A majority of to-be homeowners try their best to build or buy a house for themselves as opposed to spending the same (or less) amount of money for an apartment. While having a house to yourself does have its benefits, there are many benefits that come from living in an apartment that are often overlooked.

1. Raising Children
One of the benefits that are apparent with children who grow up in an apartment is that they will have an open mind regarding socializing with other people and pick up interpersonal skills early on. This cannot be said about children who live isolated in a home far away from neighbors.

2. Availability of Babysitters
As your children will be familiar with the neighbors, it is likely that they will develop a liking to your children and hence you can easily ask them to look after the kids in times of inconvenience on short notice.

3. No Maintenance Cost
Maintance, from repairs to brooming every part of the house can be time and cost consuming. This also means you will have less time to spend with your family. While living in an apartment, the tenants need not worry about such worries as they will be looked after by the renter.

4. Safety
It is no surprise that apartments have good security system. Plus the residence of a lot of people in one particular building will make thefts and other crimes less likely to occur. You can leave your children at home with the ease of knowing they are surrounded by a group of people you trust.

What are your thoughts on living in an apartment as opposed to a home? Let us know in the comments!

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Published on 04, July 2017 by Nishant Acharya