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Hosting a Party in Your Apartment in Albany | Tips and Ideas

Posted in Tips & Tricks for Apartment Living

Just because you live in an apartment in Albany, doesn’t mean you can’t entertain, especially during the holidays. While it may be more challenging to host an unforgettable soiree in an apartment rather than a sprawling house, you can still make it happen—and ensure your guests have a wonderful time—by getting creative with the space you do have, and how you use it. Here are some tips for making your apartment-party an absolute smash: Don’t…

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Easy DIY Holiday Decorating Tips For Your Albany Apartment

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

Holiday decorating can be both fun and wallet-friendly when you take a DIY approach to your festive décor. And by focusing on simple designs, you can deck the halls of your Albany Apartment in no time, then sit back and enjoy the rest of the holiday season. Here are some suggestions for simple, yet eye-catching winter holiday decorations. Most require only a few basic materials; the rest is up to you. Cool Candy Cups Fill…

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Top 10 Multifamily Living Tips

Posted in Family Friendly, Tips & Tricks for Apartment Living

Large Apartments for Rent in Albany, NY Accommodate Multiple Generations Whether it’s short- or long-term, multifamily household living can be mildly trying at best, to completely frustrating and misery-inducing at worst. But with today’s housing shortages, skyrocketing prices and frequent job relocations, multifamily scenarios are fairly common, despite the potential issues. Approaching the arrangement strategically, it turns out, may be your saving grace. There are multiple steps you can take to foster a happy, harmonious…

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5 Easy Tricks for Soundproofing Your Loft Apartment in Albany

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For many apartment dwellers, unwanted noise is a fact of life. Whether it is the traffic noise outside, sound of tenants walking around above you, or the neighbor’s dog barking at all hours of the night, the unwanted noise can be maddening. On the flip-side, perhaps you want to avoid getting on your neighbors bad side when you want to practice your instrument. Whatever the reason, there are some simple soundproofing hacks for your apartment…

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Pet Friendly Attractions and Activities Near Our Albany Apartments

Posted in Albany, New York, News & Updates, Pet Friendly

It’s official – you’ve become one of those people that brings their pet everywhere you go. Patty Cake the Pomeranian has hundreds on followers on Instagram and its time to scope out the best locations for a photoshoot near your pet friendly apartment in Menands. Stop leaving Patty tied up outside, in the car, or snuck in via your bag (we can totally see it moving) and start bringing Patty to her new favorite hangouts….

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Benefits of Renting a Luxury Apartment in Albany vs. Buying a Home

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

Owning a home has long been associated with the American Dream, but the truth is, homeownership is simply not for everyone. While renting was once reserved for young people just starting out, or older folks looking to downsize, it’s actually the preferred choice for people from all walks of life these days. Before you rush out to secure a mortgage, consider these 5 benefits of renting a luxury Albany apt vs. buying a home. 1….

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Pet Friendly Apartment Albany, NY | Keeping Dogs Quiet

Posted in News & Updates, Pet Friendly

Pet friendly apts in Albany have their perks, but can be frustrating when your neighbors start complaining about your noisy dog. No one wants to be that neighbor; but how do you control your dog when you’re not around? Barking is often the biggest complaint, but even the sound of your dog jumping off the furniture or scratching at doors can create problems. Luckily, there are a few steps you can follow to help keep…

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How to Add More Color to Your Albany Apartment (Without Painting)

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

Is your Albany apartment looking dull? Are you looking to add some personality to it? Living in a rental doesn’t mean you are stuck living in a world of muted tones. Adding character to your rooms is simple! Add some color to your apartment without the hassle of painting with these easy tips: Make a Statement with Curtains If the craziest your walls get is off-white, mixing it up with bold curtains can make a…

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What size Albany, NY apartment do I need?

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

You are on the hunt for your first Albany, NY apartment. This is an exciting time in your life. Perhaps it is your first time living out on your own and you are searching for the perfect studio or one bedroom apartment. Or maybe you are relocating your family for a new job and are deciding between a two or three bedroom floor plan. Whatever the reason, before you start your search it is best…

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5 Spring Inspired Decorating Ideas for Your Apartment in Albany NY

Posted in Seasonal, Tips & Tricks for Apartment Living

Living in the Northeast, it sometimes feels like spring will never come.  Cold, gray days leave us all longing for some much needed sunshine and vitamin D. Unfortunately, we can’t change the weather outside, but your apartment doesn’t have to remain devoid of warmth and color, too! Try some of these spring inspired decorating ideas to refresh your apartment in Albany NY and help brighten your mood. Brighten your Apartment in Albany with a Spring…

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7 Tips for Spring Cleaning Your Albany Apartment

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

Store Away Winter Bulky winter clothes take up a lot of space, so switch out your wardrobe and move those chunky sweaters and winter coats into storage. This goes for your linens, too.  Exchange your sofa’s flannel throw for a chenille one, and change out heavy winter comforters for lighter-weight blankets and sheets. Bonus: Flip your mattress. Dust, Mop & Vacuum Even if you do these things as part of your regular cleaning routine, now…

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Decorating Your Albany Apt for Valentine’s Day

Posted in Holiday, Tips & Tricks for Apartment Living

Even if you decide to go out for Valentine’s Day, decorate your apartment to create a romantic and relaxing place to walk into when you get home. Use rose petals, red pillows, flowers, pre-made decorations or homemade decorations. Decorate the Bedroom Add several red and pink throw pillows to the bed. This looks great if you have a black bedspread. Form a heart out of rose petals on the space that is not occupied by…

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On a Budget? Spend Valentine’s Day in Your Apartment in Albany

Posted in Holiday, News & Updates

If you’d rather not break your budget, you can still have a great Valentine’s Day at home, in your apartment in Albany. Make your own decorations or pick up some Valentine’s Day décor at a discount store. If you have children, this is a great time to get them involved with making holiday decorations that you can save for years to remember the fun you had. Decoration Ideas Using cheap construction paper, cut out hearts…

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Day Trip From Albany, NY to Manchester, Vermont

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Getting to Manchester, Vermont from your Menands apartment is an easy feat. It’s a bit over an hour’s drive and well worth it! Take I-787 north to Exit 9E for NY 7 east. Stay on NY 7 eastbound to VT 279 eastbound. Staying left at the fork, follow the signs for US 7 northbound to Manchester and Rutland, Vermont. Stay right, taking US 7 northbound, and then get off at Exit 3 for Sunderland, Vermont….

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Day Trip from Menands to Lake Placid, New York

Posted in Albany, New York

Take a day trip from your apartment at Albany Lofts at One Broadway in Menands, New York to Lake Placid, New York during any season for some fun – or make it a weekend getaway trip. Lake Placid is just over 2 hours away from your apartment in Menands. Take I-787 northbound. Take Exit 9W for the merge onto NY 7 westbound. Then, take the exit for I-87 toward Saratoga Springs and Glens Falls. You’ll…

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Albany Lofts at One Broadway

Albany Lofts at One Broadway