Two Great Sites to Help You Apartment Hunt!

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Moving out of your parents’ house and into your own place is an exhilarating adventure, full of freedom and independence. You can go downtown to the bars whenever you want, stroll along the Genessee River when you need a stroll, and you’re always close to the acton of the many Rochester events. However, finding the right Rochester apartments can be tricky.

Thankfully, the days of relying on classifieds are over. With the the growing involvement of the Internet with daily life, finding awesome Rochester apartments has never been easier. Here are a couple great ways to hunt for Rochester apartments online!

1. Padmapper.

According to Advice From a Twenty Something, an advice site for modern youths, Padmapper is a visually perfect site that allows you to save apartments you want to remember later on. PadMapper is a site that takes the listings of such pages as the Rochester Craigslist and mashes them up with Google Maps. The site also filters results by price, bedrooms, bathrooms, and pets. Padmapper is an excellent tool if you’re relying on Craiglist to find Rochester apartments.

2. Hotpads.

Lifehacker, a persona efficiency site, claims that Hotpads approaches the apartment hunting process in a novel way. They write, “In addition to offering the basic city/price searches found in any apartment search engine, HotPads has heat maps. … You can overlay heat maps of various data onto the map like population density, household income, median age, median rent, and foreclosure data.” Each listing also has a price breakdown compared to other listings in the same zip code.

These two tools will help you find the Rochester apartments you’re looking for in no time! If you have any questions, feel free to ask in the comments!

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