Tips For a Faster Move-Out

No matter what, moving out quickly will keep the whole operation efficient and get you moved in and ready to start setting up your new place in a timely manner– and who doesn’t want to begin hanging curtains and arranging furniture as soon as possible?

Here are three tips that will make moving out go much faster:

  1. Start Packing Early

You may not think it matters how early you start packing as long as everything is ready to go by moving day, and to an extent that’s true. However, packing up early will give you ample time to go through your belongings and get rid of excess stuff you never use or don’t need.

It doesn’t make sense to move more than you have to, so taking time to downsize will speed up the whole moving process. Packing early will also help you keep things organized and stress-free.

  1. Stay Organized

A systematic packing process can greatly increase your efficiency on moving day. Organize all of your boxes by room and make sure you know what’s in each one. You can label the boxes with all of the items that are in them, number the boxes and keep a list of items separately, or even take pictures of everything that’s going into each box.

  1. Prepare Everything the Night Before

You shouldn’t have anything to do on moving day but move. That means everything from cleaning out the fridge, to repairing the holes in your walls, to packing up every last toiletry should be done the night before.

Keep some items that you’ll need that night or the next morning in a small suitcase or tote, and put everything else in its box. You should also confirm your truck rental and make sure your friends know what time to head over the next day.

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Why You Should Choose Columbus Ohio!


If you’re about to begin searching for apartments in Columbus, Ohio, consider yourself lucky to be moving to such a fun and diverse city. The state capital has a centuries-long story and is known as one of the fastest-growing leaders in the world of technology.

Columbus has also been recognized for being a great destination for businesses and young professionals, and on top of that, has some amazing opportunities for entertainment, dining and shopping. Plus, the city is beautiful, with tons of parks and a convergence of rivers that makes for some scenic areas.

Columbus, Ohio, is also well-known for its several and varied neighborhoods that make up the town. Some are more on the quiet and residential side, while others are a hot spot for activity and nightlife, but all of them are great places to live. So, if you’re looking for apartments in Columbus Ohio, take a look at our neighborhood guide to get your search started!

Short North–  The Short North Arts district is home to many quaint art galleries, restaurants, night clubs, bars and boutique shops.  Not only is this area an awesome night-life destination but it is considered a great place to live, due to its diversity.

Grandview Heights–  Much like the Short North, Grandview is a great place for some night-life action but is on the rise for residential living among all walks of life!  Located just a few blocks west of downtown Columbus which makes for the perfect living location.  This is also where you can find us!  The Apartments On Edgehill.

German Village–  German Village is known for its long history, beautiful historic residences and fun little bars and restaurants.   This are is located just South of downtown and is a great place to take a stroll through the park with pets or friends.

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How to Handle and Prevent Getting Locked Out of Your Apartment



Getting locked out of your apartment home is common and easy to do.  These tips and tricks will help you prevent and overcome the lock-out.

Keep your spare key handy!  The best way to prevent the lock-out situation would be to keep a copy of your key in your car’s glove box, under a door mat, or if you trust your neighbor, give them a copy of your key.  This way you will have your back up on hand.  You can also keep a copy in your wallet or purse.  If the leasing office in your apartment community does not issue you a spare key, talk to them and see if they have a policy on issuing a second set.

If you do get locked out, here are some ways to overcome the situation.

Assess the situation.  Before going to drastic measures, think about what is inside of your apartment home.  Is the stove or oven on?  Are there small children or pets inside?

If it is during leasing office hours, walk down or call your apartment community’s leasing office and have them let you back in.  What if no one is there or it is outside of office hours?  All apartment communities, like the Apartments On Edgehill, have a 24-hour emergency maintenance hotline that can assist with any apartment emergency situation, including a lock out.

Always remain calm if you get locked out and then use our helpful tips!

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Spring Has Sprung in Grandview! Are You Ready?


Spring has sprung! We have some quick tips on how to make your luxury apartment, in Grandview, feel like home this season.

Bring the outdoors, in!  Fresh cut flowers can last up to 2 weeks.  Pick colors that best fit the decor of your apartment home, break them up into different size arrangements and place them throughout.  Fresh flowers will bring a pop of color and a clean vibe to any living space.  Check out some of the best floral shops or public gardens in the Grandview or Columbus area!

Time for a deep clean!  Throwing open the windows and cleaning every nook and cranny will bring that refreshing spring feel to your new apartment home.   Don’t have time to clean on your own time?  Search for a cleaning service to do it for you!

Maximize your space!  Pulling in a mirror or two into our apartment home will help reflect the natural spring lighting throughout your apartment and let nature do the lighting for you!  Also, replacing bulky furniture with fun eccentric pieces will give your luxury apartment a much larger look.

The options are endless!  You can also check out some of the local spring hotspots, right here in Grandview!  You are within walking distance to the gorgeous Olentangy bike trail which showcases beautiful Columbus scenery!


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How To Pack a Moving Truck: Learn From The Experts

moving boxesThe thought of moving all your belongings from one space to another (no matter the distance) is overwhelming. Whether you have moved several times or are a first time mover, it’s valuable to understand the best way to pack and load a moving truck.

Below we have compiled tips and steps on how to successfully prepare, pack and load your moving truck.


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Events in Grandview Heights

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Welcome to Grandview!  Whether this is your new home or you have conveniently relocated to the Apartments On Edgehill, Grandview and other nearby locations offer many weekly, monthly and yearly events right around the corner.  Here are some up and coming events in the area.

The Grandview Hop!  This is the go-to spring and summer event.  Live music, great restaurants and buzzing art galleries are open late during the last Saturday of each month.  This event takes place May through September and is a great chance to meet some of your new neighbors and other local residents.

Gallery Hop. Located just a mile and a half away, the Short North Art District hosts its famous Gallery Hop.  This event takes place the first Saturday of each month and just like The Grandview Hop, the Short North is the home to many amazing art galleries, bars and restaurants.

Grandview Digfest.  The Grandview Digfest stands for “Drinks in Grandview” and is hosted to showcase the many Bars and restaurants that have the finest craft beers, wines and liqueurs.  Digfest takes places in the Grandview Yard and is free!

Check-out to view other events in our area.

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How To Tackle Spring Cleaning

spring cleaning tipsBy March, it is fair to assume that the words ice and flurries make our insides crawl. With the final days of cold weather approaching, we recommend preparing for the sunshine with spring cleaning!

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Tips for Searching for the Right Apartment

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When searching for apartments for rent, you will want to consider many things about the apartment complex itself. First, you will want to start with the apartment location. This will be the basis of your search, so once you narrow down the area you will want, begin looking at things like apartment specials, apartment reviews, and monthly rent prices. These can be determining factors when it comes down to choosing which apartments to view in person.

Once you gather your list of potential communities, you will need to go and visit each location. Prepare your list of questions to help narrow down the hunt even more.


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8 Easy Ways to Save At Least $100 Every Month

money saving tipsBy saving $100 every month your bank account will have an extra $1200 in a year. This additional money could be used towards student loans, rent or even fund a weekend getaway.

Whether you are accustomed to paying bills or are new to living on your own, the concept of saving $100 a month is appealing. Now you might be reading this and asking yourself, “How can I possibly reduce my budget?” Don’t fret, we will show you how simple it can be to save money.

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Five Reasons To Live In Grandview Heights

italian foodGrandview Heights is located in the heart of the nation’s 15th largest city, Columbus, Ohio. Only 4 miles from downtown, the 1.3 miles of land offers a friendly and artistic vibe.

Walking along Grandview Avenue, you will find people gathered around cozy tables drinking freshly brewed Stauf’s coffee or waiting in line at Jeni’s Splendid Ice Cream for the newest flavor. (more…)

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