Close Menu

First Time Renter

Renting for the First Time in Madison, WI: 16 Things You Need to Know

Feb 18 2016

Whether you’ve never rented before or you’re new to the city, there are quite a few nuances to renting in Mad-town. To help you along…

5 Must-Have Tools For Renting an Apartment Sight Unseen

Jul 08 2015

It’s no big secret that an apartment tour is a critical step in finding your dream home. But you don’t need to kiss that dream…

11 Reasons Why Freshmen Are Opting for Student Apartment Rentals

Jun 04 2014

Generation Y is approaching their first year in college in a very different way. Many freshmen are opting out of shoebox-sized university-owned dorms and considering…

12 Surprises for First-Time Renters in their New Apartment

Sep 04 2013

The crazed Madison move-in is done, and now first-time renters are settled into their new digs. It’s been a blast decorating and setting things up,…

23 Things First-Time Madison Renters Need to Know

Oct 29 2012

You’re ready to start the hunt for your first apartment. You’ve never rented before, but no way you’re going to stay in the dorms another…

Six Pieces of First Apartment Advice for Parents

Aug 03 2012

Move-in day is an exciting day for UW students, but it can be a depressing, difficult day for parents. While you’re excited to have your…

Essential Tips for Moving Into Your First Apartment

Aug 01 2012

You’re going to have plenty of stuff to do when moving into your first apartment, but do you have the right stuff? Do you need…

10 Things to Include in a Renter’s Care Package

Jun 22 2012

Your child is renting his or her first apartment. This is both a proud moment, and a somewhat scary-one for parents. It’s a tough time…

5 Big Questions Parents Ask About First Apartments

Jun 20 2012

A common trend among UW-Madison students is to live in student housing for the first one to two years of school, and then seek out…

Great Advice for First Time Renters: Be Prepared!

Feb 29 2012

Most students at the University of Wisconsin know the value of preparing for a big exam. If you study enough, chances are good you’ll ace…