Apartment Life

Living Large in a Small Space: San Jose Micro Apartments

One of the latest apartment buildings approved in San Jose is getting a lot of attention for its focus on micro apartments. The building, will be a 226-unit development located near Diridon Station and what will be Google’s Transit Village. When we say micro, the units are indeed small. The city is betting that people […]

Apartment Life For Renters

7 Top Tips to Pass Your Move-Out Inspection

You paid all of that money to secure your apartment; how do you make sure you get it all back when it’s time to move out? Renters have to deal with move-out inspections to get their deposit money back. Landlords and apartment management companies are notoriously strict. Even regular wear and tear is something they […]

For Renters Your First Place

How to Get Your Own Apartment at 18

When you turn 18, you’re legally an adult, and that comes with both responsibility and opportunity. New worlds open up to you. In the U.S. turning 18 is a rite of passage for most people. For many, it’s the first time you’re moving out of your parents’ house and into your own space. Moving out […]

San Jose Things To Do

11 Awesome Date Ideas in San Jose

San Jose’s got a lot going for it. It’s in the heart of Silicon Valley, a massive tech innovation center with amazing jobs. As a result of all the business success in the area, there’s been a ton of investment in things like innovation and activities for people who live and work in the area […]

Moving San Jose

Moving to San Jose: 9 Resources to Help Plan Your Move

First of all, congratulations on your move! San Jose’s been a hot job market for years, drawing in millions of people from all over the world in a variety of tech roles and the booming economy that supports Silicon Valley. Silicon Valley is one of the United States most expensive areas to live in. Because […]

Moving Your First Place

11 Top Tips for Moving Out of Your Parent’s House

Moving out from your parents is a huge milestone, so congratulations! Whether you’re a student on your way to university, joining the military, or just scored your first big job, moving out is exciting and anxiety-inducing at the same time. It’s the start of a new era of independence. Depending on how far away you’re […]

For Renters Moving

9 Top Tips to Pass Your Move-Out Inspection

Are you getting ready to move out of a rental or considering a move? Renters across the country fret over the status of their security deposit when the owner or management company comes through for the final move-out inspection. Someone’s going to go over everything in your house, or even commercial property, looking for every […]

Real Estate Selling Your House

11 Things You Should Put in Storage When Selling Your House

If you’re selling a house, odds are you’re going to go through some form of purging to get ready for the sale. Selling is the ultimate deadline. There are no more closets in which to hide all of the things you can’t decide whether to keep or finally donate to charity. You have to sort […]

San Jose Things To Do

11 Things To Do Alone in San Jose

Traveling alone can be a great experience. Whether you’re traveling by yourself on a business trip or going to a new city to consider relocating there for work, a quick visit and some time spent getting to know the area is the best way to create memorable experiences and get a feel for the place. […]

Real Estate

How To Start a Home Staging Business in CA

A staging business is something many people don’t know exists until they need one! When you sell a home, the furniture, the plants, even the art, will influence its final sale price. The right staging in a competitive real estate market can potentially mean thousands of dollars in higher sales prices. With that much money […]