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    House Hunting

    Me and a couple buddies of mine are thinking about renting a house somewhere around campus or within reasonable walking distance for next fall. I checked craiglist and didn't see much. Where could I go to find some listings of houses that need renters or something like that? TIA



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    Re: House Hunting

    Probably aren't many listed as most tenants sign 1-year lease. Expect the craigslist ads to increase after the end of the semester. If you know any students that currently rent a house, ask who they rent through - when I was a student I rented my house through a guy from Nevada who owned a couple houses in Ames that he rented out to students. There are a lot of people that do this and don't really advertise, so you may have to do some sleuthing to track them down.



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    Re: House Hunting

    If you google house renting in Ames or something you can find companies that rent out houses. I live on Campus which is a nice short walk to campus.



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    Re: House Hunting

    It is kind of a PITA. I remember seeing some properties put signs out, so you might have to do some walking or driving around and just look.



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    Re: House Hunting

    So we looked for awhile and I had two guys bail on us so now we are looking for 3 bedroom apts or houses. Does anybody have any recommendations?



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