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Easy Entryway Ideas for Your Connecticut Apartment

Posted On: Monday, August 26th, 2019

A small entryway doesn’t mean that you can’t create a welcoming space that invites you and guests into your apartment. Whether you have a tiny hallway or an empty wall by your front door, there are plenty of ways to liven up your entryway that are both functional and flattering to your CTBest apartment.

 Start from the Ground Up

Define your entryway with rug for a stylish first impression. Not only does a rug help define a space, but it also adds color and visual appeal to your apartment. Choose a rug that is proportional to the size of the entryway and make sure to place a rug pad underneath to prevent the rug from sliding. (more…)

Outdoor Exercise Classes at Harbor Point

Posted On: Thursday, August 1st, 2019

Being active outdoors can be hard when you live in the city, but not when you live in Stamford! Skip the gym this summer and exercise outside at Harbor Point. Outdoor exercise classes allow you to experience the beautiful weather and sites of the city, while also getting a good workout in. Whether you’re a fitness junkie or a newbie to the fitness world, Harbor Point offers a variety of fitness options that all Stamford residents can enjoy. Here’s a sample of the many outdoor classes that are currently offered:

  • Yoga on the Boardwalk – If you’re looking to relax your mind and improve your alignment with a fun, upbeat yoga class, come down to the Harbor Point Board Walk! Exhale hosts weekly yoga classes every Sunday from 9:45 to 10:45 a.m.  (more…)

Montoya Apartments: Two-Bedroom Villas

Posted On: Thursday, July 25th, 2019

When most people think of apartment living, they picture tall buildings and fast-paced city life. However, what if we told you apartment living can also include quiet serenity and beaches in your backyard? Our Montoya Apartments offer just that! This beautiful community located in the quaint seaside town of Branford offers residents rolling hills and access to local beaches and recreational destinations.

The Montoya Apartments’ two-bedroom villas come in two floor plans: The Brentwood and The Sonoma. These villas boast numerous features and amenities to provide residents with cool and comfortable coastal living. (more…)

Money-Saving Moving Tips

Posted On: Thursday, July 18th, 2019

Whether you’re moving across the country or just down the road, moving costs can add up quickly and steeply. After paying your security deposit, first month’s rent and furnishings for your apartment, the last thing you want to do is spend a ton of money on moving costs. When moving on a tight budget, the key is to plan and be resourceful. While some expenses may be unavoidable, there are still plenty of smart and easy ways to move into your new apartment in Branford or Stamford without breaking the bank.

Toss, Donate or Sell

The less there is to move, typically the less expensive (and the easier!) it is to move. Before packing up your stuff, set it out and evaluate what you use regularly and what you will need in your apartment. If you don’t need it or donating. Depending on the condition of the items, you may even be able to sell them to second-hand stores or online through social media. Not only could you be saving money, but you could also be pocketing some extra cash to decorate or furnish your apartment with! (more…)

Organize Your CTBest Kitchen

Posted On: Monday, July 15th, 2019

The kitchen is one of the most frequently used rooms in any apartment, which means it’s also likely to be the messiest. No matter how big or small your kitchen is, staying organized and using space effectively can be challenging. Here are a few kitchen solutions to help you organize your CTBest kitchen:

Hang Things with Hooks

Fumbling through messy draws of cooking utensils isn’t ideal, especially when cooking a meal. Instead, try mounting hooks above the stove or on the side of a cabinet for a much more organized and convenient kitchen set up. In addition to cooking utensils, you can also use hooks to hang potholders, gloves or rags for easy access. (more…)

Common Expenses when Renting an Apartment

Posted On: Tuesday, April 30th, 2019

Money for renting expensesRenting your first apartment is an exciting time! However, whether you’re a student moving off campus, or just moving out for the first time, there are many financial details and additional expenses to consider. Being aware of these common expenses can help prevent first time renters from being caught off-guard when renting an apartment.

Initial Cost

Before moving into an apartment, there are several initial fees that renters are required to pay. The first fee is the rental application fee which can cost between $30-$100 and includes a credit check. In addition to the application fee, most complexes also require a deposit of the first and/or last month’s rent upfront. The cost of this is dependent on the apartment’s monthly rent, your income and/or credit score. (more…)

Winter at the Beach in Norwalk

Posted On: Wednesday, February 20th, 2019

Norwalk BeachesLooking for a little winter vacation? While a warm and sunny destination is a great way to escape the winter blues, there’s also something special about cold-destination beaches in the wintertime. Norwalk is home to two fantastic beaches, Calf Pasture and Shady Beach, both of which offer dramatic landscapes and winter experiences of a lifetime. Norwalk is also near other popular attractions like Jennings Beach, Sherwood Island State Park and Maritime Aquarium. (more…)

Wine and Dine Your Valentine in Stamford

Posted On: Monday, February 11th, 2019

Wine and Dine Your Valentine in StamfordWith Valentine’s Day just a few short days away, time is running out to find the perfect place to wine and dine your valentine. Local Stamford restaurants have announced limited-time menus to celebrate this lovey-dovey holiday, but act fast because these restaurants are expected to fill up quickly! Whether you’re shopping for the perfect bottle of wine for a romantic at-home meal, going the more traditional route with flowers, or looking for one of the best places to dine in Stamford, we have found options to help make your Valentine’s Day incredible right near your CTBest apartment. (more…)

Holly Jolly Holiday Treats for Residents in Stamford, Norwalk and Branford

Posted On: Tuesday, December 18th, 2018

Holiday Treats It’s that time of year where Christmas cookies, holiday treats and festive drinks fill the air in every CTBest apartment in Stamford, Branford and Norwalk.  With the holidays rapidly approaching, it’s time for you to start the baking and treat-making! Whether you’re making gift baskets for neighbors, inviting friends and family over, or simply indulging at home, here are some quick and easy delicious holiday edibles that can be created, and devoured, in minutes! (more…)

Quickly Make Your CTBest Apartment Appear Clean and Inviting

Posted On: Monday, November 26th, 2018

Clean Your CTBest Apartment

With the holiday season in full swing, it’s a strong possibility that you’ll receive some surprise guests at your CTBest apartment.  To make it look like you have your life together, you know you must make your apartment look clean and feel inviting. Here are a few tips beyond just stashing clutter in baskets and closets to quickly make your apartment look cleaner. Some of these will make your apartment look better and others will help to make your guests feel as at home as possible. (more…)