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Perfectly nestled north of Parmer Lane in the bustling development of Tech Ridge, you'll find the Marquis at Center Ridge.
Austin TX, 78753
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Austin TX, 78750
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Austin TX, 78744
NEWLY RENOVATED ONE AND TWO BEDROOMS!! Washer and dryer in every home, easy access to hiking and biking trails, awesome specials! We're also running great specials on fully upgraded units. You can't go wrong wtih our beautiful granite countertops, stainless steal appliances and more!
Austin TX, 78759
Conveniently located between the Mo-Pac and I-35 in Austin, TX, commuting to work from Madison at Wells Branch is easy.
Austin TX, 78727
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Overview of Austin
When you are looking for a new place to live, you might want to consider rentals by owner in Austin, TX. While finding property rentals by owner can be a bit more time consuming than those located in complexes or run by companies, it can pay off in the long run. Some owners do list their properties online, but you may have to get off the computer and drive around communities looking for 'For Rent' signs. There are definite benefits to choosing to rent directly from the owner of the property, as outlined below.
Benefits of Rentals by Owner
One of the first advantages of renting directly from an owner is that the rent is often cheaper. This is due to the fact that there is no middle man involved, such as a property manager or real estate agency. Renting properties from these types of companies can often mean that rents will be anywhere from 15% to 50% higher, as the property owner has to pay the company for looking after the property.
At all stages of the rental process, from looking at a property to living in it, you are always dealing directly with the owner, or the person who knows the property the best. Many owners either live in the property, if there are multiple units, or live in the neighborhood, which means they can provide a wealth of information on what it's like to reside in that community.
Vacation Rentals by Owner in Austin
If you are looking at vacation rentals by owner, they are often better equipped than hotel rooms and suites. In particular, if the owner lives in the vacation property for part of the year, then it is likely to offer a lot more than the minimum standards provided by vacation rental agencies. The properties are usually a lot more comfortable and provide the amenities you are used to when you are at home, making your stay in Austin that much more pleasurable.