Moving? Be Sure to Update Your Address in These 6 Places

It’s finally happened—after a long search, you’ve found the perfect new apartment to move into. Your mind is reeling with things that need bought, cleaned, moved, and done, so it’s easy to forget about updating your address in all of the critical places. We’ve developed a helpful list so that you have one less thing…

What Does a Missed Rent Payment do to my Credit Score?

So it finally happened—the perfect financial storm. Maybe you had a car accident, medical bills, or lost your job and you couldn’t pay rent. Remember that communication is key; you may be able to negotiate with your landlord about a slightly late payment. In addition to a late fee, they can report payments as late…

Tips for Decorating Your Townhome on a Budget

Now that you have moved in to your spacious Chapel Hill North town home, it is time to start decorating. Whether you are decorating your first townhome or apartment or your fifth, you may still find that you need to stretch your budget a little. Here are some tips to help you find a beautiful…

Best Places for a First Date Around Uptown Charlotte

Are you ready to take that special someone out for a first date? Your first date is your opportunity to make a solid “first impression,” and it’s important that you plan well. Thankfully, if you live in an apartment at Catalyst, you will find plenty of options not far from home. Here are some of…

How to Keep Your Apartment Sparkling Clean with Minimal Effort

Cleanliness is next to godliness, at least when you are an apartment dweller it is. When your space is limited, it takes very little effort for dirt and clutter to take over. Here are some tips to help making cleaning second nature, allowing you to keep your space spic and span with minimal effort on…

How to Host a Holiday Party in an Apartment

The holidays are here, and with them comes thoughts of entertaining. If you’re considering entertaining in your modern apartment home, don’t worry! You can host a festive holiday get together, even when your space is a little smaller, with these practical tips. Step 1 – Get Organized Organization is going to be key. Plan out…

Top 5 Tips for Hosting Football Parties in Your Apartment

Fall means football, and whether you follow the pros or your favorite college team, you are going to want to have some friends to help you enjoy the game to the fullest. Does apartment living mean you can’t host a great football party? Absolutely not. Here are some tips to help you enjoy a great…

Best 6 Etiquette Tips for a Community Garden

Apartment living often means having to forgo your dreams of a produce garden, but not at the Village at Commonwealth, where community gardens allow residents to enjoy the fruits of their labors all summer and fall. If you are going to take advantage of the community gardens, make sure you practice good gardening etiquette so…

Luxurious Interior Design Tips for Your New Apartment

Living in an apartment does not mean you have to sacrifice your desire for a luxurious home. Many modern apartments already start with an elegant base, with hardwood floors, crown molding and other ornate touches throughout. With the right interior design elements, you can transform your new apartment into the luxury oasis you have been…

Unique Ways to Save on Apartment Utility Bills

If you are looking to build little wiggle room into your budget, and do something to “go green” at the same time, lowering your utility bills should be at the top of your priority. When you live in an new apartment, you can’t add insulation or upgrade your appliances, but there are still steps you…

5 Pet Etiquette Tips for Apartment Living

One of the benefits of choosing Palladian Place for your next apartment is our pet-friendly policies. You can enjoy your furry friend at your side when you make our community your home, but if you are going to move in to the community with a pet, make sure that you are being considerate of your…

2018 Apartment Makeover Tips

Are you ready for a new look for 2018? Not for you, but for your apartment? Here are some decorating ideas that can help you transform your space and give it a completely new, fresh look in the coming year. Reinvent Your Furniture In an apartment, you may not have the freedom to transform your…