fbpx

Category: Apartment Tips

When you choose to live in one of our many conveniently located Burns Management properties, we can let you in on some helpful tips and tricks for apartment living. Whether it’s using the newest apartment technologies or how many bedrooms you should rent, we have some articles that may be able to give you some insight on some of your important questions. Burns Management is in the business if taking care of you. Check out some of our helpful Apartment finding, living, and decorating tips because we want you to love where you live!

woman in pool with a hat

3 Amenities You Can’t Live Without in 2021

May 1, 2021 in Apartment Tips, General

With so many apartments for rent in Albany and the Capital Region, how can you choose which one is right for you? In addition to considering your budget and location, you should also think about the amenities that are important for your quality of life. At Burns Management, many of our properties boast enviable amenities…

Read More

working from home apartments saratoga springs ny

Tips for Working from Your Apartment

January 1, 2021 in Apartment Tips, Burn's Apartments, General

The COVID-19 pandemic has certainly changed how many of us work recently. Before the pandemic, remote work or telecommuting was gaining in popularity, with about 4.7 million remote workers in the US alone according to a study by the US Census Bureau. Then came the pandemic, and this number grew tremendously. If you are new…

Read More

thanksgiving in apartment

10 Ideas To Host Thanksgiving In Your Apartment

November 1, 2020 in Apartment Tips, General

For most, the best thing about Thanksgiving is being surrounded by family and friends and of course the big sit-down dinner. When you live in an apartment, do not think you always need to go elsewhere to enjoy a great Thanksgiving with your loved ones. We know space can be cozy but with some smart…

Read More

apartment workout

At Home Exercise Ideas for Apartment Living

October 1, 2020 in Apartment Tips, General

As the world went on PAUSE during the Coronavirus Pandemic, businesses were forced to shut down which included restaurants, retail stores and gyms. With ecommerce and apps like Door Dash, retail stores and restaurants were still able to service their customers despite the stay at home orders. For gyms, the closing of the physical gym…

Read More

living room in an apartment

Winter Tips for Apartment Dwellers

February 3, 2020 in Apartment Tips

It’s winter in Upstate NY, which means snow, bitter cold, and cranking the heat in your apartment. While you count down the days until spring, it’s important to remember a few tips to stay safe and warm inside your apartment. Winter Apartment Tips Don’t plug space heaters into power strips Power strips are not made…

Read More

3 woman walking up the stairs carrying items

Tips for First Time Renters

January 2, 2020 in Apartment Tips, General

Renting your first apartment is an incredibly exciting step in life. You’re on your own for the first time and can choose to do what you want, when you want. It also means taking on a lot of new responsibilities. From learning how to find the right apartment to budgeting your expenses, there are a…

Read More

woman holding an iphone in a living room

New Year New Technology

January 29, 2019 in Apartment Tips, Burn's Apartments, General

It’s a new year, and what better way to start off 2019 than finding a new place to call home? A new apartment can inspire change, spark creativity and contribute to a healthier mindset. When it comes to apartment hunting, we recommend having a list of questions ready to ask the landlord. One question that’s growing in…

Read More

A young golden retriever dog and a black and white domestic cat are lying on a sofa in the living room.

Do You Know Proper Apartment “Petiquette”?

October 2, 2018 in Apartment Tips, General

Yes, Petiquette is a made-up word but it can be a hot topic among your neighbors and property management staff if you live in an apartment community. While pet-friendly apartments used to be rare, more and more communities, including many of Burns Management’s properties, gladly welcome your furry friends. Many apartment complexes, including Iroquois Village in…

Read More

woman opening a dishwasher in a clean white kitchen

10 Questions to Ask During an Apartment Tour

September 5, 2018 in Apartment Tips, General

10 Questions You Should Ask During Your Apartment Tour What utilities are included? This is especially important to keep in mind if this is your first time renting an apartment. Some apartment communities will include a few amenities with the rent, while other communities will not. Can rent be paid online? In the age of…

Read More