I Am Renting An Apartment

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    You Gave Up Your Couch - No You Cannot Have It Back!

    Definitely a day I need to vent - So my bf and I moved into our "garden" apartment in December. It is a new renovation, however, there was a previous tenant who started to move in, but for some reason couldn't stay. He hadn't fully moved in, but had moved a couch, a bed, and a...
    GDArtist12 GDArtist12
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Apr 25, 2011

    My Escape Pod

    I live in a dinky little apartment after having left my marriage last July.  It's little bigger than a hotel room.   I've literally had to purge out EVERYTHING that is not absolutely essential for daily living.  But it's home, it's mine and I...
    DrewBerry DrewBerry
    46-50, F
    18 Responses Feb 22, 2009

    4 units one building.

    my Jewish best friend and roommate. :-) one thing is he don't contribute to bills. rent. we sleep in one bed but we're not gay. he's always glad when I come home. I live in a downtown area close to places. I like my own place.
    JBStoner JBStoner
    Dec 1, 2014


    My apartment that I'm renting temporarily is cute, small but cozy! The community is very nice, with the fountain and it's quite quiet, except for teenagers gathering in front of my window sometimes, but then I either tell them to shut up or call the police, which always works...
    misasja misasja
    26-30, F
    1 Response Jan 27, 2008

    Renting for the first time with 4 friends.

    3 of them are international students, and you would think that they would be the root of my troubles because of getting rent. But that is sadly not the case. We haven't even moved into the place yet, but have been actively getting the first month's rent in early for the landlord...
    Kriptess Kriptess
    18-21, F
    Jul 29, 2015

    Throwing Away My Money

    I loathe the idea of returning to being a renter.  I think it is great for a lot of people and I truely enjoyed the last apartment I had.  It was stress free but that is not what i wanted ultimately and I truely thought I would never rent again....Things change. ...
    MissLily MissLily
    31-35, F
    3 Responses Jul 29, 2008

    It's What I Can Afford

    I rent a place, in a nice complex that's close to my kids so I can see them often. I am a bit of a minimalist and don't need much.  I love that it has a southern exposure and gets bright warm sun all winter long.  My neighbors are pretty quite and respectful so for right now I...
    loopnscc loopnscc
    46-50, M
    1 Response Nov 1, 2012

    For Now Anyway

    it's nice, a perfect size for my daughter and me :)  course, she's accumulated many more toys than she needs, so i'm constantly picking them up and trying to organize a little better b/c of the small space.  but it works for us :)  i like it alot :)
    KinkyFlower KinkyFlower
    31-35, F
    1 Response Jan 27, 2008


    We are renting. I would like to move to a slightly less expensive slightly larger place (I have looked and there are a few) but the husband is absolutely against moving. We make so little money I think it would be better in the long run to move to a cheaper place even though...
    katnipkitkat katnipkitkat
    41-45, F
    Feb 25, 2011

    I'm just here while my house is being worked on,

    but is it normal for your neighbor to leave weird sticky notes on your door. Ex: baby nap time so the hrs of things we can and can't do. We need a central vacuum time so we don't bother others, read all labels before opening any delivery packages. Which the last one I get...
    Bela21 Bela21
    41-45, F
    Oct 2, 2014

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