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Old 11-19-2012, 06:47 PM
 
Location: New York
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Hi I'm 20 years old (male) and live in Queensbury, NY. I've always wanted to travel outside of the Northeastern U.S., and I want to find an affordable apartment that I could live in by myself for 2-3 years. I plan on attending a 2 year community college in whichever state it comes down to, that would ideally be near the apartment I'd be staying in. I'd plan on moving within the next 6-8 months, and by then I'll have about $20,000 saved for traveling. I'm from a rural/suburban area of New York and I'd be looking for a similar area, geographically. Is there anywhere in Colorado that someone could give me infortmation on that would fit my criteria? Any pointers would be greatly appreciated. Also, sorry if I gave a lack of details or whatnot, I'm very new to traveling and just discovered this website today and thought it might help. Thank you in advance
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Old 11-19-2012, 06:55 PM
 
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Sure, lots of places.

Look at Pikes Peak Community College (PPCC), the Rampart Range campus, then look for apartments nearby with padmapper.com or other sites. There are a lot of nice, newer places with a few miles, north of PPCC, and traffic is a snap.
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Old 11-19-2012, 07:34 PM
 
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When I was looking for an apartment out here (I go to Mines) an apartment manager told me that May & August are the busiest times of the year for move-outs and move-ins, respectively. This is obviously true for students living in apartments near campus, but given how many young 20-somethings live on the Front Range, it's probably a good rule of thumb for rental properties in general.

Anyway, he told me that I'd have the best chance of obtaining a vacant apartment if I quoted a move-in date in June or July. From the sound of things, you're going to be starting school in August; apartments in the Denver area have a vacancy rate of less than 4% last time I checked, so I'd start looking now. Ultimately I was lucky enough to get an on-campus apartment and didn't have to move in during the middle of summer, but starting the search & application process ASAP still applies.
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