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History of Bandy

Bandy was created and established in England during the late nineteenth century as a desired gentleman's sporting event. Introduced to Sweden in 1894 Bandy quickly spread through Scandinavian and Eastern European Countries overnight.

With over a dozen professional European leagues and tournaments Bandy has become one of Europe's premier sports which is governed by the FIB (Fedrarion of International Bandy). Read more »

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APARTMENT HUNTING

Finding an apartment can be a painstaking task. It is definitely not easy to decide in just a few visits whether a certain apartment is meant for you or not. You may need to rent an apartment for different reasons; college, work or just for a change. Whatever may be the reason, you would want a good apartment in a decent location. I mean this is basically going to be your home away from home. There are a couple of factors you need to keep in mind while searching for the perfect apartment, especially if you plan on living there for a long duration. Ridgewood apartments for rent would definitely suit your requirements as these apartments offer nearly all of the positive points that you may wish to find in an apartment.

In order to ensure that you do not get taken for a ride, try ticking off all of the below from your checklist:

  • Narrow down your search to areas closest to your university/ work place for your safety and convenience.


  • Decide on a specific limit for the rent. Be sure not to exceed it as rent will not be your only expense.


  • Check the plumbing, electricity and other appliances to make sure they all are in an operational state and work fine.


  • Question the landlord regarding the parking situation. If you will be assigned a spot, do not forget to ask for the exact maintenance cost for the same.


  • Most landlords have a ‘no pet policy’. This would be a problem to animal lovers and therefore you need to understand the landlord’s rules regarding the same.


  • As with pets, sometimes even certain rules may revolve around having guests over. If you plan on slyly breaking any such rule, the consequence may not be something you would like, so ensure that you and you landlord agree on the way to handle such stuff.


  • You will be required to make an upfront payment, security deposit etcetera. Talk with your landlord to get a clear idea of how much you need to pay in advance and whether it is refundable or not.


  • Read the lease agreement carefully before signing it. Everyone is aware of this point but barely pays enough attention to it. Make sure it is not an automatic renewal contract as you do not know what the future hold and definitely would not want to be tied up in a lease agreement.


  • Carry out a background check of the landlord to know if he is trustworthy and reliable as you will need to interact with him regularly.


  • Last but not the least; make sure to research the neighborhood you plan on living in especially if you are a single person. These are just a few pointers to help make apartment hunting a little less overwhelming. Make sure you choose a safe neighborhood, a good apartment and a dependable landlord to ensure you enjoy your new apartment.