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Essential Steps To Finding An Apartment

By | apartment locators, Apartments, Austin, Dogs, Gym, new apartments

It’s that time again! Your lease is ending soon and you’re ready for a fresh new pad! But you literally have no clue what to do or where to even start– and that’s okay! We’ve made a quick list of essential steps to take to ensure you’re finding your next apartment the right way! Know What’s Goin’ On! Knowing when your lease is up is a must! Don’t let it creep up on you and send you into a “three weeks to find a place” frenzy! The best time to start looking is within the 60 day window before you’ve got to move out of your current spot. This is because pricing and availability change almost daily, and we want to ensure you receive the most accurate leasing information available before committing to anything. Also remember that most apartment management companies require a 30 to 60 day notice to vacate; DO. NOT. FORGET. TO. SUBMIT. YOUR. NOTICE. Let’s talk money. Do you know your budget? Ramen noodles are good and all, but you might not want to live off of noodles for a year just to cop a unit with a wine fridge, #prioritize. Be reasonable and realistic about what you’re willing and able to to spend on rent each month, and still afford paying other bills and having fun. It’s SUPER important to know where you stand financially, be aware of certain requirements that complexes may have; like making three times your rent amount! And if you don’t, do…

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This Is Us

By | apartment locators, Austin

We’re real people, we promise. No automated messaging service, no call system, just Austin locals excessively using the taco emoji, texting you back at 10 pm, and working REALLY hard to find you a kick ass apartment for the best price. If you haven’t visited our office yet, this video gives you a peek behind the curtain  SCREEN, introducing you to our founder and giving you a look at what it means to tag team your apartment hunt with one of our many amazing agents! We hope you love it.

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How To Pick Your Austin Apartment Locator!

By | apartment locators, Austin

Well, it’s that time of year again! Summer time and the livin’ is easy. What is not easy are those summertime prices. They are no joke! Luckily, Smart City is here to find you a sick deal and do all the work for you. Your best Austin apartment locators are here to find you a sweet place to live! Fo’ FREE! The city of Austin has repeatedly frequented a plethora of “Top Ten” lists and is constantly growing! There is just one problem: Austin apartment locating can be a huge, tedious obstacle for those with little time or knowledge about this giant metropolis. Moving itself is a huge stress, but add in apartment hunting for that perfect new home? Talk about a stressful situation. Not only this, but there are also a ton of Austin apartment locators out there. How to pick your Austin apartment locator: 1. They have to know their stuff and be super knowledgeable. Seriously.  All of our agents know Austin like the back of our hands. We live and work in Austin and are on the phones with properties every single day so we know where all the best deals are! We know which properties to avoid, which bars to have happy hour at, which communities have the best swimming pools, which properties to party at, and which ones will be super quiet. Whether you want to be in heart of the city or out in the burbs, we know the best spots to call home.   2. They actually want to help you because they enjoy their job! …

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What Your Austin Apartment Locator Should Do For You!

By | apartment locators, Austin

When you’re looking for an ATX apartment, it seems as though the formula should be as simple as: What you want + what you need + a few quick phone calls/google searches = perfect dream apartment in your price range and time frame. If you’ve looked for an apartment on your own before, you know this unfortunately is hardly ever the case, especially in all these popular neighborhoods like 78704, downtown, and East Riverside.  First of all, figuring out what you want is important, but even then it can be stressful thing to maneuver.  How often do you find out about the BEST apartment, fall in love with all the amenities and as soon as you realize you could easily walk to work, you realize it’s out of your budget or it is in your budget but they don’t have any openings for 4 months?  This process can be super exhausting. The beauty of free apartment locating is that we can do all the legwork for you! When you get the ball rolling with one of our locators here at Smart City, here’s what you can expect: We get to know you We don’t like to just copy and paste lists of places to live and blindly send them your way in hopes that you’ll like something one of our other clients liked. We like to get a realistic feel for what you are looking for, and more importantly, what you are NOT looking for. If you’re unsure about what…

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