What To Know Before Signing Your First Lease

There’s nothing more exciting than getting the keys to your first apartment. But before you do, there’s a few things to be aware of prior to signing the lease.   Can you afford it?  This may seem obvious, but many people often overestimate how much they’re able to afford, especially when a shiny new home is staring them in the face. A good rule of thumb...

Tips For First-Time Apartment Renters

Renting your first apartment is an exciting event but can be intimidating if you’re not sure what to expect. For a seamless experience from start to finish, keep these tips in mind so you can sign your new lease with confidence.   Determine a Budget  Avoid overspending by calculating your monthly budget before you start looking for an apartment. Typically, the rule of thumb is to spend no...

How to Turn Your Apartment into a Home Office

Working from home comes with countless distractions and challenges, and it can be made even more difficult if you’re already tight on square footage. Add a functional office area into your apartment by keeping these easy space-saving tips in mind.  Dedicate a Workspace Area  Avoid your work spreading all over your apartment by dedicating a specific area to working. Keep all relevant items (laptop,...

Color Therapy and How to Incorporate it into Your Home

If you’re looking to spruce up your space but not sure what hues and colors to incorporate, consider what each brings to the table. Color therapy, sometimes known as chromotherapy, is the idea that different colors affect your mood and even mental health. It’s why gray skies can feel somber and red couches may seem “loud.”   Using the right colors in the right spaces can bring energy to a room, promote...

5 Tips For Decorating a Small-Space

Sprucing up your apartment might seem like an impossible task without a ton of space. By following these simple tips and tricks, you’ll get the most out of your home, no matter how tiny, without sacrificing eye-catching décor.   Incorporate a Light Color Palette  A lighter color palette will instantly make a space seem much larger than it is. White, beige, taupe and light gray hues are...