31
Mar 19

15 of the Best U.S. Cities for Work-Life Balance, According to Statistics


Dreaming of more time to yourself? Move here.
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07
Mar 19

I'm 25 and I Can Afford to Live in the City—But Here's Why I'm Sticking to the Suburbs

In a city where connections are purportedly everything, making the choice to move outside of the main urban center was daunting. Turns out, I made it work.
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05
Mar 19

10 Cities Where It's Actually Cheaper to Rent Than Buy

On the fence about homeownership? There are many factors that should go into your decision to rent or buy property—and not all of them are purely financial. Perhaps you’re not sure if you’re going to stay in your current city long-term. And, hey, it’s pretty nice to be able to call your landlord when something needs fixing.

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27
Feb 19

The Most-Helpful Free Apps for Any Apartment Rental Search

Hunting for a new apartment in a major urban hub can be overwhelming. Where to start? Like everything these days, there’s an app for that.

If you’ve ever looked for a rental in a competitive market, you know that good apartments tend to get snatched up faster than you can say “security deposit.” By using the best rental apps, you can simply hop on your phone (you don’t even have to get up and grab your laptop!) and scan your city (or the one you plan to move to) for places that are available in real-time. They’re also packed with convenient features, like the ability to submit your credit report and a rental application and the option to pay your rent directly through the app.

Here’s the lowdown on some of the best apps available nationwide, including those most popular in major cities across the country:

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08
Feb 19

Watch Out: 7 Times When Cheaper Rent is Actually More Expensive

So you found the perfect apartment—everything seems to check out, from the desirable neighborhood to the amazing rent. But is it really as wonderful as it seems? Before you start shifting those extra dollars from your rent fund to your coffee budget, double check your new home to make sure none of these hidden expenses are going to end up emptying your wallet.

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07
Feb 19

Here's What You Can Get for $2,300 a Month (And Under) in NYC Right Now

To live in New York City is to crack your wallet way open every month to pay for a roof over your head. And while once upon a time $2,300 per month could yield a perfectly reasonable place to call home, these days it takes some sleuthing to find something in this price range. Here, five options to consider that might suit you:

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28
Jan 19

Rental Red Flags: What to Look at When You Tour a Potential New Home

Picture this: You’re facing yet another problem in your brand new apartment but—lucky duck—you have roughly 11 months left on your lease. Don’t you wish you could go back in time and save yourself tons of time, money, and headaches by identifying these potential problems before you sign? We’re here to help you do just that.

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14
Jan 19

"Yelp" for Landlords: Search These Sites Before You Move In

Apartment hunting is tough. On top of moving costs, and you know, finding a place to live, you have to worry about whether or not your landlord is actually trustworthy. It’s no surprise then that landlord-rating sites have begun popping up all over the internet, offering reviews and insights from tenants across the globe.

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27
Dec 18

Try Not to Freak Out: What Rent Costs in America's Priciest Zip Codes

If you had to guess where the most expensive neighborhood in the country is, what would you say?

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21
Dec 18

10 Conversations You Should Have With Your Roommate Before Moving In

They often call getting married and moving in together as “taking the plunge,” but if you ask us, moving in with someone you know and love is a lot less scary than moving in with a stranger. Don’t go into the roommate interview unprepared; we’ve got the questions to consider before you both sign the lease.

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