Real U Guide to Your First Apartment

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Real U, May 25, 2004 - Reference - 64 pages
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Whether you’re leaving home for the first time and heading off to college, or skipping the whole college thing and sliding straight into a real job and real life, the Real U Guide to Your First Apartment tells you everything you need to know to move out of the house and start your life for real.

With a hip attitude and practical cut-to-the-chase style, Megan Stine answers all the key questions any young adult will face, including:

· What to expect when signing a lease
· How to dump your roommate
· What can you really afford
· How to avoid the 5 move-in mistakes everyone makes
· How to furnish your new apartment on a budget
· Which days of the week are the worst days to move
· What to look for when apartment hunting (and why you should never go at night)
· What to do if you can’t pay your rent, and much more

Filled with 4-color photographs throughout, presented in magazine-style guide, this book is a companion piece to the Real U Guide to Living on Your Own.

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About the author (2004)

Megan Stine is the Editor-in-Chief of Real U Guides and the author of more than 100 books for young readers including Trauma-Rama, an etiquette book for teenagers published by Seventeen magazine, and several titles in a series based on the popular 1990’s television series Party of Five. A frequent writer of books in the enormously popular Mary-Kate and Ashley series, she is the best-selling author of Likes Me, Likes Me Not and Instant Boyfriend. She has worked with CBS and ABC in developing comedy and drama television pilots, and has written comedy material for a well-known radio personality in New York. When she isn’t writing, she is a portrait and fine art photographer and a contributing photographer for the Real U series of guides.

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