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Apartment vs. House: When to Make the Homebuying Decision

Posted by South Dakota Housing Authority on Jun 16, 2016 9:58:25 AM

If you’ve been renting for years, when do you know if it’s the right time to buy? There are a lot of factors that go into this decision, whether it’s investing in your future, the satisfaction of ownership or just getting more room to spread out. 

So what factors should go into the decision-making process?

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Topics: Renting, Homeownership

4 Apartment Listing Red Flags to Look for

Posted by South Dakota Housing Authority on Apr 15, 2016 11:35:04 AM

“Cozy, one-bedroom apartment overlooking picturesque water feature.”

We all know that trick. It’s probably a closet situated next to a swamp.

When it comes to apartment hunting, there are several red flags that may pop up to alert you of when a property likely isn’t a good fit for you. Here are just a few of them that should give you pause.

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Topics: Renting

Organizing Your Apartment: Making the Most of Your Space

Posted by South Dakota Housing Authority on Feb 5, 2016 11:06:12 AM

When it comes to apartment living, making room for your belongings and new additions to your furniture can get tricky. Space is finite, and it's not always easy to master the organizational skills it takes to make the most of your space. But here are a few tricks that can free up some room for improvement.

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Topics: Renting