Should I Rent a House or an An Apartment?
Are you trying to decide whether you would be better off renting a home or choosing an apartment instead. For some folks this can be a truly challenging decision. Both of these options have upsides and downsides. When trying to decide whether to choose renting a house or an apartment, it helps to go over in detail the pros and cons of each.
Are you the type of person who enjoys your space or having a yard? If so, the clear choice would be to go with renting a house. One the other hand, if you want as little upkeep as possible and prefer to be within walking distance of major conveniences, you'll probably have better luck finding an apartment you will enjoy.
The article referenced above at Maximum Real Estate Exposure does an masterful job of laying out the best the best and worst features of both apartments and homes. If you have never rented before, I can almost guarantee you have never considered all of them. Before jumping into the rental market and making a foolish decision, it is always smart to do your due diligence.
The article will help you think about things you probably haven't given much thought to. Do you need to be within walking distance of anything special? Do you have pets? Do you value your privacy? Does your job put you in position of working long hours which makes sleep essential?
These are the kind of questions that need to be answered before you can commit to choosing either a house or an apartment. Take a look and if you find the article to be helpful - please pass it along. Maybe you know of somebody right now who is trying to decide between an apartment or a house?
If this is the case, I am sure they will find the reference to be a helpful one.
Comparing House rentals vs apartment rentalsWhich should I choose - renting a house or renting an apartment?