Free & Frugal Ways to Find Your Next Apartment
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Use the website Walkscore.com to evaluate potential addresses. Simply punch in your proposed apartment location and the website will rate your location's walkable amenities on a scale of 1 to 100. You can immediately discover if you'll be located near grocery stores, coffee shops, parks, and other neighborhood perks.
Will you be paying a fair price for your apartment? Enter the address at Rentometer.com and see how the price compares to its peers. If your rental is priced higher than most be sure you're getting extra value in return.
Here's a quick way to evaluate a potential apartment's nearby burrito joint without spending a dime. Just plug in your address at Yelp.com and your favorite cuisine. Read the reviews and consider if your possible neighborhood has some good options. Nothing beats a move-in treat like Chinese takeaway from around the corner.