Apartment Lifestyle

Cover Your Assets: Renters Insurance

Part of the appeal to rent an apartment instead of buying a house is the basic jettison of homeownership woes. Along with neglecting structural repairs, one can basically feel pretty good about not having too much liability or needing to take out comprehensive insurance coverage plans to protect your home and investment. It is important, […]

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Loving Living with Roommates

Personally, I have always preferred to live with friends. When I rented an apartment in Washington, D.C., we had 4 people living in a 3 bedroom place, and I currently rent in San Francisco with 3 others. I have only lived alone once, and it wasn’t long before I began having intense discussions with my […]

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Insurance Company Responds to Demand for Green Apartments

Most people realize that the most significant and best way to move toward a more environmentally conscious lifestyle is in the arena in which they have the most control, their homes. Demand for green apartments is being driven by the individual’s concern about the environment, which is currently a pressing issue. The question is how […]

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Clearing the Air: Smoke-Free Apartments

When renting an apartment, one usually feels as though they are free to do as they wish, as long as it is within the bounds of reason, legality and the terms of their rental agreement. Whether renting an apartment or owning a house, everyone wants to feel like the king or queen of their respective […]

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Making the Most of Your Move

They say that moving is the third most stressful event that can happen in a person’s life, right after divorce and death. Even though I much prefer moving to those other exciting options, having moved six times in the past two years, I can definitely empathize with everyone out there who’s looking to relocate. My […]

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MyNewPlace Reaches Out to College Students

Not to patronize college students, as we pride ourselves on a certain adolescent ebullience here at MyNewPlace, but college students can typically use all the help they can get when trying to find off-campus apartments. Many college students are faced with the prospect of living alone for the first time and it can be a […]

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Add Rent Range, Pet Policy, or Bed/Bath to Your Search

From our home page, if you want to start your search with more than just a city name, you can click "Refine Your Search" located to the right of the search box. This expands it to expose the options for adding Beds/Baths, Rent Range, and Pets. Clicking "Refine Your Search" changes the search box from […]

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Search Using Only a City Name

We thought we would share a little trick with you about our search. You can search for apartments by entering only a city name–no state is necessary. Type in Washington–we give you results for Washington, DC. Type in Madison. We give you Madison, WI. Type in Portland. You get Portland, OR. "But, what about Portland, […]

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