How can I take virtual tours for apartments in Gainesville?

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The COVID-19 pandemic demands we all do our part to stay home and practice social distancing, but what should you do if your lease is expiring soon or you still need to secure a room for Fall 2020? Most of the apartment offices in Gainesville are closed for in-person visits and are open for phone calls and emails only. Don't fret, we have good news. You have a few great options for virtual tours at apartments in Gainesville.

Check out Apartment Virtual Tours on Swamp Rentals

Our team is here for you, and we've been loading up Swamp Rentals listings with as many helpful apartment virtual tour videos as possible! We scoured the web, from property websites, to Instagram, to YouTube, to find the best virtual tours of Gainesville apartments.

First, visit our Gainesville apartment search page and input your budget, preferred floor plan, and any must-have features. Once you've narrowed your option, click to open the community's information page. You can find the videos in two places on each apartment's listing. Start by checking out the main overview page, where you might find a video front and center! Next, check the Community Updates tab for more information on office closures and special accommodations due to COVID-19 as well as any additional 360 tours, virtual walkthroughs, and videos we were able to curate.

Schedule a One on One Personalized Virtual Tour via FaceTime or Similar

Most of the best Gainesville apartment virtual tours happen one on one! If you're ready for your own personalized tour of an apartment, just call or click to get in touch with the leasing team and they can help you set up a tour that you can attend via your smartphone, from the comfort of your couch. One on one tours are beneficial because they give you a chance to connect personally with a representative from the apartment community. You can ask all of your questions and learn more about the online lease application process.

Personalized virtual tours are typically conducted via FaceTime, Skype, Zoom, or other video conferencing software. When you contact the community to schedule your tour, just let them know what kind of Smartphone you have and which platform would be the most convenient for you.

Binge Watch Apartment Virtual Tours on YouTube

YouTube is a treasure trove for virtual apartment tours! Grab your smartphone, pop a bag of popcorn, keep those stay in place PJ's on, and settle in for the show. You have 2 options here:

  1. Already have a community in mind? Just search YouTube for their name and see what you can find!
  2. Still need to narrow down your options? Try watching the Swamp Rentals virtual tours playlist on YouTube.
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