2016 grads could be paying 79% of their income on rent

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Graduating from college and entering the job market is an exciting time – you’ll be given opportunities that you hadn’t had previously, like moving to a new city and figuring out how many times you can eat cereal for dinner in one month. So what do the 1.85 million students projected to earn a bachelor’s degree in... read

(Official) Sunday brunch hours for 10 U.S. cities

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A recent Thrillist article announced that New York City may start allowing restaurants and bars to sell alcohol before noon on Sunday. Nestled in our Los Angeles cocoon – which allows alcohol sales at 6 a.m. any day of the week – we realized that across the country there may be an epidemic – cities that do not... read

What $1,500 in rent gets you in East LA

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From indie shops to historic theaters, East Los Angeles provides renters with just as much culture and asks for a lot less dough than its west side counterparts. Check out what pads we've seen for $1,500 (or close to it) in Silverlake, Echo Park, East Hollywood and Los Feliz... read

You can now download a PDF of your rental application!

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We just launched the ability to download your rental application, so you can use it on and off RadPad! Now, when you log in to your account and visit your profile you’ll see a ‘Download Application‘ button. Clicking it downloads a beautiful, landlord-friendly PDF version of your profile which you can print and share... read

How to do life like a local in Wrigleyville

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Formerly a working-class neighborhood, Wrigleyville has since become a regular attraction thanks to Wrigley Field and a boisterous nightlife crowd. Catching a Cubs game is an all day event, and we've outlined your before, during and after itinerary. But first, check out Wrigleyville and other North Side Chicago... read

The 50 Most Expensive Colleges to Rent Off Campus

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As college students prepare for the end of the academic calendar and head out of their college towns for the summer, many are thinking about where they will be resting their heads next year. For upperclassmen this often means deciding between living on campus or renting off campus. With room and board for college dorms... read

How to hang pictures like an adult

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Since you were old enough to swing a hammer and recklessly throw up “artwork” on the wall you’ve been doing it all wrong. While there’s no hard-and-fast method to properly hanging decor, push-pinning Rocky movie posters over your beer pong table is, sadly, not the way to do it. We’re bringing you the proper... read

5 reasons to break your lease and move to Santa Monica right now

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FJc3_Vge2cg The classic California beach town of Santa Monica is home to 94,000 Angelenos, 3.5 miles of glistening beaches and 300 days of sunshine a year. From the shores of the Pacific to the shop-lined walkways of the 3rd Street Promenade, Santa Monica has a lot to offer locals. So... read

11 small apartment design and organization hacks

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Apartment living can mean sacrificing space for an ideal location, cheap rent or other amenities. With one bedroom apartments averaging 721 square feet in Los Angeles, 768 in Chicago and 654 in Austin, even the smallest of organizing efforts can make a big difference. To make the most of your small space, we scoured... read