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Finding The Best Tampa Apartments For Rent

If you’re looking for an apartment in the Tampa area, you’re not going to want to sign a lease for just any place. You’re going to want to focus on finding some of the best Tampa apartments for rent. How can you identify your top options? These are some of the many things you’re going to want to look for.

Seek Out Tools That Will Help You To Find New Apartment Listings

You’re not the only person in Tampa that is looking for an apartment. When new apartment listings go up, there are a lot of people that are going to be looking at them. You’ll want to make sure you see the latest listings right away.

If there’s a beautiful new apartment being rented out for a low price, you’re going to want to make sure you can grab it before anyone else has the chance to. If you find websites or apps that make it easy for you to see new apartment listings, you’ll be able to discover listings that appeal to you.

Check To See How Affordable Apartments Actually Are

When you’re renting a new place, you’ll want to make sure that you can cover your expenses without any issues. You shouldn’t just look at what you’ll be paying in rent. You should also make sure you’re aware of other expenses, such as the cost of utilities.

It will be much easier for you to budget if you’re fully aware of all of your expenses. Look at all of the costs you’ll be covering and keep that in mind when you’re deciding what to do next.

Look For An Apartment That’s Well Managed

When you rent, you’re not the one responsible for repairs. Your landlord is the one that will have to address these kinds of issues. Because of this, finding a place that’s properly managed is key.

Thankfully, it shouldn’t be too hard for you to find an apartment that is well-managed. Spend some time researching landlords and property management companies in the Tampa area. If people have had issues with their landlords, you should find out who they’ve been renting from.

Inspect Apartments Before You Rent Them

You wouldn’t buy a car without giving it a test drive first. While you can’t live in an apartment before you sign a lease, you can make sure you look closely at the property. You should try to learn as much as you can about the apartment during your walkthrough.

It’s important to make sure that the apartment is in good working order. Open cabinets and closets. Turn on faucets. Check appliances. The more you know about the apartment you’re examining, the easier it will be for you to make an informed decision about renting.

Focus on finding the best Tampa apartments for rent. Look at a lot of different properties and see what you are able to find. Stick to the tips above so that you can find the kinds of apartments that you’ll be pleased with.

La Segunda wants to bring ‘a lot of Ybor’ to South Tampa with new cafe – Tampa Bay Business Journal

La Segunda Bakery is bringing Ybor City to South Tampa this summer — its signature Cuban bread and guava flips, of course, but also the iconic bricks, wrought iron and globe lights that define the historic neighborhood where the bakery was founded in 1915 and still makes 18,000 loaves a day.

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Campus First Increases Its Florida Presence Through the Acquisition of Campus Club North and South Student Housing Properties in Tampa, FL

TAMPA, Fla.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–May 22, 2018–Campus First Student Living, a division of CF Real Estate Services LLC, announces the acquisition of Campus Club North and South, a 612-bed purpose built student apartment community. The property is located less than 1 mile from the University of South Florida (“USF”), situated in a premier district of Tampa, FL. Campus First announced a name change for the property and it will now be known as University LinQ North and South.

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Osceola commissioners budget $1M incentive fund for affordable housing

Because of Osceola County’s lack of affordable housing, Genette Marrero is forced to return to Puerto Rico. (Stephanie Bechara, staff)

KISSIMMEE, Fla. — Affordable housing remains a top priority across Central Florida, especially with the influx of Puerto Ricans after Hurricane Maria.

A new incentive program approved in Osceola County could help people find a place to live within their means.

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Goodwill buys its suburban Tampa real estate for almost $17 million – Tampa Bay Business Journal

Goodwill-Industries Suncoast Inc. now owns the suburban Tampa real estate where it recently opened its 20th retail location and a new distribution center.

Goodwill paid $16.86 million for the property at 1407 S. U.S. Hwy 301 in a deal that closed May 8, according to a Hillsborough County deed filed Friday.

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Tampa Bay Buccaneers: 2018 NFL Draft recap

Auburn CB Carlton Davis was the third of three second-round picks for Tampa Bay on Friday night. Secondary depth was addressed with the additions of M.J. Stewart (UNC) and Jordan Whitehead (Pitt) as well. (AP PHOTO)

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers believe they accomplished their major goals of upgrading the defensive line and a porous secondary through the draft after going 5-11 and missing the playoffs for the 10th consecutive season.

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Colliers’ Student Housing team adds industry veteran

Tampa, Fla. (April 20, 2018) –Colliers International’s Tampa-based Student Housing Group has added industry expert Jamie Swick to the team as Senior Associate of Student Housing Investments. Swick has worked in the student housing arena for over 18 years, and brings significant experience in representing buyers and sellers of student housing properties nationwide.

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Devils to open Round 1 of Stanley Cup Playoffs tonight in Tampa

TAMPA, FL – The time has arrived.

The New Jersey Devils are prepared and ready, as they are set to face-off in Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Playoffs opening round on Thursday in Tampa.

The Devils have worked for this moment all season long and are relishing in the opportunity to upset the Tampa Bay Lightning.

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Spring Training Delivers Economic Home Run To South Florida

WEST PALM BEACH, FL — The massive new spring training baseball complex in West Palm Beach has been an economic home run for South Florida residents who have sought to make extra cash by renting out their condos and homes to baseball-loving fans from Houston and Washington, D.C. Online rental website Airbnb reports an 82 percent spike in visitors during spring training compared to the previous five-week stretch. That translated into $595,000 in rental income.

Since the complex is home to the Houston Astros and Washington Nationals it is not surprising that the Nationals’ home base of Virginia, Maryland and the District of Columbia accounted for most of the visitors, according to Airbnb statistics. Texas fans accounted for the next greatest block.

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