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

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

What fees are involved with moving and leasing?

Make sure you’re aware of all the following fees and start saving well before your first move! Thank us later.

Apartment Searching

Best moving companies

Whether you’re moving across the street or across the country, relocating can be challenging, and help is appreciated.

Apartment Searching

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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Coliving, in relation to the real estate market

Coliving is one of the best and most direct means to achieve optimal density and affordable housing in the modern urban context.

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How does coliving differ from traditional rentals?

What’s the difference between living coliving and traditional rentals? Read this article to weigh the options.