How to Choose Your Neighborhood in Austin

Live music, colorful street art, and delicious Tex-Mex food. What more do you need? If you think Austin sounds like a little slice of paradise, you aren’t alone. Austin is one of the fastest-growing cities in the United States with over 2 million people living in the metropolitan area. Austin is known as the “Live Read More

How to Get Your Rental Application Approved Quickly

Getting a rental apartment in any big city is a competitive sport. When you find the apartment of your dreams, you’re up against a dozen other applicants. If you want to win the rental race, you have to go in prepared and ready to act fast.  Here are a few helpful tips to get your Read More

Top 5 Off-The-Grid Travel Destinations for 2019

Congratulations – you survived a brutal winter! Now it’s time to reward yourself with an unforgettable trip this summer! Summer is a season for music festivals, road trips, and lazy days on the beach. If you want to be more adventurous, however, you can spice up your summer holidays with a trip overseas. While you’re Read More

Optimize Your Apartment: Storage Hacks

Entry Way: Closets can be a blessing, so treat them like one Tired of tripping over endless shoes? Invest in this skinny, hangable shoe rack ($17). No closet? No problem. Invest in a storage bench: Some benches, like this one ($105), offer built in racks. Plus, it’s a good way to add some decor to Read More

How to Stop Procrastinating: By an Ex-Procrastinator

“The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing.” – Walt Disney Write a To-Do List I used to think that if something was important enough, I’d remember to do it. With an ever increasing number of distractions – it turns out that trying to remember everything just means most things get Read More

Why it Makes Sense to Step Outside of Your Comfort Zone

Too often we find ourselves stuck in our daily routine, limiting our chance to gain new experiences and grow personally or professionally. A comfort zone is exactly that – it is a place in our lives where we feel safe and secure, but not always content. “You never change your life until you step out Read More

What to Consider Before Moving to a New City

Whether you’re beginning your dream job or simply seeking adventure, moving to a new city can seem daunting at times. Trust us, we’ve been there. Fortunately, to help ease your transition into your new city, we’ve created a list of things to consider before you settle into your new home! 1. Location, Location, Location! First Read More

The Secret to Landing a Job You Will Love

Too many people are worried about landing “a” job that they forget to imagine what it will be like to actually work there. If you aren’t thinking about whether you will love the work as you are considering a position- you really should. Carolyn survived four rounds of grueling interviews and enthusiastically accepted a job Read More

The Bindel’s “Best of” Austin List

We’re not here for a longtime. We’re here for a good time! This is your cheat sheet for the best things to do in Austin. If there are any places you love that we missed—let us know! Thanks for your unique contribution to our amazing community of Hosts and Renters! Best Seafood Uchi – We Read More

What is the difference between a sublease and lease?

Sublease vs. Lease What is the difference between a sublease and a lease? This is a great question, and one that we get a lot. There are a lot of differences from both a legal and practical perspective. We aren’t going to dive in too deep, but rather offer a basic understanding of the key Read More

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