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The good news is that increasingly, apartment complexes are beginning to understand the pivotal role pets play in their residents’ lives and are accommodating dog owners when it comes to their policies – even to the point of putting pet-centric amenities in place. That means finding dog friendly apartments is easier than ever. The bad news? There are often restrictions, caveats or fees. Here are a few things to think about when you’re searching for dog friendly apartments.

When the time comes to look for senior housing, so many options are available, from independent care to assisted living, from affordable to luxury apartments.

Reasons for moving to senior-friendly apartments vary and can include going through a divorce, becoming financially unable to continue making payments on a mortgage, death or relocation of relatives or friends, needing emotional support, desiring more close-to-home social activities, selling a home to free up equity or just a desire to be rid of home and garden maintenance.
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If you feel a bit overwhelmed by all of the options, just learning what all of your choices are can help you decide what the right senior apartment is for you or a loved one. Most adults 55 years old and up will want to look into two types of senior living communities: independent living and assisted living.

Here at Apartment Guide, we wondered what we might learn about the price of a square foot of apartment space across the country, if we took a look at our own data. We discovered that, for properties which advertise on Apartment Guide, the nationwide median rental price of an entry-level studio or one bedroom apartment is $769. This means that half of these properties rent for more, half for less.
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Our next question: so, how many square feet might that $769 rent you around the nation? We then determined the median entry-level apartment price per square foot in CBSAs (metros) with at least 30 properties listed on the site in April 2014. The winner for most affordable space? Springfield, Missouri. California's San Jose, Sunnyvale and Santa Clara charge the most per square foot. Read on (and click the map above) to get the skinny on your favorite metros!

A Guide to Los Angeles Neighborhoods

More so than many other big cities, Los Angeles, California, is made up of such clearly defined neighborhoods that many say it's more an amalgamation of small towns than a single big city. But because Los Angeles neighborhoods are so…

Best schools Seattle

Seattle runs along a north-south route defined by geography, but the best parts of town for parents looking for educational value from their dollars are only found in one direction: North. The highest rated schools are to the north and east of Seattle in a broad swath, with that swath shrinking in diameter once you factor in rent to try and identify the most affordable options.

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