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    The Family Pet -The Silent Victim in Foreclosures

    During the housing boom, buyers were borrowing thousands of dollars to pay for homes on the market. However, in today’s economy, many of the buyers aren’t able to repay those loans due to rising interest rates, resulting in mass foreclosures. With foreclosures, many residents are forced to find alternative living arrangements, most often apartments to […]

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    Four Factors for Seniors Independence

    I’ve written previously about the fear seniors have regarding the loss of independence. Sometimes growing old without having to move from their original home isn’t an option. Moving to a smaller, more manageable dwelling, such as an apartment or condo, is better than a nursing home where seniors lose a majority of their independence. Before […]

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    Allergy Proof Your Apartment

    Spring is here! YAY!! But as the warm weather approaches, so does all the pollen and allergens that can aggravate your sinuses! Its not just outside allergens that can help create a Rudolph nose, but also the inside of your apartment! Here are a few tips that I’ve found helpful to allergy proof your home! […]

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    How To Be The Best Applicant For Your Perfect Apartment

    In a previous blog, Seal the Deal with the Landlord, I made a few suggestions about how to impress the landlord so that you can ‘seal the deal’ to get the apartment. I’ve since found tips on MSN Real Estate which echo my advice while giving a little more in-depth instruction on how to be […]

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    How To Get Your Security Deposit Back When You Have a Pet

    If you’re renting an apartment with a pet, you realize some of the financial obligations you are faced with such as pet deposits, monthly pet fees, etc. But what you may not have taken into consideration is having a pet at the end of your lease could cost you a lot more if you aren’t […]

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  • HOME DÉCOR

    Decorating Tips for Small Spaces

    Are you experiencing some difficulty decorating your apartment? As I’m sure you already know, decorating a small space so that it looks good and works well can be a challenge. There are several factors to take into consideration when you’re trying to figure out the style, space limitations, paint restrictions, budget, etc. So I’ve compiled […]

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    Renter’s Insurance: Worth it or Not?

    In one of the forums I participate in, I came across a question regarding renters insurance and whether it’s worth the extra cost. There were many answers supporting each side of the question. Some commented that it wasn’t worth the extra expense because, really, how often do you get burglarized, flooded or have your apartment […]

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    Happy Easter from ForRent.com

    We want to wish you and your family a happy and safe Easter! We are dedicated to helping the consumer during and long after the apartment hunting process is over. We strive to be a resource for apartment renters, when looking for tips and advice during the apartment search, as well as in their daily […]

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  • FOOD & ENTERTAINING

    Favorite Easter Candy

    As everyone knows the favorite tradition of Easter is receiving Easter baskets filled with candy. You’d wake up in the morning to discover that the Easter bunny had come and dropped off the basket full of goodies for you! Before or after breakfast you started diving into the yummy treats, right? What we at For […]

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    Easter Egg Hunt for Your Apartment Community

    Most adults and older teens think that participating in an Easter egg hunt may be a little too childish. Well, we’ve come up with an Easter egg hunt for kids and adults alike to enjoy this Easter! Hide eggs around your apartment community for kids to find. Place them in fairly obvious spots so the […]

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