Category Archives: Iowa State University

The 5 Most Popular Houses for Rent in Ames, Iowa

If you’re planning on calling one of the houses for rent in Ames, IA home for the 2020-21 school year, know that we’re here to help you find your next place. We have hundreds of available Ames housing options on our Iowa State off-campus housing page to choose from.

If you’ve only just decided you want to live off-campus next year, you may not know what you’re looking for. To help you out, we did a bit of digging and created a list for the five most popular houses for rent in Ames, IA on College Pads. 

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Iowa State University: Top 10 Landlords & Apartments in Ames

At College Pads, we understand the pain and stress that comes with finding off-campus housing. Between balancing a part-time job, a social life, and studying, we know college life can get pretty hectic. When it comes to finding a place that’s close to campus and fits your budget, it’s really important to rent from a legitimate landlord. But how can you make sure? That’s where we come into play!  

Here at College Pads, we took the time to do a little digging into all of the landlords and apartments in Ames near campus, leaving Iowa State students with our picks for the top ten landlords and off-campus apartments in Ames. So, next time you’re looking for off-campus housing near Iowa State University, be sure to check out this list! 

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Living in West Ames

Becoming familiar with the different neighborhoods in Ames will help to determine which neighborhood will be the best fit for you throughout your college years. If you’re familiar with the city of Ames, you’ve probably heard of Campustown-the mix-use area of Ames located just south of the ISU campus filled with housing, entertainment, nightlife and dining options. While a lot of Iowa State students do choose to reside in Campustown, West Ames has grown to house more and more ISU students each year. Interested in living off-campus in West Ames? Check out West Ames rentals here.
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The Top Places To Eat And Drink In Ames

When it comes time to indulge, students head over to Downtown Ames and Campustown; Ame’s bar and restaurant districts and major stomping grounds for Iowa State students.

If you’re new to the area, or you’re just a local looking to broaden your horizons, be sure to check out our list of the best places to eat and drink around Iowa State before you make a decision on your next Ames apartments near campus. Continue reading