Preparing To Find An Apartment To Fit Your Aggie Lifestyle
If you are looking for an apartment which can best suit your latest Aggie situation, apartments near UC Davis may be ideal. That is, if you know where to ask.
In searching for housing or an apartment, a place to live, if you will, that will make your stay at UC Davis comfortable, consider first what you require. Are you looking to rent a house, or an apartment maybe, perhaps a room?
Make plans long before school opens as to where you will be staying once classes begin. The best time to look for a place to live in Davis is the fall prior to the year you are enrolling. The months of November and December the year prior is really the best time to initiate your search for your home away from home.
Companies dealing in property management usually give out updated listings sometime late in March, when they have had reasonable time to look into the plans of those who are currently occupying their spaces. Some other housing types become available by April and through the summer season.
Make the best use of your time by being organized in your search, using this guide.
1) Are you eligible for low-income housing, and other such pluses on top of that as utilities, etc.? And since these usually take a sometime before being given a go signal, inquire earlier.
2. Gather information about the possibilities you have available and take organized notes of relevant information per location, from the contact details down to amenities such as the type of unit, appliances available, and the same. Making the decision as to which location or living situation to select will become much more smooth when you have those notes to consult.
(3) Once you have all these things noted down, you need to make calls to each of your choices on the list. For every place you call, mind how the person receiving your call answers your query, ask about the particulars on the place, such as the rate offered and when it will be available for moving in. Schedule your visit accordingly.
4) Note down areas of concern or positive points to remember. Do not forget to bring your note cards, in fact use them to add some more details on every place you are considering. Take with you any brochures or floor plans available on each location as these will serve for more information gathering later as well as help you remember your tour of the place. Your tour of the possible places you are considering as your future abode during your school year will be vital and so look around and write down anything that strikes you as important about every place because later, it will serve you well in finally deciding where it is you want to live.
These are just a few of the things you need to consider when deciding which place you want to take in the end. As you view your listing, you will be able to form a decision on whether an apartment or a rooming house, or even a house would be best for your circumstances. There are pros and cons in choosing. But when you make the final choice, be sure it is for you the most suitable place you want to spend your time in. In the next years in school, that place will be your home away from home, so choose wisely.