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    Marshalltown housing

    Unique situation here. I'm going to be on clinical for physical therapy school this summer at the Iowa Veteran's Home. They have an extremely reasonably-priced place where I can stay during the week, but it's only available Monday-Thursday nights, and I have to be out by 10:00 AM on Fridays. What makes it more difficult is that I'm from eastern Iowa, meaning I'd have to drive all the way back to Marshalltown very early on Monday mornings if I were to spend the weekends at home.

    Any suggestions on places to look? Thanks in advance.



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    Re:Marshalltown housing

    You could crash at my moms. She is a nurse at the vets home also



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    Re: Marshalltown housing

    Your best bet would most likely be to spend the weekends at home and do your best to tolerate the drive.



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    Re: Marshalltown housing

    I've been in the Sundance and Edgebrook apartments and they are pretty good. I haven't been in a whole lot of others. They are a bit of a drive from the Vet's home but there isn't a whole lot in the way of apartments that are close that I know of. Those are both by the high school.



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    Re: Marshalltown housing

    Man Dubuque to Marshalltown would suck on a weekly basis... I think Dubuque to Ames is pretty lame on a monthly basis :p

    Although it's only for the summer, and I know somebody who did Des Moines to Dubuque for a couple months on a weekly basis while transitioning between jobs, so it's definitely doable.



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    Re: Marshalltown housing

    dont apartments usually have leases though?



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    Re: Marshalltown housing

    Quote Originally Posted by josh4isu View Post
    dont apartments usually have leases though?
    Yes but if they have a lot of openings it'd be worth a shot. College students might sublease.



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    Re: Marshalltown housing

    Quote Originally Posted by josh4isu View Post
    dont apartments usually have leases though?
    Some apartments may do short term leasing, you will usually get screwed in the form of a non-refundable deposit, or extra addition to monthly rent.

    You can also sublease, although I'm not sure how hot the market is for summer subleasing in Marshalltown. During my internship in Minneapolis I was able to get a summer sublet fairly easily.



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    Re: Marshalltown housing

    the market might be low for a subleaser. i forgot about subleases. its 4 am. best of luck to this guy in his journey in the town of marshall. ill give you three tips

    1) stay away from north marshalltown

    2) dont eat at legends. place is TRRBL

    3) eat at taco johns. its an out-of-body experience, better than any taco johns in the history of taco johns'



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    4) dont forget your ID if your going to the movie theatre. my 25 year old buddy with a beard got turned away from seeing 21 jump street the other day. he lit a cigarette in the lobby and told them to **** off.

    5) stay away from north marshalltown



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    Re: Marshalltown housing

    Talcorn Towers is pretty decent place to stay. They might have a room available?



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    Re: Marshalltown housing

    Quote Originally Posted by VTXCyRyD View Post
    Talcorn Towers is pretty decent place to stay. They might have a room available?
    Im pretty sure you're being sarcastic but for the love of God, no one take this advice.



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    Is the Flamingo still available? That would be a memorable experience.


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    Re: Marshalltown housing

    Quote Originally Posted by rhino3382 View Post
    You could crash at my moms. She is a nurse at the vets home also

    sorry, i'm already crashing there



    sorry, that was just way too easy



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    Crack Shack?



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