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Find out behind the scene information about living and loving it at Commonwealth at York. We keep our eyes peeled for neighborhood and area happenings, and give you the the inside scoop on living in our community.


How to Celebrate a Memorable Mother's Day
Posted by: Mira Roberts in Life at Commonwealth at York Apartments
Dining folk

This Mother’s Day, give your mom the gift of a truly memorable experience that will warm her heart and stay with her for years to come. Rather than blow your budget on expensive gifts or taking her for brunch or dinner in crowded restaurants, create a unique experience, designed specifically for the special mom in your life.

Dining folk
 
Stress-Free Moving With Your Pet
Posted by: Mira Roberts in Pet Friendly Apartments
Cute dog on chair

Taking steps to minimize your pet's anxiety from the moment you begin packing can go a long way to help them to ease into change and find their comfort zone.

Cute dog on chair
 
Decorate Your Patio on a Budget
Exterior of an apartment building

Here are 5 easy ways to decorate your patio on a budget to help you get ready for another beautiful spring at home.

Exterior of an apartment building
 
5 Must-Have Essentials for Your New Apartment
Posted by: Mira Roberts
Apartment Kitchen at Commonwealth at York


Here are 5 must-have essentials we recommend you stock up on before you move in to your brand new, beautiful apartment in York County, VA.

Apartment Kitchen at Commonwealth at York
 
Must-Rent Movies for Winter
Posted by: Mira Roberts
Movie -Night

This season, take advantage of cold, dark nights, and stay in to catch up on any one of these 5 must-rent movies for winter!

Movie -Night
 
How to Beat The Winter Blues
Posted by: Mira Roberts in Life at Commonwealth at York Apartments
Girls with dogs on a bed

Stay ahead of any changes to your mood this season by taking preventative steps now to keep your body, mind and spirit feeling rested, nourished and fulfilled.

Girls with dogs on a bed
 
Easy Ways to Get Your Bedroom Winter-Ready
Bedroom

Taking simple steps now to clear out clutter, deep clean dark corners and fluff up your bedding will go a long way to giving you added comfort through long, winter months. Here are easy ways to get your bedroom ready for winter this year!

Bedroom
 
Autumn Decorating Ideas We Love
Posted by: Mira Roberts in Life at Commonwealth at York Apartments
Commonwealth at York Living Room

Whether you prefer to fill your home with fall by way of fresh, baked goods and colorful centerpieces or with seasonal textiles, wreaths and more, we have decor ideas we know you’ll love!

Commonwealth at York Living Room
 
Choosing the Right Dog for Your Apartment
Posted by: Mira Roberts in Pet Friendly Apartments
Pet Friendly Apartments

Choosing the right dog is an important process, and it includes considering what breed matches your own personality, lifestyle and living space. There are many dogs who are perfectly happy living in an apartment, and even large dogs who like to lounge can be comfortable and cozy at home in a smaller space.

Pet Friendly Apartments
 
5 Easy Repairs You Can Do Yourself
Posted by: Mira Roberts in Life at Commonwealth at York Apartments
Kitchen from the dining room


Here are 5 easy repairs you can make at home that won’t require you to be particularly handy or invest in an excessive amount of tools!

Kitchen from the dining room