Before you lease your next apartment home, you should know that there are several new feature and amenities that you should not miss out on. Not only will this add more convenience to your life, you will have more time to spend with your friends or just relaxing in your apartment home.

New apartment communities are offering a myriad of community features that make life more enjoyable. Befoe you go out and tour your next apartment, call ahead and see if they offer any of these.

Fitness Center

Many apartment communities will claim they have a fitness center. However, this is usually nothing more than a few pieces of old equipment and one or two treadmills. As more and more people have become interested in fitness center apartment developers have started to respond. Fitness centers at many apartment communities now include state of the art treadmills, elliptical machines, and stairmasters. But this is not it. Many of these pieces of equipment will include flat screen televisions that are attached to each machine.

If you enjoy weights, newer fitness centers will include free weights, and machines. And this equipment is brand new. You can practically drop your gym membership too.

Washer and Dryer

There is no reason not to lease an apartment unit that does not come complete with a washer and dryer. No more walking up and down flights up stairs to get your laundry completed. And you won't have to worry about finding quarters either. Having a washer and dryer allows you to have more time on your hands to do things you actually enjoy partaking in.

Trash Pickup

Wouldn't it be nice to have someone pickup your trash right at your front door 7 days a week. Well many apartment communities are now offering this. And you will really appreciate it if you live on the 3rd floor or higher. Not only won't you have to walk downstairs, your apartment won't smell. Its great to know that apartment management is out to take care of its tenants.