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Top 10 Ways to Get Organized in Your Apartment

Getting organized while living in an apartment can be difficult. You can’t tear down any walls, replace main features of the apartment that you’re not the biggest fan of, and budgeting always comes into play. In this article we hope we can shed light on some of the affordable ways to make use of your space; here are our TOP 10 WAYS to get organized in an apartment:
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3 Things You NEED To Do To Prepare for Winter

As temperatures drop, it’s time to start gearing up for winter.
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Birgo Realty Apartments: Jacksonian Schoolhouse Apartments

As you search for your perfect home, Birgo Realty is here to help inform you. Below, you’ll find more information about Jacksonian Schoolhouse Apartments including the property benefits and some extra resources so that you can make an informed decision.
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Questions to Ask When Apartment Hunting

The apartment hunting process can be a fun and tricky experience, especially for first-time renters. Checking off boxes and finding the perfect spot might be tricky! Birgo Realty is here to help - we’ve provided you with a list of helpful questions to ask when apartment hunting. We encourage you to use these questions when (virtually) touring a property and before you submit an application. Happy hunting! 
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Birgo Realty Available Apartments

As you apartment hunt and search for your perfect home, Birgo Realty is here to help. Below you’ll find our latest available apartments, the apartment and property benefits, and some extra resources so you can make an informed decision.
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12 Tips to Make Moving into a New Apartment Easier

We found a lot of articles about how to move into an apartment on the internet… But all of them started at two months out, and very few included timelines.
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Living in Pittsburgh on a Budget

It’s relatively easy to start living in Pittsburgh on a budget.
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An Apartment for Rent in Pittsburgh: The Hamilton

If you’re looking for an apartment for rent in Pittsburgh, the city of Pittsburgh is a great option. It has a long and rich history as captured in the Carnegie Museums, Heinz History Center, and the Fort Pitt Museum.
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Visiting Pittsburgh's Neighborhoods/How to Choose a Neighborhood

Pittsburgh is a fascinating, thriving city. It overflows with history, culture, and activity. However, there are multiple neighborhoods, all with a unique mini-culture. Which one should you visit, or consider taking up residence in?
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How to Avoid Frozen Pipes Over the Winter

This post is part of a series FAQs from our tenants. We hope that it helps address common questions or concerns for renters and homeowners.
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How Often to Check Your Furnace Filter

Different homes require different changing schedules. A few factors that affect how often are listed below.
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Questions to Ask at an Apartment Showing

When looking for a new place, it’s essential to ask the right questions at an apartment showing. We’ve hosted plenty of showings, and know exactly what questions are relevant to finding a new home. We even put together a free, downloadable guide of what to ask through the entire apartment hunting process. For now, though, let’s focus on questions to ask at an apartment showing.
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5 Tips to Find the Right Renters Insurance For You

Thanks to tighter lending restrictions and rising home prices, more people than ever are choosing to rent rather than buy.
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FAQ: How do I Know if I Can Trust a Landlord?

Trust is a necessary part of any business deal or agreement. Choosing to rent from someone is a specifically involved agreement, and trust is essential in order to work. To know if you can trust a landlord, here are a few key things you can do before signing a lease.
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City of Pittsburgh: Real Estate and Culture Hub

The city of Pittsburgh real estate landscape is truly enticing for buyers and real estate developers alike. If you enter the city of Pittsburgh through the Fort Pitt Tunnel, you can witness the gorgeous skyline of the city. You will then be on the bridge that will take you where the rivers Allegheny and Monongahela meet and form the Ohio. Pittsburgh today has expanded in all directions and has numerous bridges that connect the rivers and neighborhoods.
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Top Questions to Ask While Apartment Hunting With Checklist Download

Choosing an apartment is a lengthy process. From deciding if the neighborhood is right for you to asking the dozens of needed questions about the space and its amenities – it can be easy to feel overwhelmed. We’re here to help with that. We’ve created a free checklist of “must ask” questions while apartment hunting. Simply click this link, and you can download a PDF version to use while looking for the right home.