Category Archives: Apartment Living

Renter Friendly DIYs to Elevate Your Space

  Are you looking to spruce up your living space without making permanent changes? Whether you're a DIY novice or a seasoned pro, here are some creative ideas that range from beginner to advanced level. These projects will help you add style, personality, and functionality to your home, all while being temporary and renter-friendly. Note:…

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Tour All that is Urban Living

We are celebrating the grand opening of Residences at Topiary Park as well as River and Rich’s selection as the top apartment community during Columbus Underground's 10th Annual Urban Living Tour this Sunday, May 7, 2023! First Stop: Residences at Topiary Park Nestled in the downtown Columbus Discovery District, next to the world-famous Topiary Park,…

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9 Tips to Make Moving as Easy as Possible

  Are your friends ready to make a move? Why not invite them to consider one of Oakwood's beautiful communities in Central Ohio? For a complete list of our properties, click here. Because moving can sometimes be a little stressful, we have put together 9 tips to make your moving process as hassle-free as can be.…

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9 Tips for Living with a Roommate

Alright—you’ve just moved into your brand-new apartment with your roommate. It’s no secret, however, that sharing a space with someone can sometimes be difficult! Whether you’re living with your best friend or a complete stranger, it’s always good to set some boundaries and expectations to avoid unnecessary conflict. Follow these tips below in order to have the…

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How to Decorate Your Small Apartment Space

  Small apartments have many upsides to them–they are often more cost-effective and located in lively downtown areas. However–they are, well, small. And having a small space can provide some challenges when it comes to decorating. It’s often a struggle to find the fine line between functionality and style when decorating tight spaces, but we…

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Six Pool Essentials for this Summer Season

The sun is shining, the birds are chirping, and it is getting hotter outside – which means pool season is here! Many Oakwood communities have a pool available to residents, and Memorial Day acts as the official kickoff to pool season. Some Oakwood communities even feature exclusive cabana space like at The Charles at Riggins Run,…

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How to Make Friends with Your Neighbors

Like it or not, your relationships with your neighbors can make or break your living experience. As adults, though, making new friends can be hard—so how do you overcome that challenge and become friend with your neighbors? According to a 2018 survey, only 31% of Americans know their neighbors, let alone consider them friends. Of those…

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