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    Simple Steps to Redesign Your Kitchen

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    IFFS Show Doesn’t Disappoint CORT Merchandising, Demonstrates Slight Shift in Color Trends

Research reveals that the U.S. rental market remains strong due to families and individuals choosing to rent homes rather than purchasing their own.

In January 2015, the national apartment market enjoyed its strongest January post-recession.

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Apartment Building in Manhattan, New YorkIn a tight real estate market like we have experienced for over the past two years, high demand for rentals puts extra pressure on an assignee. Even astute, resourceful folks who find several good options prior to the tour day are likely to find them already rented. By scheduling an accompanied tour, the assignee can rely on the local real estate expert to pay close attention to the availability of rentals so that their search is more efficient.

Are you a college student moving off-campus for the first time? Use our guide to moving off-campus for helpful tips to staying stress-free!

CORT visited the University of Texas at Austin job and career fair

College Students in an ApartmentCORT was recently recognized in a recent article from Carpool Goddess, a well-known mommy blogger located in California!

Winner of the #ShouldaCalledCORT SweepstakesWe started our #ShouldaCalledCORT sweepstakes in July, offering one lucky student and a friend of their choice a chance to win a trip to the Austin City Limits Music Festival in Austin, Texas.

CORT recently announced its 2014 top event furnishing trends for planning a memorable and effective event.

CORT Event Furnishings won Best Overall Booth Appearance at The Special Event

event planningSummer is in full swing in most parts of the country… well, except for San Francisco, where it’s currently 62 degrees as I type this post, and outdoor events and event planning are the norm well into September.  Over the past few years there’s been a notable increase in outdoor events held in unusual locales such as a vineyards, boats, or golf courses. 

rent furnitureWith graduation season here, many high school and college seniors are preparing for their moment on the main stage. A graduation ceremony is a significant milestone for all students, worthy of proper recognition and celebration with family and friends. Given that the majority of graduation ceremonies take place in the spring, consider hosting your party outdoors to provide a colorful, natural backdrop for your guests (and it keeps the inside of your home clean!).

You can't always go to the beach, but you can make every day feel like a vacation! Maintain a beach-inspired look in your home with 4 tips from CORT.

Collaborative Office SpaceAre you in love with your current office workspace or is your office looking a little drab? Either way, there are many ways to redesign your office that will actually improve your productivity. We’ve compiled a list of tips for making some changes around your workspace that will help complete tasks more efficiently.

Close-up of lit candlesDubbed the most wonderful time of the year, the holiday season is also one of the busiest. Between shopping for the perfect presents and prepping for the ultimate holiday bash, decorating can become more of a chore than a festive activity. To help bring some life to your holiday decorating, we’ve put together several simple ideas to ensure that you feel festive from the moment you walk through your door to when you sit down at your holiday table!

CORT_simone-bedAnother year is winding down and that means it is time for the CORT merchandise group to develop the direction of our products for 2015. To begin the process, the merchandise group headed to North Carolina to attend the High Point Furniture Market in October to conduct research on the newest trends in home furnishings.

There’s nothing better than curling up in a warm blanket on a crisp autumn day. With falling leaves, colder temperatures and shorter days, it’s time to add some cozy accents to your home.