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A few tips that will help you choose between renting a studio or a one-bedroom apartment

When you’re single and living alone, you don’t need much space. Still, it’s not easy to choose where you want to live. The most difficult distinction to make is the one between a studio and a one-bedroom apartment. They both have their advantages. Before you make a final decision, there are a few things you need to take into consideration.

For example, a studio apartment will allow you to save money by paying less rent. This results in significant savings. However, this type of apartment is smaller in comparison with a one-bedroom apartment. It’s the type of place suitable for those that usually work a lot and don’t spend much time at home, those that don’t have many belongings and are simply looking for a place to go after work. A studio apartment is very easy to decorate and doesn’t require much furniture.

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On the other hand, a one-bedroom apartment is suitable for those that need a little more space. It’s also ideal for renters that like to have friends over and guests spending the night. It’s easier to entertain your guests when you have a separate room for this purpose. The bed and other private elements are out of sight and those spending the night will be comfortable on the sofa in the other room. A one-bedroom apartment is also great for single couples that haven’t yet decided on a permanent residence.

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Before you make a decision, try to analyze the advantages and disadvantages of each type of apartment. A one-bedroom apartment costs more but offers more space and benefits. However, these benefits don’t apply to everyone so certain renters might benefit more from a studio. If you live in a studio but feel that you could use more space, then an upgrade might be the solution. Also, if you’re living in a one-bedroom apartment and feel that you wouldn’t mind living in a studio, this can help you save significant money.

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Posted in How To, Tips, and Advice on September 16, 2012

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