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September Events in Albany

Summer may be winding down, but the events happening in Albany are not! September’s event calendar is full of exciting activities, cultural events, and food and drink festivals that you won’t want to miss. For a quick rundown of the September events in Albany, check out the list we put together down below. Albany Events […]

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Long Distance Apartment Hunting

As if apartment hunting isn’t hard enough, throw in moving to a new city and suddenly the task seems impossible. Without knowing your way around your new city, how are you supposed to find an apartment you like enough to call home? You may have to spend a bit more time and effort hunting for […]

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How Much Does It Cost to Move Out?

  Are you itching to move in to your first apartment? Before you pull the trigger and find yourself in an apartment you can’t afford, take the time to do some planning. There are a lot of upfront costs that makes moving expensive. Save enough money for these five expenses before you sign the lease […]

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How to Put Together An A+ Rental Application

Congratulations on finding the perfect apartment! The next step is to submit your rental application to secure your new home. Rental applications help landlords make informed decisions on who to rent to. This is also your chance to showcase why you’re the perfect candidate to rent the apartment. Filling out the application may seem self-explanatory, but […]

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9 Things in Your Closet to Get Rid Of

One of the great things about living at Stonegate is the spacious closet in each master bedroom. They’re perfect for storing all the shoes, purses, and clothing that you’ve acquired and love. However, the bigger the closet the easier it is to keep things that you no longer need. To help you declutter, we’ve put […]

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5 Ways to Welcome New Neighbors

Even if you never intend to be best friends with your new neighbor, it’s always a good idea to introduce yourself and make them feel welcome. You never know when you’ll need a helping hand or someone to water your plants when you go on vacation. Start the relationship with your new neighbors off on […]

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Apartment Gym Etiquette

One of the many perks of living at Stonegate is that there’s a fitness center right in our community! Having a gym on site means you can workout whenever is best for you, whether that’s before work, on your lunch break or after dinner! Just like any gym, you should always keep good gym etiquette in […]

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3 Ways to Get More Bathroom Storage

It seems that no matter how big our bathrooms are, we always need more storage! Between hair products, styling tools, cleaning supplies and makeup, there’s a lot that we store in our bathroom. If you’re looking for ways to create more space and organize your items, keep reading for our favorite tips! Install A Tension […]

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5 Essential Holiday Hosting Tips

The holiday season is underway and there are still plenty of opportunities to host your friends and family for holiday-themed dinners, cocktail parties, and gatherings. Whether this is your first time hosting, or you’ve done this a few times, it’s always nice to be prepared. We’ve gathered 5 tips to help you plan a successful […]

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The Benefits of Renting from Stonegate

There are many apartment communities that don’t give the residents the feeling of “home”; this is not the case for Stonegate. While living in community, our residents enjoy the abundant amenities available to them – all of which make life much easier and more comfortable. Life at Stonegate is perfect for starter homes and empty nesters […]

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3 Tips for Spending Less Money

Many of us are guilty of impulse buys, whether it’s wandering aimlessly around our favorite store, or grabbing an afternoon cup of coffee. These impulse buys and treats quickly add up and could become an issue. Take our 3 tips into consideration so you can begin saving money!  3 Tips for Spending Less Money  1. […]

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Declutter Your Home in 4 Easy Ways This Season

Spring cleaning is a task many of us dread each year, but, it’s something that must be done. Even after you’ve finished your spring cleaning, it’s possible that your home still feels cluttered. Continue reading for 4 tips to declutter your home this season! Becoming Decluttered In 4 Ways 1. Winter Décor: We’ve passed the […]

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Events to Keep Everyone Busy This Month

We might be in the middle of a blistery cold winter, but, that doesn’t mean you have to be stuck inside your home all season. During the month of February albany.com has something scheduled every week! Events such as ice skating, basketball games, a wine and chocolate festival, and everything in between – there’s fun for the […]

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