Your Personal Apartment Move-in Checklist

Everything you need to live comfortably in your new home Moving into an apartment can be an exciting experience, especially if this is the first time living on your own. Now that you have found the perfect place, signed the lease, and handed over a check, all that’s left to do is move in and […]


Love on a Budget

Paying rent, loans, credit card bills, utilities and your other expenses can sometimes make budgeting for a holiday like Valentine’s Day difficult. It can be tricky to not splurge on expensive gifts for a loved one, but depending on your financial situation it may not be in anyone’s best interest. Although marketers love to flood […]


Complications of Living with a Pet in an Apartment

Although pets make great companions, not all pets are suited for apartment living. While homes generally have open backyards for your pet to claim as their own space, most apartments are confined quarters without backyards. The lack of open space may affect your pet’s happiness, making them feel closed off and lethargic. Homes with backyards […]


Set Yourself Up for a Successful New Year

With the holiday season in full swing and 2017 right around the corner, now is the perfect time to start thinking about your New Year’s resolution. Whether you commit to something big or small, resolutions are about pursuing a fresh start and making permanent changes in a beneficial way. One of the best ways to […]


How to Successfully Host a Holiday Dinner Party in a Small Apartment

Many people who live in apartments are hesitant to host holiday parties because they feel their place is too small or they’re worried it might disturb their neighbors. Luckily, there are a number of ways you can make the most of your quaint living space and host a holiday party worth remembering. Here are some tips […]


Things to Look for in Apartment Living

If you’re searching for an apartment in the Lansing area, there are a number of things you should take into consideration before signing a lease somewhere. At Westbay Management Company, we understand it can be difficult to remember all these things while in the midst of apartment hunting, which is why we’re sharing the following tips to help you find the right rental for your needs, lifestyle and budget. While this list in no way details everything you should look for or avoid in a potential apartment, it’s a great place to start!