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

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.

Apartment Searching

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.

Apartment Searching

How does coliving differ from traditional rentals?

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

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.

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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.