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Living in Dallas: How to Choose the Perfect Rental

The population of Dallas continues to grow and grow, and if you're thinking about moving to the area, you'd be joining over 1 million people in the past decade to do so! 

Living in Dallas comes with a lot of pros that bring people here. However, before you can really settle in, you have to find the perfect place to live. 

Scouring for an apartment in a big city can be really intimidating, so we are here to make things a little bit easier. Keep reading as we discuss some of the key things that you'll want to consider in your search. 

What Amenities Do You Need?

To get luxury amenities in a city like Dallas, you don't have to live in the most expensive place in town. There are plenty of amenities offered by rentals all over the city that will make you feel like you're living large. 

Some of the things that you'll want to search for to find the perfect place include:

  • Valet trash pickup services
  • Covered parking
  • Green outdoor space
  • Swimming pool
  • Fitness center
  • Extra storage options
  • Walk-in closets
  • 24/7 emergency maintenance 

You may or may not use each of these things every day, but having the option to swim or park under a cover on those hot summer days will really come in handy. Plus, you'll be able to meet other people that live in your apartment complex by taking advantage of these public spaces, making it more likely that this will feel like home. 

Which Neighborhood Is for You?

Each neighborhood in Dallas has its own special vibe to it, but there are key characteristics that can help you choose the one that fits your lifestyle and needs. 

For instance, if you're someone that loves to be outdoors, living near Lakewood or Uptown might be right for you. If you really enjoy being able to walk from shops to restaurants to bars, Lower Greenville and Oak Lawn could be a good fit.

If you're looking for an apartment close to downtown, but still not entirely in the action, you can easily find that as well. Dallas is full of opportunities, so you'll have to narrow down your options to find the right apartment. 

You should live in one of the Dallas neighborhoods that appeal to you but don't let that be the only factor you consider when you're choosing a place to live. Ultimately, you'll still be able to get around the city with ease to visit any neighborhood that you like.

Is the Apartment Pet-Friendly?

If you're not someone that has or plans to get a pet, you can skip this step. However, since so many people in the US own pets, most people will likely have to consider whether or not their furry friend is allowed in their apartment.

Many apartment complexes will have limits on how many pets you can have and the size of the pets. It varies from place to place, however, so you always want to inquire about this if you don't see it listed outright on the website. 

Another aspect of an apartment being "pet-friendly," however, is the layout and the size of the place. You want to make sure that you're considering the needs of your pet in addition to the rules of the apartment community. 

Living in Dallas Made Easy

As you can see, there are a lot of factors that need to be considered if you're going to be living in Dallas anytime soon. Luckily, however, we have you covered! We want to help you find the perfect place to live within our community. 

Check out our floor plans and contact us when you're ready to view our open units! We can't wait to have you here.