As i’m sure you know by now, I recently moved into an apartment in DC! During the pandemic, I was month to month in my apartment in West Hollywood and decided to move my stuff intro storage so I didnt have to keep paying rent. I lived with my mom in Alexandria, Virginia for about 6 months but decided that it was really important for me to try out living alone. I have never lived alone before and wanted to see if I was going to like it (would I feel safe, too much alone time, etc.) As luck would have it, my sister bought a home in northern Virginia a few months ago, so I was able to move into her apartment in Dupont Circle. Even though I grew up outside of the DC area, I haven’t actually spent that much time here in my adult life.
I was really, really hesitant to move into the city because I didn’t want to get all new furniture just for a few months of living there. I came across Inhabitr, a furniture rental company on Instagram and decided to rent furniture for a few months. When you think of furniture rental you imagine old, bulky, dated furniture. Not Inhabitr. They offer really chic designer pieces for a super affordable price. Plus, you can determine exactly how many months you need the furniture for, so there is a ton of flexibility! I sent some images and square footage of the apartment and worked with one of their designers who created a mood board for me and picked out all of my furniture.
It was so, so easy. The team delivered and assembled all of my furniture in one hour and I didn’t have to lift a finger! I absolutely LOVE the way it came out! Especially during a time like this where there is so much up in the air, renting furniture (as opposed to buying it outright) made moving so, so much easier. I seriously cannot recommend them more! A few people asked me on Instagram about purchasing the furniture after the lease ends. The answer is YES! Inhabitr offers a lease-to-own option in which they credit back the majority of the rent you pay towards the purchase of your furniture. I have my eye on the velvet green chair in my living room, so I may be doing that at the end of my lease!
Living Room Before
Living Room After
If you want more information on the furniture rental company their contact info is (844 244 8093) and (firstname.lastname@example.org.) Free delivery*, assembly & setup of furniture (*Terms & Conditions Apply)!
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