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First Apartment

Ann Brenoff

13 Things You Didn't Know You Should Ask When Renting An Apartment

HuffingtonPost.com | Ann Brenoff | Posted 03.04.2014 | HuffPost Home

When renting your first apartment, you're more likely to think about the end game than the process. You are swept away with visions of painting the wa...

What Nobody Tells You About Your First Apartment

Posted 01.23.2014 | HuffPost Home

You might have to compromise a little -- because apartment hunting, especially in a city like New York, is a tragicomic hellhole into which you must f...

The Behemoth That Is Brooklyn: Finding My First Apartment in New York

Sarah Beauchamp | Posted 11.30.2013 | New York
Sarah Beauchamp

We should've been suspicious when we saw the price. A two-bedroom apartment on Kosciuszko Street in Brooklyn was renting for less than $800 a month. Even for some of the worst sections of the borough, that's really cheap.

Rediscovering My Husband In An Empty Nest

Bonni Brodnick | Posted 11.01.2013 | Fifty
Bonni Brodnick

It was bad enough emptying the drawers of his antique bureau when he went off to college. In a fog of reminiscence I bagged his old Cub Scout necktie; a clip-on bow tie; a handful of yellow BBs for his air gun; several single socks; a beanie from Africa; never-used heat bulbs from our long-deceased Bearded Dragon Lizard; and a T-shirt with the date of a spring concert in middle school.

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

Posted 08.14.2013 | MarloThomas

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...

The 9 Mistakes Everyone Makes In Their First Apartment

The Huffington Post | Michelle Manetti | Posted 03.22.2013 | HuffPost Home

The combination of cluelessness and budget restrictions can lead to hilariously bad situations.

The Secret To Getting A Vintage Modern Look Is...

Thomas Altamirano | Posted 03.20.2013 | HuffPost Home
Thomas Altamirano

It's all in the mix.

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...

Can We Stop With the NY Real Estate Rental Myths?

Pauline Millard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Pauline Millard

If you can afford a fee, which can also usually be put on a credit card, consider a no-fee apartment a happy surprise, much like the aforementioned rent stabilized lease.