Apartment Life

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Simple Etiquette For Lounging At Your Community's Swimming Pool

2 Minute Read | May 20, 2019

Summer is right around the corner and what is the most common activity associated with summer? Going to the pool! Your Griffis Residential...

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Spring Cleaning: How To Organize Your Closet

2 Minute Read | Apr 22, 2019

It’s a universal marker of adulthood when decluttering becomes a joy instead of a chore. And if you look at the success of shows like Tidying Up with Marie Kondo, it seems like adulthood is getting pretty popular.

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Simple Tips That Make Moving In Together A Breeze

3 Minute Read | Feb 04, 2019

The phrase “just get it over with” may have been coined to describe the process for couples moving in together. At the same time, moving can be pretty exciting. Whether it’s taking the big step of moving in together with a partner...

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12 Easy Ways to Get To Know Your Neighbors In An Apartment Community

3 Minute Read | Dec 17, 2018

If you’ve ever watched a sitcom, you know that the wacky neighbor is comedy gold. But what if Kramer actually lived next door?  It may be fun for a couple of days, but any...

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How to Navigate Living In An Apartment With A Roommate

3 Minute Read | Dec 03, 2018

We’ve all heard a roommate horror story or two and felt the fear of falling into a roommate situation that’s similar to Brennan and Dale’s initial relationship in the movie...

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Top Five Reasons To Call A Griffis Residential Community Home

4 Minute Read | Nov 05, 2018

Our unique approach to apartment living makes our communities the best places to call home. From breathtaking settings in the Pacific...