In case you missed it, here are the top posts on Renter Resources for the week of May 20-24, 2013.
It’s Memorial Day weekend. That means time to pull out the grill, bring out the cooler, fill up that kiddie pool and get ready to kick off the un-official start of summer. Here are some fun ideas of ways you can celebrate Memorial Day Weekend at your place.
Finally warm weather is upon us! So why get stuck in traffic jams in search of the nearest beach? Use the long weekend that Memorial Day provides to reclaim your neighborhood with a staycation. Make that staycation even better for your friends who want to do the same thing by hosting a fete at your place!
Working from home works great for three kinds of people: Those with unbelievable self-discipline, those with lots of money and giant homes, and those who don’t actually do their jobs, but will somehow never lose them. For the rest of us working-from-home stiffs, carving a workspace out of our living space is tricky business. There are countless concerns to consider, including: ‘Are there any outlets in this room?’ And, ‘Is my neighbor really going to play “Let’s Get it On” on a loop the entire day?’
Little by little you can collect the necessary liquors and the best bar accessories to create the perfect bar in your apartment! Putting a bar in my place was the smartest thing I've done and I've learned what to stock it with in my year playing home bartender.
When sharing an apartment with another person (or two or three), you are sharing a lot more than space. One of the most important things you are all responsible for is expenses – from cable and Internet to heat to groceries. Everyone has different ideas of how these costs should be managed, and it can be a daunting task, especially for new renters or people who haven’t lived together before.
Nothing sets the tone of a relaxing Sunday like a delicious brunch with family or friends. Call it a late breakfast or an early lunch — either way, brunch blends the best of both worlds and is loved by both kids and adults. Don’t know what to make for brunch? These creative brunch recipes can help get you started.