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5 Landlord-Approved Apartment Updates You Can Do Yourself

Danielle Page | Posted 11.24.2015 | HuffPost Home
Danielle Page

All you need is a little creativity and some elbow grease to make a rental your own. We asked a few rental experts to weigh in on some common landlord-approved apartment updates you can do yourself.

8 Simple Crafts for Lazy DIY-ers

Elizabeth Pullman | Posted 10.30.2015 | HuffPost Home
Elizabeth Pullman

Washi tape picture frames is one of the easiest, coolest DIY crafts for apartment dwellers, since it serves the dual purpose of being wall-safe and incredibly simple. Use washi tape with fun decorations to adhere your pictures and posters to your wall.

How to Fight Against Apartment Rental FOMO

Danielle Page | Posted 10.15.2015 | 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 Space-Saving Tips And Storage Tricks You Should Steal From Tiny Homes

MakeSpace | Posted 10.13.2015 | HuffPost Home
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All 10 of these tiny homes prove that space is relative. Your home is only as tiny as you let it feel. So, apply these space-saving tips and storage tricks when you can. Because you deserve to have a bigger home without actually paying for one.

5 Simple Lighting Tips to Brighten Up Your Apartment

Thrillist | Posted 09.29.2015 | HuffPost Home

By: Alex Robinson Credit: Shutterstock Along with the basic arrangement of your furniture, lighting plays a crucial role in creating the overall vi...

Quick And Easy Home Hacks Every Renter Should Do

Thrillist | Posted 09.22.2015 | HuffPost Home

By: Alex Robinson Credit: Shutterstock Renting a new home or apartment can be an invigorating opportunity to start anew -- but moving all your...

10 Essential Tips for Divorcing Guys Setting Up Their New Place

Barry Gold | Posted 09.22.2015 | Divorce
Barry Gold

You're going to have to find a place, set it up and run it -- something you may not have done for years, or decades or ever.

3 Hacks To Personalize Your Apartment -- And Save The Security Deposit

Trulia | Posted 09.08.2015 | HuffPost Home

Paint is temporary but generally frowned upon by landlords. All it takes is one tenant with a penchant for highlighter-lime-green paint that bleeds through several coats of white primer to make a landlord flat-out refuse additional painting.

How To Decorate Without Losing Your Security Deposit

Glamour | Posted 09.03.2015 | HuffPost Home

Just because it's not your house doesn't mean you don't want to make it a home. But apartment rentals have their own set of rules when it comes to what you can and cannot, and should or should not do.

Link House Numbers With Colors for Positive Energy

Linda Lauren | Posted 09.02.2015 | HuffPost Home
Linda Lauren

Though I am not a numerologist, I have studied numbers and added my intuitive impressions regarding color to the meanings that we know today. It is my experience that by recognizing the colors of what the numbers may represent, and applying that additional knowledge to the equation, you can manipulate a more harmonious and positive outcome.

September 3 Deadline: Historical Landmark or Demolition

Arlene Schindler | Posted 09.02.2015 | Los Angeles
Arlene Schindler

This tear-down plague is crippling apartment residents in Los Angeles, where property owners evicted tenants from more than 725 units in 2014, more than doubling the 308 units in 2013.

These Ridiculous Listing Photos Make It Hard To Believe Any Of These Properties Sold

Posted 08.20.2015 | HuffPost Home

“For rent: One-bedroom apartment available in one of Manhattan’s most desirable neighborhoods, the Upper West Side.” Countless New York real-est...

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...

7 Tips for Falling Asleep and Getting a Good Night's Rest

Elizabeth Pullman | Posted 08.07.2015 | Healthy Living
Elizabeth Pullman

Waking up and feeling refreshed is important. After all, you don't want to be crabby at work and feel exhausted when you're trying to take on professional, personal, and family challenges. Your sleep patterns are crucial. You spend roughly one third of your life sleeping, so make it count!

5 Ways to Decorate Your Seriously Small Apartment Balcony | Posted 07.31.2015 | HuffPost Home

Whether you're looking for an extra cozy space to unwind in after work, or a spot to entertain friends and family, take a look at these easy ways you can dress up your small apartment balcony.

Learning Chinese

Tricia McCallum | Posted 07.28.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Tricia McCallum

Growing up in a small northern town shaped me in ways untold. As a little girl my family lived in an apartment above a hardware store on our small...

Space Saving Solutions for Every Room in Your House

Food52 | Posted 07.24.2015 | HuffPost Home

Take a look at your desk and remove everything that you don't use everyday and keep your knickknacks to a minimum -- just a cluster of flowers, a special object, and a few beautiful desk accessories are all you need.

8 Things Only New Yorkers Know About Apartment Hunting

Thrillist | Posted 07.23.2015 | HuffPost Home

Your kitchen is a joke. You don't even know the meaning of counter space anymore, and a stovetop with two out of four working burners is considered a success. But it doesn't matter anyway because you have a personal chef named Seamless.

5 Tricks To Keeping Your Cool And Making Time For Brunch On Moving Day

Posted 07.14.2015 | HuffPost Home

Remember that day you moved? Of course you do. You also remember your root canal and every time you got a $5 savings bond in a birthday card. On w...

3 Pieces Of Advice For Move-In Day That are Classic Dad

Posted 07.02.2015 | Good News

Everyone can relate to the excitement, stress and worry of moving into a new apartment or house, especially on the inaugural move into independence. L...

Is Sprawl the Answer or the Enemy? Housing Affordability and Demographic Changes

Jack Skelley | Posted 06.11.2015 | Los Angeles
Jack Skelley

Rents are higher in Los Angeles than in any other major U.S. city, according to several recent studies. There is wide agreement that the city is facing a huge affordability crisis. But far less consensus on the solutions.

9 Places That Will Inspire You To Customize Your Castle

Posted 06.08.2015 | HuffPost Home

There's a saying that dogs often resemble their owners. Well, the same could be said about a dwelling and its residents. Apartments and houses have be...

Family Calls Police In Horror As Apartment Wall Starts Dripping Blood

The Huffington Post | Katie Sola | Posted 06.04.2015 | Crime

"Daddy, what is that coming down the walls?" Thomas Kennedy's son asked. A mysterious red liquid was oozing down the walls of the family's home in...

31 Things You're Not Allowed To Have At Home After You Turn 30

Supercompressor | Posted 06.05.2015 | HuffPost Home

You can get away with living the grimy college life for a few years after graduation, but once the big 3-0 rolls around, it's time to get serious about ditching that duct tape-patched Papasan and beer bong. If you're confused about what exactly needs to be retired, no worries! We assembled the definitive list of items you're not allowed to have in your apartment after your 30th birthday.

There Is A Secret Apartment At The Top Of The Eiffel Tower

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 05.14.2015 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

Unlike the scientific marvel of steel and hard lines it's housed in, the pied à terre is cozy and romantic -- think paisley wallpaper, wood furniture and oil paintings. All in all, not a shabby place to view Paris from the best vantage point in town.