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802, 2017

5 Tricks to Get the Most Out of Your Furniture

Picking the right furniture for your apartment is key. In a smaller space, you want to have furniture that increases your storage ability and that you won’t have to replace for a long time. Here are five tricks to get the most out of your apartment furniture.   1. Buy Quality Furniture Many people choose furniture items that are more budget friendly, but that end up breaking after only a year or so. This means you have to replace your [...]

1201, 2017

5 Staycation Ideas in Alexandria, Virginia

Image by Carol M. Highsmith via Wikimedia Commons How to Enjoy Your Time Off in Alexandria What’s better than having a great job? A great job that gives you time off! But sometimes it doesn’t make sense to leave town. Luckily, one of the best things about having an apartment in Alexandria, Virginia is the fact the city has so much to offer. If you have some free time, check out these ideas to inspire your next adventure out on [...]

2911, 2016

5 Ways to Get Involved in Alexandria, Virginia

How to Get Involved in Alexandria Whether you are new to the town or not, getting involved in the community you live in is a healthy, fun way to bypass your free time. Meeting new people along the way, gaining lifelong experiences, and having new memories are some of the outcomes of getting involved in the town you live in. With these ways of getting involved, you should have no problems when deciding what to do in Alexandria, Virginia. 1) [...]

1511, 2016

6 Easy Upgrades for Your Apartment

  Just because you are renting your apartment doesn’t mean it can’t reflect your personal style! There are plenty of easy and inexpensive ways to make an apartment feel warm and inviting. Follow our tips below for easy ways to upgrade your apartment that your landlord will approve of! Image via Lerner Excelsior Tower 6 Ways to Make Your Apartment Feel More like Home   1. Improve Lighting Adding lighting to a space makes a huge difference in setting the [...]

710, 2016

9 Tips for Repurposing a Closet

Renting an apartment may limit how much space you have, but it definitely does not limit the possibilities of utilizing your space. Closets are a great means of storage, but they can also be repurposed into more useful areas. All you need to take full advantage of your space is a little bit of rearranging and creativity! Here are 9 tips to make the most out of your closet. Images via Pexels   Creative Ideas to Repurpose Your Closet   [...]

2206, 2016

5 Reasons Alexandria is a Smart Place to Rent an Apartment

Image via Flickr Located within the commonwealth of Virginia sits Alexandria, a charming citythat bursts with history and activity. Without ever leaving their town, the residents of Alexandriacan enjoy shopping along the red-brick sidewalks of Old Town and seeingthe picturesque views of Mount Vernon Trail. Check out these five reasons why so many folks are choosing Alexandria as the place for their new home! 1.The Scenic and Timeless Potomac River Residents of Alexandria love the Potomac River for its beauty [...]

606, 2016

How to Make the Most of Your Apartment’s Interior

When decorating and furnishing seems daunting, but you have a positive attitude about it, you can make the most out of any living situation.In other words, no place of yours should ever feel overwhelming, so long as you make the space work for you. Whether just moving in or trying to gussy up, you can painlessly maximize your indoor potential with these fail-proof suggestions. Image via Lerner Excelsior Tower Suggestion 1: Set the tone for your environment. Selecting the way [...]

2904, 2016

The Ultimate Apartment Hunting Checklist

Image via Live Excelsior Tower Deciding to move into a new apartment is one of life’s biggest decisions. You want to make sure your apartment hunting process goes as smoothly as possible, ensuring that your new apartment has everything you are looking for. You can make apartment hunting more efficient by using our ultimate apartment checklist to find the right apartment and avoid any potential nightmares. Consider the Neighborhood  Neighborhoods are an important factor to consider when you are apartment [...]

1703, 2016

Three Spots to Get Some R & R in Alexandria, Virginia

It’s not hard to see what makes Alexandria such a vibrant, bustling city. The Mount Vernon Estate, the one-time home of the nation’s first president, is located just a half hour from Alexandria. The historic cobblestone path of Old Town, on which George Washington once walked, still remains a huge draw for residents and visitors alike. In addition, only the Potomac River separates the city from the nation’s capital, which is less than a half hour’s distance from the homes [...]

2302, 2016

Nightlife Spots to Check Out in Alexandria

  A home in Alexandria guarantees the natural beauty of Northern Virginia. You’ll be a stone’s throw away from the nation’s capital for a fraction of the price tag. You’ll walk the streets of Old Town, a skillfully-preserved historic locale once frequented by George Washington. Located mere minutes away from Old Town Alexandria, Lerner Excelsior Tower stands as a snapshot of the district and the broader city: a safe, diverse, vibrant community filled with equally diverse and vibrant people. As [...]

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