It's Time to Rent Your Student Apartment Near Cornell University For the Fall Semester

Time is flying and you'll soon be back at campus starting your next semester.  Many students have experienced the on-campus life and are ready to move out on their own.  Student apartment rentals in Ithaca can be hard to find this late in the season, but PJ Apartments can help you get situated.

As you know, the cost incurred by living on-campus is high.  You will be paying back that tiny dorm room and expensive meal plan for the life of your student loan. Now that you've been there and done that, you are probably considering how living off-campus could benefit you and your wallet.

Should You Rent Alone or With Friends?

Renting Alone

For students who need to be or desire to be very focused on their studies or who need quiet time away from the hustle and bustle, living alone can be a very attractive option. Given that most students are living on a budget, however, it can also be an expensive one.

Privacy is often very important to some students, especially after sharing a residence hall room during their first year, but this also means being responsible for all household duties such as cleaning and paying the bills, rather than splitting them with someone else.

It allows students to worry less about having friends or study partners over, but it can also be lonely at times. Living alone can be a wonderful option for students with a good social group or busy schedule.

Renting with Roommates

So after having lived on campus, engaged in extra activities and met new people, you might have a pleasant group of like-minded friends also considering renting an apartment.  Together you could combine resources and find affordable apartment rentals in Ithaca that will suit your needs.

PJ Apartments can offer the best in student apartment rentals in Ithaca.  Our apartments and houses are beautifully furnished with most major items needed provided.  Our rentals include:

Heat, hot/cold water, cooking gas, laundry, internet, trash and recycling and many with off street parking.

Tenant pays for electric lights and outlets only. There are a few units where landlord also pays electric lights and outlets.

All of our properties located on DeWitt Place and E. Buffalo Street include off street parking.

Off street parking for Williams Street and Highland Place is available at an annual fee of $995. (Limited number of spaces available so you had best to reserve one when you sign your lease).

111, 113 and 115 DeWitt Place and 516 and 715 E. Buffalo Street, tenant pays all utilities. Landlord pays for trash and recycling.

Renting off-campus housing with friends can be a bit challenging.  It's interesting how personalities can change a bit when living closely together.  There may be conflicts over who's turn it is to vacuum, or whether the mess left in the common area is going to drive you crazy.

There are also many amazingly wonderful reasons to live and share an apartment with friends.  You have the company of each other, can bounce ideas and thoughts around, have someone to confide in, share the responsibilities and help your budget go easier.

With the fall semester right around the corner, you need to secure your student apartment rentals in Ithaca right now.  If you've left this decision until now, please consider contacting us immediately so we can go over the units available with you.  We are available for private showings and are willing to work with you to get you into your off-campus housing in time for the fall semester.  See our PROPERTIES and let us know which one(s) you are interested in.

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