way to choose. Follow the steps below. Quick Summary Video (if you prefer)…and then keep reading… 1. Compare...

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What Size is Considered a Large 1 Bedroom Apartment

What Size is Considered a Large 1 Bedroom Apartment

Are you trying to figure out how big a one-bedroom apartment you need? Generally speaking, a 1-bedroom apartment should be at least 450 square feet. Anything less than that is usually considered a studio apartment. By way of example, a 2 car garage in a house is about...

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Why Americans Don’t Call Apartments ‘Flats’

Why Americans Don’t Call Apartments ‘Flats’

Whether you're American or British, you'll understand the term ‘home’. Everyone uses it to refer to where you live – no matter what type of property you are in. But specific homes may have different terms. Ever wondered about the term 'flats' and why it’s used in UK...

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When Do Apartment Leases Start?

When Do Apartment Leases Start?

Apartment leases typically start on the 1st of the month in the U.S.; however, it is not uncommon for a lease to start mid-month (as many landlords will start a lease the moment the previous tenant moves out and the apartment is cleaned and ready for you to take...

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What is a Cable-Ready Apartment?

What is a Cable-Ready Apartment?

What is cable ready?   Quick Summary Video (if you prefer)…and then keep reading… While there are plenty of internet-based TV streaming services today such as Hulu, NetFlix, Disney+, many people still prefer good old-fashioned cable for things like watching...

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What Questions to Ask At an Apartment Showing

What Questions to Ask At an Apartment Showing

What questions should I ask at an apartment showing? If you're at an apartment showing or about to head to an apartment showing, you should carefully consider all your questions before signing the lease. Once you commit to the lease, you are legally bound. If you are...

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Do Apartments Come with Furniture? How Can I Find?

Do Apartments Come with Furniture? How Can I Find?

Do apartments come with furniture? Some do and some do not. We explain further. At the end, we list a few ways to find 'apartments with furniture'. Check out this summary video below and read the full blog post... Which apartments come with furniture? Apartments that...

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