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 Parker


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 Luke Williams


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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The Apartment Hunter's Timeline

May 24, 2017 / by Mark Lee


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

You can hire personal shoppers to handle everything from groceries to clothing, but finding a luxury apartment is strictly a DIY job. Organizing your search goes a long way toward making it a smooth and successful one. Here is a helpful timeline that breaks down the apartment search into a series of steps leading up to moving day.

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Get the Lay of the Land with 7 Tips for Choosing a Luxury Apartment Floor Plan

April 05, 2017 / by Kristen Beckwith


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

When you're looking for the right luxury apartment, amenities are usually the deciding factors, but do you take the floor plan for granted? The layout and flow of an apartment can have a major impact on your level of satisfaction.

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How to Use Apartment Reviews to Find Your New Home

March 15, 2017 / by Jean Jones


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

Thanks to the reach of the Internet, and social media in particular, consumers are making their voices heard like never before. Sites like Yelp and Angie's List allow users to share opinions on a wide range of businesses, from attorneys to Zumba classes.

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What is a Luxury Apartment Anyway?

February 22, 2017 / by Heather Riggs


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

While the practical purpose of an apartment is providing shelter, the reality is that you have an overwhelming emotional connection to the place you call home. You want more than just four walls and a roof over your head. Home is your retreat, your sanctuary, the site of good times with family and loved ones. 

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