A Nice Place to Call Home

I had never even been to Texas before when I was given an incredible work opportunity in Fort Worth. I had no idea if I would even like the area, the weather, the people there, and everything else since I was born and raised nearly 1,200 miles away. It took me several days of thinking, and I finally realized that this offer was just too good to be passed up. I started looking at apartments in North Fort Worth before I went there, because I wanted to know where I could potentially live before arriving there. That way, I would have time to go look at in person, since that is always the best way to get the most accurate impression.

I looked at quite a few different apartment complexes because Fort Worth is pretty huge. I wanted to live at least within 15 minutes of where I would be working, and that still left me with dozens of apartment complexes to look at. As soon as I saw Bella Vista though, I knew that it was the one I wanted. It is only about eight minutes from where I now work, and the apartments are gorgeous there.

That is not the only thing it has going for it though. I really liked everything about it, from the grounds and the way everything is set up to the apartment layout and amenities, both individually and community oriented. I called to see if they had the two bedroom available with the sunroom, and they had two left. I was planning on going down in two weeks to sign papers anyway, so I just moved that up by a week so I would not lose out on one of those two apartments. I am settled in here now, and Texas is much better than I could have ever imagined. The weather is glorious, the job is fantastic, the people are amazing, and I have a great place to live.

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Found a Place Closer to Work

I have been working at the airport for a few months now and it was not very convenient for me really. I was commuting all of the way from the opposite side of the St. Louis metro area. So I have been looking for a better place to stay while I was waiting for my lease to expire. In fact I started to lighten my burden as well, selling off some of the stuff I did not want to move. I settled on a place called the Crossing at North Pointe apartments in Florissant MO. They had pretty much what I wanted, especially a location where I could get to work in a very short time. It takes well under ten minutes and if the lights do not catch me I can get to there in about five minutes. Of course there is usually going to be traffic at the airport, so there is pretty much not anything to be done about that.

The thing I really like is that it has a fitness center, because I have been trying to get rid of a few pounds and this makes it a lot easier for me. Obviously if you have ever lived in an apartment then you know that you do not have the space for a treadmill or anything like that. The floor space is really precious and the only way to change that is to pay for an extra room, but that is hardly practical. It would raise the rent by a couple of hundred dollars a month and I am not going to pay for a room for a treadmill. It makes a lot more sense just to find a place where they have a clubhouse with an exercise room. Of course when the weather is good I just jog around the parking lots.

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