Category: Money

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How to Save Money to Move Out

Moving in to a new apartment is fun. Moving out is not. Cleaning everything out thoroughly can be difficult if you’ve lived in your apartment for a year or more. Here are a few tips to get you moving in the right direction (and save money to move out in the process). First, start to […]

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Get Your Deposit Back: What to Clean Before You Move Out

Game of Thrones may be back, but forget winter – summer is coming! For many, that means the daunting task of moving into a new apartment. Whether you’re relocating for more space, to be closer to work or just because you can, cleaning out your apartment should not be taken lightly. Make sure to give […]

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How Does an Apartment Locator Work?

Apartment locator services are by no means a new idea. They’ve been around, simplifying what can be a painstakingly tedious and time consuming task, for quite a while now. After starring in many of my own moving horror stories, it amazes me that it took me this long to catch on. That amazement packed another […]

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How to Get Your Apartment Deposit Back

If you’ve ever rented, or are currently renting, you’ve come into brief contact with the ever-elusive apartment security deposit. It’s so rare for a renter to earn his or her deposit back that most people consider those hundreds of dollars gone forever the moment they’re handed over to management. So what are renters doing wrong? […]

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Guest Post: Leaving Your Rental in Immaculate Shape

When moving out of a rental, your top priority should be to leave it in immaculate condition. This serves the primary purpose of ensuring you’ll get your deposit back in full and securing a great future reference from your landlord. It’s also the courteous thing to do for future occupants. Start by making a list […]

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The Typical Cost of Moving

The stress level of a move depends on three questions: How far away are you moving? How much stuff do you have to move? How much money are you willing to spend? Say you and your spouse are moving into a new apartment all the way across town. You are moving from a two-bedroom, third-story […]