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September 03, 2018 / by Jean Jones


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

When looking for an apartment online, one of the first things you look at are the pictures. Let’s face it: a written description is great for reviewing all of the apartment’s features, but everyone knows the real deciding factor when picking an apartment is how everything ultimately looks and feels (while also taking into consideration the location and price).

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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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8 Signs That You've Found the Right Apartment

February 26, 2018 / by Heather Riggs


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

Successful matchmaking is the key to a happy life. You want to find the right partner, the right job and the right apartment. Unfortunately, there's no precise formula for compatibility so you have to rely on your own blend of savvy and intuition.

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Four Reasons You Need a Garage with Your Chicagoland Apartment

November 27, 2017 / by Tracy Norton


You have a lot to think about when you’re shopping for a new apartment. How many bedrooms and bathrooms do you need? What square footage are you looking for, and what’s your price range? As you go over all your options, make sure you factor garage availability into your search. A garage offers many of the following perks that may just sway your decision when you choose your next apartment home.

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Have Pet, Will Rent: Tips for Finding a Pet-Friendly Apartment

November 08, 2017 / by Morris Hohman


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

You may consider Fido or Fluffy a member of your family, but the truth is that not everyone else is crazy about your pet, and that includes some luxury apartment communities. We've put together a list of six helpful tips for finding an apartment that welcomes both you and your furry friend.

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The Sounds of Silence: Noise Sources to Consider When Evaluating an Apartment Community

November 01, 2017 / by Marcie Bissell


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

Tips for evaluating apartment communities usually focus on two main issues: the visual aspect and the amenities. Do interiors look shabby and dated or clean and modern? Are the grounds well-maintained? Is it a pet-friendly community?

It's easy to overlook the fact that sounds are an important factor in a community's overall livability. Minimize the potential for unpleasant surprises by considering these possible noise sources as you visit.

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Up the Down Staircase: Choosing Between Upper and Lower Apartments

October 11, 2017 / by Jenny Elbel


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

Upstairs, Downstairs was a popular British "soap opera" broadcast by PBS during the 1970s. It's also an important question that needs to be answered when you're choosing one of our Springs luxury apartment homes.

Having trouble deciding? Here are six factors related to apartment living and how they apply to ground level and upper floors. 

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Need 2 Bedrooms or 3? 7 Questions to Help You Decide

September 06, 2017 / by Jake Meier


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

When you draw up a wish list for your new apartment, it probably includes features such as modern appliances, a swimming pool and walk-in closets. How do you make the call on how many bedrooms you need or want?

Here’s a checklist of questions to help you zero in on whether a two- or three-bedroom apartment will accommodate your lifestyle more effectively.

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Choosing Between a 2- and 3-Bedroom Apartment in Chicagoland? 5 Factors to Consider

July 31, 2017 / by Kelsey Sheehan


So you're moving into one of our Springs Chicagoland luxury apartment communities but can't decide between a two-bedroom or three-bedroom floor plan. There are actually more factors to consider than a simple head count.

Here's a helpful look at some basic lifestyle elements and which floor plan is best suited to accommodate them.

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Can You Really Afford That Apartment?

May 31, 2017 / by Prince Solomon


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

Experts recommend that you budget approximately 30-35 percent of your gross annual salary on housing, but many people don't realize that rent is not the only expense in that calculation. Make sure you don't get caught short by following these budgeting tips from our Springs leasing team.

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    Great interiors and fine finishes.
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    Resort-style pool and clubhouse.
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