Apartments for Rent in Arlington TX
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Arlington TX City Guide
Apartments in Arlington offer options for all budgets. There is so much to talk about when it comes to this city sandwiched between the Dallas Fort Worth Metroplex. If you are a sports fan, you will have two of the biggest sports franchises in the state right your doorstep. Both the Dallas Cowboys and Texas Rangers are right in your new backyard. Arlington possesses various rentals and other apartments for lease.
From lofts, condos, high rises, and luxury accommodations, whether you are a single person, or you have a family, you shouldn’t have a problem securing a place that makes the most sense for your needs. There are always a few important details that you don’t want to miss out on.
So what are the various Arlington attractions? Why are people moving here? There are plenty of businesses (technology, financial, educational) that attract Arlington renters and permanent residents. The University of Texas at Arlington boasts an enormous student population (approximately 34,000) that is a huge driver for rentals.
Arlington has been constructed for families. There are many stores, shops, supermarkets, a water-park, and restaurants to choose from. Rest assured that Arlington has something for everyone. And the good news, it has much cheaper and affordable apartments for rent.
Getting around Arlington
Traveling around Arlington can be problematic if you don’t have your own method of transportation. There isn’t quality public transportation. And with the millions of people living in Arlington, that will leave you with the scenario of getting stuck in traffic. And if you are commuting during rush hour (which most people do), your left with the freeway system. Your options will be Interstate 20 and 30 which connect Dallas to Fort Worth and vice versa. Highway 360 will serve as the main artery that travels north and south. So if you don’t like traffic, you might want to consider moving elsewhere.
There are a variety of cheap rentals in Arlington TX to choose from. You really need to become a bit familiar with the surrounding neighborhoods so you can make the best rental decision. As with any apartment searching, be sure to visit the areas before you sign a lease. Understanding how long your commute will be, and the important destinations will aid you in your search for the best properties in Arlington TX.
Budgeting for Arlington TX Apartments
You should know the that price ranges for Arlington rentals are going to cover a very wide range. It can be hard to determine what you will need to budget for your own place. There are Arlington TX apartments that will start in the $500 range and increase from there. Some of the least expensive rentals are going to be near the University. Don’t expect to have much space or lavish amenities here. Expect only the basics.
It’s not uncommon to pay well over $1000. But you can also find great deals on 2 bedroom Arlington rentals that are in the low $900 range too. Furnished options will also be available at higher rates. Different neighborhoods will determine the fair pricing. But one thing you can count on is high electricity prices. The summer months are a real scorcher. It’s not uncommon to have a stretch of days that are in the low 100-degree range. That’s why it’s important to ask the leasing agent about electricity bills. Newer construction might save you more money than you think.
You should know that there are many old apts in Arlington TX that are run by sketchy management companies. Anytime you have rents in a very low range, you can expect slower repair times and more maintenance requests. But that is typical of older rentals that have begun to age. And if your a student, you probably won’t might so much as long as the lights turn on and the air-conditioning works. If your an Arlington student, you may just need properties that allow you to lay your head down at night.
The best time to sign a lease is in the winter months. Most renters move in the summer and the apartment managers are aware of this. When apartments experience a decrease in “foot traffic”, they will implement deals in order to secure more leases. In order to get approved quickly, you will want to have all the normal documentation for quick approval.
What you Need to Apply
Pay-stubs, money for a deposit, and a list of references are probably items you will need with you. And don’t worry, there are plenty of pet-friendly properties in Arlington to choose from. The only downside is the sometimes large non-refundable pet deposits. These can reach as much as $500 per pet. And it’s a good idea to find out what portion of this is non-refundable. Many rentals are also going to charge you additional pet rent as well. It’s just another miscellaneous charge many apartments in Arlington have put in place to increase revenues.
Apartment specials in Arlington
A word about move-in specials in Arlington. In short, there is always plenty of availability here, and specials will be extremely common. Some of the best discounts can be found at accommodations with the highest vacancy rates. You won’t have to look very far to find them. 1 and 2 month free incentives are widely available.
What Rentkidz can offer you
Many renters turn to Craigslist, but finding the right rental in Arlington can be like finding a needle in a haystack. That’s why RentKidz might be a better rental source for you. Most apartment websites simply offer listings of communities, one stacked under another. But you are really left to do the bulk of the work. How many communities can you really look through before frustration and boredom sets in? Let Rentkidz do all the leg-work for you.