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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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.

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The Best Brooklyn Neighborhoods Broken Down

Moving to Brooklyn, but don’t know where to start your search? Read on for a breakdown of the best Brooklyn neighborhoods so that you can find your fit.

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The 5 best neighborhoods for new New Yorkers

From Manhattan to Queens, these neighborhoods are the best for new New Yorkers looking for a convenient, comfortable home.

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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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How to make your next move more sustainable

We put together our top list of sustainable swaps for your next move that are easy to achieve and can reduce the waste typically created with moving. Keep reading to learn more!

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Moving + Renting Survey: Terms and Conditions

Take Common’s Moving + Renting Survey and be entered to win $500 in cash or Bitcoin!