My fiancee just got accepted to medical school at UIC (University of Illinois at Chicago), so we're moving there in the next few months. Chicago's a big city, and we need to figure out how to start the apartment search. So...how do we do this? Are there standard questions about our priorities that we can answer in order to narrow down which neighborhood would suit us best? [more inside]
I got my dream job in Seattle and will be moving cross-country! Yay! I'm going to make a trip out to find housing but have a couple of questions about when/where. [more inside]
I need to decide by tomorrow whether to move out of my apartment (in September). Dislike the landlord, who lives above me, but the place is nice and my daughter was born there. My old landlord, who I like a lot, has a place for rent. Details below: [more inside]
How does one rent an apartment out-of-state, sight unseen, so it's ready to move in upon arrival? [more inside]
My significant other and I signed a one-year lease for an apartment in Phoenix, AZ, in March. Then, I got an awesome 9-month job offer that requires me to move to Orlando, Florida in August. SO will be staying in this apartment in Phoenix. Please help me figure out how to get an apartment in Florida, keep my SO in this apartment in Phoenix, and all without paying ridiculous lease-breaking fees! [more inside]
Can I move my cat from a house and supervised outdoor walks to a Brooklyn apparment? [more inside]
I'm moving to a new apartment in the same neighborhood I live in now, and want the move to go as smoothly as possible. What are your tips and tricks for a successful apartment move? What are things you wish you had thought of before you moved into a new place?
I'm compiling a list of questions to ask prospective landlords when viewing their properties in Chicago next week. Help me make sure I'm asking everything I should be! [more inside]
As a high school senior going to a Chicago-land school in fall 2008, what should I know to plan for my first apartment? [more inside]
I accepted a job in New York City that starts midsummer. I'm in school until the end of May. When do I start looking for a place to live? [more inside]
How can I "persuade" a junkie (who's big on harrassment and intimidation) to move out of a flat/apartment? [more inside]
A new management company has taken over my apartment building, and my lease is up. Should I stay where I am, or should I start looking for a new apartment? [more inside]
Me and the significant other are moving out in about 2 weeks time to our first 1 bedroom apartment. Rent is looking about 1/3 of total income including water, gas and trash (not bad for Southern California) and most of our major furniture/appliance costs seems to be taken care of already. Is there anything we should consider, highlight, or otherwise be aware of before we live the life of paupers?
I have been giving some thought to moving from Australia to Hong Kong for a while (6 months +). What tips would you give to a newcomer to the area - from finding a place to live onwards? [more inside] [more inside]