It's the "Yes We Can," of 2010:The Rent is Too Damn High. Breakfast lunch, and dinner, the rent is too damn high. Jimmy McMillan, the fearless, bearded leader of the Rent is Too Damn High Party, has raised high-rent awareness across the country. He just received the ultimate accolade: his very own … [Read more...] about The Rent is Too Damn High – Padmapper Explores The Man, The Politics, and The Rent
When trying to find apartments for rent in different cities, one of the biggest draws to a particular town is its music scene. But no matter how long you browse through apartment listings, you won’t find any good information on a city’s music scene within. While any city is never more than a few … [Read more...] about The Best Music Cities in America
One of the keys to finding great apartments for rent is searching for a neighborhood that’s conducive to your particular interests and lifestyle. For example, if your idea of a good time is going out to a few happening nightclubs and maybe seeing a live concert, then living in a neighborhood that’s … [Read more...] about The Top 3 Neighborhoods for Sports Fans
You may notice that a lot of duller-looking markers have appeared on the map. What's going on? I'm trying something new out. Since the Beginning... Since the beginning, PadMapper's policy has been to show only the listings where it's confident in the location of the listing. This means that … [Read more...] about Holy Crap that’s a lot of markers… and they’re different…
If you use PadMapper today to search for an apartment, you'll probably notice that when you click a link to see a listing, there's a bar with stats next to the original listing. This bar has a variety of goodies, and I'd like to add more going forward. Some examples - buttons for saving a listing … [Read more...] about Introducing the PadMapper Bar
Getting yourself and old Puss 'n' Boots from point A to point B is an exhausting adventure that I would not wish upon anyone. There are limited stress-free options for pet travel - unless you own an animal who only sleeps, or some sort of freakish travel-friendly beast who is totally content at … [Read more...] about Getting Your Pet From Here to There
Another post by a guest writer, please let me know how you like this one. My girlfriend is a big fan of at least two of these TV shows, so she enjoyed reading this post. Hope you will too. -Eric Ah, New York. A city of glitz, glam, spacious apartments, well-coordinated wall art, and apparently … [Read more...] about 5 New York City Apartments We All Know and Love
The number one question renters must ask themselves: what are the chances your apartment will have a break-in? Flood? Explode? Chances aren't likely, but when you're looking into rental insurance, you're betting that something terrible will happen to your home. When you move into an apartment … [Read more...] about Rental Insurance for Apartments – Do All Renters Really Need It?
Dayum, you might say. Those are some sweet updates. What updates, you ask? Well, the info bubbles now have tabs, so it should be easier to discover the street view and walk score than when they were on the bottom bar of links on those windows (I still get suggestions to add street view, more … [Read more...] about New Info Bubble! Keyboard Controls!
So you've used PadMapper to find your dream rental: 1 bedroom, 1 bath, affordable, in a neighborhood you've always wanted to move to. Great! But before you go blindly signing the lease in a fit of joy, you will want to jump through that last hoop; The inspection. It can't be stressed enough how … [Read more...] about The Inspection, or How To Not Kick Yourself After Signing a Lease