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

18 questions you must ask when renting an apartment

Read on to learn the most important questions to ask when renting an apartment.

Apartment Searching

Crown Heights vs. Bed-Stuy: Which Brooklyn neighborhood is right for you?

Two popular neighborhoods with plenty to offer new and local New Yorkers.

Apartment Searching

6 differences between a condo and apartment

Read on to learn what each has to offer and how they differ.

Apartment Searching

How to spend the day at Common Frankford

Your best day ever.

Apartment Searching

Packing and moving tips from Clutter Moving & Storage

Tips and tricks to avoid last minute packathons and stressful moving days.

Apartment Searching

Three ways to spend the day at Common Gates

Whether you’re staying home or exploring the neighborhood, there’s plenty to do when you live at Common Gates.