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Monday, December 4, 2017

Christmas Crafts & Festive Decor
Well, the holiday season is just beginning and Christmas is on its way. For those of you who have children, I can only imagine how much the excitement for them is building as the 25th becomes closer and closer. This month I'm sharing to articles from the same site that I came across...one with ideas for some craft projects to keep your ki...

Thursday, November 2, 2017

WALKTHROUGH CHECKLIST?
Most of you have been renters for some time and have rented several different places, but some of you might be renting for the first time. It can be a difficult and scary decision that you are most likely committed to for at least a year, so maybe create a walkthrough checklist as your viewing properties with your rental agent. Never be a...

Monday, October 2, 2017

POSSIBLE PLACES TO VISIT THIS AUTUMN SEASON!
Well, I haven't made any recommendations lately, so I thought with the fall season and cooler weather starting, it would be the perfect time to suggest some places to visit before winter is upon us. IRONSTONE RANCH - Located in Elizabethtown this ranch offers a truly breathtaking setting. Friends and I just did a horseback ride here and i...

Monday, September 4, 2017

Beware of Fire Traps in Your Apartment
It doesn't happen very often, but unfortunately, from time-to-time tenants and owners experience the devastation of a fire. Before you know it, the Fall and Winter seasons will be here and that seems to be the most common time for fires. We can't stress enough how important renter's insurance is because obviously that would be a tremendou...

Wednesday, August 2, 2017

Keep Your Apartment/Home Bug Free
I don't know about anyone else....but I am a bug magnet!!  Mosquitoes find me fascinating for some reason, and just walking our dogs in the evening, I can come back with half a dozen bites! And with the humidity increasing lately, we've seemed to have an ant problem in our home and you can never seem to figure out where the little bu...

Sunday, July 2, 2017

SUMMER IS HEATING UP!
Summer is definitely starting to heat up. With 4th of July almost in the past, I'm afraid those hot, humid and hazy days are going to start becoming more plentiful. If you're living in your first apartment following a pretty strict budget or don't have the convenience of central air & need to use less efficient window units, you may b...

Monday, June 5, 2017

REDUCE, REUSE, RECYCLE
More and more people are trying to live “greener” now-a-days…simply meaning to try and reuse as many items as possible, recycle whatever you can and reduce waste. It’s so easy to just throw away leftover food because you don’t think it’s enough to make another meal, but try to come up with other ways t...

Tuesday, May 2, 2017

Expectations Vs. Reality of Apartment Living
Moving out for the first time can be an exhilarating, yet terrifying experience & you may have certain expectations, but often times reality can be a lot different. The article below gives you some tips & stories & ways to make compromises to help make your apartment experience a great one! http://www.myfirstapartment.com/2016...

Wednesday, April 5, 2017

Utility Costs?
Moving out on your own for the first time or upgrading to a larger place to live is always a big step. One of the most common questions we receive through phone calls and out at showings is, "Do you know how much the utilities are?" Often times we just do not have that information because most of the time utility accounts are transferred ...

Monday, March 6, 2017

CREDIT, CREDIT, CREDIT
I know I’ve mentioned in the past to keep an eye on your credit, but I just can’t stress it enough! Especially now-a-days when so much bill paying and online shopping is done on a regular basis, and it seems you’re always handing out your credit card or account information for something.  Maybe even consider having ...

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