The Best Off-Campus Housing Blogs from 2022 – For Students

Monday, January 23, 2023

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2022 marked our 9th full-year of weekly blogging about the off-campus housing! With the changing rental market conditions, many of our blogs provided tips or information for students experiencing difficulty with securing off-campus housing. We’ve compiled some of our best blogs for students from 2022 as a recap.


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1. How Student Tenants Can Get a Competitive Advantage in This Rental Market


We recommend that students plan ahead and start looking for housing options long before they start school, especially with the current low rental market supply across North America. We’ve compiled helpful tips for students to gain a competitive advantage over other potential tenants.



2. Factors for Choosing a College or University


Choosing the college or university to attend can be an overwhelming, complex decision. How does a student decide on just one school? In this blog are factors for students to consider when selecting the best school to fit their needs.



3. Essential Tips for Living with Roommates


A roommate agreement goes one step beyond a verbal agreement and puts all the terms and conditions in writing. While a roommate agreement is not a legally binding document, putting rules and expectations in writing can help keep everything civil in times of disagreement. Here are some topics that should be discussed upon move-in with other tenants.



4. Tips for Students to Move-Out of Off-Campus Housing


Developing a move-out plan can reduce stress, increase efficiency and prevent leaving items behind. For the best outcome, it’s recommended to have a plan in place a couple months prior to move-out with organized deadlines prior to and for move-out day.



5. Students: Be a Good Neighbor


Students attending college or university for the first time and living off-campus often experience new situations in life. It is important for students to work together as a community and to be good neighbors. For more information, check out this blog.



6. Students: Are There Rooms for Rent in Your Community?


Low vacancy rates continue to exist and student tenants are trying desperately to compete in the rental housing market. Our team is suggesting that students explore all rental options when searching for housing. This blogs gives more information about our campaigns and other housing options to consider.



7. Moving into Your Off-Campus Housing Space has put together a list of things to do that will help students enjoy their new living space.



8. Students: How to Keep Your Off-Campus Housing Rental Clean


Moving out and living alone for the first time can be very exciting for students. For some new renters, this may mean it is the first time having to maintain a clean space on their own. We have compiled some tips to help students make this necessary task easy and maintainable!



9. Four Ways to Step Out of Your Comfort Zone at University or College


College or university can seem intimidating for students at the start. In order to get the full experience, students may find it beneficial to step out of their comfort zone and explore the endless opportunities available.  Here are some to name a few.



10. Tips for Finding the Perfect Student Rental


Feeling a little overwhelmed with trying to secure a rental? Check out these tips here to simplify the rental housing process!




SEE ALSO:  The Best Off-Campus Housing Blogs from 2021 – For Students

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