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Dorm Alternatives for College Students This Fall

Posted by Charlene Knight on Jul 20, 2020 8:00:00 AM

If you're like most parents of college students, you're trying to figure out where they're going to live this fall. Dorms don't seem to be the safest housing situation for college students given the pandemic we're in, but what do you do if living at home isn't feasible for your student either?

Maybe your college student is attending school out of state, and finding alternative housing a necessary next step. Or, perhaps they're simply determined to get out of the house and embrace the college experience away from home. What are your options when dormitories are off the list?

We have a few ideas...

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Topics: Furnished Apartments

Get the Facts About Furnished Apartment Life

Posted by Charlene Knight on Jun 15, 2020 8:00:00 AM

Furnished apartments are one of the most convenient short-term housing solutions out there. They're not one of those things that are too good to be true, either. 

Read this article to get the actual facts about furnished apartment life. We're covering some of the most frequently asked questions we get from customers, from renter's insurance to extended vacations.

Let's take a look...

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Topics: Furnished Apartments

How to Establish Normalcy in a Temporary Housing Situation

Posted by Charlene Knight on Mar 30, 2020 12:27:08 PM

Any time something is temporary, it can be difficult to settle into a relaxed state of normalcy. It's as if our brains are telling us, "Don't get too comfortable. This won't last long." 

But you should be comfortable in your short-term home no matter how temporary it is. Today, we're sharing some of the ways you can make your short-term furnished apartment feel like home and ultimately bring some normalcy to your recently relocated life. 

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Topics: Furnished Apartments, Relocation Tips

How to Speed Clean Your Furnished Apartment in Record Time

Posted by Charlene Knight on Mar 16, 2020 12:55:21 PM

We've all been in that situation: We need to clean our apartment, but we have very little time to do it.

With a little strategizing, you can get the job done in record time. Keep reading for some of our best tips.

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Topics: Relocation Tips

3 Things You Get with Furniture Rental Besides Just Furniture

Posted by Charlene Knight on Feb 24, 2020 8:00:00 AM

When you make the decision to rent furniture, most of us focus on only two things: style and cost.

The problem with focusing solely on style and cost is that these details ignore a major component of renting furniture. What is it?

The experience.

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Topics: Furniture Rental

3 Myths About Furniture Rental You'll Be Relieved Aren't True

Posted by Charlene Knight on Jan 13, 2020 8:00:00 AM

People have a lot of ideas about renting furniture — how it works, when it's necessary, and who needs it.

Unfortunately, a lot of the assumptions people have about furniture rental are not accurate. We're here to bust some of the myths floating around and hopefully give you a better idea of what a furniture rental experience at Corporate Connection looks like.

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Topics: Furniture Rental

How to Protect Package Deliveries from Theft at a Short-term Apartment

Posted by Charlene Knight on Dec 16, 2019 8:00:00 AM

Don't you love the convenience of shopping online? Thanks to Amazon and other online retailers, you can have all of your Christmas shopping done in just a few clicks and delivered to your short-term apartment within a few days.

The main downside to online shopping and front-door delivery is the growing problem of theft. Christmas gifts that sit outside your apartment for hours are sitting ducks for robbers, and to make things worse, packages seem to disappear more frequently this time of year. 

We want to help. Here are some tips for deterring the Christmas nabbers out there and reducing the likelihood that your temporary apartment might be a target for package theft. 

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Topics: Relocation Tips

Tips for Communicating with Your Furniture Rental Company

Posted by Charlene Knight on Dec 6, 2019 8:00:00 AM

There are countless things that could go wrong during an interaction or business exchange with a furniture rental company. The thing is, many furniture rental disasters can be avoided by simply practicing good communication. 

What do we mean by good communication? Keep reading to find out. In this article, we'll cover several straightforward things you can do to ensure that you're communicating effectively with your furniture rental company — and avoiding any unnecessary glitches along the way. After all, we want as badly as you do to have a positive furniture rental experience.

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Topics: Furniture Rental

7 Hacks to Keep Your Rental Furniture from Smelling Like Your Pet

Posted by Charlene Knight on Dec 4, 2019 8:00:00 AM

Remember how relieved you were when you found out your rental furniture company was pet friendly? Now you just need to figure out how to live with your pets in your short-term apartment and not have the rental furniture smell like them. 

Easier said than done.

Thankfully, though, we have a few tricks up our sleeve. Keep reading to see how to keep your rental furniture fresh and clean.

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Topics: Furniture Rental

How to Stage Rental Furniture for Closing the Sale

Posted by Charlene Knight on Dec 2, 2019 8:00:00 AM

It's a proven fact: Staged apartments and houses sell better than empty ones. Furniture makes a big difference. It's partially about the furniture itself, but it's also about the placement, quantity, quality, and so much more. 

Buyers and renters often have a difficult time envisioning what a space could be, so why not just go ahead and create it for them right off the bat? Here's how...

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Topics: Furniture Rental

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