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6 Tips for a Safer Thanksgiving
Thanksgiving is right around the corner, and we've called on our collective wisdom (and past kitchen foibles) to put together a few simple cooking safety tips to keep things merry and avoid the scary in the kitchen this year
How to Host the Perfect Thanksgiving
Unlock the secrets to hosting a perfect Thanksgiving feast. From planning a delectable menu to creating a festive atmosphere, master the art of timing, mix signature sips, and elevate your hosting game with this quick guide.
Energy efficiency
Stay Cool and Save Money: How to Reduce Your Energy Bill this Summer
We love summer! Especially when the summer heat doesn't come with higher energy bills. As you prepare for the sunshine season, take a few simple steps to reduce your energy usage and save money on your bills. These 7 steps will help.
Home care
Spring Cleaning Tips
Spring has sprung, and every year we count on this season to give us March Madness, the return of the MLB, and (most importantly) the nudge we need to tackle a major home cleaning. We've got the quick tips you need to stay organized as you freshen up your living space.
City guide
The Explorer's Guide to Central Florida
From Orlando to Tampa and everywhere in between, Central Florida offers adventures for everyone. If you're a new resident or looking to move to the area, this guide will give you a glimpse of the fun you have ahead of you.
City guide
The Explorer's Guide to Central Texas
Boots, barbecue, two-step, and oh so much more. Whether you're ready for the quintessential Texas experience or excursions off the beaten path, our team has compiled a handy guide to some of the highlights of life in Central Texas.
Community alert
How to Avoid Rental Scams
Searching for a new home is exciting, but it’s also a time to be aware of potential online rental scams - like fraudulent listings or suspicious payments requests. At Elara, your safety is our top priority. Follow these quick tips for a smooth, secure experience.
City guide
The Explorer's Guide to the Big Peach
Atlanta is the jewel of the South for a reason. This bustling city combines cosmopolitan grandeur with historic charm and high quality of life to deliver experiences and opportunities you can't find anywhere else. Take a stroll through the city's must-sees in our team's latest guide.
Home care
6 Ways to Help Your Home Weather Freezing Temps
It’s getting cold out there! As freezing temps settle in across the country, our team put together six quick actions to take to help you and your home weather the cold.
Energy efficiency
Winter Energy Saving Tips
Winter months mean you’re spending more time indoors. Keep utility costs down and conserve energy without sacrificing your comfort. Implementing these small adjustments can make all the difference. 
Interior design
Decorating Tips for 2023
New year, new decor! Updating your interior vibe is a great way to make your rented home your own. Get inspired with 6 rental-friendly tips designed to help you show off your taste (without draining your wallet!)
City guide
The Explorer's Guide to the Queen City
Charlotte, NC, is an energetic city on the rise, and its fast growth and big attractions make it the perfect place to call home.
Housewarming Gift Guide
Moving is one of life's most exciting events. Celebrate the moment in a friend's or family member's life with a thoughtful gift that makes their new house feel more like home.
Gift Guide for the Host
Head to your next holiday party with a gift for the host that shows how much you appreciate their efforts and ensures that you're always at the top of their guest list.
9 Holiday Hosting Tips
Ready to host a fabulous holiday party in your lovely Elara home? We have you covered. We've compiled a few easy hosting tips that will help you create a delightful gathering for your guests and make you a staple of their December calendar for years to come.
City guide
The Explorer's Guide to Music City
Whether you're a newcomer to Music City or a long-time Nashvillian, you know this city's not short on incredible places and experiences to explore. Our Nashville team put together a guide full of old favorites and fresh must-sees to help our residents make the most of their amazing home.