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Do Totally Sound Proof Apartments Exist?

Do Totally Sound Proof Apartments Exist?

So you’re about to rent an apartment, and are curious as to whether 'totally soundproof apartments' exist. While there is no such thing as a completely soundproof apartment, there are differences in sound control and some apartment complexes are built with extremely...

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Are All Apartment Buildings the Same?

Are All Apartment Buildings the Same?

Are all apartment buildings are the same? No, not all apartment buildings are the same. There are various factors, from quality of construction, in-unit apartment features, how apartments are prepared, service and maintenance and more.  See below for 16 specific ways...

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Your Roommate Wants To Break Your Lease

Your Roommate Wants To Break Your Lease

If you rent an apartment with a roommate, you are both likely to be on the lease. But if your roommate wants to break the lease, what do you do? This guide will help answer some questions about how it works. First, Who is on the lease? A lease between a...

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Which Apartment Floor To Live On?

Which Apartment Floor To Live On?

So you’re at the point where you have narrowed down which apartment complex you want to live in, but are trying to figure out which apartment floor to live on? There are pros and cons to each. Here are some things to consider – Ground or 1st Floor Apartments Many...

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Apartment Parking: How Much is Enough?

Apartment Parking: How Much is Enough?

Many renters consider 'parking' in their apartment search, but few consider parking ratios and the amount of parking that is available. So just how much parking is enough at an apartment building? Every apartment complex is different based on size, location and...

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Is a Luxury Apartment Worth it?

Is a Luxury Apartment Worth it?

Is a luxury apartment worth it? 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...

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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 that fit into your...

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