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Finding and Renting an Apartment in Europe

Andy Steves | Posted 07.09.2014 | Travel
Andy Steves

There are two routes you can choose from when you are looking for an apartment in Europe. You can use a direct booking website or you can go through a rental agency.

Spoleto Festival Dei 2Mondi

Paula H. Noe | Posted 06.30.2014 | Travel
Paula H. Noe

The Spoleto Festival dei 2Mondi (big big arts festival) started on Friday and the town, its residents and its shops have all been spiffed up; the air of anticipation and the wandering tourists are both readily evident.

Italian Kitchens...

Paula H. Noe | Posted 06.23.2014 | Travel
Paula H. Noe

The kitchen is just so important to me, to Italy, to almost everyone I know. So, as I am sitting in my Spoleto kitchen looking out at the clouds and r...

Spoleto: First Impressions

Paula H. Noe | Posted 06.13.2014 | Travel
Paula H. Noe

Stairs, everywhere! And, what did I expect, coming to a medieval hill town ("older than Rome", said a proud resident)?

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

Courtney Craig | Posted 06.06.2014 | HuffPost Home
Courtney Craig

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.

Ancient Folks in Sicily

Paula H. Noe | Posted 06.06.2014 | Travel
Paula H. Noe

Sicily continues to amaze me. The history here is so multi-layered and so ancient that I, from Boston with its proud and (very) young history, am overwhelmed and find it incomprehensible on many levels when faced with 8000 years or so of history.

Too Many Bras (and Other 'Unnecessaries')?

Paula H. Noe | Posted 06.02.2014 | Travel
Paula H. Noe

When I came to Italy in September for my "senior year abroad," I brought a large suitcase and a medium-sized one, both full of items I thought were absolutely vital for my every-day life.

I Still Just Don't Understand

Paula H. Noe | Posted 05.29.2014 | Travel
Paula H. Noe

I have been living my dream in Italy since September, so I have been watching and learning and trying hard to comprehend since then, with mixed succes...

Tips for Avoiding a Rental Scam

Elizabeth Pullman | Posted 05.29.2014 | 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.

Beauty and Art, Everywhere...

Paula H. Noe | Posted 05.21.2014 | Travel
Paula H. Noe

In Florence, a city dense with beauty and stimulation, the shop windows are gorgeous and enticing.

10 Parties to Throw in Your Apartment

Uloop | Posted 05.19.2014 | College
Uloop

By the time the end of December rolls around, everyone is already tired of Christmas parties. However, in the middle of the summer, they're sure to feel different.

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

Elizabeth Pullman | Posted 05.16.2014 | 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.

Top 6 Apps for Every Renter on the Move

Elizabeth Pullman | Posted 07.06.2014 | HuffPost Home
Elizabeth Pullman

April showers brings May... moving trucks? If you're thinking about relocating, you picked the right time! These apps will help make your transition a breeze (and they might even add some fun along the way)!

LOOK: This Tiny Home Fits Inside A Parking Space

www.weather.com | Posted 05.04.2014 | HuffPost Home

Weave your way to the top covered-floor of a parking garage in Midtown Atlanta, shielded from heavy rain and direct sunlight, and you won't find cars...

Firenze Fireworks: Easter Explosions in Florence

Paula H. Noe | Posted 06.28.2014 | Travel
Paula H. Noe

On Pasqua/Easter, springtime shone brightly here in Firenze, and the whole city of Florence, as it has done for at least the past 500 years, held its Scoppio del Carro ('explosion of the cart') in the beautiful Duomo piazza.

Please Tax Us: Airbnb Offers City $21 Million

Blake Fleetwood | Posted 06.25.2014 | New York
Blake Fleetwood

Discouraging new forms of entrepreneurism that threaten established businesses, is a classic form of government interference that affects many different industries in the urban marketplace.

Downsizing in Italy

Paula H. Noe | Posted 06.21.2014 | Travel
Paula H. Noe

A woman who has been living in Florence for many, many years told me that 'Americans must learn to down-size in order to be happy here.'

Observations From the Roman Bus

Paula H. Noe | Posted 05.27.2014 | Travel
Paula H. Noe

I observe a lot on the bus. Rome is so big (about 2 million people) and so beautiful and so full of history (both living and dead) that the views out the windows are just overwhelming.

How To Rent With Bad Credit

Credit.com | Posted 03.21.2014 | Money
Credit.com

Don't avoid the elephant in the room. Address your bad credit frankly and honestly.

11 Things to Know Before Signing Your First Lease

Lauren Boston | Posted 05.19.2014 | HuffPost Home
Lauren Boston

Wait, you thought adulthood meant fewer rules to follow? Oh you sweet, naïve cherubs.

Apartments in Italy -- and Mistakes!

Paula H. Noe | Posted 05.17.2014 | Travel
Paula H. Noe

Finding a home, and feeling safe and comfortable there, is important to me, especially since I am alone here in Italy. And, until I arrived in Rome la...

Spike is Right! Housing Discrimination is NYC's Hidden Disgrace (Pt 2)

Antonia Marrero | Posted 05.05.2014 | New York
Antonia Marrero

With undercover agents, Fair Housing Justice Center has exposed an epidemic of housing discrimination on the basis of skin color, disability, source of income and LGBTQ identity in every NYC neighborhood.

Why Talking to Your Neighbors Is Just Awful

Paul Cantor | Posted 04.22.2014 | Comedy
Paul Cantor

The more I'm talking to my neighbors, the more I realize why nobody talks to their neighbors! It's because they either have nothing to say, or way too much. There is no happy medium. You'd love it if you could keep your interactions short and sweet.

How to Handle a Dispute With Your Landlord

realtor.com | Posted 04.06.2014 | HuffPost Home
realtor.com

The more detail you can muster, the more tools you give the landlord to fix the problem. Records also show that you mean business, and it starts a paper trail in case you need to take additional measures.

New York's First $100 Million Apartment Is Coming Soon

Departures Magazine | Posted 03.29.2014 | New York
Departures Magazine

Forget the gated motor court, the private courtyard or the waterfall in the lobby and check out the dizzying view from atop 50 United Nations Plaza. Manhattan's Rocky Mountains -- the skyscraper tops of the Empire State, the Chrysler, Rockefeller Center and MetLife -- all seem close enough to touch.