Anyone who has traded in evergreens for skyscrapers and fall foliage for subways knows that the urban jungle doesn't quite hack it when it comes to real nature. And while city life has it perks – coffee shops on every corner, ethnic food, public transportation – there is a part of everyone's soul … [Read more...] about 5 Houseplants That Will Give Your City Apartment a Hint of Nature
Is an Awesome Apartment Worth Giving Up Your Closet?
So you've found it: that perfect pre-war/loft/converted-warehouse/fill-in-the-blank that you've coveted since your first viewing of Flashdance. Sure, it might be pricey, and don't even get me started on the water pressure, but it's your dream home, right? Many of us can adapt to creaky floors and … [Read more...] about Is an Awesome Apartment Worth Giving Up Your Closet?
Living the Hip Life on a $1,200 Budget
You have $1,200 in your pocket and a messenger bag on your back. What is that going to get you? Well, it depends on which neighborhood you plan on parking your fixie in. Take a look at these hipster hotspots around the country and figure out which one is right for you. $1,200 Apartments for Rent … [Read more...] about Living the Hip Life on a $1,200 Budget
Who to Notify When You Move (and How)
It has happened in every apartment for rent I have ever moved in to. You skip down the steps to greet the post man on your first day, all excited to see what sort of letters and post cards you've been sent. Low and behold your mailbox is full – heaping even! The problem: none of it's for you. … [Read more...] about Who to Notify When You Move (and How)
Cheapest Method to Move
When it’s time to move your stuff across the country, what’s the cheapest way to do it? Do you pay a moving company or rent a moving truck? What about moving pods? There are tons of options to get you and your things from point A to point B, and PadMapper is here to help. Using a … [Read more...] about Cheapest Method to Move
7 Tips for Moving to a New City Sight Unseen
Finding an apartment for rent in a new city sounds like my worst nightmare. You don't know the neighborhoods, you don't know what commuting is like, you just know there is a better place that is cheaper and bigger and full of stainless steel! This is an anxiety I cannot bear. That is until I … [Read more...] about 7 Tips for Moving to a New City Sight Unseen