The Community Scoop

With over 50 years in the industry, we have lots of insight and experience in apartment living and hospitality in the communities and guests we serve. Find behind the scenes insight, rental property best practices, and apartment life inspiration here.
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    What Size Apartment Should I Get?

    Comfortable living requires the right size apartment. Not enough space might make you feel cramped; too much space might seem high-maintenance. That’s why it’s important to balance affordability and adequate space according to your current and future needs. Your daily routine, storage requirements and potential lifestyle changes should play a role in the decision-making process. […]

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    Everything You Need To Know About Tenant Screening Reports

    As a renter, understanding how landlords use tenant screening reports can be incredibly beneficial. These reports are more than just a formality — they’re comprehensive tools that help landlords decide if you’re approved for an apartment.  Knowing what information is included and how it’s evaluated can help you prepare for the rental application process. Here’s […]

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    Living On Your Own for the First Time: Pros and Cons

    Living on your own for the first time can be exciting and intimidating. It’s a new phase of life that comes with new obligations, such as sole financial responsibility, additional chores and increased self-reliance.  In this article, we’ll explore the pros and cons of living on your own for the first time and provide valuable […]

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  • Understanding Apartment Pet Policies

    For pet owners, apartment hunting comes with some unique considerations. You’ll need to make sure that your new space works for both you and your furry friend.   In this article, we’ll dive into the most common concepts addressed in a pet policy for apartments and what to keep in mind when looking for your next […]

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