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I've had the same apartment for over 12 years. A couple of weeks ago my landlord terminated mine along with everyone else in the building's lease. I have to be out my May 11th. They are renovating the apartments I got a phone call to look at a place today. Its $850 a month ( my current is $670) It does include a washer and dryer and my current one doesn't. Also, its still in the area where I presently am now and I am still close to work.

I could pick up a part time gig somehow maybe? I don't know what do you think.
PS, I have to admit, where I llve DOES need renovating
 

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Wow! $180 a month more. Is a part time job easy to get where you live? Do you think you could handle it? Meaning I remember you had some health issues awhile back. I guess you wouldn't have to work a ton of hours if it's just for the difference. You would save a little by having the washer and dryer.
 
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ok so assuming the washer/dryer and no drive to laundry saves $40.? a month. That $140. now. Maybe its better insulated so heating will be less? You could prob get gigs here and there. Can you cut lawns. This guy around here owns the whole neighborhood practically business-wise I would be concerned about constant increases.
 

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Can you afford the constant increases year to year? I found while living in apartments that almost every year the rent went up.
 

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Wow! $180 a month more. Is a part time job easy to get where you live? Do you think you could handle it? Meaning I remember you had some health issues awhile back. I guess you wouldn't have to work a ton of hours if it's just for the difference. You would save a little by having the washer and dryer.
I found the address myself and snuck around back and looked in. I am NOT taking the apartment...lol
 

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Can you afford the constant increases year to year? I found while living in apartments that almost every year the rent went up.
I was lucky with my present apartment. it never went up that much.
Anyway I found the place I was talking about and looked at it myself. I am not going to take the apartment.
 

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I went and looked at it myself and snuck around back to look. Its a basement apartment so no way am I taking it. Worst comes to worst, my sister said I can stay with her when my lease is up. I am hoping to find a place by then
 

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I see you are in Charlottesville. Maybe something will open up in May when the college lets out? Maybe you can call and get on a wait list in the right neighborhood? Does the college have house-hunting board you can use a resource? Good luck.
 

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I see you are in Charlottesville. Maybe something will open up in May when the college lets out? Maybe you can call and get on a wait list in the right neighborhood? Does the college have house-hunting board you can use a resource? Good luck.
I found something Opening up in April. I am waiting for the rental company I am currently with to see if there are any openings in April or May. Fingers crossed !
 

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Wow! $180 a month more. Is a part time job easy to get where you live? Do you think you could handle it? Meaning I remember you had some health issues awhile back. I guess you wouldn't have to work a ton of hours if it's just for the difference. You would save a little by having the washer and dryer.
I know it sucks. I found something slightly cheaper. I am sure I could handle something a day or so a week. We'll see once I get a place. Thank you
 
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