I am in the military, is it possible to find affordable military housing off base?

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Being in the military has its perks, but living on base may not necessarily be one of those. Making sure you find military housing that fits your budget can be stressful. The good news is that you have options out there, if you are willing to do a little work.

With a large number of military housing options in Jacksonville, you don't want to take the time to drive by each one and then find out it doesn't fit your needs. Using the RentJax.com apartment search engine can take the stress out of finding low cost living near campus.RentJax.com offers a large variety of options to choose from to narrow down your apartment search. To begin your search, click the link that says "start your search now". Once on the search page, look to the left and select the amount of rent you can afford. Using the slider bar makes it easy to find apartments within the price range you are looking for. Continue to move down the search tools specifying number of rooms and location.RentJax.com has even made it easy for you to find apartments in specific locations by simply inserting an address or zip code to narrow it down. Continue scrolling down until you see "specialty housing". Click the "+" sign and choose "military housing". The military housing that fits your criteria will automatically filter as you add/take away search options. Continue to add or take away criteria until you find the apartment(s) you are looking for. And there you have it, your list of affordable base housing options.

With your list in hand, you can now take time to visit each location and find the perfect match for you. Call each location, schedule a tour, and ask if they are offering any move-in or new renters specials. You can even take a few extra minutes to drive by each location to see what area of town it is in and get a first impression before visiting. Remember, as you visit, take your list of questions with you and make sure that all of them are answered. Signing a lease with military housing is binding, so you want to make sure you understand exactly what is expected before signing.

As you can see, finding affordable military housing in Jacksonville is easy. Using RentJax.com is the no stress way to find the perfect affordable military housing option that you can be proud of. Finding the perfect apartment is hard, yet, once you do, it will make base life so much easier.

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