Grab-And-Go Quick Breakfast Recipes

Posted by Jody Alford on Oct 12, 2017 10:00:00 AM

Work mornings come early and most of the time we are trying our best to stop hitting the snooze button, rush out of the door, and make it to work on time.

Usually, running late means no time for breakfast! We know those Starbucks breakfast sandwiches are delicious, but we've got quick grab-and-go breakfast options that will help you cut down on drive-thru costs while still walking into work right on time.

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Topics: Insider, Apartment Life

Family-Friendly Fall Events in Raleigh, NC

Posted by Jody Alford on Oct 6, 2017 2:00:00 PM
Autumn leaves are falling and the days are getting cooler. Fall is the perfect time to enjoy the outside without being too warm or too cold. Fall in Raleigh is packed with a variety of fun including the North Carolina Wine Festival, museums, state parks and more! Raleigh has fall fun for everyone in the family.

We’ve put together a list of our favorite family-friendly fall activities, so you can get out there and make the most of everything fall has to offer in the Raleigh, North Carolina area. 

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Topics: Insider, Living in Raleigh, NC

Dog Park Etiquette

Posted by Jody Alford on Sep 26, 2017 10:30:00 AM

Fall is here! What better time to take your four-legged friends for a walk? 

Our off-leash dog park is a great option for getting out that canine energy, but before you set Fido free to run and make new friends, make sure you’re being safe. Here are a few tips:

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Topics: Apartment Life

8 Questions You Should Ask Potential Roommates

Posted by Jody Alford on Sep 19, 2017 2:00:00 PM

We've talked about things that roommates rarely agree on and covered tips on how to live with roommates, but... what you're plan for before you're planning your roomie's move-in day?

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Topics: Apartment Life, Apartment Search

Do You Need The Garage? 4 Reasons It's Worth The Investment

Posted by Jody Alford on Sep 12, 2017 3:30:00 PM

Locating parking spots that either come without extra costs or are close to our destination can be  frustrating part of the daily commute. Just finding good parking downtown can sometimes take far more time than you expected... which is why parking at home should be the easiest part of your day.


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Topics: Apartment Life, Apartment Search

Tips For Finding a Pet-Friendly Apartment in Garner, NC

Posted by Jody Alford on Sep 5, 2017 10:30:00 AM

At Deer Harbor Apartment Homes, we love it when our residents move in alongside their four-legged family members!

We have talked about tips for bettering your apartment search and one of the main tips was to figure out what amenities are most important to you. 

One major reason people surrender their cats or dogs is because they can't find secure pet-friendly housing. You don't have to give up your furry family members to find a great home. 

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Topics: Apartment Search

Is Your Family Growing? Tips For The Perfect Nursery

Posted by Jody Alford on Sep 1, 2017 10:30:00 AM

 Expecting a new addition to the family to come home soon? Congratulations!  

Between all the baby showers and dizzying amount of "essentials" you're told to bring home, it can be nerve-wracking trying to know just what to do to get your apartment ready for baby. 

We've put together some helpful tips and suggestions to jump-start your own creative ideas for your nursery. 

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Topics: Apartment Life, Decorating Your Space

Should You Renew Your Apartment Lease?

Posted by Jody Alford on Aug 22, 2017 10:00:00 AM

If your lease is almost up, you may find yourself wondering if you should renew your current lease for one more year, or move on to a new place.

Maybe your daily commute is longer than you'd like, or you've been dreaming about everything you could do with a little bit more in the way of square footage. On the other hand, you've already got all your things right where they belong in your current place, and moving involves incurring a whole new set of expenses... and a whole new set of potential concerns.

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Topics: Apartment Life

Up or Down: Choosing Between Upper and Lower Level Apartments

Posted by Jody Alford on Aug 15, 2017 10:00:00 AM

When you are choosing your perfect apartment home, one important thing to consider is which apartment floor is the best choice for you. Some residents care very much about which floor they are living on, while others don't really have a preference at all.

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Topics: Apartment Search

My Neighbors Are Too Loud! What Should I Do?

Posted by Jody Alford on Aug 10, 2017 9:00:00 AM

We previously discussed how to keep your dog from barking and disrupting your neighbors, but what if your neighbors are disrupting you?

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Topics: Apartment Life