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Spice Up Your Walls Without Paint

Posted On: Monday, March 26th, 2018

Spice up wallsWhite or cream-colored walls are common in apartments. While paint is one of the quickest and cheapest ways to instantly change the look and feel of your new home, it’s off limits for renters. Don’t consider yourself stuck in a bland space. Instead, here are some temporary ways to add color and pattern to your walls without lifting a paintbrush! (more…)

Condo-Like Living at Hoyt Bedford

Posted On: Thursday, March 22nd, 2018

Hoyt Bedford kitchenSometimes you just need to live alone and in a little splice of the earth to call your own. You’d rather not divvy up expenses or have awkward conversations with a roommate or you may not have the time to keep a gigantic rental space clean and feeling like home. If this is you, why not choose a private entrance apartment at Hoyt Bedford in Downtown Stamford?

In addition to their excellent location in the heart of Downtown Stamford, which just so happens to be one of the happiest places to live and work in the United States, the terrace studio apartments boast all the comfortable, upscale features expected of modern apartment living. CTBestmakes sure every apartment experience is a positive one, and the studio floor plans are no different. (more…)

How to Succeed In College While Maintaining a Job

Posted On: Monday, March 19th, 2018

work life balance Having a job while going to college full-time can be quite the challenge. You’re trying to juggle classes, homework, work, your social life and the battle to stay sane. If you’re a full-time student and have a job, there are many challenges that make balancing your life stressful. But it can be done! Here’s how you can successfully maintain a job and a full-time college schedule. (more…)

A Wee Bit of St. Patrick’s Day Fun around CTBest Apartments

Posted On: Tuesday, March 13th, 2018

st patrick's dayThe St. Patrick’s Day Parade in Stamford may have already come and gone, but that doesn’t mean the celebrations are over in Fairfield County. From more parades to Irish food, there are plenty of opportunities left for our residents to have a wee bit of fun this St. Patrick’s Day. (more…)

Clever Ways to Hide Electronics

Posted On: Thursday, March 1st, 2018

Hide TechTechnological gadgets to use around your home seem to be multiplying daily. While they make life fun and convenient, the cords, boxes and consoles aren’t a welcoming style for an apartment space. These persistent little problems might drive you crazy, but one solution is to get creative and hide those eyesores with style! (more…)

Mental Benefits of Owning a Pet

Posted On: Monday, February 26th, 2018

Benefits of Pets We all love those animal videos that make the rounds on the internet, but we can also agree that the real thing is so much better. With the chaos and stress of life so common, our pets play a key role in making it all worth it. Many of us long for our own pets as our furry best friends, lifelong companionsand instant mood-lifters, but pets aren’t always allowed at apartment complexes.

Fortunately, certain CTBest communities and plans allow residents to bring their pets with them. If you aren’t sure whether or not to get a pet and your CTBest apartment allows the breed you want, then here are some reasons owning a pet is good for your mental health. (more…)

Splitting Expenses with Roommates – There’s an App for That

Posted On: Wednesday, February 21st, 2018

Roommate AppsHaving roommates has lots of great benefits, but it also requires compromise and open communication. Keeping the money flow even among roommates seems to be a common problem. To help alleviate stress, we’ve found some useful apps for roommates that will divide expenses evenly, whether it’s rent, groceries or dinner and a movie. With these apps, you can stop any conflicts before they occur.

These apps split costs automatically and track who has paid and who hasn’t. You can even send IOU reminders directly from the app to your roommate. We have found apps that are perfect for roommates who want to avoid the back and forth drama, who just want to spiltbills easily, and for those who want to be really fair about splitting all costs. (more…)

Makeover: One-Bedroom Apartments at 77 & 65 Prospect Street

Posted On: Thursday, February 15th, 2018

77 & 65 Prospect StreetCTBest Apartment’s one-bedroom plans at 77 & 65 Prospect Street are being renovated! As if the communities in Downtown Stamford weren’t already a delight to live in, residents can now enjoy them more with several stunning new finishes.

The one-bedroom apartments have been upgraded with subway tile in the bathrooms. Combined with stunning white patterned tile on the floors, the new tileprovides a sleek, modern finish and a clean design that make the spacefeel even more relaxing, bright and open. In-home washer and dryer closets have been installed so that you can spend your time at home with your family instead of having to head elsewhere to do your laundry. (more…)

Stamford Named No.5 Happiest City to Work in the U.S.

Posted On: Tuesday, February 13th, 2018

Stamford CTJust last year, National Geographic published new research showing that people are living their best lives right here in Stamford. Studies revealed Stamford was revealed as the 8th happiest place to live in the United States based on endless cultural experiences, economic growth and opportunities to succeed in every aspect of life. Now, according to CareerBliss, Stamford is the 5th happiest place in the United States to work!

Many people spend a huge portion of their lives at work. To help people find happiness in the workplace, CareerBliss used over 20,000 independent employee reviews to determine the cities with the greatest concentration of happy employees. What makes a great workplace is quite subjective. Where one person will love a company because of the pay scale, another appreciates less commute and working from home. (more…)

Spending Valentine’s Day in Stamford, Norwalk and Branford

Posted On: Wednesday, February 7th, 2018

CTB Valentine's DayWhether your love is your spouse, girlfriend, boyfriend, best friend or even your dog, Valentine’s Day is a day to celebrate that love. It’s the Super Bowl of date nights and to help you celebrate the big night, we’ve searched Stamford, Norwalk and Branford for the most charming, fun and delicious spots in town. We even found a few great local florists to help you prepare the perfect bouquet. (more…)