Housing Questions & Answers

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How do I tell my roommates I don't want to live with them next year when they expect me to?

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How can I keep from over-heating my apartment in the winter and keep my utility bills in check?

I'm a pro at keeping my heating bills low because instead of running the heat at 75 degrees, I keep my apartment at 61 and wear a... (more)Read 2 Answers
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What is considered appropriate roommate contact prior to move-in day? I don't want to be overbearing!

I messaged my roommates on Facebook to say hey and to determine who was going to bring what. We had some basic chit chat conversations,... (more)Read 4 Answers
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What are 10 things every guy should have in his apartment no matter what?

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I have a house on campus (owned by the school) and we have to go home for winter break. We can't stay in the house. But I'm worried about the house collecting so much dust and getting dirty over the break with no one in it. How can I minimize this?

Make sure you clean the place as deeply as you can before you leave. Leaving the place spic and span will give you the best chance to... (more)Read 1 Answer
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Do people prefer living in houses or apartments as upperclassmen? What are the benefits and drawbacks of both?

I prefer living in a house. You aren't sharing a thin wall with your neighbor. You don't have people blasting bass above or below you.... (more)Read 4 Answers
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What are 10 things every girl should have in her apartment no matter what?

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What's a good gift to get all of my roommates that isn't too costly? Is a giftcard too impersonal?

You could get something homely that relates to all of you. Then, personalize it with initials or something like that! DIY is always... (more)Read 2 Answers
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Is there positives to not living in a dorm room freshman year? Is there negatives?

It depends on where you'll be living otherwise. If you're opting out of a dorm to live at home and commute, that's great in that it'll... (more)Read 4 Answers
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I'm getting my first apartment in the Spring, can you help me with a list of essentials?

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Is it better to split groceries with my housemates or everyone buy their own stuff?

My roommates and I have found buying our own stuff is easiest. We each have our own shelves in our pantries, and we let each other know... (more)Read 2 Answers
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What are the necessities when it comes to furnishing an apartment?

I think a bed and desk are must haves when it comes to your bedroom. You can rely solely on a mattress if you really needed to. Your desk... (more)Read 4 Answers
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How can I affordably start a collection of ornaments for my first apartment Christmas tree?

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My roommate does not clean out his cat's litterbox often enough. He keeps it out in the living room and it stinks up the entire room, but he doesn't seem to notice. Is there a tactful way to ask him to clean it more often?

My sister is notorious for this with her bunny's cage. You basically have to ask them, without any implication of annoyance, if it's... (more)Read 1 Answer
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I'm an upperclassman still living on campus. My RA is a bit overbearing. How do I tell her I don't really need her?

Communication is key. From what your RA understands, you are just another student under her care and she wants to give equal help to... (more)Read 4 Answers
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Has anyone ever been an RA? Is it worth it?

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My apartment complex does not offer the option to recycle through them but it is something I definitely want to do. How can I still recycle my stuff on my own?

I would do a little research to this end, as there are sometimes alternate options where you can bring your recycling in to ensure that... (more)Read 1 Answer
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What are some of the first items that you should buy when moving into an apartment for the first time?

It is something easy to overlook but never forget to purchase toilet paper! Even if your power is off, even if you have no furniture, you... (more)Read 4 Answers
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My roommate's friend did something really horrible to him. My roommate was really upset and talked about how they would never be friends. I got really upset too at his friend. But now he has forgiven his friend and expects me to as well. But I think what he did is unforgivable. Any advice?

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The walls between my apartment and our neighbors are really thing-- I can even hear my neighbor snore at night. Is this something I can complain to our landlord about-- and is there eve anything that can be done?

Unfortunately, thin walls go with the college territory, and complaining really isn't going to get you anywhere, as they aren't going to... (more)Read 1 Answer

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