July 10, 2018

You Are Getting Ready to Move into Your First Apartment, What You Need to Know!

student apartment rentals in Cortland New York

You made it through the last year of school, whether it be high school or college. Summer is here and thoughts of the coming semester are pushed aside for a bit as you relax and enjoy time with your friends and family. Hopefully you have looked at apartment rentals in Cortland and have the perfect place picked out and reserved for the coming year.

The fall semester will be here before you know it. Time has a way of going by quickly in the summer. Although it may be stressful thinking about what you are going to need, at least you know that you have chosen affordable student housing in Cortland.

First Time Living on Your Own

affordable student housing in CortlandIf this is your first time living off campus, there are a few things you should know and plan for. When it comes to apartments for rent in Cortland, there can be differences in the property’s rules and requirements. Cortland Student Housing has been the leader in Cortland for providing safe, clean and budget-friendly rentals for many years.

Our staff is open and responsive to questions and in providing assistance. Our maintenance workers are available to deal with any issue pertaining to the property that might arise during your stay with us. We expect open communication and responsible tenants who will enjoy the apartments that we have prepared for you.

After you choose your apartment or house for the semester, you will be given a lease agreement whereby the expectations and property rules are spelled out. The rental amount, security deposit and utilities that are included will be specifically listed. You and/or your roommates will be equally responsible for the upkeep and safety of your apartment.

So now you’ve found the apartment and signed the lease. You understand what utilities are included and what are not, depending on the property. Now comes the fun part! Accessorizing your new home and arranging for your items to be moved in before school gets going in the fall.

furnished apartments in CortlandOur apartment rentals in Cortland come with some of the major furnishings and a full kitchen.


Full Size Bed
Computer Desk and Chair
Full Length Mirror
Individual Keyed Doors
Wired For Cable and Internet
Smoke Detectors


Leather Furniture
HD Flat Screen TV’s in Living Room
Small Flat Screens TV’s in Bedrooms
Trash Removal

As you can see, along with affordable student housing in Cortland, our rental units provide many amenities not seen elsewhere. You don’t need to lug heavy furniture or bring televisions. You only need to concentrate on the smaller items you will need to live independently and will be saving a lot of money as furnishing the entire apartment is not necessary.

We respect your desire to bring your own bed, though we do ask that you contact our office for approval. You will be looking for items that will help make your new place homey and comfortable. Art work, small tables, an extra lamp, dishes and flatware, linens and your personal electronic devices should be priority. If you are unsure of whether an item you wish to bring is all right, do not hesitate to contact us.

Get Ready to Enjoy Your First Apartment

We look forward to meeting you and welcoming you to Cortland Student Rentals for the coming year. If you have not reserved your apartment, please call us as soon as possible to make arrangements to view units and make your reservation. Any questions, we are always available to assist.