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Year: 2018

Tips on Buying an Apartment on Budget

For some people having a place to settle down is a must. But then again, it's not that easy when money is an issue, because buying property is expensive. When it comes to choosing a housing option, usually a house or an apartment comes to a mind. Of course, both of the housing options have their pros and cons, depending on what you want and how much you have in your wallet. In this article, we're going to hand out some tips on buying an apartment, and do not worry we've made this article to those who are looking to buy an apartment on a budget. Read more in case you want to know more.

Specifications

condoThe first budget tips that we can give to you is to know what spec that you want from your apartment. Usually, they come in studio, one bedroom, and two bedroom option. If you live alone, the studio might be enough for you. Or perhaps you don't want to sleep in the same space where the kitchen is, then get the one bedroom option — a bit of reminder that the more luxurious specifications that you want, it's going to be more expensive. So, you might have to tone down the spec if you don't want to have a hole in your wallet. Or perhaps you might want to give RV living a try.

Amenities

Most apartments come in essential facilities such as a gym, parking spot, and a 24/7 convenience store. A fancier apartment will come in other facilities such as free spa massage once a month, lift to your building directly, and many more. If you don't need those fancy amenities, make sure to look for the ones with the common facilities as they are assured to have a lower price than the fancier one.

Area

If you're looking for an apartment that's near the center of the city, it will cost you more. If you're okay with living by the outskirts, it'll cost you less. You have to calculate whether the distance will trouble you or not, especially when you're commuting by train or using a vehicle.

New Apartment

Newer apartments are more expensive than the older ones, which is understandable. Although more expensive, there are some things that you can consider first. First, newer apartments will have better resale value in the future, second of all more modern apartments come with newer stuff, so you might want to consider this before buying an old apartment unless you're okay with it.…

Reasons People are Living in an RV

rv living

By now you've probably watched a video where people are living in an RV or a trailer. These people are downsizing on what they have, and they do it with many purposes in mind. Perhaps you're thinking on why they go through so much trouble on living in an RV, why settle for a trailer when they can sleep in their warm comfy bed in a house? Why do they go through all this trouble? If you're still wondering about it, then you should read this article. In this post, we've written some popular reasons on why people opted to live in an RV rather than a house.

Downsizing

If you're a hoarder, you might not like this, but if you're tired of having so much stuff, then this is one of the top reason on why people are living in an RV. By living in an RV, you're downsizing, and for some people, it's a good thing because they never want so much stuff in their life anyway. If you've always hated having so much stuff in your life, perhaps it's time to de-clutter some of your stuff and consider the RV living, if you want to that is.

Travel

travelMost of the people who live in an RV are digital nomads, or they have an online business, which means they don't have to go to an office since their workspace is wherever it is as long as they got their laptop and internet. So, some people who bought a trailer can travel wherever they want while still making money. If you're a digital nomad and you're starting to get sick on working at your home, you might want to try RV living; we suggest to try following your friend who's living in an RV at least for a week to get more insight about it.

Low Maintenance

mop and bucketWe're going to stress this part out because it's a joy to write this one. You don't have to sweep your garden, you don't have to take care of the yard, and you don't have to mop the floors! And even if you have to clean it, it's only to wash your RV and probably sweep the floors a little bit. Yes, you still have to do laundry and clean the toilet, but at least it's not as much hassle when you live in a house right?…