For the millenial generation, renting, NOT buying real estate, is the New Frontier. Today, over one third of the population rents where they live, and these renters are saving nearly $600 a month in repairs and mortgage fees compared to those who buy homes. Renting is also a great way to stay mobile for any job prospects or big adventures you might be planning, as leases are definitely more flexible than mortgages and most apartments come equipped with ready-to-use utilities like heat and water.
While we firmly believe in apartment living over buying, renting still needs to be done right. So before you start googling “beautiful apartment buildings,” take a moment to make up a checklist that includes the following items:
1.Are the beautiful apartment buildings you’re looking at