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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

5 crucial features most people forget while apartment hunting

Apartment hunting is usually a hectic time, but before you sign a lease, make sure the place makes sense for you. Here are 5 crucial features not to overlook.

Apartment Searching

How to adjust when you move from L.A. to NYC

Moving from NYC to LA can be challenging for a number of reasons. Besides the distance, there are a few factors you should prepare for. Here’s how to adjust.

Apartment Searching

The truth about apartment hunting

Apartment hunting is a struggle, but you’re not alone. Check out our list of the most Common apartment hunting hurdles.

Apartment Searching

5 crucial features most people forget while apartment hunting

While apartment hunting is stressful and you may be tempted to sign the first lease that seems reasonable, make sure you consider everything first.

Apartment Searching

Check for these 5 sneaky problems before you sign a lease

Leases aren’t always straightforward. We’ve compiled five of the most common problems you should know about when you’re reviewing a lease.

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9 Apartment Hunting Mistakes To Avoid

Apartment hunting is not simple, and plenty can go wrong. Here are some common mistakes to avoid when looking for a new abode.