Tips for Buying or Selling on Craigslist

July 09, 2018 / by Jean Jones


This article originally appeared on the Springs "You're Home Blog."

Thanks to the Internet, you now have more robust resources for buying and selling secondhand items than shoppers' gazettes or grocery store bulletin boards. One of the more familiar and frequently used options is Craigslist. This site features community-specific classified, personal and help-wanted ads along with information about local groups and events.

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10 of Our Favorite Cleaning Tips

June 25, 2018 / by Jean Jones


This article originally appeared on the Springs "You're Home Blog."

Recently a few of us in the Springs office got to talking about tricks we each use to tackle some of our most aggravating household cleaning tasks (cleaning blinds was by far everyone’s least favorite job), and before we knew it we’d come up with 10. Today we’re going to share them with you because we know some of them will have you thinking, “I wish I’d known that!”

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A Win-Win Situation: 8 Tips for Negotiating Rent

June 11, 2018 / by Prince Solomon


This article originally appeared on the Springs "You're Home Blog."

"Everything is negotiable" is a well-known statement frequently applied to both life and business. If you're looking for a new luxury apartment, you may wonder if the concept applies to rent as well.

The simple answer is yes. But by definition, negotiation is a process that involves discussion. Our Springs leasing team offers some valuable tips on negotiating your rent that will help both sides come up a winner.

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Resident Reviews: Why Springs Residents Love Our 24-Hour Maintenance Teams

May 28, 2018 / by Morgan Bartkowiak


This article originally appeared on the Springs "You're Home Blog."

One of the best perks about living in an apartment community is the fact that you don’t have to call a plumber for an overflowing toilet, or an appliance repair technician when the oven is on the fritz. However, one of the worst parts about living in an apartment community can be having to wait and rely on someone else to do those things for you.

At Springs Apartments, we understand how important it is for you to live in your home comfortably with everything working properly, and we strive to make sure that happens every day. Our maintenance teams are trained to respond to requests as soon as possible, and in most cases, you can expect your issues to be resolved within 24 hours.

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Pamper Yourself with These 5 DIY Health and Beauty Products

May 14, 2018 / by Jean Jones


This article originally appeared on the Springs "You're Home Blog."

Did you know that you might be applying more than 500 chemicals to your skin in the name of health and beauty? Save your skin and your budget with these DIY health and beauty products suggested by Healthy Living How To.

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Does Your Apartment Management Say They Have ‘Great Service’? Here’s How To Know If They Walk The Walk

April 30, 2018 / by Jean Jones


This article originally appeared on the Springs "You're Home Blog."

If you’ve ever been in the market for an apartment, you’ve seen phrases like these: “professional management with residents in mind”…”full service company here to serve you”…even “we’re passionate about our residents and excited to build a relationship with you.”

What do these management companies mean by “service”…and do they really follow through?

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Love Me, Love My Dog: 6 Tips for Using Fido to Make Friends

April 16, 2018 / by Jake Meier


This article originally appeared on the Springs "You're Home Blog."

The process of making friends has gone to the dogs... literally. Studies show that dog owners are five times more likely to meet other members of their neighborhood.

What makes the difference? Dog owners are out and about with their pets! Use these helpful tips to boost the social circles for yourself and your dog.

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Turn Tax Day into a Great Day in Chicagoland

April 14, 2018 / by Jenny Armer


Tax day shouldn't fill you with dread when you are living in Chicagoland. Instead, you can enjoy all that this great city has to offer by planning a fun filled day to escape your tax worries, or spend your recently discovered tax refund. 

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3 Reasons to Take Part in Springs Community Activities

April 02, 2018 / by Jean Jones


This article originally appeared on the Springs "You're Home Blog."

All of our Springs teams (we’ve got 21 locations in the U.S.) put a special focus on creating residential communities; we don’t “run properties” or “manage buildings.” To do that involves plenty of amenities and services, contemporary design, security measures, and much more. And, we focus on the community itself – bringing people together so they feel as though they’re part of a neighborhood.

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Spring in Chicagoland is Beautiful: 3 Ways to Get the Most Out of the Season

March 27, 2018 / by Kelsey Sheehan


Maybe mother nature makes spring in Chicagoland so beautiful and invigorating in order to reward the masses for managing to plow through yet another brutal winter. Regardless of why exactly spring is so gorgeous in the city, its warm breezes and rising temps are something to look forward to as you thaw out from the cold months. Below are our picks for getting the most out of this season in the Windy City. 

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