News & Updates From The Albany Lofts at One Broadway

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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Decorating for the Holidays in Your Menands, NY Apartment

Posted in Holiday, News & Updates

To me it never really feels like the holidays until I have a few decorations up in my Menands, NY apartment and the scent of cinnamon in the air. There are, of course, pros and cons to decorating for the holidays. Many of us travel to visit family and friends for the actual holidays, so decorating can sometimes feel futile and like an unnecessary hassle. Or perhaps no one will see the decorations but you,…

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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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Handicapped Accessible or Adaptable Apartments for Rent in Albany

Posted in News & Updates

When you’re looking for a handicapped adaptable apartments in Albany, make sure you ask these questions in addition to asking about rent and maintenance, whether or not you need renters insurance (which you do, always), etc. You should also know your rights, which are available on the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s website. Questions to ask about your handicap accessible / adaptable apartment: Are the doors at least 32 inches wide? Are light…

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Moving to an Apartment in Albany: Tips for a Stress-Free Move

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Moving is stressful, even if it’s prompted by happy events. Whether it’s for a dream job, an expanding family, a new city, or a better home, the task of packing and moving to an apartment in Albany can be emotionally, financially and physically demanding. If you’re planning a move to the Albany Lofts at One Broadway, here are some tips we’ve picked up from savvy movers that will help alleviate the stress. Start Packing Early…

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Choose the Best Pet for Your Apartment in Downtown Albany

Posted in News & Updates, Pet Friendly

When you live in an apartment in Albany, the types of pets that fit your lifestyle are somewhat limited. Before you go searching on PetFinder for the new star of your social media feeds, make sure that you are aware of our pet friendly policies and take a moment to consider what it would mean to add a pet to your life and lifestyle. Let’s be real, there are only so many cute dogs you…

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Furnished Apartments in Albany: Not Just for Business Professionals

Posted in News & Updates

If you are in the market for a new apartment, but don’t have a lot of furniture, you may want to consider looking at the furnished apartments in Albany that we offer here at Albany Lofts at One Broadway. While they have traditionally served as temporary housing for traveling executives or business professionals whose jobs require frequent relocation, furnished apartments are also ideal for first-time renters, students and anyone in transition, such as recent divorcees….

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

Posted in News & Updates

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

Posted in News & Updates

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

Posted in News & Updates

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

Posted in News & Updates

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

Posted in News & Updates

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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Albany Lofts at One Broadway

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