The Benefits of Renting and Apartment Living

Should you rent or should you buy? At a certain point in your life, it seems like you’re constantly asking yourself this question, writing out a list of pros and cons to decide on who wins in the match of renting vs. buying. While owning a home may be the American Dream, there are plenty of situations where renting makes more sense for your career, your finances and your personal life. If you’re wondering what your next step should be, take a few moments to review the benefits of renting and ask yourself if it’s worth losing out on these.

1. Simplicity. Owning a home may be a major life goal, but there are a lot of red tape and financial hoops to go through in order to call a home your own. Those who wish to take a simpler path often choose to live in an apartment. In addition to choosing the length of your lease, you can go from application to signed lease in a matter of hours!renting vs buying blog image lewis apartments

2. Flexibility. Life is full of surprises and opportunities, and if you’re at the stage in your life where you want to stay open to the next big adventure, then renting is the way to go. Moving from one city to another is easy when you can work with a great apartment community who can help you relocate with flexibility.

3. Amenities. Make a list of features you would love to have as part of your dream home, such as a personal gym, a spacious patio for grilling, a large lawn and a large area for entertaining. Many wish list amenities available in a home can also be available while residing in an apartment community. Lewis Apartment Communities provides residents with access to amenities like clubhouses, pools, spas, 24-hour fitness centers, dog parks, play areas and more, making it feel like you’re truly living in luxury.

4. Maintenance. Sometimes a major appliance like a refrigerator goes out, or your sink gets backed up or your air conditioner fails in the middle of a heatwave. In these situations, you probably want to be renting! We have a 24-hour emergency maintenance crew on staff to help fix address those little unexpected disasters. And it’s not just broken faucets we can fix; whether you need help mounting a television, changing a light fixture or find yourself in need of a car jump, we have a friendly, helpful staff that can save you time and make your life a lot more convenient.

With such great amenities, services and maintenance personnel on staff, there’s a reason many people who could otherwise buy choose to rent and live in Lewis Apartment Communities. Click here for more information.

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