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Experience Downtown Stamford

Posted On: Thursday, May 9th, 2019

If you’re looking for something to do in Stamford this weekend, you’re in luck! Stamford Downtown will be hosting Experience Downtown Stamford,  a new three-day event designed to highlight the charming downtown area and all that it has to offer. Here is some insight on what you can expect and experience. (more…)

Common Expenses when Renting an Apartment

Posted On: Tuesday, April 30th, 2019

Money for renting expensesRenting your first apartment is an exciting time! However, whether you’re a student moving off campus, or just moving out for the first time, there are many financial details and additional expenses to consider. Being aware of these common expenses can help prevent first time renters from being caught off-guard when renting an apartment.

Initial Cost

Before moving into an apartment, there are several initial fees that renters are required to pay. The first fee is the rental application fee which can cost between $30-$100 and includes a credit check. In addition to the application fee, most complexes also require a deposit of the first and/or last month’s rent upfront. The cost of this is dependent on the apartment’s monthly rent, your income and/or credit score. (more…)

Earth-Friendly Lifestyle Changes You Can Make in Time for Earth Day

Posted On: Monday, April 22nd, 2019

College student picking up trash

 

With all the hectic moments in a student’s life, it is easy to overlook the small acts we take each day that could be negatively impacting our environment. We understand how busy college can be, which is why we we’re encouraging these small, inexpensive changes that you can start doing now to make your everyday life more environmentally friendly. But don’t keep these changes a secret! Share them with your friends and family and encourage them to start taking small steps to decrease their environmental impact. If we all begin to make small changes, it can make a big difference!

 

Here are a few small ideas to incorporate into your day to get you started: (more…)

April Stress Brings May Finals

Posted On: Wednesday, April 17th, 2019

apartments near stamford collegesAs May approaches, so does college finals week. The few weeks of April before finals is an incredibly stressful time for college students. With classes wrapping up and finals around the corner, there is a lot of pressure to end the semester strong in such a short amount of time. While typically stressful, it doesn’t have to be. Keeping these few simple tips in mind can help any college student breeze though finals stress-free!

Create a Plan

If there is one thing that should be avoided during finals, it’s cramming last minute for a test. Before any studying is done, it is important to sit down and create a game plan for what needs to be accomplished. Pay attention to due dates and prioritize studying times to meet them. Creating a weekly calendar or daily schedule is a great way to make sure all tasks are met in a timely manner and no cramming occurs.  (more…)

Affordable One Bedroom Apartments at 77 & 65 Prospect Street

Posted On: Friday, April 12th, 2019

One-BedroomApartments 65 Prospect StreetCTBest Apartments offer fantastic locations, as well as affordable rent. According to rent studies, our apartments are much more affordable per square foot than others in the area. This is just one of the many reasons that our one bedroom apartments are so popular. For those looking to rent in Stamford, we have a few units available at 77 & 65 Prospect Street.

Several Terrace one bedroom apartments are available at 65 Prospect Street. These apartment homes feature wall-to-wall carpet, air conditioning and ample closet space. Some of these apartments even offer washers and dryers — perfect for residents who’d rather not have to drag a heavy laundry bag out of their apartment.

  • The T-6 unit is a one bedroom, one bathroom home featuring a large living room with dining area, bedroom, kitchen and bath all within 575 square feet of living space.
  • Our T-1 unit also offers one bedroom and one bathroom. The kitchen opens onto a large living room and the bedroom features a walk-in closet. (more…)

Celebrating Easter in Stamford in an Egg-Cellent Way

Posted On: Monday, April 8th, 2019

Celebrating Easter in an Egg-Cellent WayPolish those dress shoes and let your Easter colors shine because April 21 is steadily hopping towards us! The Easter Bunny is visiting Stamford, Norwalk andBranford and we want you and your little ones to have full access to his appearance. What’s more fun than Easter happenings? Knowing where and when they are! Make reservations soon so that you can celebrate with your kids or some-bunny special at these amazing local venues: (more…)

2 Bedroom, 1 Bath Apartment Homes Available at Hoyt Bedford

Posted On: Wednesday, March 27th, 2019

Two Bedroom, One Bath Apartments Available at Hoyt BedfordSpring is here and soon residents of our Stamford apartments will once again be able to walk to many of the fun and exciting venues that Stamford has to offer. At Hoyt Bedford, residents can enjoy a stroll down the community’s brick pathways that wind throughout towering oak and beech trees before they venture into vibrant downtown Stamford. If this sounds like the walkable lifestyle you’ve been longing for, you’re in luck! (more…)

Men’s Apartment Essentials: Make Your CTBest Apartment the Ultimate Bachelor Pad

Posted On: Monday, March 25th, 2019

Bachelor PadChances are if you’re a single man living in one of our fine CTBest apartments in Stamford, Norwalk or Branford, you already have a sweet crib with essentials like a large HD flat-screen TV, an Amazon Echo Dot and a fridge stocked with take-out from Ocha Thai and Japanese Cuisine. But, what exactly is a bachelor pad? The ultimate bachelor pad is a clean, modern, sophisticated lair fit for men like Bond, James Bond. It should be the apartment that your male friend’s wish they had and the ladies want to visit.

Whether you’re living in one of our studio apartments in Stamford or a two bedroom villa in Branford, comfort, pleasure, enjoyment and fun should highlight all areas of your bachelor pad. It’s time to trash the cheesy posters on the wall, vacuum the floor and upgrade your modest crash pad with these great bachelor pad essentials. (more…)

Spring Savings are Blooming at CTBest Stamford Apartments

Posted On: Wednesday, March 20th, 2019

Just as nature turns back to life, apartment hunters are back on the road this spring season, searching for new places to call home. With Spring right around the corner, CTBest is currently offering a wonderful incentive for both new renters and existing ones! If you move into one of our Stamford apartments before April 1 or refer a friend, you can enjoy exclusive spring savings! (more…)

Spring Break 2019 in Stamford, CT

Posted On: Monday, March 18th, 2019

Spring Break in StamfordSpring break is in full swing this week for many college campuses in Connecticut, including UConn Stamford. Spring break is one of the weeks of the year that many college students plan for religiously, it’s also one of the many highlights of the collegiate experience! Some use their week-long March vacation to relax and recharge, others use the opportunity to travel either locally or to exotic locations.

At CTBestApartments, we’re a firm believer in traveling the world, but we also know that Stamford offers some great exploring! Plus, there are several day-trips that can be made within a short distance from your doorstep. To avoid breaking the bank, and to enjoy sleeping in and some travel while on spring break, consider some of the activities, museums, bars, and restaurants that our great Stamford area has to offer! (more…)