The Apartment Hunter’s Blog
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Although “apartment” and “condo” are sometimes used interchangeably, there’s actually several important distinctions between the two. It’s helpful to know the difference when you’re searching for a place to live, so you can make a more informed decision!
Going through a breakup is one of the hardest things anyone has to deal with. It is disappointing to realize that all the time, emotional energy, and vulnerability that you may have invested in a relationship with someone else is all for naught. However, of course, there are lessons to be learned in times of transition, painful though they may be.
Nothing is more exciting for a renter than the thrill of a new apartment, especially after a big move. While cleaning your old place after moving out can feel like a chore, cleaning your new place is usually more fun due to the thrill of all the new opportunities in your life opening up before you. No matter what time of year you move into a new apartment, doing some “spring cleaning” or deep cleaning can help you get settled and make the new space feel more like home.
Having an opportunity to plan your apartment rental based on the best time to rent an apartment is a luxury. Usually, renters must rent an apartment whenever their life requires them to secure housing, and it doesn’t matter whether it is a good time or not. But, if you are in the privileged position of choosing when to rent your apartment, then it is important to choose wisely.
When you are looking to rent an apartment, it is important to determine how much rent you can reasonably afford. A common rule of thumb is to look at how much you are making per month and compare the prospective rent to that figure. Are you making three times the amount of rent per month? While this is a helpful measure, it isn’t necessarily the whole picture.
If you’re renting an apartment, it’s often all too easy to let things fall by the wayside until it’s time to move out. We all lead busy lives, and after a full work week, apartment maintenance is probably not as big of a priority as resting and recharging over the weekend.
In a perfect world, we would all stay in the same rental for the entirety of our lease, never needing to move or find another place for any reason at all. In this perfect world, landlords and tenants would never have any issues, and the renting process would be simple and stress-free.
Whether you’re looking for adventure, relaxation, romance, or culinary experiences, you can find it all just outside your door right here in Arkansas!
The cost of living in Little Rock is something we get asked about by out-of-town apartment hunters, often. Will they be spending more living in Little Rock than they do in the state that they are moving from? So we are here to break down the average cost of living in Little Rock.