How do you find your perfect apartment in Winchester? Choosing an apartment can be almost as difficult as choosing a house. While it might not be as permanent as buying a home, its still important to consider the features, location, cost, and availability of the potential community while searching for your next apartment!
“Location, location, location.” But what location is best depends from person to person. Is it close to your job? If you are a parent, is the community in the right school district? If you are a student, you might want something convenient to your school. The distance of the community to your job, friends, and family are all things to consider.
Some downtown apartments offer convenient access to restaurants and stores, but will come with a higher price tag. While an apartment community outside of town might be quieter and offer more affordability.
When choosing an apartment many times future residents can be roped in by amazing community amenities, but are they really worth the price? Consider how often you will actually use those amenities and which ones are worth paying more money per month. Having a fitness center included with the community could save you money on gym fees and help motivate you to work out more. If you are a parent, your kids might absolutely love a community swimming pool and playground! While extra amenities may seem like a great deal, don’t get roped into paying for something you won’t use.
Apartment communities typically offer a variety of floorplans, but not all of them will be available to choose from. Depending on when you need to move, you might be able to wait for the perfect apartment to become available, or, you might have to be flexible with the type of layout you choose.
Size and Features
One of the most important things to consider in an apartment is the size, not just the total square footage, but is it the right size for you? Singles and students may find a one-bedroom apartment just perfect for their needs and budget. While a couple moving in together might prefer an extra bedroom for guests or for future children. Some communities floorplans offer additional features such as patios or lofts to give residents additional space!
One helpful tip for helping you decide is to make a list of the features you Need, versus the ones you Want. This way you can make sure you have everything you need, and then see which one apartment checks off more things you want that are available.
Finding the perfect apartment is different for everyone, but taking the time to consider all the options can help you make the best decision! At Jubal Square, we’d love to be your perfect apartment in Winchester! We invite you to come out and take a tour and see if we are the right apartment for you!