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How to Furnish Your Five Seasons Property Management Rental

System - Monday, May 6, 2019

During the leasing process, some of the most frequently asked questions amongst perspective student tenants and their co-signers regard furnishing their rental unit. Here is a broken down checklist of what Five Seasons Property Management recommends for furnishing your new rental along with some insider tips on where to buy furniture. Please email and cc’ or submit a request through your tenant portal if you have any questions about furnishing your apartment.

For the Bedroom:

  • Mattress
  • Mattress Frame & Box Spring
    • We recommend ones that will easily fit through doorways
  • Linens
  • Desk
  • Drawers, Dresser, Clothing Rack, Wardrobe, Shelving, etc.
  • Plan for storing your clothing if your bedroom does not have a closet
  • Storage
  • Shoe Rack
  • Hangers
  • Decorations
  • Night Stand
  • Floor Lamp
    • Not all of our bedrooms have overhead lights

Bathroom, Living Room, Kitchen:

  • Table
  • Chairs
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Shower Curtain
  • Standing Shelves or Cart for Kitchen and Bathroom
  • Couch/Futon/Comfy Chairs
  • Coffee Table
  • Door Mats
  • Dishes, Cups, Utensils, Pots, Pans, Cooking Supplies, etc.
  • Cleaning Supplies

Tips on How to Get Cheap Furniture

  • Befriend a senior who is leaving Burlington after graduation and offer to buy their furniture
  • Checkout ReSource, Goodwill, Walmart, Facebook, and Ikea
  • If you are interested in possibly buying furniture belonging to the current tenants residing at your unit, contact us ASAP via the communication methods detailed above.