August 2011 -
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MEOW! How To Introduce A New Cat To Your Apartment

Though many apartment complexes strictly prohibit dogs on the premises, there are lots of complexes will allow their tenants to adopt a cat. In general, cats are less destructive, less noisy and less difficult to manage than many dogs are. In addition, they’re small, relatively easy to care for and they make great apartment pets. […]

By  crystalberen
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Loft Living: How To Maximize A Small Space

A loft apartment has many advantages over a standard single or multi-level apartment unit. Lofts leave much of the vertical space in a building open which makes the space feel considerably larger than it really is. The tall walls in a loft apartment make it easy to bring in lots of natural light by adding […]

By  crystalberen
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Is Your Roommate A Total Princess? Here's How To Deal!

Part IV in our ‘Going To College’ series! If you live with roommates for any length of time, chances are that you’ll run into your fair share of bad ones. Horrible roomies come in all shapes and sizes but they all share the ability to make your life miserable. Here are some tips and tricks […]

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The Infestation Continues: What You Need To Know About Bed Bugs

Whatever the reason cited—the ban on DDT, increased international travel, or just bad luck—one thing is clear:  bed bugs are making a comeback in the U.S.  Like the pestilent, suited agents of The Matrix, these little insects can seem nearly impossible to destroy.  They lurk in your mattress or your baseboards. They feed on human […]

By  Caitlin Morgan
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RealPage to Acquire MyNewPlace

August 22, 2011 RealPage to Acquire MyNewPlace Increases Total Addressable Market to Approximately $9.0 Billion CARROLLTON, Texas, Aug. 22, 2011 — RealPage, Inc. (NASDAQ: RP), a leading provider of on demand software and software-enabled services to the rental housing industry, today announced it entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Multifamily Technology Solutions, Inc. (“MTS”) […]

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Ever Wondered What $150k Per Month Rent Will Get You?

With rental prices on the rise throughout much of the nation, many people are looking for ways to save money in order to make ends meet. The end of a lease can mean a hefty hike in rental prices, with some units seeing an increase of ten percent of more. Having to pay an extra […]

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What Recession?! Summer Celebrity Moving Round-up

Real estate sales may be trudging along at a snail’s pace for the average American, but for many celebrities, selling their homes has been a snap. Whereas many people have had their homes listed for months or even years, celebrities are often able to finalize a sale within a couple of months, though often for […]

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The Debt Ceiling Crisis Aftermath: What Multifamily Needs To Know

It’s still not clear exactly how the increase to the debt ceiling will affect the behavior of the American economy. The long term effects of this change are difficult to predict in the global marketplace, but there are three ways this increase could significantly affect the multifamily industry. Changes in the mortgage rates, falling stock […]

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