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What to Look for During an Apartment Tour

Looking for an apartment is fun and adventurous at first, but then it slowly leads to stress and fatigue. Finding a place that perfectly suits all of your needs is difficult to find, and constantly going on tour after tour can make your mind explode. Trying to remember what amenities you prefer while taking note of certain aspects in each apartment becomes overwhelming. Use this checklist during your apartment tour to make the process run a little bit smoother.

Check that the Faucets Work Properly

Having low water pressure and dirty water is not a good start when looking for an apartment. By checking each faucet and making sure the pressure is strong and the water is clear, you avoid issues down the road regarding your water. Leasing a rental without knowing about the water issues will result in a big headache.

Open the Closet Doors

Not having enough storage is a huge deal breaker. When you’re on an apartment tour, don’t be afraid to check out all of the closet space. Newer apartment communities will have oversized walk in closets with double hanging shelves, which can help you stay organized.

Ask about Community Amenities

In addition to having apartment amenities, inquire about all of the community amenities available to you. Depending on your hobbies and interests, some amenities may be more important than others. Choose an apartment that offers full access to a clubhouse, heated swimming pool, resident lounge and game room, business center, and 24/7 emergency repairs. If you’re new to the area, spending time in shared spaces will help you meet your neighbors!

Make Sure to Check Your Walls and Floors

Having damaged floors and walls are not only an eyesore, but can potentially be dangerous as well. Water damage causes for mildew buildup, which in turn has you breathing in mold and getting sick. In addition, small cracks on the walls and scuffed up floors may be a sign that there is a bigger problem hidden beneath the surface. Luckily, when you choose a new construction community, you will not have to worry about these issues.

Look for a Centrally Located Apartment

You could find the most spacious floor plan with the most luxurious amenities, but if the apartment is not in a good location, you will end up being unhappy. Choose an apartment community that is near great shopping, restaurants and entertainment spots, and if you have children, one that is in an excellent school district. Don’t forget about your commute too! You’re going to want to choose an apartment that has quick and easy access to major highways so that getting to work is as easy as possible.

Luxury Apartments in Allentown, PA

If you’re looking for an apartment in Allentown, PA, Woodmont Ridge accommodates every item on the above checklist. With our brand new one and two bedroom units featuring beautiful design and finishes, you will feel like you are living in a five star resort. For more information about our Lehigh Valley apartments or to schedule your tour, please contact us today. We would be happy to guide you around our beautiful community!