Not only come to prepare themselves for the university entrance tests to be held in September, but also to start looking for a home if you want study in a city other than that of residence. There are many students who choose to study away from the municipality of residence, either moving to another region or remaining in the same but changing municipality and province; 12.5% moved but remained in the same geographical area (north, south, center). Another 12.5% received their degree in an area geographically distant from the one in which they graduated. You have to look for a home but don’t know where to start? You can click here for the best option.
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The search for a home is essential to guarantee a university life as peaceful as possible, especially when it comes to sharing. There are a number of tips to follow when looking for student rentals: proximity to the university, neighborhood security, roommates.
The fee: it is useless to pay too much if better offers are found in the same area. During the search it is good to pay attention to a series of variables that can influence the price of the apartment: type of room (if you are looking for a single or double room); neighborhood (proximity to the university and services); furnishing, type of contract.
The contract in accordance with: the registered contract also protects the tenant, establishes the terms for the return of the deposit, can be deducted and can help the student to request discounts for students away from home.
Standard installations and certificates: safety comes first.
All Inclusive fee: better that the fee includes everything from electricity and gas costs to those for internet, to avoid having surprises during the stay;
Furnishings and equipment of the house: better to opt for a house in which there are all the appliances. If someone is missing, it is better to agree in advance with the owner to understand who will be in charge of the shopping and who will be able to keep them once the contract has expired.
Commodities of the condominium: have you ever lived on the fourth floor without a lift? Here, it’s good to pay attention to it. Services such as the elevator, parking, concierge are things that must influence the choice of the house.
Served area: even in a large metropolis there are areas better served than others. If, for example, you think of taking a home in an area not too close to the university, make sure that it is served by public transport, that the main services such as post offices, banks, supermarkets, shops and pharmacies are present.
Proximity to the university: this is a key element of home search. The closer it is, the more comfortable it will be for you to live there.
Safe area: there are quieter neighborhoods than others. Before starting the search for the house, it is good to look for some information on the internet and ask the students who already live there.
Affinity with roommates: home sharing can have negative and positive sides. It is a good idea to inform yourself in advance about the habits of your roommates in terms, especially regarding the timetables, to live peacefully your experience as an off-site student.