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We Love Houston And It's Touted as the City Of the Future!

Check it out! 
Houston crowned America's 'city of the future' in new best in U.S. ranking June 18, 2018

Searching for a new Houston apartment? Contact your "local" apartment expert @AptExpert.com 
Our Service is Free! 
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2018 Best Greater Houston School Districts

Click the link below to see 2018 Niche List of the Best School Districts in the Greater Houston area  



Call Kathy Curtis - AptExpert.com Free Apartment Locator and Finder Service If you're looking for an apartment in any of these school districts, please allow me to help you!Call Kathy Curtis-AptExpert.com Texas Apartment Locators Houston, a Free apartment locator and finder service!Our apartment rental agencyserves the entire Greater Houston area. Put an experienced, trusted professional to work for you today.

Top 5 Reasons To Rent An Apartment

The Top 5 Reasons to Rent An Apartment:

1)Flexibility and Less Risk- it's less costly and much quicker to buy out of an apartment lease, and you don't have to sell your house first; no tax or insurance increases year after year; less of a problem if you need to move due to job transfer or move quickly for a variety of reasons. 
 
2)More Bang For Your Buck- enjoy an array of custom interior custom finishes and features; location, location, location skip that traffic, your lifestyle, friends, dining and hot entertainment spots can be just minutes from your apartment; say goodbye to gym membership fees with state of the art fitness facilities for a better you; make new friends or entertain and impress your old friends with amenities such as rooftop social lounges, firepits, game and sports rooms and resort style pools; have a pet park right out your door with washing station and agility equipment - the amenities you can enjoy are all depending on the apartment you choose; less money upfront for renting, actually there are select apartments offering 2 months free rent + other deals!

High Rents, it's a bird, it's a plane. . .nope, it's just economics!

In today’s apartment rental market, most renters will agree - good apartments are hard to find in the Houston and surrounding areas. Oh, there are plenty of good apartments to be found, but this definition pertains to good and low priced apartments! You know what I mean, what rents were just a few years ago! Rents today are considerably higher than just a few years ago! There are many reasons for this - demand increased, limited availability at the time. So, for the homeowners that lost their homes to foreclosure or were forced into a quick sale due to being upside down or a lost job, damaged their credit, most turned to renting apartments.

Apartment Search Tips - Before You Begin Your Search

Apartment Search Tips– Think about what you want before you start your search and it will be a much easier task. 

•What can you afford, what do you want to spend on apartment rent monthly - take into consideration electricity, trash, water, pet rent is an additional fee? 
( Most apartment communities require your income to equal 3 times the monthly rent, pre-tax/gross )
•What lease term are you able to sign? ( Best price and possible special almost always offered with a 12+ month lease term )

Houston Neighborhoods Where Rents Rose and Fell the Most in 2016

Visit AptExpert.com to start your apartment search - Houston, Pasadena, League City, Galleria - all areas, free apartment locator service! Nov 28, 2016
Houston apartment rents have largely stagnated amid aglut of new projects opening during the oil slump.
The average apartment rent across the Bayou City inched up just 1.3 percent year over year to $981 per month (average), according toTranswestern’s2016 Houston Trendlines report.

Apartment developers and operators areoffering between two and three months of free rentto entice renters to live in new Class A luxury apartment projects, which were planned when oil prices were above $100 a barrel and Houston was creating more than 100,000 new jobs a year.

Houston Apartment Rents Are Down, But Not For Everyone!

Houston apartment rents are down, but not for everyone
                           ByKatherine Feser
       Updated 11:59 am, Thursday, September 22, 2016  

The glut of new apartments is dragging down average rents in Houston, with rent in August falling the most in six years, a new report showed.
Not everyone is getting relief, however, as renters in suburban markets with concentrations of older complexes saw the highest rent increases, Axiometrics reported.

Anticipated Amenities at these Washington Corridor and Midtown Houston Area Apartments!

New Luxury Apartments - California Style Mid Rises with two levels community parking garage. 
  • Nest Smart Thermostats 
  • Built-in speakers/sound system with select 
  • Soft-close drawers 
  • Top floor Penthouses w/wine chiller & wine rack 
  • Upgraded stainless-steel appliances
  • Vegas resort-style pool w/cabanas & TVs,a sun-shelf and outdoor grills
  • Fitness center & separate yoga and spin room with Matrix equipment, on-demand workout systems andPeloton stationary bikes just like SoulCycle Houston

Did You Know When You Lease An Apartment . . . ?

Did You Know when you lease an apartment in Houston . . . ?

There are fees to apply for an apartment, and every occupant over the age of 18 must also have a background check!  
 “One Time Fees”
(These fees may be required to be in money order/cashier’s check form, unless credit card/online payments are accepted upfront prior to occupancy).

Examples of Fees:
Application Fee per adult, may be higher for married couple
$50
(Non-refundable fee paid by each applicant for verification of information).

Houston Apartment News - local economists and developers weigh in amid the oil slump!

How is Houston's apartment market during the oil slump? The answer depends on whom you ask.
Brand New - Houston Luxury Apartment 500 Crawford - a Finger Company Development.

Apartment developers and economists weighed in on Houston’s multifamily market at theHouston Apartment Association’s annual state of the industry event on Jan. 26.

Generally, developers painted a more upbeat picture of Houston’s multifamily market while economists delivered sobering statistics and forecasts for 2016. Here is how Houston’s apartment market is faring, from the view of economists and developers: