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First Apartment Tips

6 Ways To Make The Most of Your Tiny Balcony Before It's Too Late

MakeSpace | Posted 09.14.2016 | HuffPost Home

The bad news: You only have a few weeks left of cozy 70-degree and 80-degree temperatures left. The good news: You still have a few weeks left to enj...

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 12 Things Every First Apartment Needs

The Huffington Post | Samantha Toscano | Posted 07.24.2014 | HuffPost Home

Finding that first place to call home after college can be a stressful experience for a recent graduate. While retailers like IKEA, Target and Bed...

18 Ikea Items We've All Owned But Would Rather Forget

Posted 07.19.2016 | HuffPost Home

Ahh, IKEA. The one place every twentysomething goes so they can fill their most precious living quarters with affordable furnishings...that all of the...

Ann Brenoff

12 Questions You Absolutely Must Ask Before Renting An Apartment | Ann Brenoff | Posted 09.15.2015 | HuffPost Home

When hunting for an apartment, many renters fall into the same ugly trap: They get swept away with visions of painting the walls deep purple and havin...

What Your College-Aged Kid Needs To Avoid The Freshman 15, From Rocco DiSpirito

Posted 08.14.2013 | Home

When you're helping your child stock the kitchen in their first apartment, there are a few essentials you'll want to make sure they have. Celebrity ch...

Indoor Cabins: Treehouse & Tiny Hut in Brooklyn Loft for $2K (VIDEO)

Kirsten Dirksen | Posted 11.28.2012 | HuffPost Home
Kirsten Dirksen

Architect Terri Chiao knew she couldn't afford the rent on a 750-square-foot Brooklyn loft without a roommate, but she didn't want to divide it up with walls. Instead, she built a cabin and a treehouse inside the space to be used as private living quarters.

Lessons My First Place Taught Me

Melanie Deziel | Posted 08.21.2012 | College
Melanie Deziel

When I heard that there are some hard lessons you just can't prepare for when you get your first place, I took it as a challenge. But there are some things that the only real way to prepare is to be prepared to learn.

What's Your Worst 'First Apartment' Horror Story?

The Huffington Post | Stylelist Home Staff | Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home

Whether you rent an apartment or own a house, you're bound to have encountered a few less than ideal home issues, like a leak in the kitchen sink or t...