August 2021

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    The endeavor of finding theperfect roommateis a difficult one. It involves very careful screening and selection.Students will often spend eight months or more living with a roommate, so it’s important they find someone who is compatible to live with. Often students are assigned roommates with little or no choice in the selection process when...
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    Student tenants are often brand-new renters but this should not deter landlords from leasing to them, as the off-campus housing market is very lucrative and there are many reasons why students make great tenants.It is important to acknowledge that some student tenants do come with their own set of unique challenges; however, they can easily be...
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    Whether you’re a student who prepares for the big move-to-school months in advance or the student who procrastinates and packs hours before leaving, there’s a good chance some important items won’t be on the packing list. Places4Students.com has compiled a helpful list of often-overlooked items that students should pack before...
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    Wouldn’t it be great if landlords could use a crystal ball to determine which applicants would make the best tenants? It would certainly make a property manager’s job easier! Wrong choices can often lead to problems down the road and affect the landlord’s bottom line negatively.Now more than ever, landlords need to utilize...
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    The largest college or university expense, aside from tuition, is rent. Housing is a required cost for international students, when attending a school with a far commute from home, or if moving to another state/province.Rental rates may differ drastically from typical amounts in the student’s hometown. Before committing to a lease, students...