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

Housing options in the city for international students

Finding housing as a student is hard. Especially as an international student, it takes a lot to understand the options. Let’s narrow it down.

Apartment Searching

An inside look at Common Clifton in Washington DC

Discover one of our favorite DC coliving homes.

Apartment Searching

What you can rent for $1,300/month in Los Angeles, CA

Moving to sunny Los Angeles? Keep reading to find out what you can rent in Los Angeles for $1,300 per month.

Apartment Searching

Lifehacks: Moving to a city in the spring

Moving during the spring can be unexpectedly difficult, so consider these tips (and alternative options) to be prepared for any situation.

Apartment Searching

Types of coliving: studios, micro-units, coliving, traditional

In addition to coliving homes, Common also offers micro-units, studios, and traditional 1 and 2 bedrooms. So, what’s the difference?

Apartment Searching

Lifehacks: Moving to a city in the fall

Take these fall moving tips into consideration to save you a ton of time and help you avoid major headaches.