Apartment Searching

Finding a new apartment can feel like a full-time job. But with the right tips and tricks up your sleeve, you can find a place you love in no time. Here on the Common blog, we feature the best new stories about apartment hunting - from dealing with brokers and sizing up new living spaces to understanding your lease, finding housemates you love, and avoiding potential apartment pitfalls. We’ll even show you what reasonably-priced real apartments look like in the country’s most exciting neighborhoods.

Of course, scouring cities for the perfect living space isn’t for everyone. If you’re tired of the search, come see what Common has to offer. We’ve already created beautiful shared homes in cities like New York, Chicago, San Francisco, Los Angeles, and Seattle.

Apartment Searching

Fishtown, Philly: The Ultimate Guide

Find the best spots for food, music, arts, and culture in Fishtown, Philly. Experience the best that Philadelphia has to offer in Fishtown!

Apartment Searching

The design details that make a big difference at Common District

It’s the little things that make a house a home. Hear from our Studio team on how these design details make all the difference at our latest Washington D.C. home.

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Why Is Rent Increasing?

Rent prices are at an all time high. Here’s why.

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How to move with Common

Learn about how to tour, apply, and live at one of our beautiful, renter-friendly apartments in cities across the country!

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How to Renew a Lease

Whether you’re on a two-year, one-year, or month-to-month lease, it’s important to know your options!

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How to Forward Mail to Another Address

Everything you need to know about forwarding your mail to a new home.