Apartment in San Antonio: Looking for One?
Check out these great places to live!
by Dr. John W. Luton
One of the most difficult challenges to overcome when moving is finding a great place to live. If you’re planning a move to San Antonio, and you’re interested in a really nice apartment, I’ll show you a few that are sure to please. But I’ve got to warn you – you’ll probably like them all!
Selecting an Apartment in San Antonio
It's a wonderful place to live! Otherwise, why would so many people be trying to find an apartment in San Antonio? According to San Antonio.com, more than 1.2 million people now call the San Antonio metropolitan area home.
In a report released by the U. S. Census Bureau, San Antonio is the second fastest growing city in the country (for cities of one million or more people). From 1990 to 1998, the population of San Antonio experienced an amazing increase of 14.1%, making it our nation’s eighth largest city. I know I’m impressed!
But with all those people, can you still find an apartment in San Antonio?
You bet! With so many people and plenty of apartments available, the cost of an apartment in San Antonio is probably lower than you think!
What can you expect to pay for an apartment in San Antonio?
Well, I’ve dispatched my apartment reconnaissance team to find all the bargain apartments in San Antonio. Plus, I have a cousin who lives in San Antonio and knows it like the back of his hand. With all those resources, I can provide just about any information you need.
Here’s what my sources have found. I’ll also throw in a few things I’ve uncovered on my own – just to round out the picture.
Your One-Stop Shop for Finding a Great Apartment in San Antonio
The first place to stop, when looking for an apartment in San Antonio, is your favorite rental website. Just click on an apartment that looks good and the fine folks there will provide a whole page of information – all the facts you need to know, plus a lot of other interesting tidbits. The site has a map of every section of San Antonio -- from Alamo Heights (Remember that name!) to Yorktown – 40 different neighborhoods in all!
If you search Rent.com, these are some of the great places you’ll find. I’ll bet one of them is just right for you!
Finding a Great Apartment in San Antonio – A Guide from A to Y!
(Sorry, there aren’t any “Z” neighborhoods in San Antonio.)
I’ve included a few links to help you looking for a great apartment. For more fantastic places to live in San Antonio, visit the For Rent.com site and see them all!
Happy Hunting – I know you find a great place to live!
· Located northeast of the center of town, Alamo Heights combines history and old-fashioned charm with modern living.
· Located north of town, Castle Hills is a beautiful community with more than its share of lovely trees and rolling hills.
· Once a ranching center for longhorn cattle, Kerrville now has a population of more than 20,000 people.
· Prince Carl of Solms-Braunfels led German settlers to New Braunfels in 1845. Discouraged by the many hardships he encountered, the prince went back home, but the colony remained. Today, a variety of German influences can be seen in the city’s buildings, entertainment, cuisine and festivals.
San Antonio (downtown)
· Presently, there are listings for more than 900 apartments in San Antonio’s downtown section. Check them out!
· Only 3 miles from the city’s municipal auditorium, a major venue for business conferences and entertainment events, Universal City is located northeast of downtown San Antonio.
To learn more about finding an apartment in San Antonio and to discover loads of other important information, visit the official San Antonio site.
To get information about homes and apartments in other U.S. cities, check out the Real Estate section on the PulseMed home page.
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Growing up in northeastern North Carolina,
John Luton marveled as his father told stories about his
childhood and World War II adventures. Bluebird
in Belgium relates those wonderful stories.
Dr. Luton teaches world literature and
mass communication at Elizabeth City State University.
The Lutons have three grown children.
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