Living in New York definitely has it’s pros and cons, and one of the cons is definitely the chance that you’ll be living in an apartment with little to no natural light. After all, windows are incredibly coveted, and you’re sure to pay the price for ones that aren’t blocked by a skyscraper next door. [...]
Archive for February, 2012
There are many pros and cons to apartment living, and the noise factor is often a con. As much as you may love the bustling city, you may not want to hear all that traffic while you’re trying to sleep at night, and as much as you love listening to music at 3:00 in the [...]
Now we’ve all heard of optical illusions, and I’m sure we all fancy ourselves rather skilled at noticing them. For the most part, however, these illusions don’t apply to real estate, unless it’s just some clever camera work (like the pic shown below). But then there’s the all famous “Inversion House,” built on a whim [...]
Sure, the conventional wisdom says a home must be built above ground. But welcome to a new way of thinking, where modern technology provides us with a different viewpoint. What do you think of these? Could you live in a house in a hill?
When it comes to renting an apartment, most places are pretty basic. You and landlord basically sign a lease agreement saying you aren’t going to destroy the home, or do anything that might harm the residence (own 15 cats, sell drugs, etc), and if you meet these conditions you may rent the apartment for the [...]