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

The best apps for finding roommates

Looking for a potential roommate or a new place to call home? Read our guide for finding the best roommates through recommended apps.

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5 reasons to move to Bed-Stuy, Brooklyn

Bed-Stuy is so much more than its beautiful blocks — it’s culturally rich and exceptionally diverse, with something for just about everyone.

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What is coliving?

Welcome to the one-stop hub for coliving. Find everything you need to know about coliving, moving, leasing, roommates, and design right here.

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How to Rent an Apartment for the First Time

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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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What you can rent in Philadelphia for under $1,200/month

If you’re looking to live in Philadelphia on a budget, we’re here to help.