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Apartment Hunting

How to Fight Against Apartment Rental FOMO

Danielle Page | Posted 10.15.2016 | New York
Danielle Page

Apartment hunting (especially in NYC) can be a special kind of hell. Don't add apartment rental FOMO to your list of struggles. Besides, you'll need your energy to fight back against that pushy real estate broker.

10 Productivity Hacks That Will Change Your Life

Elizabeth Pullman | Posted 10.13.2016 | HuffPost Home
Elizabeth Pullman

Life is hard. It's full of chores that have to be done and errands that need to be run, much of which stands in the way of the stuff you actually want to do. If you're feeling spread thin, here are some productivity hacks that will make you better at actually getting stuff done.

What "Cozy" Really Means: Decoding Real Estate Listing Language

Posted 08.20.2015 | HuffPost Home

Apartment searching in big cities is a lot like a regrettable online-dating meetup. You travel great distances to a neighborhood you’re not complete...

Tips On Finding Your First Apartment

Nadine Cheung | Posted 07.30.2015 | HuffPost Home

From the real estate search to finding a great roommate, there are many things to consider when moving into your first apartment. Here, life coach Lau...

The Difference Between Living In New York And San Francisco

Sarah Cooper | Posted 07.18.2016 | HuffPost Home
Sarah Cooper

After living in New York for five years, I recently moved to San Francisco. Neither city is clearly superior, but there are some distinct differences.

10 Ways House Hunting And Dating Are Basically The Same Thing

The Huffington Post | Jamie Feldman | Posted 11.21.2014 | HuffPost Home

Anyone who has ever braved the big, bad world of dating and/or real estate understands that the two, while totally different, can be equally as daunti...

First Time Renters: What Is a Guarantor?

Elizabeth Pullman | Posted 11.25.2014 | HuffPost Home
Elizabeth Pullman

Proving that you are financially capable of affording and paying for an apartment can often be slightly more difficult for first time renters. But fear not, this is where a guarantor can come in to make the process a little bit easier.

Apartment Hunting for the Unemployed: Proceed with Caution

Alex Madda | Posted 10.27.2014 | Comedy
Alex Madda

I arrived in Chicago as a wide-eyed idiot 2 weeks ago, thinking the world of Chicago realty would immediately hit me up on OKCupid for meet-ups, casual drinks, and the guarantee of a serious future. What I found initially were a number of one night stands that left me feeling empty, cheated, and, most of all, homeless.

Your Cat Is Ruining Your Next Apartment Move And You Don't Even Know It Yet

The Huffington Post | Posted 08.15.2014 | HuffPost Home

Pets can be expensive. And so can moving. Pets + moving? Well, did the math in it's 2014 Pet-Friendly Renting Trends Survey and reveale...

Tips for Avoiding a Rental Scam

Elizabeth Pullman | Posted 07.29.2014 | Money
Elizabeth Pullman

With peak rental season right around the corner, we want to make sure that you have the most stress free, streamlined and transparent rental process. It's important to begin your apartment hunt armed with all of the tools and insight you need to win the apartment of your dreams.

Class of 2014: Tips for Renting Your First Post-Grad Apartment

Elizabeth Pullman | Posted 07.16.2014 | Business
Elizabeth Pullman

You've got your diploma and a killer new job, now all you need to do is find a place to live! Relocating and landing your first apartment can be stressful, but we're here to help.

10 Essentials to Help Your Kid Rent an Apartment in NYC

Ronna Benjamin | Posted 06.17.2014 | Fifty
Ronna Benjamin

When your kid needs to find an apartment in Manhattan on a budget (our rule is it can't be more expensive than on campus housing), you can't help but get a little tense.

Perfect House, Perfect Spouse? How Finding Your Dream Home Is Like Dating

Michele Serro | Posted 06.02.2014 | HuffPost Home
Michele Serro

Like a great partner, the right home will likely fulfill needs you didn't even know you had. The biggest challenge is being able to identify this match. Sometimes it is right under your nose, buried between the old haunts, the turnoffs and the plain lanes.

Read This Before You Even *Think* About A Big Move

Elizabeth Pullman | Posted 11.07.2013 | HuffPost Home
Elizabeth Pullman

There are many details to consider after you've successfully tackled the apartment search and begin preparing to relocate that may not be spelled out in your lease.

Graphic Designer Creates Roommate Ad To Shame All Roommate Ads

The Huffington Post | Robin Wilkey | Posted 10.02.2013 | Women

Stand down, best roommate ever. You've just been bested. If we’ve learned anything from the cold, bitter depths of Craigslist, it’s that it’...

The Catch - Why Apartment Hunting in NYC Is Such a Nightmare

Elizabeth Zephyrine McDonough | Posted 01.23.2014 | New York
Elizabeth Zephyrine McDonough

Returning that night to our beautiful, charming, windowless, kitchen-less apartment, I was met with a whole new appreciation for what we had. Sure it wasn't the best apartment in the world, but by-God it wasn't the worst

The 22 Best Websites For House-Hunting, Moving & More

The Huffington Post | Shana Ecker | Posted 08.28.2013 | HuffPost Home

Let's be honest: Moving can be a big pain in the butt. Between packing everything you own into boxes, finding a new place that's in your budget AND ne...

The 5 Stages of Grieving When Moving in New York City

Mark Brennan Rosenberg | Posted 09.08.2013 | New York
Mark Brennan Rosenberg

There is always a glimmer of hope that the perfect, well-priced apartment is just within arms reach. And then reality sets in when a few days into the search, you realize that moving in New York City is the most soul crushing experience that any human being can ever go through.

If I Only Knew Then What I Know Now! (PHOTOS)

Marianne Cusato | Posted 07.22.2013 | Miami
Marianne Cusato

You hunt and search and tour and tour. Then you make a move and live happily ever after... or so the story is suppose to go.

PHOTOS: 'Worst Room' Blog Documents The Absurdity Of NYC Housing

The Huffington Post | Christopher Mathias | Posted 05.08.2013 | New York

"Are you f**king serious?" That's the question Ryan Nethery, 25, says he would often ask himself while searching Craigslist ads for apartments in ...

How to Survive Apartment Hunting in New York City (And Other Transitions)

Catherine Chen, Ph.D. | Posted 07.01.2013 | New York
Catherine Chen, Ph.D.

As a person who likes an orderly and unambiguous life, I found that the process of apartment hunting has thrown my world upside down.

NYC Real Estate Survival: 8 Things You Must Know About Your Next Apartment

Teri Karush Rogers | Posted 01.09.2012 | New York
Teri Karush Rogers

In the high-rise jungle that is New York City, there's a lot more to your next apartment than meets the eye or the checkbook. Don't plunk down your money until you rule out these eight quality-of-life factors.

Katherine Bindley

Thinking of Moving? A How-To Guide For Renting In Manhattan Right Now | Katherine Bindley | Posted 11.25.2011 | New York

If you're thinking about apartment hunting in Manhattan right now, my first suggestion would be: don't. My second suggestion would be: if you must mov...