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Pandemic Apartment Hunting Tips

January 24, 2022

Are you skeptical about virtual tours? Overwhelmed by all the online apartment search sites? You’re probably not alone. Choosing a home is a big decision and a tricky one in a world where visiting it in person isn’t always an option. Luckily, the world is adapting, and virtual technology has evolved to overcome hurdles posed by COVID-19. Following a few simple tips like the ones outlined below will surely help make that potential new apartment home a reality! 



There are multiple apartment search sites – ok, there are A LOT of apartment search sites. Don’t know where to begin? Check out Simpson’s Apartments page to see whether any of our nationwide apartment communities are in your area. Click through to be taken directly to the community’s website for the most up to date information on our luxury apartment homes. 



What amenities are important to you? What is the neighborhood like? What is it like to live at the community? How soon can you move in? 

The community’s website is the best source to find answers to these questions as well as up-to-date information regarding tour options, pricing and availability. It is always best to double check pricing and availability on a regular basis because it can change daily. Your first instinct may be to go to Yelp or Google to find out what residents have to say but Renter’s Voice and social media pages are great tools when looking for a true representation of what it is like living at a particular community. 



Leave your doubts about virtual tours behind! Once you’ve selected the community that best fits your needs, check out our Virtual Tour Tips to help make the most out of the virtual experience. 

Simpson is dedicated to assisting future residents with finding a new home in a manner with which they are most comfortable. Tour options vary by community, but we’ve made providing virtual tour options a priority. Should you be looking for a new home, visit our Apartments page to find out more about our communities, including what tour options they are currently offering. 



Simpson offers an online leasing portal. That’s right, our websites were built to give you the tools to complete the apartment search journey without leaving your couch! And of course, our site teams are equipped to assist should you still have questions or would prefer to apply in person. The community’s office hours and contact information can be found on the Contact page of the community’s website. 



You did it! Whether you end up a Simpson resident, we hope these tips helped you in your apartment search journey. Welcome home.

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