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Looking for Apartments in Norwalk, CA? Choose Porto Bella

There is so much to enjoy about Norwalk, California. The sunny skies, green spaces, and close proximity to all of your favorite recreational, entertainment, and professional activities are some of the reasons why all of us here at Porto Bella Apartments are thrilled...

The Go-to Guide for Setting Goals

The Go-to Guide for Setting Goals

Setting goals for yourself is an important skill to develop in life. Developing short-term, mid-range, and long-term goals can help you create a solid plan for your future. But, where do you start in your quest to improve yourself?  When you sit down and try to come...

Three Local Restaurants to Try in Norwalk

Three Local Restaurants to Try in Norwalk

Getting through the COVID-19 pandemic has been hard on everyone, from individuals and families staying at home to businesses trying to survive. If you want to do your part to help businesses around you in Norwalk stay afloat, supporting local restaurants is a...

Moving during the Pandemic: Three Safety Rules to Follow

Moving during the Pandemic: Three Safety Rules to Follow

Life doesn’t always happen the way you expect it to. Nobody was planning for a pandemic to take over 2020, and COVID-19 continues to throw a wrench into just about everything. Amid all the upheaval, even normal life changes can be stressful. Moving into a new home is...

The Benefits of Living at Our Pet-Friendly Apartment Community

The Benefits of Living at Our Pet-Friendly Apartment Community

Pets are an important part of everyday life for many people. Sixty-seven percent of US households, or about 85 million families, own a pet, according to the 2019–2020 National Pet Owners Survey conducted by the American Pet Products Association (APPA). That said, are...

Appliance Maintenance Is Crucial during the Holiday Season

Appliance Maintenance Is Crucial during the Holiday Season

Holiday appliance maintenance may not be on your holiday checklist this year, but it should be. The turkey dinner with sweet cranberry sauce you are planning to cook for your big celebration could turn into Chinese takeout from a local restaurant if a kitchen...

Looking for Your Own Place? Here Are Three Positives of Renting

Looking for Your Own Place? Here Are Three Positives of Renting

Picking a place to live is a big decision, no matter your stage in life. Whether to rent or buy is no small part of the equation. More and more people are choosing to rent, with 34 percent of Americans renting rather than buying, according to RentCafé. That’s over 100...

Three Ways to Stay Connected to Your Friends

Three Ways to Stay Connected to Your Friends

Has social distancing taken a toll on your social life? COVID has certainly put a strain on our friendships these days as we’ve been forced to limit physical interactions. In fact, a British survey of 2,000 people found that 14 percent of participants said they are...

Pay Your Rent Online to Build Your Credit Score

Pay Your Rent Online to Build Your Credit Score

Do you like to pay your rent online? Well, then we have some good news for you. When you pay your rent online, you can improve your credit score. In 2017, TransUnion, one of the three major credit bureaus in the US, studied 12,000 renters who reported their rent...

Grab Some Delicious Ice Cream at One of These Nearby Shops

Grab Some Delicious Ice Cream at One of These Nearby Shops

What’s your favorite ice cream? Pistachio? Chunky Monkey with caramel chunks? Raspberry sorbet? There are so many flavors to choose from, and luckily for you, you have all month long to experiment. July is National Ice Cream Month, so why not order takeout from a few...