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Developer Turns Shipping Containers Into Student Housing

#fivemin-widget-blogsmith-image-352989{display:none;} .cke_show_borders #fivemin-widget-blogsmith-image-352989, #postcontentcontainer #fivemin-widget-blogsmith-image-352989{width:570px;height:411px;display:block;} GeoBeats/AOL On Converting shipping containers into homes is something that's been done successfully... Continue Reading »

County Housing Code Pushing College Students Out of Shared Home

Five college students are wondering where they will live next after their landlords were denied a special-use permit allowing the young women to continue occupying a three-bedroom single-family home in northern Georgia. Less than two weeks after moving into the house, neighbors complained that the students were violating... Continue Reading »

Ohio State Students' Mysterious Housemate -- A Lesson for Tenants

The Lantern/YouTube When you hear strange noises in the bowels of your rental, see lights turned on that should be off, kitchen drawers left open that you know you closed, what would you think? Some Ohio State University students' reaction was that the house might be haunted -- and they joked with friends about the... Continue Reading »

Student Housing: Less Space for Marrieds, More Luxury for Singles

Joanna and Zach Cammenga married in May 2012 right after graduating with bachelors degrees from the University of Michigan, where they met. Today, as a married couple, they attend graduate school at Ohio State University and live in the university's housing complex for married couples or students who have... Continue Reading »

College Town Real Estate Investments Score High Marks

The closest thing to a sure bet in real estate may be going to college. Investments in college towns -- places where the community is shaped by a university's presence -- have done well while other niches in the housing market have, for the most part, fallen off the Dean's List. It comes down to the basic law of supply... Continue Reading »

Kids Off the Grid: Students Mad for Alternahouses

And you thought the punk house that your friends lived in during the '90s was unique. The New York Times reported Sunday on three students whose housing arrangements smash all previous standards of dorm-room customization. Brett Butler, age 24, of Appalachian State University in Boone, N.C., lives in a teepee (left) that... Continue Reading »

Do I Look Hot? No, Just Tan

Can you believe this? Student housing in some areas of the country still demand tanning beds. Huh? I thought a crusty, leathery, skin-cancer-tastic-tan was sooo passé. Apparently, my pale ass is wrong. "...[T]he debate continues to rage over tanning machines, an amenity in many dorms that some budding scholars... Continue Reading »

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