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Our blog articles will help you get the most out of your residence at Colonnade Apartments! Learn about local resources, decorating and apartment lifestyle tips, and news about your community in the articles below:

Exploring Harrisonburg’s Public Parks

Harrisonburg, Virginia boasts an array of parks that are a testament to the city’s commitment to healthy and active lifestyles. Put on your walking shoes, grab a picnic basket, and let’s explore Harrisonburg’s public parks!

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Apartments vs. Condos vs. Townhomes Explained

When searching for your new home to rent, the real estate jargon can get confusing. Let’s break down the differences between apartments, condos, and townhomes to help you figure out the best option for you and your family.

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Monthly Expenses to Expect as an Apartment Renter

When choosing your next apartment, budgeting for the rent you can afford is typically your first step. But there are many other monthly living expenses to consider! Here are a few of the most common apartment living expenses to expect when planning your budget:

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5 Tips For Pet-Friendly Apartment Living

More and more people are choosing apartment living for its affordability and convenience and transitioning to caring for pets in an apartment. Use these tips to help you both maximize the benefits of apartment living!

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What Is An Emergency Maintenance Request

Apartment renters don’t usually need to worry about home maintenance and repair. But something is bound to go wrong every once in a while, which is why it’s essential for you to know when to call for an emergency maintenance request.

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Spring Has Sprung in Harrisonburg

With vaccines going out, restrictions winding down, and the weather warming up, spring in Harrisonburg presents the perfect opportunity to finally get out of the house with safe, socially distanced outdoor events and festivals, outdoor activities, and more!

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How Much Should Your Rent Be?

How much should your rent be? This is a question that every renter should ask themselves while apartment hunting. Though the question can mean two very different things!

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Holidays at Home in Harrisonburg

With COVID-19, it can be hard to keep up with any Holiday events happening in Harrisonburg. We have collected information on holiday events happening in Harrisonburg and virtual events to help fill your holiday season with plenty of cheer!

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Saving On Your Apartment Utilities

Many renters assume they have very little control over their utility bills, but this couldn’t be farther from the truth! There are multiple ways to make your apartment more efficient, save on utility costs, and still stay warm and cozy this winter.

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Do You Need Renters Insurance?

What is Renters Insurance? And how do you know if you need it? Even if it’s not mandatory, renters insurance is a safety umbrella that all renters should carry and covers many things you might not expect.

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Colonnade at Rocktown


“I am very satisfied with the support provided to move into the apartment. I particularly like its location close to downtown and the bus transfer area. Even though l am close to the elevator, my neighbors ate pretty quiet. The apartment has been well maintained and it looks like new.” – verified resident via Apartment Ratings

“Living at Colonnade is a beautiful experience. Neighbors in the building are awesome!!! I live in a quiet building with great management and great maintenance!!!!! I appreciate and am thankful for where I live.” – verified resident via Apartment Ratings

“So far my experience has been very positive. I have met quite a few neighbors and we hit it off right away. Everyone has been very friendly.” – verified resident via Apartment Ratings

“Nice apartments! I like that they are very close to everything downtown.” – via Apartment Guide

“Thank you so much for your patience and great customer service! I really appreciate your willingness to stay late to allow me to complete my application, as well as your quick follow up with all necessary parties to finish the approval process. Although the move is being put on hold, I will continue to keep Colonnade at the top of my list, as well as recommend to others. Thank you again!” – Doronda Bailey, prospective resident