Here's a scenario many renters can relate to: You just moved in to your shiny, new apartment and after hours and hours of unboxing, things start to feel like home. But then it happens. One minor inconvenience pops up. It could have been that the lock was taking too long to open, or a flickering light took a few minutes too long to illuminate the room. At the time, you figured it wasn’t a big deal and didn’t want to pester maintenance for something so small. That was a mistake. As time goes on, minor inconveniences can easily turn into critical stage problems. And, once you do notify your building manager, the once "easy" problem now takes longer to fix, costs more money and could require you to vacate for safety reasons.
At Oakleaf Property Management, we value each staff member. The Community Manager who builds camaraderie among residents, the handyman who replaces that squeaky faucet, even the woman who makes the daily coffee. Our hats go off to one position (and program) in particular: the Service Coordinator Program.
Blank white walls, boring carpet, and outdated fixtures can make your apartment feel more like you’re living in a waiting room than in your home sweet home. Here are 6 DIY ways you can upgrade your rental and still get your deposit back. All you need is a bit of creativity and some elbow grease.
There’s no denying that apartments can be a bit short on storage space. But if you ignore that problem, apartments can be the cutest, coziest living spaces ever! Luckily there are so many ways you can increase the storage in your small apartment. We picked our five favorite and most useful tricks and projects to make your apartment feel twice as big (while keeping that cozy feeling).
Moving can be a real hassle. Not only do you have to physically pack up everything you own, you also have to take everything to your new place and unpack it. This is a lot of work. Save some time, money, and stress by incorporating these 15 tips into your move.
Summer is all about getting outside, enjoying the sunshine, and spending time with friends and family. Take advantage of the season by attending free events or accessing local recreational parks. Take a look at our comprehensive list of free things to do all around the tristate area, including your town!
Whether you were born and raised in them, moved to them, moved from them, or are passing through them, small towns have a special place in our hearts. They are an important part of our nation’s history and fabric, a fabric woven by the close-knit communities that keep everyone tied together.