By September 21, 2014

Solutions to The Common Apartment Living Challenges

When you sign on the lease and you move in, life seems so great and happy. For the first few weeks, it will seem that life is so good and that your apartment is perfect. However, there will come a time that you will finally meet your apartment for what it really is– a rented apartment that comes with various problems and challenges.

What happens when you have encountered a threat to your happy apartment living? When you come across various bumps along the way, our natural tendency is to react negatively. However, acting that way would actually do you more harm than good. If you wish to successfully address any apartment living concerns, you need to be rational and strategic about it.

To help you out, here are some of the highly recommended solutions to the most common challenges that people living in apartments for rent have encountered.

Problem #1: Inadequacy of Storage

Apartment Storage Problems

This is a problem that most renters would expect but hope that they would never experience. No matter how hopeful you are, most apartments today lack storage solutions that you will definitely need, especially if you have too many things at home.

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With a problem like this, what would be the best solution? You are actually lucky (even if you have no adequate storage) because there are a lot of solutions that you can take advantage of today. There are actually many space saving furniture that you can use today. These include coffee tables, hanging storage and many more. You can also try taking advantage of discreet places, like under the bed and under the stair well, to store your things

Problem #2: Inconsiderate Neighbors

Bad Neighbors

Dealing with annoying neighbors is one of the most common problems that you will encounter when living in an apartment. People usually deal with this problem in two extreme manners. One would yell and pound on the doors of their neighbors while others would just try and hold it in.

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There is no need for you to fight with your neighbors– that would only lead to more problems. On the other hand, holding it in would just result to unnecessary suffering. The key here is to act somewhere in the middle. You can try talking to your neighbors in a calm and polite manner and explain to them what bothers you and try to find a middle ground with them. If all else fails, you can just always bring the matter to the landlord.

Problem #3: Too Good Apartment Advertisement

Too Good to Be True Meme

Let’s face it– not all apartments look as good as its pictures on the posted ads. But after signing the lease and moving in, you have discovered that the apartment (in real life)¬† is not as beautiful as it looks on the ads.

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The best solution here is no other than prevention. When an ad seems to good to be true, then it might just be. Do your research first and manage the process with great caution, Ensure that you will get what you will pay for.

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About the Author:

Jon Clark is an Internet Marketing Consultant, Entrepreneur and current editor of the Facebook Marketing Blog. Jon loves coffee, sports and NY. You can follow him on Twitter @jonleeclark or circle him on Google+.

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