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10 Commandments on How to Be The Ideal Tenant in NYC

Any resident in New York City knows that apartment life is one of those most drama-filled aspects of living in this city. Relations with roommates and the landlord are always tenuous, subject to misunderstandings, disputes and annoyances. NYC is a diverse place, and when individuals come together to share a living space with different habits and lifestyles, conflict is inevitable. Tenant and landlord rights also factor into what is permissible behavior, and both parties often play with the legal parameters to justify their behavior, and misbehavior. A city as chaotic as NYC calls for rules and structure to bring some sensibility and order. The following are 10 commandments on how to be the ideal tenant (and roommate) here in the Big Apple:

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FOUNDERS OF SWISSESCAPE.CO:  CO-LIVING & CO-WORKING IN THE SWISS ALPS

Current co-living and co-working trends are noted mostly in major urban centers, but companies like Swissescape.co are putting up territory out in Mother Nature. Founded in 2016 as the first co-living and co-working space in the Swiss Alps, Swissescape.co is making milestones and set to expand its locations globally, tailored to the lifestyle ...

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College Co-Op Housing:  An Affordable Alternative to Dorms

Education, one of the largest expenses incurred in a person's life, comes at a high premium. In the U.S., a college student on average pays almost $10,000/yr as a resident for public education, and over $30,000/yr for private. Along with tuition and fees, student on-campus housing adds on hefty ...

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10 Types of Roommates From Hell Based on the 7 Deadly Sins

1. Laziness. Messy is one thing, plain old dirty is another. That repulsive roommate who infiltrates the entire apartment including all common areas with their lack of hygiene, mistaking common areas as a public wasteland. Candy wrappers in bathroom floors, toothpaste on bathroom walls, dirty underwear that somehow led its way on random doorknobs.

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The Inseparable Relationship Between Venture Capitalists and Young Startups

In today’s business landscape, especially that of young startups, the role of venture capitalist firms are vital to the future growth and innovation of startups. Entrepreneurs all over generate great business ideas, but without proper funding specifically by VC’s, the ideas cannot materialize. There are currently a total of 700+ private equity companies ...