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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

How to spend your first day at Common City Gardens in SoMa

Discover Common City Gardens and the surrounding neighborhood, SoMa, in the heart of San Francisco with our first day guide.

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An inside look at Common Clifton in Washington DC

Discover one of our favorite DC coliving homes.

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What you can rent in SoMa or The Mission for under $2000/month

San Francisco can be expensive, but living on a budget isn’t impossible.

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How students can find comfortable, safe housing for the upcoming school year

Your housing should be the least stress-free element of your college experience, but now might be a tough time to find it. Learn how Common can help.

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Discover Stella by Common in Marina del Rey, Los Angeles

Beautiful apartments and incredible amenities. Learn more about our largest Los Angeles home yet!

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How to spend your first day at Common Maplewood

Your first day in a new city or a new apartment can be overwhelming. Luckily we’ve created this guide to help you make the most of it.