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Dawn Brainerd, Home Buyer in Branford, FL

What is the best time (month-wise) to look at available rentals BEFORE the students snatch up all the good ones? Thank you

Asked by Dawn Brainerd, Branford, FL Thu Jun 27, 2013

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Rentals around the university go really quick. generally student are looking as soon as school gets out or right before. Because most students sign a year long lease in June or July (on the good ones) and the landlords know whether they are going to return or not before school ends so as to get a new tenant in right away....

You may get lucky and find one during the year when someone sells off a vacant one or moves out of the area and decides to rent it...However; that is not very common and almost like trying to find a needle in a haystack.

Dave diCecco
Coldwell Banker United
0 votes Thank Flag Link Fri Jun 28, 2013
In NC where colleges start around Aug 20, students look at 2 times. Those who are current students who want to move the following year start looking in Dec to Feb. Incoming students start looking after they've heard in Mar/April, begin seriously looking in May, though continue through June. Leases are year long beginning in June, July or Aug. I wasn't specific about the month, sorry. Whenever you find a place you want to rent, snatch it up or it'll be gone as rentals are very competitive, at least in Chapel Hill and Durham.
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