Apartment Hunting and a Fun VISA Gift Card Giveaway!

This post brought to you by apartments.com. All opinions are 100% mine.

Apartment hunting can be fun! Our biggest dream right now is to pick up and move out to Montana. We are tired of the city life, tired of the corporate jobs, and with the kids all grown, we are just ready to move on.

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Moving across the country can be a daunting task, especially if you are not familiar with the neighborhoods of your chosen destination. We are currently still looking for the perfect opportunity to send us west, but in the meantime, we have a few towns in mind that just might fit the bill.

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And that is where apartments.com comes in. Apartments.com allows you to go on a virtual “shopping” spree in order to find the place you would most love to live. The website is very simple to navigate, and includes great resources such as floorplans, maps, walk-through videos, and photos of the apartments.

Want to know more about the area? There is a section on reviews of the apartments that you are looking at, and a great section on apartment living. You can browse useful information on landlords, leases, budgeting, moving, gardening, decorating and more. They even offer moving tools such as how to check your credit, find roommates, and get moving quotes!

So, for fun I did a search on Billings, Montana and found Hunter’s Pointe Apartments. I was able to virtually “walk through” the apartments! And I loved reading the property reviews from folks that actually live there. It gave me a true feel of the place from a long-distance point of view. A great way to help you narrow down your choices before you actually show up in person! 

Of course, I then had to pretend I’m totally rich and look for the apartment of my dreams. Check out the view from this apartment in San Francisco! Yep, I know. Back to the city. Sometimes you just can’t take the city out of a city girl. Ha!

win a visa gift card

So, want a chance to win a $25 VISA gift card and have a bit of fun too? 

Go to Apartments.com and find your dream apartment and include a link to the Apartment.com page in the comments below! For an additional entry, Tweet @aptscom telling them which apartment you love! Include #AptsWin in your tweet.

Contest ends on Saturday, March 9, at 8:00 PM EST. So go do some virtual shopping and show me what you love!

Edited 3/12/13- Congratulations to our winner- Sable from Illinois!