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

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

Coliving: Is it right for you?

The term “coliving” may seem confusing to some people.

Apartment Searching

How to move to New York

We know that moving to a new city can be overwhelming, especially a city as large and complex as New York.

Apartment Searching

Touring matters – here’s why

This is why you should always book a tour.

Apartment Searching

3 moving mistakes you can avoid

Whether you’re relocating to a new part of town, down the block, or across the country, moving can be easy if you know the mistakes to avoid.

Apartment Searching

Coliving: the top 4 things you need to know

We like to think of our homes as friendly, with a “Know Your Neighbor” ethos.