5 Benefits to Apartment Living

Deciding on the type of living space that you want and need is a decision that will require a lot of clear thoughts and precise evaluations.

Deciding on where you’re going to eat, sleep, and relax every single day is a daunting task to say the least. Deciding on the type of living space that you want and need is a decision that will require a lot of clear thoughts and precise evaluations. You need to take everything from personal space to your financial situation into consideration before making the call. To help you make up your mind, here are five benefits of apartment living. 


One of the most significant benefits of living in an apartment is the ability to rent. Paying monthly rent is normally cheaper than paying off a mortgage. In addition to spending less every month, other financial components such as utilities or upkeep are typically lower due to the smaller space and general responsibility of a landlord versus a tenant. 


Unlike most houses, apartment complexes are typically built-in with specific amenities for their patrons to use at their leisure. These include pools, gyms, laundry facilities, or convenience stores – all directly on the premises (or at least nearby). Although you can install all of these elements into your home, the financial cost is not worth it. Apartment living allows for the utmost convenience. 


Much like the financial benefits, maintenance expenses usually are lower due to the bulk of the responsibility falling on the apartment’s landlord/owner. Not only is the absence of maintenance worries a godsend, but it’s also a cross off the “To Do” list. When there’s a snowstorm, no need to shovel, when the lawn looks like it could use a trim, it’s not your problem. The peace of mind you can achieve from apartment living is priceless. 


Apartment living can help you form some great bonds and friendships. Due to the proximity between you and your neighbors, a sense of community develops for those living in an apartment complex. Although a sense of community can exist in both rural and suburban areas, being closer together due to apartment life enhances the chances of developing a lifelong connection with someone. 


Although many homeowners typically invest in some form of home security system, apartment complexes also prioritize the safety of its residents. Due to the proximity to your neighbors (as compared to being the only one in a large house at any moment) and usual apartment complex safety measures prove that multi-unit living spaces are the safest locations for single women, families with children, and the elderly. Everybody there can be alerted if you’re in danger much quicker than if you were to live in a rural area.  

Come Home to Comfort and Convenience at Prescott Square Apartments

Nestled in the wooded hills of Pikesville, yet just moments away from Baltimore, Reisterstown, Randallstown, Millford Mill, Gwynn Oak, Old Court, Owings Mills, Garrison, Lochearn, and Windsor Mill, Prescott Square Apartments offers spacious apartment living spaces for everyone! We offer two-bedroom homes with wall-to-wall carpeting/hardwood flooring, central A/C, access to oversized patios/balconies, and maintenance whenever you need it. To set up an appointment to take a look at our apartments, call us at 443-213-8584 or visit our website

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