Tag Archives: apartment living

Is working from home right for you?

The remote-worker craze is sweeping the nation, with more employers than ever presenting opportunities for workers to slash their morning commute from forty-five minutes to forty-five seconds, or roughly the time it takes you to get from your kitchen to your spare bedroom or living room work space. But is working from home right for…

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Maximizing storage in small spaces

One of the universal truths of apartment living (or, honestly, living just about anywhere in an urban area) is that there never seems to be enough space for storage. Whether your apartment is a sprawling three-bedroom townhouse or a minimalist studio, finding a place to tuck away your stuff when it’s not in use can…

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Preparing for Your First Apartment

The end of summer traditionally marks a spike in apartment moves—whether you’re changing locations so that you (or your child!) can attend a new school, finally getting serious about cutting down your commute now that summer is over, or leaving home for the first (or second) time and striking out on your own. As you…

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What You Should Know About Renter’s Insurance

If you’re wondering if renter’s insurance is a good idea for you, you’re not alone. A 2014 Insurance Information Institute survey (www.iii.org) found that while approximately 95% of homeowners polled had purchased homeowner’s insurance, only 37% of renters had purchased renter’s insurance. Why was the number so low? Often, it’s because of a lack of…

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