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

Listing lingo you need to know

Listing lingo — what does it all mean?

Apartment Searching

An inside look at Jersey City’s first coliving home

Common at The Agnes offers beautiful, all-inclusive units and access to incredible amenities at an attainable price.

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10 Things You’ll Want to Know About Coliving

Coliving is the city living experience that involves your own room, a move-in-ready home, and saving time and money. Here are 5 facts you’ll want to know.

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Which city should I live in?

Use this guide to find out the biggest pros and cons of each major US city, and whether or not you should move there. 

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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.

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How to live on your own: A complete guide

Living on your own for the first time can be both exciting and scary. Keep reading for our guide on how to live alone.