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705, 2017

5 Tips for Renters

Image via Pexels   Choosing between becoming a renter or a homeowner is a big decision when you are looking to move. Renting is a good option for anyone who moves often, has a small household, or is looking to save some money before buying a house. Buying a house is a big financial step, so here are a few tips to help you out in your current life as a renter, from the process of apartment hunting to signing [...]

3103, 2017

6 Ways to Make Your Bathroom Look More Luxurious

Image via Pexels Living in an apartment, there’s a high chance that you will not have the huge master bathroom you have always dreamed of – there’s just not enough space. Just because you won’t have a huge bathroom complete with a bathtub, standup shower and a hot tub does not mean you can’t make your bathroom appear more luxurious than the standard apartment bathroom. Here are a few ways you can decorate your bathroom and make it look like [...]

1603, 2017

6 Ways to Decorate Your Apartment If You Don’t Want to Paint

Image via Pixabay Living in a rented apartment, there are many rules and restrictions to adhere to, including if you paint the walls, you must paint them back to the original color prior to moving out. If that sounds like too much work, don’t fear! There are plenty of other ways to infuse your personal style into your home. Read on for some tips on how to decorate your apartment without breaking out the paintbrushes: Color, Color, and More Color [...]

802, 2017

5 Apartment Cleaning Hacks You Need to Know

Image via Pixabay   Winter cleaning sessions – or cleaning sessions at any time, for that matter – are far from fun. While homeowners usually have a larger amount of square footage to clean, apartment renters still have a reasonable amount of space to maintain. Figuring out how to efficiently keep your apartment clean, make the most of your time and get things done in a quick manner are all the things apartment renters’ dreams are made of. Thanks to [...]

1201, 2017

How to Make a Room Appear Larger

Just because apartment living is more cost effective, it does not mean you’ll be scrambling for space. With a little creativity and rearranging, even the tightest, most cramped rooms can seem massive. Here are seven tips to make your bedroom feel larger than it truly is! How to Maximize Space in Your Bedroom   1. Rearrange Furniture While you might love your current set up, it is in your best interest to study your floor plan. Knowing how much space [...]

2911, 2016

7 Things Every Apartment Should Have

Image via Pixabay Items Your Current Apartment Needs Every apartment is different, not only in size and looks but how the person organizes it to show their own individuality and personality. Regardless of everyone’s different styles, there are some key things every apartment should have. These essentials are what makes a home a good home, laying out the foundation for a more comfortable lifestyle. Consider some of these items when looking at your current or new apartment. 1) Somewhere to [...]

1511, 2016

5 Tricks to Get the Most Out of Your Furniture

Image via Pixabay   Spending money in high quality furniture is a great investment. By choosing sturdy pieces that you love, you will be able to keep them with you no matter how many times you move. In order to get the most out of your money and your furniture, you need to be mindful about how you treat it. Follow our tips below to help you preserve your favorite pieces of furniture.   5 Tips to Preserve Furniture   [...]

710, 2016

8 Staycation Ideas in Dulles, Virginia

Escaping to a tropical paradise may sound nice in theory, but is also extremely expensive and time-consuming to plan. If you are trying to be more mindful of your spending and still want to enjoy some relaxation, consider exploring your local town in the form of a “staycation”; it will be lot cheaper than a tour of Europe, but equally as fun! Follow the 8 tips below to let loose within (or just outside of) your four walls. Image via [...]

208, 2016

Night Under the Stars at Dulles Town Commons

Image via Pexels Movie Night in Dulles Dulles, Virginia is a thriving community with a great social atmosphere. Our area is thriving with many events, providing the community with enjoyable experiences and allowing them to temporarily forget the stressors of life. One such event is the Backyard Movie Fest at Dulles Town Commons presented in part by Lerner Properties. Dulles Town Center Mall and Lerner Residential Dulles Town Center Mall and Lerner Residential will host this fun movie going experience. [...]

2206, 2016

It’s Date Night in Dulles, Virginia

Image via Wikipedia Date Night in Dulles, Virginiaoffers a world of possibilities! Between new restaurants, entertainment venues and partner activities, there are endless options for your night out on the town. Check out our fun ideas for your next special evening. 1. Wolf Trap Center for the Performing Arts The Wolf Trap Center for the Performing Arts consists ofthree venues in the Northern Virginia area for people of every age. The Filene Center hosts outdoor concerts from May until September. [...]

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