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

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.

Apartment Searching

The hidden costs of moving

There are innumerable reasons why you might move to New York. Maybe you landed a new job, are craving new experiences in the country’s cultural epicenter, or simply need a new location to call home.

Apartment Searching

Top 5 essentials for any city

City life can get hectic, but with certain essentials, you’ll be able to find your zen and be prepared for any situation in the city.

Apartment Searching

All leasing professionals, defined

There are so people involved in the leasing process that it can get confusing. Stay on top of it all with this list of definitions.