Tag: off-campus housing

  • College Town Real Estate Investments Score High Marks

    College Town Real Estate Investments Score High Marks

    The closest thing to a sure bet in real estate may be going to college. Investments in college towns -- places where the community is shaped by a university's presence -- have done well while other niches in the housing market have, for the most part, fallen off the Dean's List. It comes down to the basic law... Continue Reading

  • What's Hot on RentedSpaces This Week

    What's Hot on RentedSpaces This Week

    Whether you live off-campus, or in the White House, RentedSpaces had a little something for everyone this week. Read on to see what else was hot this week. Off-Campus Rentals: Staying Safe in a College Town Don't let the excitement of being back at college this fall distract you from making safety a priority.... Continue Reading

  • Off-Campus Rentals: Staying Safe in a College Town

    Off-Campus Rentals: Staying Safe in a College Town

    Living off-campus at college brings many perks: greater freedom, broader housing choices, and possibly even some money-saving, if you play your cards right. But being out from under the university's thumb means that you're also out from under their security, which isn't always a good thing. Though tragically... Continue Reading

  • University Housing Site Makes Students' Search Easier

    University Housing Site Makes Students' Search Easier

    Last year a couple of sophomores at Texas Christian University in Fort Worth started contemplating living arrangements as juniors -- the point at which students have the option to live off-campus. For friends Chris Sterling, 20, and Ryan Fleisch, 21, it became the genesis of a start-up website, purplerenter.com,... Continue Reading