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Ten Must-Have Items for the First-Time Renter

It’s that time. In the next couple of weeks, hundreds of thousands of college students will be moving into their very first apartments. Remember your first place? The idea of filling and decorating my own personal square footage was always overwhelming for me. In fact, I’m still not very good at it. People like me […]

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MoveForFree.com Houston Testimonials

Move For Free is incredibly thankful and honored to be able to help thousands of people find apartments for rent every day. Here are a few kind words from satisfied customers in the Houston area who recently used our apartment locating service. “The two men who assisted with my move were terrific! I couldn’t have […]

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Rent or Buy? Five Factors for Newlyweds to Consider

Now that the wedding is over and you’ve returned from the honeymoon, it’s time to start moving on in your new lives together. Newlyweds sometimes struggle over where exactly should they live. It seems only fitting that a newlywed couple should buy a house, but for many that may not be the smartest choice. Before […]

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Three Ground Rules for Living with a Roommate

Even though we’re just a few months away from the 2012 Presidential election, you probably wouldn’t expect to see a post about politics on an apartment locator blog. But this isn’t traditional politics we’re talking about. This is about the politics of living with a roommate. No one wants to live somewhere where you are […]

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Which Floor is Best?

One thing to always consider when searching for apartments for rent is which floor you want to live on. If you’ve ever rented an apartment before, then you probably already know which floor you prefer and why. If you haven’t rented before, the process of finding the right apartment can be difficult. But the physical […]

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Packing Tips for the Procrastinators and the Unorganized

  So you’ve found a new apartment home (hopefully using our apartment locator service). Now what? If you are anything like me then you always wait to the last minute to pack when you move. Then you are left with scrambling to get everything organized and end up accidentally packing the cat. So here are […]

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Saving Money on Boxes and Packing Material

We all know that moving is incredibly stressful. With so much to do, you don’t even want to think about where you are going to find boxes or buying packing material. Here are a couple of tips to make your adventures to find boxes and packing materials less stressful and less costly. Liquor stores have […]

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Green Apartments

Move For Free knows a lot of apartment owners want to be more environmentally friendly. Kermit the Frog may have said it isn’t easy being green, but it honestly isn’t that hard. It just takes a little effort and planning. Here are a couple of tips to help you go green. If it’s nice outside, […]

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The X Factor: Apartment Amenities

When you’re looking for apartments for rent, some of the big factors to consider are the apartment community’s amenities. An amenity in this sense can be described as “any feature that provides comfort, convenience or pleasure.” Some properties use this definition in the simplest of ways. The most common apartment amenities include dishwashers, microwaves, normal […]

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Declutter your Surroundings and Organize your Life

One of the positives of finding a new apartment home is the chance to de-clutter and organize your belongings. I typically move every two years (with the help of our trusty apartment locator service) and always make sure to take full advantage of that opportunity. But that doesn’t mean you have to wait to until […]

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