If you want to move to Daphne, there are some things you should prepare off the bat in case you find a home you like. Gather the appropriate documents you’ll need to apply for an apartment, like your ID, tax returns, bank statement, proof of employment, references from former landlords, and enough money for security deposits and broker’s fees.
If you’re looking for a single-family home in Daphne you’ll be in luck, since the town is dominated by them – nearly 70 percent of homes there are single family homes. There are, however, nearly 25 percent rental places in the town, so there is a good selection of places if you’re not ready to put down roots. Rent is way below the national average here, so it’s a good spot to choose if you are looking to save a little money.
Living it Daphne offers a unique experience because of its quintessential country town feel but also it’s bayside location. Daphne is a jubilee town, which means that every so often a ton of shellfish – including crab, shrimp, mussels are more wash up on the bay – which allows residents to rush and collect the all-you-can-eat feast. If seafood’s not your thing, fear not – there’s more to do in Daphne that eat fish. There are six highly-touted public parks offering a ton of sports complexes, picnic facilities, and bird-watching spots. There’s also a good public school system, several private schools, as well as two higher education institutions – the United States Sports Academy and Huntingdon College. Have a car in Daphne and you can zip into Mobile whenever you’re looking for some more exciting fun – then, when you’re home in Daphne, you can soak up all that slow Southern-living has to offer.