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Living in Luxury Apartments at Economy Prices

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If you’re paying rent that’s way over your head and you’re not in the least bit happy with what you’re getting for your hard-earned cash, why not take a moment to explore your options? Sometimes, the grass IS greener on the other side (depending on what you’re looking for). Unless you’re obligated to stay in […] read more

What to Look for in Senior Apartments

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Congratulations! You’ve decided on a Senior Apartments community and you couldn’t be happier! Now you just need to know what to look for and what to expect. Senior habitats came about when it was discovered that folks over a certain age prefer living in a community of persons who are in similar circumstances — and […] read more

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Beyond the Rent: Tips for Choosing a Low-Cost Apartment

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You’ve budgeted and browsed – you know exactly how much rent you can afford. But have you thought about the other mostly-hidden costs of choosing your apartment? Here are 7 quick tips to keep in mind next time you’re apartment hunting. They can help you keep your total budget in check, leaving more for the […] read more

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How to Find Your Dream Apartment Through a Real Estate Agent

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Real estate agents are a great resource for gaining access to untapped property listings. Working with a trusted agent is beneficial in several ways. These licensed professionals have the knowledge and connections to getting you one step closer to your dream apartment. Here’s what to look for when choosing a real estate agent. Finder’s fee […] read more

Moving to a New Apartment: How to Choose Your Neighborhood

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By Manuella Irwin Regardless of why you are moving (education, new job, due to “force majeure”), you are eagerly anticipating it or you are not excited about the upcoming move at all, you have to find a new place to live. And, it is not so easy to choose (without any regrets later) a neighborhood […] read more

How to Assess Apartment Security: Stay-Safe Tips for Renters

As we enter prime moving season, many novice and veteran apartment hunters may be more focused on finding an affordable apartment than a safe apartment. There’s no need to worry, you can find both by checking for these safety features in any prospective rental. read more

Best Houston Apartments – Great Uptown Area

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The Great Uptown neighborhood of Houston, Texas is one of the most highly sought after locations on ApartmentRatings.com and now we’ve made finding your dream apartment even easier. Check out the top five apartment complexes in the area, each of which has glowing recommendations by over 75% of ApartmentRatings.com users. Listed in descending order, each […] read more

A Guide to Living in Austin, Texas

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Living in Austin, a city where having character counts and being “weird” is welcomed, is an experience enjoyed by 1.2 million Texas residents. Austin’s culture and lifestyle vacillates between New Urban and classic ways. A place where laid back, old fashioned neighborhoods collide with bustling modern areas, Austin, the capital and fourth largest city in […] read more

How Important is On Site Management?

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On-site management refers to an apartment complex which is managed by employees working or living on the property. Larger communities offer residents on-site management as an amenity aimed at keeping them safe and resolving maintenance issues faster. On-site management, however, does not guarantee you a perfect living situation. Benefits and Drawbacks of On-Site Management On-site […] read more