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Living in an apartment is convenient, easy and a great alternative to owning a home.  But we're a little biased.  Find tips of the trade from apartment experts and ideas for decorating your new (or old) apartment home.


Perfect Plants for Fall Container Gardening
Posted by: Mira Roberts in Apartment Living
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Whether you're an experienced gardener with the greenest of thumbs, or simply trying to bring fresh greenery and color to your outdoor patio, container gardening can be satisfying and rewarding work for all.

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End of Summer Declutter
Posted by: Mira Roberts in Apartment Living

There are just a few weeks left in summer, and it's the best time to go through each room in your townhome and eliminate, organize or pack away for next summer. Once you declutter your space, you'll have more room for your family, yourself and a brand new, beautiful season in Norfolk, VA!

 
8 Simple Holiday Decor Ideas
Posted by: Mira Roberts in Apartment Living

Here are 8 simple holiday decor ideas that we've found to help you make easy work of holiday decorating. Pour yourself a big glass of egg nog, turn up the holiday tunes, and get ready to bring the holidays home this year.

 
10 Ways to Decorate Your Walls Without Paint
Posted by: Mira Roberts in Apartment Living

Nowadays, paint-free design elements are a cost-effective, stylish and creative alternative to traditional wall paint or blank, white walls. In fact, your white walls can provide the perfect backdrop for you to bring color, texture and your stylish personality to life at home with design elements that are removable, reversible and can travel with you should you have to move again. 

 
Redecorate Your Home for Under $100
Posted by: Mira Roberts in Apartment Living

There's a way to redecorate without reinventing the wheel, and we've got a system and some tips to help. Start saving $100 now, and once you've put aside your budget, get ready to reinvent your home, one small step at a time. Here's where to begin:

 
Beat Winter Blues
Posted by: Mira Roberts in Apartment Living

January signals a new year, but with its arrival comes Winter, along with its colder temperatures, shorter days and longer nights. For many, January signals a Winter slump that can quickly turn into a case of the Winter Blues. This year, we want to do our best to help you avoid falling into a cold-weather rut.

 
Organize your Closet for Fall
Posted by: Mira Roberts in Apartment Living

We love the crisp air in autumn, and while we've still got a few weeks before we'll have to break out our scarves and warm sweaters, September is the perfect month to start getting ready by cleaning out and organizing our closets.

 
Make your apartment your own!
Posted by: Mira Roberts in Apartment Living

You've finally moved into your new apartment, and have your boxes nearly unpacked. It's time to settle into your new space, and make yourself a home. But where to start?

 
Renting is more than just dollars and cents
Posted by: Donje Putnam in Apartment Living
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Looking for an apartment can be information overload.  It’s obvious to compare price, but make sure you are looking at the other factors involved in selecting an apartment.  By researching beyond the price, you can find a complex that will make you feel at home.  And isn’t that what you’re looking for?

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What tools do I need in my new apartment?
Posted by: Donje Putnam in Apartment Living
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What tools do you need when living in an apartment?

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