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Discover the distinctive apartment home you’ve been looking for in one of Metro Atlanta’s most convenient locations, The Woods at Southlake is nestled amidst towering pines and lush landscaping. Boasting a tranquil environment with all major conveniences at its doorstep, The Woods at Southlake Apartments is minutes from Southlake Mall and interstate highways.

Apartment Hunting for Pets

Finding pet friendly Atlanta apartments can be exhausting. How you search for apartment homes in Atlanta where your pets are welcome is important. Many great resources for locating pet accommodations in metro Atlanta exist online. National organizations such as the ASPCA have created a list of internet apartment search tools to help renters find Atlanta apartment communities where animals are welcome. Matching your pet with the perfect Atlanta property is the key to the happy lifestyle you and your pet deserve.

Local animal shelters are often helpful places to locate pet friendly apartments in Georgia as well as other areas where dogs are welcome, neighborhood parks for instance. Clayton County is home to several local and state parks excellent for recreation and dog walking in addition to apartment communities where pets are allowed. The Human Society offers referrals for Atlanta apartments that welcome pets too.

The Woods at Southlake Apartments in Jonesboro, GA

The Woods at Southlake, a peaceful park like setting perfect for pets

Start your search early! While these apartment hunting tools are available for Atlanta renters, finding an Atlanta apartment that accepts pets can take more time especially if you own an exotic pet or breed. Check with breed specific rescues to find out if they recommend any Atlanta apartments for rent. Be honest with the leasing staff about your pet needs to prevent you from facing lease violations and fines or worse – having to choose between your pet and your apartment home.

At JAMCO Properties, Inc. and Atlanta Apartments for Rent blog our pets are more than OK, they’re caring parts of our family. Like all of our communities The Woods at Southlake Apartments in Jonesboro, GA welcomes your four legged family members. Large dogs are allowed, but all breeds must be approved by the friendly on-site management team. Visit our home on the web for our complete pet policy.

Atlanta Residents Compete for Good Health and Great Causes

Bradford Ridge fitness center

The cardio friendly fitness center at Bradford Ridge Apartments in Forest Park

Metro Atlanta apartment residents have a couple opportunities to keep their New Year’s resolutions to get fit AND eat more bacon right around the corner from several JAMCO Properties, Inc apartment communities like The Woods at Southlake and Oak Run Apartments in Jonesboro, Georgia.

First, you can have your bacon and eat it too! The Bacon Chase 5K and 0.05K fun runs seek to raise money for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital and include all you can eat bacon at stops along the course. The event takes place at Atlanta Motor Speedway in Hampton, Georgia just minutes from Hidden Pines at Tara Apartments. Registration fees offer runners these benefits:

  • Unlimited bacon
  • [1] One free Bloody Mary (must be 21+ years old)
  • Signature Bacon Chase T-shirt
  • Bacon Chase bacon-scented “bib”

May the odds be ever in your FLAVOR!

Then, on April 26th &27th Tough Mudder brings its fast paced event back to Atlanta where residents can experience heart-racing excitement. This year the event at Bouckaert Farm in Fairburn, GA is a nearby drive from Bradford Ridge Apartments in Riverdale.

Let no obstacle stand in your way!

Atlanta Apartments: The Day Before You Move

Make moving into Atlanta apartments less stressful. To help, start the night before the big move. Contact packers, movers, leasing staff and everyone involved the day before you move into your new apartment.  Exchange contact information with each party including child or pet sitters and make sure to charge your cell phone overnight. Get a good night’s sleep.

Woods at Southlake - Now Leasing

The Woods at Southlake Apartments – Now Leasing

Prior to moving, have the transportation route mapped out for all your helpers. Print your Atlanta apartment’s floor plan and draw a diagram of your furniture over it to assist your movers. Label all your boxes with the room where they belong and remember to label the rooms too.

Move-in day, wake up early! Be prepared by keeping a few things on hand, items like: snacks and beverages for movers, a first aid kit, daily medication, toilet paper and a little cash. Take responsibility for moving important documents and costly items yourself. Check with your new Atlanta apartment community for the best unloading location before the truck arrives!

Keep a positive attitude and be patient. Moving is not fun for anyone, but soon you will be on your way to enjoying apartments in Atlanta.

The Financial Advantages of Renting

Residents often discuss the convenient flexible lifestyle of renting Atlanta apartments, but some advantages pay off in big savings! Renting a townhome or apartment can have certain financial benefits.

First, rent is consistent. A renter may expect the landlord to adjust the rent when a lease is renewed, but residents will pay the same monthly rent on their apartment rental. Unexpected emergencies and routine maintenance like lawn care and pest control are the sole responsibility of the owner. When you are buying a home and the roof starts to leak, you are responsible for costly repairs. Don’t expect the mortgage company or bank to help out!

Apartments for rent in Jonesboro Georgia at The Wood at Southlake

The professionally maintained grounds at The Woods at Southlake Apartments

Next is the matter of apartment amenities! All JAMCO apartments in Atlanta offer exclusive amenities that help residents keep more money in their pockets. Modern apartment rentals may include access to a fitness center and a swimming pool that will allow you to cancel your gym membership. Many of the properties owned by JAMCO also offer FREE Wi-Fi in their complimentary business centers, clubhouses and/or poolside!

Finally, there are the long term savings on apartments for rent. As we learned in 2008, the housing market changes. What if you must move to change jobs, to grow your family or some other reason? The market may not be in your favor when these major life events happen. Also, receiving a decent interest rate on a home mortgage requires a certain credit rating. Less than near perfect credit can increase your interest rate and add tens of thousands of dollars to the price of a home.  You can save more over time if you rent an apartment until you improve your credit.

Atlanta’s Sweet Auburn Curb Market

The Sweet Auburn Curb Market located near the heart of downtown Atlanta serves up flavor from all over. The historic municipal market rents space to restaurants dishing the best in Caribbean, Venezuelan, African, plus American soul and comfort food. The independently owned restaurants host downtown business people, the staff of local hospitals, Georgia State University students, and the city’s immigrant communities alike. The local hot spots below are open Mon. – Sat. and hours vary but the market closes at 6 p.m. daily. SweetAuburnLogo

Afrodish

Operating in Atlanta for over 14 years, Afrodish brings the tastes of the Caribbean and West Africa to the metro area. Lunch specials include ox tail, stewed goat, curry chicken and jerk chicken. The fufu and egasi spinach soup is out of this world delicious.

Arepa Mia

Using fresh, locally sourced ingredients, Lisbet Hernandez creates tasty Venezuelan treats. Maybe put the avocado sauce (guasacaca) on EVERYTHING! Arepa Mia accepts cash, debit, Visa and MasterCard.

Metro Deli Soul Food

Macaroni & cheese, enough said? Probably not. Metro Deli is locally owned and pleases the locals’ cravings for southern favorites. If you need something quick fresh deli sandwiches do the trick. This restaurant starts serving breakfast at 8 a.m.

Sweet Auburn BBQ

Sweet Auburn BBQ began as one of Atlanta’s most popular food truck operations before setting up camp at the market. Ribs, chicken, pulled pork, savory sides… They are still driving Atlantans crazy with slow smoked BBQ. Catering available.

While you’re at the market pick up farm fresh produce, meat, seafood, and specialty items to create your own feast. The apartment homes of The Woods at Southlake are great for entertaining.

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