Nickel City Lofts: An Adaptive Reuse in the Heart of Buffalo

Residents of Buffalo, NY take pride in their historically rich city. Buffalo is filled with breathtaking architecture and diverse cultures, so it’s no surprise that the city is progressing towards becoming a booming epicenter within the state of New York. Glendale Communities, a property management company with over 4,000 apartment units throughout Western New York… Read more »

Minimalism in Your Small Apartment

Apartment Living: How to Lead a Minimalist Lifestyle

  Minimalism is all about eliminating the unnecessary and striving for simplicity. Less stuff, less stress, less everything. Here is how to lead a minimalist lifestyle when living in an apartment! Say farewell to clutter Apartment life automatically means less living space, making it easier for clutter to accumulate. Your giant wardrobe and fantastic movie… Read more »

Make Your Apartment More Energy Efficient

4 Ways to Go Green in Your Apartment

Reducing your energy usage is not only good for your wallet, but also, for the planet and community.   Here are a few simple ways that you can go green in your apartment! Meet your new neighbors: houseplants There’s a reason why houseplants are becoming so popular in apartments and homes again. Actually, a few:… Read more »

Tips for being a Good Tenant for Your Landlord

How to Become an Ideal Apartment Tenant

  Becoming the ideal tenant is an active process that begins with your apartment hunt. From first impressions to the day you move out, here are a few ways to help you be the perfect apartment tenant! Remain courteous When looking at apartments, being polite and gracious can go a long way and can help… Read more »

Apartment Packing Guide

How to Successfully Pack Up Your Entire Apartment

Living in the same apartment for a few years can lead to a large build-up of items that you then must pack up and relocate when it is time to move. We’ll tell you now: the process of efficiently packing up and moving an entire apartment’s worth of things is not an exciting one. However,… Read more »

Making a Small Apartment Seem Bigger

How to Maximize Space in Your Apartment

An apartment, at first, may not seem to offer spacious living. However, there is more than meets the eye! Here are a few tips and tricks that will allow you to intelligently create and utilize all the available space in your small apartment! Think vertical We often forget about the space extending from the floor… Read more »

Two Compatible Roommates Moving into an Apartment in Buffalo

Six Questions to Ask Your Potential Roommate Before Moving In

  The amazing apartment you found to rent won’t stay amazing if you don’t get along with your roommate. Instead of just taking the risk, ask your potential roommate the following questions before signing the lease! Where do you work? The last answer you want to hear after asking this question is, “I don’t work.”… Read more »

Couple Packing the Car to Move to an Apartment This Summer

Preparing for a Summer Move

Many families move in the summer, when weather is cooperative, and people have more time off to organize, plan, and pack. Regardless of the month you move, the process can be overwhelming. Here are some tips from Glendale Communities for those of you planning a move for the summer months. Plan Ahead The key to… Read more »

CHoosing to Rent a Home Instead of Buying a House

Four Reasons Why Renting is Better than Buying

Many people believe in the traditional timeline of finishing schooling, finding a career and immediately starting on the hunt for a house. However, it is becoming more apparent that renting is the more financially viable option, along with many other benefits. Renting allows for more freedom There are less personal obligations when you rent your… Read more »