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SF Good Questions: Help With Our Small Basement Apartment?

living room AT:SF, My boyfriend and I are moving from an 883 sq. ft. rented apartment to a 630 sq. ft. rented apartment. We are downsizing but would love tips to make this basement apartment feel more retro/lived in. Thanks, -Kristen, Seattle

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Before-and-After Makeovers From Income Property

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Basement Apartments from HGTV's Income Property

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Open and Airy Works Best in Basements

The key to having an open and airy space is resisting the temptation to fill it up with stuff. Basements often feel cramped to begin with since they often have low ceilings and little light. Keep furniture to a minimum to keep your space from feeling closed in. Basement Apartments from HGTV's Income Property: Open and Airy Works Best in Basements

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