Residence

THE FIRST FEW DAYS
As you arrive in our community, there are a few choices you may want to consider to reside temporarily until you find your permanent residential living.

HOTELS
There are many varieties of hotels available throughout the city. The link below may make your search easy.

http://www.hotels.com/

CAMPUS VIEW
These are apartments offering up to 3 day stay for a very low price. For more information and how to apply, please visit the website below:

http://www.liveatcampusview.com/

BE A GUEST
Some members of our community may be willing to host you as a guest for the first few days. To check the availability, please contact:

welcome@icbcs.org

FINDING A ROOMMATE
The Muslim Students’ Association provides a database of available roommates. Please visit their website:

http://msa.tamu.edu/

SUGGESTED APARTMENTS CLOSE TO ISLAMIC COMMUNITY CENTER

FACTORS TO CONSIDER

Below is a list to keep in mind when searching for the right apartment

  1. Rent, Area, Cleanliness and Location (Note: Bryan-College Station are twin cities)
  2. Utilities such as electricity and water bills and sewage bills. Please note that electricity in Bryan is cheaper than College Station. To get a clear idea about the average monthly utility bills for specific apartment, please contact Bryan Texas Utilities at: (979)-821-5700 or College Station Utilities at: (979)-764-3535
  3. Amenities such as: Kitchen appliances, Washer and Drier (some apartments provide in units washer and drier or an insight laundry facility while other apartments offer only washer and dryer connections where you have to buy/rent your own washer and drier).
  4. Internet service: some apartments have cable internet dedicated for each individual apartment while other apartment complexes utilize wireless internet which is shared by the entire complex (this may not be efficient) and some apartments, internet is not provided at all.
  5. School – To be added later!
  6. Distance to the Masjid/Community Center and Texas A&M Campus
  7. Bus Routes – Some apartments are located on the bus routes or are close to the bus stops. Below is a link for the bus routes and stop locations:

http://transport.tamu.edu/busroutes/

This is a list of websites that may help you find or search the right apartment.

  1. Hot Pads: http://hotpads.com/
  2. Aggieland Property Management: http://www.aggielandpropertymanagement.net/
  3. Aggieland Leasing: http://www.aggielandleasing.com/
  4. Apartment Finder: http://www.apartmentfinder.com/Texas/College-Station-Apartments
  5. At Home Properties: http://athomepm.com/Home.aspx
  6. Brazos Valley Property Management: http://c21bcsleasing.com/rental_listings
  7. Equity Real Estate: http://www.equitybcs.com/joomla/
  8. On-Line Real Estate: http://www.bcsonlinerealestate.com/
  9. Show me the rent: http://www.showmetherent.com/TX-College_Station.html
  10. United Realty: http://www.united-rico.com/Search.aspx