News & Updates From The Albany Lofts at One Broadway

Day Trip From Your Apartment Near Albany to Saratoga Springs, NY

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When you have an apartment at Albany Lofts at One Broadway, you’re just a short commute time from numerous Albany area locales like Troy, Schenectady, and Clifton Park. Drive a little further up I-87N (about 45 minutes) and you’re in the historic city of Saratoga Springs! Saratoga is the perfect destination for a mental health day or weekend day trip. Below we’ve constructed the perfect itinerary for a fun day exploring all that Saratoga has…

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Babyproofing Your Apartment in Albany, NY

Posted in Family Friendly

Congratulations on having a baby! Now that you have that little bundle of joy in your life, it’s your duty to keep him or her safe and healthy, and the first place to start is your living space! Whether you’re moving into a new apartment in Albany with a baby or you’re preparing your current Albany apartment for a baby-on-the-way, baby proofing is an essential part of the process. Babies are naturally curious creatures, so…

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Holiday Safety Tips for Pets

Posted in Holiday, Pet Friendly, Tips & Tricks for Apartment Living

The holidays may be the most wonderful time of the year, but they can also be a dangerous time for our pets. Poisonous plants, rich foods and seemingly harmless decorations can pose a threat to both cats and dogs, and there’s nothing like an emergency trip to the vet to spoil the holiday cheer. While protecting the furry tenants at the Albany Lofts is a year-round commitment, we like to remind those living in our…

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Starting the New Year with Organized Apartments

Posted in Holiday, News & Updates

No matter how spacious your apartment, there is always at least one corner or closet or desk or pile of magazines where the space isn’t being used so wisely or could stand to be, well, a little more organized. (Don’t look at me like that – I’ve heard about your secret Pinterest boards.) With your loft-style apartments, clever organization is more important than ever because there’s so much exposed space. We’ve come up with some…

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How to Host a Successful Holiday Dinner in Your Apartment in Albany

Posted in Albany, New York, Holiday

The holidays are here and with the decorations and festive cheer come holiday parties and dinners. If it’s your turn to host family dinner, or you just want to invite a few friends over for a holiday dinner party at your apartment in Albany, we have some tips and tricks to make the most of your space (…and not annoy the neighbors)! 1. Plan a finger-food buffet and serve from your kitchen bar Chances are…

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5 Reasons To Live With A Roommate in Your Albany, NY Apartment

Posted in News & Updates, Tips & Tricks for Apartment Living

When it comes to roommates, we often hear more about the drawbacks than the upsides. But what are the benefits of apartment sharing? Apartment Sharing in Albany, NY: Benefits 1. Someone knows you get home at night So, you’re faced with the decision of whether to live on your own or look for roommates. The deciding factor probably isn’t whether or not you can afford to live alone, but rather do you want to live…

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If You Rent an Apartment in Albany, You Need Renter’s Insurance

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If your landlord put a renter’s insurance clause in your lease – like the one we have – it’s because they care about their tenants. If they didn’t, you should get renter’s insurance anyway because mother nature, inattentive neighbors, and sensitive sprinkler systems can happen to anyone. You Can’t Afford NOT to Have Renter’s Insurance On average, renter’s insurance costs about $15 a month depending on where you live, the extent of your liability, and…

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Don’t Get Locked Out of Your Albany Apartment

Posted in News & Updates, Tips & Tricks for Apartment Living

Getting locked out happens. Maybe you forget your keys somewhere, maybe your cat is upset that you changed her kitty litter, or maybe you are even having a run on bad luck and lock them in the car while it’s sitting in your parking lot. So close… yet so far. Luckily for those of us with no luck, there are some easy ways to get back in our apartments. 1. Make it Routine to Check…

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Best Tools for Those Living in a Rental Apartment

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Even though the exceptional maintenance staff at The Lofts at One Broadway will take care of any major issues in your apartment rental, it’s still a really good idea to have a few basic tools around for small handyman projects. Why? Well, because even if you take him random cinnamon rolls every once in a while, the super is probably not going to come assemble the chair you got online or tighten the screws the…

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Apartments Two Miles from Albany, NY

Posted in Albany, New York, News & Updates

5 Reasons You’ll Love Living in an Apartment in Albany Location, Location, Location Location could be all five reasons you’ll love living in Albany. 3 hours from Boston, NYC, the Finger Lakes, and even Montreal, Canada, Albany is perfectly located for exploring the North East. Within the greater Capital Region, the Albany area also boasts nationally-known horse racing at Saratoga and easy access to the historic Hudson Valley (with its bountiful vineyards, orchards and antiquing…

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10 Tips for Being a Responsible Tenant

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Setting up utilities and paying your rent on time are obvious, non-negotiable responsibilities of being a tenant. Neither of these is going to earn you praise from your property manager, even if crossing them off your to-do list feels like you’re winning at this whole adulting thing. No, the most responsible tenants go a step further than getting their rent in on the first of the month. They aren’t just winning, they’re the Simone Biles…

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Summer Events in Albany You Don’t Want to Miss

Posted in News & Updates, Seasonal

Albany truly comes alive in the summer. Whether you’re looking for a food festival or fair, a baseball game or live music, you’ll find it all right here in your own backyard. So get out there and enjoy it before the lazy days of summer have passed us by! •   Alive at Five is Albany’s premiere summer concert series. Every Thursday evening at 5:00 pm, national, regional and local artists take the stage in…

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Upcoming Open House Dates

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Please join us for one of our upcoming Open Houses: Saturday, November 5, 2016: 11am – 5pm Saturday, November 12, 2016: 11am – 5pm Saturday, November 19, 2016: 11am – 5pm Saturday, November 26, 2016: 11am – 5pm Saturday, December 3, 2016: 11am – 5pm Saturday, December 10, 2016: 11am – 5pm Saturday, December 17, 2016: 11am – 5pm Saturday, December 24, 2016: Closed Saturday, December 31. 2016: 11am-5pm No appointment necessary!

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20 Questions to Ask When Looking for Apartments for Rent in Albany

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Knowing what questions to ask when renting an apartment in Albany is an important part of the apartment hunting process. There’s a lot to consider, and most times, there’s always something that we forget to ask! Below is a helpful list of questions to ask when you’re apartment hunting so you can be rest assured that your next apartment is the perfect place to call home! 20 Important Questions to Ask When Renting an Apartment…

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Pros of Living in Luxury Loft Apartments in Albany

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When it comes to finding the perfect apartment to rent, there are many factors to consider. For many apartment hunters, location and price are the biggest items to keep in mind. However, apartment style is another key factor is very important to consider when you’re looking for that ideal rental unit to move into. There are quite a few different apartment types to choose from. While many people are familiar with studio apartments, 1, 2…

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Albany Lofts at One Broadway

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