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Courtney Craig
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Courtney Craig is an editor and writer for the Apartment Guide Blog. A former newspaper journalist, she now writes about all aspects of apartment living, including small space storage solutions, saving money, moving tips and decorating. She especially enjoys examining Apartment Guide data to identify and illustrate surprising trends in the rental market. She lives in Atlanta.

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Tucson's Top 10: Neighborhoods Renters Love Most

(4) Comments | Posted July 11, 2014 | 9:03 AM

This post originally appeared on the Apartment Guide Blog on July 11, 2014.

Whether you're after the warm sunshine, the dry climate or the delicious food, Tucson, Arizona, has something to offer tourists and residents alike. This Southwestern city is home to the University of Arizona,...

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Rent Prices Inch Up in Second Quarter Nationwide

(1) Comments | Posted July 9, 2014 | 9:43 AM

This post originally appeared on the Apartment Guide Blog on July 9, 2014.

The median entry-level rent prices for the nation went up by 1.44 percent in the second quarter of 2014, according to Apartment Guide data.

As of April 1, 2014, the nationwide median entry-level...

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Study: Renting Is Hot, But Affordability Concerns Loom

(0) Comments | Posted June 27, 2014 | 3:33 PM

This post originally appeared on the Apartment Guide Blog on June 27, 2014.

According to a study released June 26 by the Joint Center for Housing Studies of Harvard University, more people are renting than ever before - but the issue of affordable housing is one...

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Renter Hotspots: Where Are There More Renters Than Homeowners?

(0) Comments | Posted June 25, 2014 | 12:37 PM

In the United States, it's a fact that most people own their homes. But there are few areas in which renting is king. These are the areas where residents embrace the freedom from mortgage payments and yardwork, where they can pick up and move easily and...

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Get Fit in These Top Metros for Apartment Fitness Amenities

(0) Comments | Posted June 16, 2014 | 5:13 PM

This post originally appeared on the Apartment Guide Blog on June 10, 2014.

Summer is almost officially here, and with it comes bathing suit season (eep!). Whether you want to get in shape or just look good lounging by your apartment community's pool, exercise is an essential...

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Where are Rent Prices Getting Cheaper (and Where are They Rising the Most?)

(10) Comments | Posted June 6, 2014 | 11:24 AM

This post originally appeared on the Apartment Guide Blog on June 3, 2014.

If you think the rent is too damn high, you're in luck - if you live in a city where rent prices are actually going down.

Rent prices are going up nationwide by 4 percent...

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