r/Showerthoughts takes on the ‘Important’ Questions about Apartment Living

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The solace of the shower is one of the few moments in life when our attention is not trained on a smart device. Without the pixelized stimulation we’re accustomed to, our brains tend to turn to life’s great questions for entertainment and nothing illustrates this better than r/Showerthoughts, a subreddit where people post- you guessed it, their shower thoughts. Continue reading

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10 Things Everyone Should Have In Their Apartment

10 Things Everyone Should Have In Their Apartment

When you get your own apartment, there’s a lot to think about. What do you need? What can your apartment hold? What’s going to make your apartment better than everyone else’s apartment Try not to get too overwhelmed. There’s a lot to think about, but if you take care of the most important things, everything else will fall into place. Continue reading

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A Single Girl’s Guide to Living Alone

Living Alone (Image Credit: Daniel Zedda)

Living Alone (Image Credit: Daniel Zedda)

Living by yourself can seem daunting, especially to those of us who are single. It’s easy to feel lonely when you no longer have the constant companionship that your college roommate provided or a boyfriend to pass the hours with. However, it definitely has its advantages. Here’s how to make the best of your solo living arrangement. Continue reading

Your First Time… Moving in with a Roommate

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Roommates (Image Credit: Monkey Business Images)

There are many reasons you may find yourself about to take on a roommate. Maybe you’re going to college. Perhaps you have a cousin moving in who is down on his luck and passing through with no motivation to leave. You might even be getting married looking to have a forever roommate! Whatever the context, moving in with someone can be tricky. I’ve had seven roommates over the last three years of college. Here are a few things I wish I had known in the beginning. Continue reading

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Your First Time…Renting an Apartment

Renting (Image Credit: Wavebreak Media Ltd.)

Renting (Image Credit: Wavebreak Media Ltd.)

Renting an apartment for the first time can be a stressful experience. There are a ton of things you have to keep in mind on top of actually finding a place you want to live and can afford. It can be overwhelming, especially if you go into the process not knowing what to look for or expect.

To help you get through the trials and tribulations of apartment hunting, I’ve come up with some basic steps that will help you find your perfect place. Continue reading