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.

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Introducing UNITi Montrose: A new era of stylish, budget-friendly living spaces

With housing prices soaring nationwide, finding your dream home in Houston can be challenging, and even more so if you’re looking for something budget-friendly–unless you have Common.  With Common, you get more from your rent at a fraction of the price, including privacy, community, and amazing amenities right outside your door. And with UNITi Montrose, […]

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When to Begin Your Apartment Search: A Complete Guide for Renters

Are you moving to a new city for a job, school, or perhaps just a change of scenery? Regardless of the reason, moving can be a thrilling adventure, but it comes with a big decision: where to live. Finding the perfect apartment means balancing what you want with what you need—and that’s no small feat. […]

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4 Apartment Rental Scams You Should Know About

If you’re looking for your next rental home, you should keep a watchful eye out for apartment scams: fraudulent real estate advertising or transactions that could do you harm. Fortunately, you can protect yourself during your next property search by learning how to spot rental scams and avoid them. In a market where online property […]

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What you can rent in Pilsen, Chicago for less than $1,000/month

We’ve found a few places for those looking to enjoy all Pilsen has to offer without breaking the bank.

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Experience Elevated Living in Harlem: Common at The Reserve

Common is thrilled to announce the opening of our newest Manhattan home, Common at The Reserve located in East Harlem on 125th street at Third Avenue.

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Why young professionals are choosing to live at Common Bosco in Berkeley, California

Learn why young professional and students are choosing to move to Berkeley, California and how Common’s latest home Common Bosco is the perfect apartment in Downtown Berkeley.