All-Inclusive…1 check pays all!
No need to track down roommates for money to pay utility bills or risk damaging credit by forgetting to pay them. At First Site, utilities are included in your monthly payment. This makes it easier for both parents and residents.
Your monthly payment includes these services: Electric, Gas, Water, Broadband Internet, Cable TV, Leasing Furniture, and parking.
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Give your student the lifestyle they desire – Give yourself the peace of mind
For many young adults, a productive college career can be the foundation for lifelong success. There will be no greater contributor to your student’s academic success than the environment in which they live. At First Site, our staff is very familiar with the marketplace and all colleges/universities in the area such as Illinois State University, Illinois Wesleyan, Heartland College etc. In fact most staff members are ISU graduates, therefore through personal experience we could make the whole leasing process easy and answer any questions. Here is a checklist for your student's first apartment.
Professional Management and Maintenance Staff
At First Site, we're always on duty. Our 58 locations are well maintained by our exceptional maintenance staff. We have a true 24-hour maintenance service. You are able to request and receive maintenance service 24 hours a day. We complete 98% of our service calls with in 24 hours with most being completed in less than 4 hours.
Our maintenance department has many years of experience in making sure the job gets done and it's done right. When you call our office to request service, you will get to speak with an experienced office manager. Our maintenance technicians all take pride in the work they do and eager to make your home more comfortable for you.
No Roommates? No Problem!
If your student doesn't want a one-bedroom, but can't find a roommate, don't worry! We will match your student with a roommate in one of our luxury community locations. These locations all have key-locking bedroom doors, private bathrooms, fitness centers, high-tech security, and much more.
Lots of apartment locations/options and Affordability
95% of our apartments are either completely remodeled or new construction… your son or daughter will enjoy all the features that make college living easy such as NEW: Kitchens, Baths, Washers/Dryers inside apt., carpeting, tile dishwashers, microwaves and much more! In addition, some of our award-winning properties include Fitness Centers, High-Tech Security, Clubhouses, Pools lots of green space to play, elevators and other amenities which provide a productive outlet when your student needs a break from studying. Our communities are priced competitively offering you great value.
No need for renting a U-Haul or borrowing a friends truck, nearly all of our communities provide stylish furniture INCLUDED in the rent, saving you additional money. All your student will need to bring are personal items (television, computer, stereo...) and decorations to create their own unique space.
Licensed Staff & Technology
All of our leasing staff and receptionists are licensed by the state of Illinois. Everyone is familiar with the town and all universities. Our office is fully equipped with digital displays, attractive marketing material, tablets, 3D interactive floor plans and much more to make sure our residents leave satisfied and informed of all our housing options.
First Site understands the importance their environment has on academics and life away from home. We have built our office and our properties to meet all of your expectations as a parent and your student's desires for a well-rounded college experience.