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How to find the best pet-friendly apartment near Greenville SC

Just beside the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, Greenville, South Carolina is a unique southern city that offers residents and visitors a thriving metro area with boutique shops, lots of American history, diverse neighborhoods, galleries, museums, and outdoor activities. But in addition to all the wonderful city amenities that Greenville offers humans, pets are…

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Common Single-Story Apartment Rental Amenities

Common Single-Story Apartment Rental Amenities in Lafayette Indiana

From downtown warehouse-type loft space to attached duplex style apartment homes, the term “single-story” has lots of meanings when it comes to apartments in Lafayette, Indiana. It’s important to understand what makes each floor plan, layout, and property type different. As an example, one of the most desirable features of renting a single-story apartment home…

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Questions to Ask Your Leasing Agent Before Signing an apartment lease

12 Questions to Ask Your Leasing Agent Before Signing on a New Apartment

So now that you’ve picked the perfect location, floor plan, and neighborhood for your next new apartment rental, it’s time to get your questions answered before signing your new apartment lease agreement. And while most rental contracts are fairly comprehensive documents that include the majority of important information about your relationship to your new home,…

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How to Choose the Right Apartment Rental Floor Plan

Choosing the right apartment rental floor plan is a huge part of the overall home search process. Outside of the other important factors such as location, budget/price, amenities, and housing type, the right floor plan can make all the difference in your day-to-day living experience.  That’s why at Redwood apartment rental neighborhoods, we offer our…

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Your Rental Apartment Move-In Inspection Checklist

It doesn’t matter if you’ve searched for months or minutes, when you find the perfect apartment rental home, you can’t WAIT to create your move-in checklist. It’s an exciting time for new beginnings that include new friendship opportunities, adventures, and memories.  But before you plan your move and start the heavy lifting from your U-Haul…

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5 Reasons to Relocate to Louisville, Kentucky

Home to the Kentucky Derby, Muhammad Ali, and the Louisville Slugger baseball bat, Louisville, Kentucky attracts thousands of new residents each year who’s decided to relocate to the city and call it home. As a result, Louisville, Kentucky is indeed growing. Named by US News as one of the best places to live in Kentucky,…

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Renting vs Buying: Robert’s Story

So you’ve decided it’s time to look for a new home. But where to start? Are you going to move to another house, or will you rent an apartment? Sometimes, it helps to look at someone else’s decision making process to help you find your way. Take Robert for example. Renting vs Buying: The Decision…

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Renting vs Buying: Martha’s Story

When you’re deciding whether renting vs buying is better, sometimes it helps to see the thought process of someone else who’s in the same situation. Take Martha for example. Martha just became an empty nester after her only son moved out. She’s thinking about moving to a smaller home, since it’s just going to be…

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Renting vs Buying: Jeff’s Story

When you’re deciding whether renting vs buying is better, sometimes it helps to see the thought process of someone else who’s in the same situation. Take Jeff for example. Jeff is a recently divorced father of two teenaged girls, who has a big decision to make. Where are he and his girls going to live…

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Real Estate: How to Sell Before You Buy

There are lots of great reasons to sell your perfectly good home before you buy another house.  Job Relocation If your in-person dream job is more than a few dozen miles away, it’s likely you’ll be moving to another city or another state.  But before you settle into just any new neighborhood, you may want…

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What are the hidden costs of homeownership?

Many people dream of being a homeowner, but does it always make you happy? This question resonates with folks who’ve experienced both the ups AND the downs of homeownership. Until you’ve owned a home yourself, it’s hard to know the true and often hidden costs of homeownership, and how that compares to renting. Of course,…

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Is Renting More Affordable Than Buying?

Is Renting More Affordable Than Buying?

Empty nesters and others heading towards 55+ communities are often faced with this hard question. There are plenty of calculators and resources available both online and offline to help you figure out your finances, but the question itself of whether to rent or to buy—is more than just what makes more financial sense—there are a…

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Pros and Cons of living in a 55+ community

The Pros & Cons of 55+ Active Adult Communities

Owning your own home means you’re investing in a long-term asset while potentially raising a family and/or working full-time. But if you have kids who are leaving the nest you may be rethinking your living situation. Lots of empty nesters consider 55+ communities as their next step for their second half.  At first sight, everything…

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Am I Ready for A 55+ Community?

Finding just the right living situation for your retirement can be a challenge. With so many great options for seniors available today, you’ll want to make the right choice to suit your budget and lifestyle. Many homeowners will consider living in a 55+ community based on community amenities and overall senior lifestyle. But before you…

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Danville, IN Real Estate Rental Market 2020

Nestled in the heart of Hendricks County, Indiana is the cozy town of Danville. Known for bright local businesses like Mayberry Café and Marmalade Sky B&B, so many residents love Danville for its reputation as “small-town living”. For Americans who dream about the quaint, quiet streets pictured in television programs and made for TV movies,…

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Five Commutable Columbus Neighborhoods

Dublin, Ohio Pickerington, Ohio Reynoldsburg, Ohio Grove City, Ohio Blacklick, Ohio As the state capital, Columbus, Ohio offers a ton of opportunities to be entertained, get educated, start or join a business, and find the perfect home. If you’re looking for a neighborhood that’s within commuting distance to Columbus, we’re here to help! At Redwood…

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What is an Apartment Property Concierge?

At Redwood apartment rental neighborhoods, we’re here to support people of all ages and family sizes. As part of our ongoing resident success programs, we survey and listen to feedback on what our residents love most about their Redwood living space.  One of the most popular and well-rated benefits we provide to our residents is…

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How multi-family housing industries are preparing for likely upcoming rental market changes

How multi-family housing industries are preparing for likely upcoming rental market changes

All over the world, companies and people have been impacted in some way by the 2020 health crisis. Manufacturers are shifting their production lines to support the need for medical supplies, hospitality groups are housing people who have been displaced, food and beverage companies have shifted to delivery and pickup services only, and hundreds of…

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Altoona, IA Real Estate Rental Market 2020

First settled in the mid-1800s, the beautiful suburban town of Altoona, IA is part of the Des Moines Iowa metro. With just under 20,000 residents, Altoona is about 10-miles from the Des Moines city center. Within the city limits, you’ll find all the suburban creature comforts including movie theaters, retail shopping centers, and a variety…

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Ankeny Real Estate Rental Market 2020

Ankeny, IA Real Estate Rental Market 2020

Nestled in northern Des Moines, Ankeny, Iowa, like many other suburban townships on the outskirts of Des Moines, offers residents easy access to all the benefits of big city life but in a tight-knit smaller community. Ankeny is large in comparison to other Des Moines suburbs, with almost 66,000 residents that call Ankeny home. Whether…

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Brownsburg, IN Real Estate Rental Market 2020

Brownsburg is a suburban community outside Indianapolis, Indiana that hosts just about 25,000 people. Previously named as one of Indiana’s best places to live, Brownsburg offers a wide range of daily living conveniences that make it the ideal spot for students, professionals, and retirees. With lots of employment opportunities and real estate rental options, Brownsburg…

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Plainfield, IN Real Estate Rental Market 2020

Plainfield, Indiana is a community located in Hendricks County, close to Indianapolis. With a population of 31,000 and growing, it’s been called “one of the greatest places to live in Indiana.” Many residents have described Plainfield as a “place of harmony” marked by small suburban neighborhoods. Read Niche.com reports that include important crime and safety…

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North Ridgeville, OH Rental Market

North Ridgeville is a suburban community located within Lorain County near Cleveland, Ohio. Located outside of the city, North Ridgeville offers its residents close proximity to the Cleveland downtown action but with a more rural appeal. Today the population tops over 32,000 residents, made up of families, both retired and non-retired seniors, and single professionals.…

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Warsaw, IN Real Estate Rental Market Trends

Located in Kosciusko County, Warsaw, Indiana is situated within about an hour commutable distance of Fort Wayne. Lots of Indiana residents choose Warsaw because of its cool, uptown vibe and close-knit suburban areas. The city is made up of a great mix of families and single professionals and as it gets more and more developed…

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5 Tips to Retiring in Fort Wayne

Have you recently decided to retire, after years of working hard and juggling your many responsibilities? Perhaps it’s also time to find the next home for your new chapter in life. As a retiree, life in Fort Wayne, Indiana can be exciting and full of all the amenities that you could want, from convenience to…

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5 Benefits of Living In An Apartment

There are many different types of homes you can settle down in. From mortgaged homes to townhomes to high-rise apartments or even single-story rentals, it can be hard to decide which option is right for you. Each option presents both advantages and disadvantages that are important to consider for your own lifestyle. Redwood Apartments offer…

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Four Reasons You Need Renter’s Insurance

Four Reasons You Need Renter’s Insurance

Renter’s insurance is something every resident should purchase when renting a house or apartment. This type of insurance offers a combination of coverage, which comes together to protect you against different issues, including: Living expenses if a unit is deemed unlivable Liability for repairs to another’s property Liability coverage should someone be injured on your…

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Best Apartment Rental Outdoor Amenities

When it comes time to rent a new home, the first area you survey is the interior. After you’ve checked out the large bright bedrooms, granite countertops, and stainless-steel appliances in the kitchen, what might sway you to select a place? Today’s best outdoor apartment amenities are becoming a deciding factor, especially in luxury buildings…

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6 Ways to Ensure Your Apartment Rental Experience is Great

Renting has become a long-term living arrangement for many Americans. From multi-level high rises to single-level townhomes, the sky’s the limit for modern apartment seekers. With so many opting for apartments, it makes sense to wonder, what is a great apartment rental experience?  Finding the perfect apartment is an overwhelming task. There’s so much to…

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Simplify Your Lifestyle™— Beginning at Home

Have you started to notice that your life is a little… complicated lately? You work hard, come home, do chores, home repairs or address apartment issues (hello loud neighbors), and then there needs to be time to eat dinner and get a full night’s sleep. And what about having fun and practicing your hobbies? There…

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2019 Apartment Finder Technology Tools

You’ve just made the decision to move. Now what? Looking for a new apartment can be time-consuming, taking hours out of your week as you book appointments and view one rental after another. But don’t get discouraged. There are apartment finder technology tools and self-guided tours that can make it much easier for you to…

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7 Tips to Downsizing Your House

The day has finally come—your last child has moved to college or maybe they’ve moved into a place of their own. Maybe you’ve been on your own in your house for a while now, and you’re realizing how much space (and how many things) you’re surrounded by on a daily basis. Is it time to…

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The Best Apartment Finder Checklist

You’ve finally graduated from college, and it’s time to move off campus and into your own apartment. Or, maybe it’s time to leave your roommates behind and get a place of your own. Finding your first apartment can seem like a monumental task. It’s time for your first apartment finder checklist. There’s a lot to…

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House vs. Apartment Rental Brownsburg Indiana

Brownsburg, Indiana is becoming a popular place to live, with more people wanting to move out of the city, not only to live in their first home but also to enjoy the outdoor experiences suburbs can provide. With this high interest in rentals, the Brownsburg real estate housing and apartment rental market is booming. With…

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2019 Apartment Rental Market Outlook

The home and apartment rental market in 2019 is promising, and living space is in high demand. Two very different generations are now choosing to rent rather than own. First, there are millennials, who want to rent and spend their money on lifestyle experiences rather than on mortgage payments. Then, there are the baby boomers,…

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5 Reasons to Live in Orrville Ohio

Orrville is becoming one of the most popular places to live in the state of Ohio. Located just 20 miles southwest of Akron and 9 miles east of Wooster, Orrville is a top choice for many people who commute daily. This area of Ohio has beautiful rolling hills, scenic views, and numerous parks and recreational…

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Rent vs Buy – Condo, Home, or Apartment?

Rent vs Buy?….. It’s a HUGE question to ask yourself. But if you’re thinking of moving into your own living space, you’ve got a lot of options. Here’s a couple of ways to find out which one actually makes sense for where you’re at in your life. Rent vs Buy… Should I lease a condo,…

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Most Underrated Apartment Amenities 2018

It’s hard to believe but some people overlook or underrate certain apartment amenities when searching for their next perfect living space. So if you’re ready to secure a new apartment rental, check out our hot list of underrated apartment rental complex amenities for 2018. 1. Community Amenity: Package Lockers Most of us are probably still…

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What Are Moving Costs For An Apartment?

Discover your moving costs when you’re ready to live in an apartment rental neighborhood with a new private space to call your own? So…  How Much Does It Cost to Move into an Apartment? Life is full of taking some big, first steps in order to grow. And few things are quite as big as…

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Comprehensive Moving Packing Checklist

When you want to move in and out on time, and on schedule here’s your step-by-step moving packing checklist with a timeline. The Best Moving Packing Checklist Getting ready to move to a new home, especially if you’re going to college or finally leaving it after graduation, is not something that should be done on…

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7 move out tips for college grads

7 Move Out Tips for College Grads

Ready for your first post-college apartment rental? Here are 7 move-out tips designed to help you easily transition from student to working professional. Move Out Tips for College Grads Graduating from college is another significant milestone, so congratulations! Real-life begins now. And one of the things that you’re likely to do, as school is drawing…

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4 Reasons to Rent an Apartment Vs. a Condo

Most people, when they live on their own for the first time, will rent their first living space. Apartments are a popular choice, and condos are also available for rent, but what’s the difference? Apartments vs. Condo… Is one better than the other? The Apartment Apartments are made, from the ground up, to be rented.…

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