Apartment Hunting in Oregon, Portland

 

Background

Hunting after apartments for rent in Portland Oregon is no simple task.  It takes time, patience, strategy. Portland is a large area to cover and the availability of real estate is expansive. A hunter with no plan is likely to draw regrets. It helps to have a clear laid out idea of how you are going to find exactly the kind of apartment that you want.

Factors to Consider

  • The first step, unsurprisingly, is to figure out exactly what it is you want. Which location in Portland would you best like to live in? What kind of apartment are you after. How big should it be? What amenities would you like to be near? How much money are you willing to pay? Narrow down on exactly what it is you want. This will greatly increase your chances of success.
  • Knowing your prey is one thing...
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A Lazy Day

Not much unlike most weekends, last weekend found me bored to the brink of insanity in my apartment. The TV was droning on in the background as my neighbors’ kids did their utmost best to give me the last shove over the line dividing sanity and insanity with their incessant screaming. There was a time when a swish of the bottle and the accompanying gulp directing the whisky down my throat would have been enough to jolt my body into life, but not these days. All it did was lull me into a near dead body of slowly decomposing mass, which is what I have become anyway.

Whisky to the rescue

A fly hovered over my head, probably mocking me for my inability to reach for the fly swat and swish it out of its active existence. There’s a whole colony of flies in my kitchen at any time...

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