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30 Things to do in Madison WI in Winter

30 Things to Do in Madison, WI in the Winter

It’s time for our annual updated list of things to do in Madison, WI in the winter. Madison clears out quite a bit during winter break, leaving apartment renters (especially students), wondering what to do in Madison. Every year, we…

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26 Instagram Accounts to Follow in Madison, WI

26 Instagram Accounts to Follow in Madison, WI

Who do you need to follow in Madison on Instagram? Here are a few Mad-town accounts that may be flying under your radar. Check ‘em out! 1. @EpicureanChronciles As they state on their blog, “We eat the food, cook the food,…

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Why does rent go up

Why Does Rent Go Up? (Infographic)

Why does rent go up, but your apartment stays the same? Same bathroom, same utilities to pay, same everything? This infographic breaks down what your rent actually pays for, so you can see all the variables that can trigger an…

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Downtown Madison Apartment Vacancy Rate Reaches 4.22%

Downtown Madison Apartment Vacancy Rate Reaches 4.22%

In the third quarter of 2016, downtown Madison’s apartment vacancy rate has reached 4.22%. New apartment construction has led to the increase, resulting in a flood of new benefits to the downtown — and challenges. One glance at Madison’s skyline…

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common houseplants

Common Houseplants for Renters: A Pinterest Roundup

A few well placed, healthy plants can make an apartment feel like a home. Depending on your apartment you may have different needs, but there’s a common houseplant variety for every situation, including low-maintenance plants for those of you with…

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