If you are attending a post secondary institution in the Waterloo area you need to familiarize yourself with the surrounding area and identify the best location to search for university Waterloo housing. Where you live is dependent on if you attend:
Naturally, students want to find housing that is located near their school. However, there are instances when students are not satisfied with their options. The advantageous part of having more than one post secondary institution within the city you attend school is that is creates more student housing options. Many students don't think to look for housing near Laurier University or Conestoga College when enrolling at the University of Waterloo.
Students don't have to live within the University of Waterloo student housing areas because that's where they are enrolled. Many settle for housing that is below their expectations. If you are willing to live a little further away from campus to find a more suitable housing situation than consider looking in Laurier and Conestoga housing areas. This will broaden your search and create more options.
Student housing property management companies are a great option for students in this situation, especially considering it is of no cost to the students seeking housing. They have the ability to select housing options from multiple areas within the Waterloo area, regardless of what school they attend.
To effectively utilize the services offered by property management companies, students should ask themselves the following questions to refine their search for student housing:
Considering these questions prior to enlisting the services of a student focused property management company will not only improve the process, but will also improve your odds of finding a living situation that meet all of your expectations.