Moving to a new location could be an overwhelming prospect. But starting the process is always the hardest. To give you the necessary shove, here are some tips you can take when you’re scouring for your crib in Randolph:
Mind the Budget
Rental cost can be a headache. And it’s a headache that potentially visits you every single month. To avoid unwanted situation every month, you need to set a budget – and stick to it.
Tour the Neighborhood
You won’t really know people’s character after spending a day with them; so what makes you think you get to know a neighborhood just by driving around it one time? Fact is, you don’t.
Give Yourself Ample Time
The good news is, this is not San Francisco where good and vacant apartments are almost nil. But the thing is, you’d still have to put in the effort and time. Unless you’re willing to settle for the first rental property you can find.
The neighborhood you live in often says a lot about you – whether you like it, or not. To make sure you’re quite comfy where you live, here’s an overview of the different communities and the relative cost of living in these areas.
S Main St/Selwyn Rd: This neighborhood isn’t exactly known for short commutes since most of its residents spend about 45 minutes to get to and from work. However, with its good mix of housing options people still flock to this place. No wonder, with the area’s 1.1 percent vacancy rate, you’d have to be really lucky to find an apartment for rent in this neighborhood.
N Main St/Chestnut St: If you’re looking for small dwellings, you’d most likely find such in this neighborhood. Small family homes and studio-type apartments are abundant in this area. And the best thing? The 7.7 percent vacancy rate is an indication that an apartment search won’t be such a painstaking process.
Town Center: Just take a stroll in this neighborhood. Housing options vary, so if you like the contrast, the perfect apartment is waiting for you here.
North Randolph: Housing options in this area could range from the small 1 or 2 bedroom apartment to large and stately dwellings.
N Main St/Oak St: Most real estate properties in this area were constructed way back when Randolph was just starting to evolve as a suburban community. If you love a taste of that era of the city’s history, drive around this neighborhood. Who knows? You may find the perfect apartment here as well.
Randolph residents are spoiled with excellent highway, rail, and air transportation facilities. Getting around this city is never a problem. Going to Boston? Not a problem; there’s the rail. Scouring the city? There’s always the bus.