Downtown The area of Downtown Tuscaloosa has progressively become more focused on business and social interests
East Central Tuscaloosa Area of Central Tuscaloosa including the community of Holt and the Alberta City neighborhood
Forest Lake The geographic center of Tuscaloosa located around Forest Lake
North of the River This area of Tuscaloosa is mainly family-oriented and there are several shopping centers, local businesses and a variety of dining options.
Northport Northport is directly adjacent to the larger city of Tuscaloosa, and many residents work in Tuscaloosa or other parts of Tuscaloosa County
South East Tuscaloosa Southeastern Tuscaloosa including Woodland Forest neighborhood and the community of Cottondale
South West Tuscaloosa Southwestern Tuscaloosa including the community of Taylorville and the Hillcrest neighborhood
UA Campus The beautiful 1,000-acre residential University of Alabama’s main campus.
West Tuscaloosa Area of Western Tuscaloosa including Stillman College and the C.A. Fredd Campus of Shelton State Community College
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"By the Bedroom" vs. "By the Apartment" Renting in Tuscaloosa Some apartment communities in Tuscaloosa are offered "by the bedroom" but most are available "by the apartment". "By the Bedroom" rental options allow you to split liability and rent with other tenants.
All Important Tuscaloosa Moving Checklist While you are all excited to move in and get settled into your new apartment, it is extremely important that you don't get the proverbial cart before the horse by not inspecting the apartment thoroughly before moving in.
Attractions in Tuscaloosa Visit Tuscaloosa and plan to stay entertained! Whether your interest is in art, sports, recreation or heritage, there is something for everyone! Request a personalized group tour for the ultimate Tuscaloosa experience.
Basic Questions To Ask When Touring Apartments in Tuscaloosa There are several basic questions that you need to ask when trying to pick the best apartment for yourself.
Breaking Your Lease Your lease is a written contract between you and your landlord/management company. In most cases you are signing a lease for between 6-12 months, which means that once your signature is on the lease if you want to break the lease early you will more than likely have to pay a penalty.
Choose the Right Tuscaloosa Apartment Finding the right apartment for you is basically a matter of trade-offs among the priorities that you feel are important.
Establishing Your New Tuscaloosa Address You can arrange with the U.S. Postal Service to forward your mail to your new Tuscaloosa address but it will only provide this service for a limited time.
Event & Meeting Facilities in Tuscaloosa Tuscaloosa, a city known for its hospitality, offers outstanding opportunities for your meeting, convention, family reunion or wedding.
Events in Tuscaloosa The entertainment “menu” in Tuscaloosa County is filled with exciting entrees that draw crowds, large and small.
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Flying to Tuscaloosa The Tuscaloosa Regional Airport no longer has commercial service but it remains a general aviation airport. The closest commercial airport is the Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport
Getting Around Tuscaloosa Once in Tuscaloosa, there are several options for travel throughout the city including public bus systems, taxis and rental cars.
Greening your Apartment Do you like the idea of saving money while also doing your part to make the planet a nicer place to live? All it takes is exerting a little extra bodily energy and making a mental commitment to take some common sense steps.
Jobs in Tuscaloosa Tuscaloosa offers a wide variety of careers in a number of different industries.
Lodging in Tuscaloosa Tuscaloosa offers a wide variety of lodging options with several in each part of town.
On-Campus and Off-Campus Housing in Tuscaloosa At The University of Alabama ~27% of students live in college-owned, operated, or college-affiliated housing while ~73% of students live off-campus.
Pet Ownership Can Be Expensive and/or Very Troublesome for Apartment Renters Finding an apartment while owning a pet can be tricky and expensive!
Rental Deposits and Returns in Tuscaloosa Security deposits, pet deposits and other fees may be required by the landlord for the tenant to pay.
Renter's Insurance Is a Must Renter's insurance is essential to protect your personal possessions because the landlord's insurance does not cover your property.
Schools in Tuscaloosa Tuscaloosa is split into two major PK-12 school systems, city and county, and also has several private schools.
Selecting a Roommate for your Apartment in Tuscaloosa Having a roommate can be great, especially in terms of having someone to share the expenses of an apartment, but living with a roommate has both pros and cons, so careful consideration should be given to choosing a roommate.
Shopping in Tuscaloosa Tuscaloosa serves as the regional shopping hub for West Alabama, with shopping centers, malls, downtown areas and other municipal retail districts. Whether your interest is finding that ideal boutique, renowned department store, or you just want to stroll through a mall checking out all of the stores, Tuscaloosa shopping has something pleasing for you!
Tips for Arranging Utility Connections in Tuscaloosa Tuscaloosa utilities provide easy accessibility to their services, offering numerous walk-up payment sites, on-line options, payments made by phone and mail, and auto-pay options, all with convenient payment methods.
Tuscaloosa Realtor Low mortgage rates and the increasing cost of renting an apartment have many renters now looking seriously at making the commitment to single family living. There obviously are pros and cons for both, and a renter's decision comes down to a personal situation.
Tuscaloosa Resources Information on driver's licenses, license plates, boater's registration, hunting and fishing licenses, business licenses, voter registration, taxes and healthcare in Tuscaloosa.
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Will You Need a Co-Signer? Credit history and steady employment are key factors to this question, especially if you are a young person just starting out on your own. With no full time employment, the complex will require a co-signer to guarantee the landlord that if you can't fulfill your obligation, the co-signer will cover the cost.