There in the title is the most asked question, presented by anyone who is moving to Portland, Oregon. As people who like to have had everything done with the swish of a wand, we expect for some magical real estate agent to visit our home and take us to a tour around the place, showing us all the apartments at the prices we can afford. If that were true, it would be too good, but sadly it is not, and one has to go through the painstaking process of finding out the answer to their Portland apartment quest.
So, what is the true answer to the query about ‘Where can I find Portland apartments?’ and how do you find the answer to that. Well, the first task to accomplish when apartment hunting is to sit down and make a list of all the things you would desire in your new apartment. Do you want it to be in quiet place or a noisy place? Is there some place near to which you would prefer your apartment? What should be the range of rent payable? How often would you have to pay the rent? How about the insurance, emergency systems, fire alarms? What is the condition of the apartment you would prefer –furnished or unfurnished? People usually exclaim that these things are way obvious to be enlisted in one’s handwriting but the least they know is that they would forget all these clauses when hunting down for the place they would want to be in. That would lead to the selection of the wrong place, coupled with the regret of wasting precious time hunting for something you had never wanted in the first place.
Once your list is all set and done, you need to go through the real time reviews of the people on public help websites, such as yelp and others, and this will help you choose areas where you might want to locate yourself. Obviously, it is not a very good idea to just believe what people are saying, but when a lot of people favor or rule out one thing, it is better to go along with that, especially when it concerns residential areas. People who have lived and are living in those areas will provide you with the exact experience of how life style in those areas is like, and that will help you evaluate if you want that for yourself or not. Besides, people who have lived or are currently living in specific areas will be familiar with the street crimes and security of the building etcetera. These are the things one should take in consideration before blindly following onto the apartment quest, because even though your apartment may be the best buy of your life, your life style will be seriously affected by the place you live in, and the ways by how you reside in there.