Are you searching for an apartment or place to live? Do not let your pocketbook be the only thing that holds you back. There are a few very important aspects that you need to remember when picking out a house or apartment that can end up saving you and your pocket book a little bit of stress.
1. Home Improvements
Does the house or apartment need some tender loving care? Or more like some major repairs? Either way, hope is not lost. Take a look at what you will have to spare after you buy the home or apartment. Will there be enough there to make the changes you want? Changes that will really make you happy with this place and make it a home? If yes, sign on the dotted line! If no, do not stop the search quite yet.
2. Location, location, location
If you are a college student, think about public transportation, work, and class. How far away are you? There is no such thing as too close but there is such thing as too far. You do not want to overdo it on gas money, nor use all that time commuting to and from your desired location. Think about it.
3. Go Green!
Take a look at the environmentally friendly aspects that the apartment already has or can easily be adapted to. Not only is it good for the environment, but often times going green can also save you some green. Solar panels? Expensive, but they eventually pay for themselves.
Just a couple things to think about ya’ll. Do you have any tips that need to be shared? Let’s hear them! Comment below!