You’ve accepted a great job in another state. Now, you have to find housing. That can seem like a daunting task when you don't know the area. This is where corporate relocation services come in. ApartmentGuide explains what corporate relocation companies do, how they can help you and what to expect, when you're moving for work.
More than 70 percent of graduates are planning on moving to a new city once they say goodbye to their college campus and hello to corporate America.Nearly half of all students are most concerned about finding an apartment in the “right” neighborhood after graduation. Click on the infographic for more interesting insights into what post-grads want most in their next place.
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According the National Association of Realtors, 5 to 6 million families will become new renting households in the next 10 years. [find-an-apartment] It’s just one more piece of evidence that shows renting is on the rise -- and the trend away from home ownership is here to stay. But why? We explore some of the obvious — and not so obvious — reasons why Americans are choosing to forgo the housing market and become perma-renters.
At Apartment Guide, we strive to help renters find the perfect apartment to fit their needs. Find your perfect apartment now! Besides having all the amenities you prefer, we know you want to locate a place that costs less, too. As you plan your summer move, we’ve identified the top cities where you can have more -- for less! We looked at our internal data for the cities with apartment listings that have the lowest rental rates for one and two bedroom units, yet also include top amenities and offerings, such as air conditioning, a laundry facility, a dishwasher, a fitness center and a pet-friendly building policy. These metros offer apartments with the perks that make a place feel like home. Click for the top ten cities where you can get the most bang for your apartment living buck this year.
The American Community Survey, released recently by the U.S. Census Bureau, revealed some of the significant ways that the Recession has affected Americans. [find-an-apartment] The Census Survey sampled 3 million addresses across the nation, analyzing important demographic information including income, living situation, family growth, and moving behaviors. Americans are moving again An atypical uptick was noted in the report: more and more Americans are moving around in the country. “16.9 million people moved between counties in 2012,” a Bloomberg analysis of the Census data shared, also noting that the “volume of domestic migration in the U.S. reached the highest level in five years.” The state of Florida saw some promising news, as new residents moved to the Sunshine State in notable numbers.
In a recovering economy, things can change in the blink of an eye. [find-an-apartment] Just a few short months ago, the United States Census Bureau released data showing that Americans were on the move: moving to find cheaper housing and to relocate for new jobs. The data indicated a promising trend that made it seem like the housing market was in full-swing recovery. But now it appears as if Americans aren’t quite as confident as they were even a few months ago. The latest data suggests more Americans are staying put, likely thanks to a sluggish job market. Promising Census data U.S. Census data from 2012 indicated that Americans were indeed on the move. It was a slight reversal from moving trends during the Recession.
For past generations, “growing up” meant getting married, buying a home and starting a family. That’s not necessarily the typical path anymore. [find-an-apartment] Nuclear families (those defined as a husband, wife and an average of 2.3 children) used to be the majority. These days, in many cities, living solo is common and may well be the new normal. Read on to learn more about what it means to be in charge of your own apartment household of one!
How would you like to live in a community where your grocery store is right around the corner, work is a 10-minute walk, and everything else you need just a quick light-rail ride away? No car necessary! [find-an-apartment] Sound too good to be true? It’s becoming a reality. The idea of transit-oriented development, or TOD, -- conceptualized in the 1980s by architect Peter Calthorpe -- places travel centers like light rail and bus stations at the heart of a well-planned neighborhood. The goal is to reduce dependence on cars, increase ridership, and create vibrant neighborhoods where residents enjoy many valuable conveniences.
Looking to save some money on renting an apartment in 2017? Though the idea of heading for the west coast is tempting, all that sunshine is going to cost you. With 29 of the top 50 most expensive places to…