(January 28, 2016) / by Heather Riggs
Once the excitement of moving to a new home transitions to the reality of the move itself, you may start seeing dollar signs flying out the window. There's no getting around the fact that moving your possessions, whether it's around the corner or across the country, is going to involve a certain amount of expenses.
(November 26, 2015) / by Justin Few
Moving into a new apartment home should be an exciting time of anticipation and discovery. The anticipation can get deflated quickly if your first discovery is that your cherished belongings didn't make it there in the same condition they left the old place.
(November 10, 2015) / by Jean Jones
Moving is a necessary but tedious chore for everyone, except for the companies who make their living from it. Truthfully, it's probably not much fun for them, either. Since we'll never be able get it done with a twitch of our nose like Samantha from Bewitched, we've done some research to find the best moving hacks to make the process go a bit more smoothly.
(August 06, 2015) / by Jean Jones
Are you preparing to move into your new Springs Apartments home? Even the most dedicated list-makers often focus on the move itself and forget an aspect of the process that's just as important: the post-move period. There's much more to do than unpacking boxes and arranging furniture. Make sure these tasks are included on your after-move checklist.
(August 05, 2015) / by Justin Few
There comes a time when every renter faces the decision of whether or not to renew the lease. Is that time approaching for you? While there certainly is a lot of emotion connected to your home, a clear evaluation of the pros and cons is the best way to find the answer.
(November 25, 2014) / by Jean Jones
So, you’re about to move into your first apartment; your bags are packed, your furniture’s on the truck, and your car is stuffed with boxes full of “odds and ends.” Missing anything?
First-time apartment residents often forget items that are critical for setting up housekeeping. An apartment is a home, and a home needs more than the few things you’ve had to think about up ‘til now, like a couple towels, your favorite foods and an assortment of toiletries. That’s why we’ve put together an “apartment needs checklist” that’ll help first-timers identify what items you’ll need to outfit your new home with the basics.
(October 21, 2014) / by Jean Jones
A new apartment home can be both scary and exciting, especially if you’ve never lived on your own. But Springs is ready to help first-time renters sort through the process and make sure the “i”s are dotted and “t”s crossed by offering these 10 simple steps to a smooth move-in:
(October 07, 2014) / by Jean Jones
Moving to a new place can be one of the hardest decisions anyone can make. Not only is it a major investment financially, but it also has a tremendous impact on how you live your everyday life. There’s a big difference between owning your own home and renting an apartment, so you’ll want to weigh all the pros and cons before making your final decision. Your decision will depend on many factors, including your current financial standing, future plans, and various housing demands, but here are some things to consider when deciding whether to rent or own:
(July 22, 2014) / by Jean Jones
This article originally appeared on the Springs at Corpus Christi "You're Home Blog".
When moving day finally arrives you’re going to have a lot on your plate, to say the least. It’s an event that requires a lot of organization and work, and it’s bound to cause stress, especially if you have kids and they’re at home that day. If you don’t have friends who are able to help out or a daycare or sitter to pitch in, we’ve got some great tips for making kids a productive part of the process. The goal should be to have plenty for them to do – the more options they have, the less likely it will be that they get bored.
(June 26, 2014) / by Jean Jones
We greet a lot of new residents each year, and every one of them has learned a trick or two for ensuring a relatively stress-free move. Here are a few we hear over and over again, and some that made us say, “I wish I’d thought of that!”