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Gettin' Real: A Real Estate Blog

Many people say they don't really feel like an adult until they buy their first home. It is a huge step. Rather than letting a landlord make all important repairs, you take on this responsibility yourself. You also get to build equity in the home over time, which can be a rather smart investment. At the same time, buying your first home can be a little intimidating. You may have questions about applying for a mortgage, setting a budget, and shopping efficiently. We hope to answer those questions with our helpful content. Your real estate agent is a good source of information, and so is this blog.


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How To Know If It's Time To Upgrade To A Two-Bedroom Apartment

Apartment living has a lot of perks, but to fully enjoy living in an apartment, you need to rent one that has enough space. If you've been living in a studio or a one-bedroom apartment, you may be wondering if it's time to begin looking for a bigger home to rent. There are many gorgeous and spacious two-bedroom apartments out there. Keep reading to better understand how to know if it's time to upgrade to a two-bedroom apartment.

You Keep Seeing All Your Belongings Everywhere You Look

If you keep noticing that all of your belongings are out and about and there just seems to be no space to store them, that may be a sign that it's time to upgrade to a two-bedroom apartment. A bigger apartment will allow you to have more storage space for your belongings, and it can make your whole home feel less crowded.

You Never Invite Guests Over

If you keep making excuses as to why you don't want to have guests over but really it's because you live in a very small space, then it's time to consider getting a two-bedroom apartment. Having an extra bedroom can allow you to designate one bedroom as a hangout space, and you may feel like your home is more spacious. 

You're Arguing with Your Partner

If you're arguing with your partner a lot and you live in a small apartment, it could have a lot to do with the fact that here's not enough room for you to hang out in separate areas. Having a second bedroom can offer more hangout spaces and can give you both separate areas to work on your own hobbies. This can cut down on arguments and added stress.

You Need More Room to Workout or Work From Home

If you want to use your home for more than just a place to sleep but you don't have space, that may mean that your goals go ignored. When you choose to rent a two-bedroom space, it can make your home more spacious and it can allow you to do more at home, like work out, work on creative projects or start a business. 

If any of the above is true, it may be time to consider upgrading your current apartment. Instead of staying there, you can rent a two-bedroom apartment and get more space while also making your daily life happier and more fulfilling. 

To learn more or look at two-bedroom apartments in your area, contact a real estate agent.