Monthly Archives: December 2019

Brr, It’s Cold in Here: 5 Hacks to Stay Warm and Lower Your Winter Heating Bill

If your guests have been asking you if you’re hiding the Toros cheer team from Bring it On somewhere in your house or apartment, it’s probably time to start considering winterizing your rental because seriously – BRRR it’s cold in here!

All great awful movie references aside, if you’re tired of spending an arm and a leg on trying to heat your place, you need to try a few of these simple hacks to keep your rental warm while lowering your winter heating bill.

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College Town: The Place Where Every FSU Student Wants to Be

Doak Campbell Stadium — Now With 100% More Flame!

Located on the far end of Gaines Street, just southwest of Florida State University, sits the lively College Town District. Unlike many of the other historic districts that surround Florida State University, College Town is relatively new to Tallahassee. It’s built on what was once a heavily industrial area, but has since been transformed into the very thing it’s named after: a college town. Here, FSU students can revel in the new apartments, shops, restaurants, and bars that have and are continuously being built specifically for them, and let’s not forget to mention it’s THE place to be for Seminole football gamedays! Interested in living in College Town? Check out these College Town rentals Continue reading

North Campus at Michigan: The Neighborhood, The Myth, The…Place Few People Really Want To Be

2019 North Campus Snowfall

For most wolverines, North Campus at the University of Michigan is an urban myth: a place they’ve heard of, but have actually never even seen. North Campus is basically Bigfoot or the Lochness Monster. As a freshman opening your dorm assignment, it’s the one place you pray and cross your fingers that you don’t end up. Unfortunately, you’re not Harry Potter and no matter how many times you say, “not North Campus,” the Sorting Hat can’t get out of this one. Though many try, only few are lucky enough to get off the waitlist and moved to coveted Central Campus. 

Although, that’s not to say it’s all bad. If you’re an engineer, art, or music major then North Campus is the perfect place for you. Want to check out what’s going on up in North Campus? Check out our University of Michigan map page and find North Campus apartments near the University of Michigan.  

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The College Ramen Diet: 5 Steps to Dress Up Your Ramen and Add Nutrition To Dorm Life

Dress up your ramen - Vanesa Anaya-Aldana

If your meal prep is assigning 21 different packets of ramen as your weekday and weekend breakfast, lunch and dinner…. you’re probably a broke college student. Or a recently divorced dad. Either way, you’re definitely looking for a quick bite that won’t break the bank. Unfortunately, having ramen for every meal can go from I’M BEING BUDGET CONSCIOUS to MY LIFE IS SPIRALING OUT OF CONTROL pretty quick.

But what if we told you that ramen doesn’t have to be boring?
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Aggieville: Manhattan’s College Neighborhood That Sleeps Until 10 Minutes Before Class Starts

Aggieville

Just blocks away from Kansas State University is student hot spot: Aggieville. Whether you live in Manhattan, Kansas or you’re just in town to cheer on the Wildcats, Aggieville is THE place to be, and everybody in town knows it! Aggieville is more than just an entertainment district, it’s the place where the city of Manhattan gathers to celebrate and revel in their one common bond, their Wildcat pride! Aggieville is full of wonderful shops, restaurants, and bars! If you go here, you already know about, and if you’re ever in the neighborhood make sure you make a stop to this infamous district. Want to live off-campus in Manhattan near Aggieville? Check out these Aggieville rentals.

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Tech Terrace: It’s Where All The Houses Near Tech Are

Tech Terrace neighborhood

Tech Terrace is known to many locals as the “Best Square Mile” in Lubbock and is, by far, one of Lubbock’s most desirable neighborhoods. But what makes Tech Terrace so great? Residents will tell you it’s the people that live in the neighborhood that make the community so great. The close proximity to the Texas Tech University campus and downtown Lubbock, as well as the walkability to nearby shopping, dining, parks and events, are just some of the many perks of residing in Tech Terrace. Don’t just take our word for it though, go ahead and see for yourself! Interested in living in Tech Terrace near Texas Tech? Check out these Tech Terrace rentals Continue reading