Southern Methodist University Off Campus Apartments
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Has the time come for you to get out of the dorm and move into an off campus SMU apartment? Perhaps the options available from the Southern Methodist University housing office no longer meet your needs and you would like to find a cheap apartment close to the SMU campus. If so, you can search for off campus Southern Methodist University apartments with MyNewPlace's college housing search.
Although Southern Methodist University student housing may be very conveniently close to campus, moving to an off campus apartment can be a great way to save money, put some distance in between yourself and an RA, get accustomed to living in your own apartment and building up rental history.
SMU apartments for rent are available close to campus and in other neighborhoods around Dallas, Texas. Using our map based university apartment finder, you can find off campus housing near campus to ensure you can still make it to class on time.
We can help you find off campus SMU apartments that will best suit your collegiate lifestyle; search Southern Methodist University apartments by the number of bedrooms, price, neighborhood or a range of other amenities.
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Should I look for an apartment in Dallas with air conditioning? I'm moving from the midwest--how hot does it get?
You definitely want air conditioning in your Dallas apartment. In July and August, highs are always above 90. Thankfully, plenty of Dallas apartments have air conditioning, so you shouldn't have any trouble finding one.
What are the school districts in Dallas?
Dallas public school district information can be found at http://www.dallasisd.org/.
how is the neighborhood?
Addison is good for both young, single professionals and families. The area located 20 minutes north of downtown with plenty of job opportunities; many large companies including Pizza Hut, Mary Kay Cosmetics, Comp USA, and Palm harbor Homes have their national headquarters in Addison. For after work, there are hundreds of restaurants, a bunch of shopping areas and even an airport right in the neighborhood.
do you have any estimates on how many apartments are active in dallas?
On our site, we show 1376 Dallas apartments for rent.
What areas of Dallas are safe for walking around at night?
Uptown Dallas is a nice, safe neighborhood, conveniently located near the Dart bus line and with plenty of shops and restaurants in the vicinity. Closer to downtown Dallas, Lakewood is another safe neighborhood that is perfect for families, with older Tudor-style homes. Some other safe Dallas neighborhoods include North Dallas, Lake Highlands, and White Rock Lake.
What neighborhoods in Dallas are good for eating out?
Dallas has a few areas with a high concentration of restaurants. Beltline Road through Addison and North Dallas, for example, just might have the most restaurants per-capita in the U.S. With many restaurants along its length, Greenville Avenue in East Dallas also has many options. Knox and Henderson streets are home to many stylish establishments, while McKinney Street, south of Uptown, has a plethora of wide-ranging, quality spots. The West End has a mix of chain and local joints.
I'm relocating. What's the weather like in Dallas?
The climate of Dallas features very hot summers, cold winters, and relatively mild springs and autumns. Summer temperatures tend to be in the 80s and winter temperatures tend to be in the 40s. The average high temperature in July, the warmest month of the year, is 96 degrees Fahrenheit, while the average low temperature in January, the coldest month of the year, is 36 degrees Fahrenheit. On average Dallas receives 37 inches of precipitation annually. Rainfall is fairly evenly distributed throughout the year, although May tends to be the wettest month.
Why should I move to Dallas?
With a population of about 1.2 million, Dallas is the third-largest city in Texas and the ninth-largest in the United States. Home to the third largest concentration of Fortune 500 companies in the nation, Dallas is a great place for those that work in banking, commerce, telecommunications, computer technology, energy, and transportation, all major industries in the city. Dallas may also be a good place for cost-conscious individuals; compared to the rest of the country, the cost of living in Dallas is 6 percent lower than the US average. With very hot summers and winters that rarely fall below freezing, Dallas is also a good place for the cold-averse.