Need Some Advice From All BYC Buddies

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by BirdBoy88, Jun 9, 2008.

  1. BirdBoy88

    BirdBoy88 Angel Egg

    Dec 26, 2007
    Maryland
    My parents help me get my first APT about 2 weeks ago! [​IMG]
    But i've been back and forth since then, buying everything for the APT
    all i have left to get is the living room and dinning room set witch
    i wont be buying cuz my grandma will be buying it for me as a home gift
    so i will be fully moved in by next week.

    but some of my friends have been saying things about my new APT and it's been
    annoying me lately..lol so i wanted to ask you all is this a good deal for a APT?

    It's a :
    $800 month
    1 BR & Den < the den will be my Pet Room
    2 1/2 Bath
    Larg Balcony
    Larg Dinning Area
    Larg Living Room
    Open Kitchen
    *Pets Allowed*
    Free A/C & Heat & Water
    All Newly Renovated Appliances
    15mins away from my parents house & 10mins away from work.

    I will be incubating my eggs there and after 3 days taking the babies to my parents where i will
    continue to take care of them like i always do till there 8 weeks old then they go to the farm house
    some of my pets will be staying at my parents i'm only taking a few with me. i will be at my parents everyday so it wouldn't make a difference..lol

    So is that a good deal with the APT? and with the incubating?
     
  2. BirdBoy88

    BirdBoy88 Angel Egg

    Dec 26, 2007
    Maryland
    Anyone??

    I really need Advice with this [​IMG]
     
  3. Lunachick

    Lunachick Chicken Slave

    Mar 19, 2007
    Brick, NJ
    I think it's a good deal. You are close enough but far enough too. [​IMG] Why are your friends giving you a hard time? Are they jealous? [​IMG] Which pets are you going to keep at your apt?

    As long as you can afford it, I think it's good. You gotta leave Mom and Dad's sometime!
     
  4. pdsavage

    pdsavage Sussex Monarch

    Mar 27, 2008
    NW,Missouri
    why so many bathrooms?
    well out here where i live $800 is alot even for house rent.
    so i cant help you much there,but still seams like alot of bathrooms.
     
  5. tricia

    tricia Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What kind of commentsare they making? That would be a steal around here, but not sure for your area?
     
  6. Guitartists

    Guitartists Resistance is futile

    Mar 21, 2008
    Michigan
    It's hard to say being as that I don't live in your twon... every town is priced a little diferently......

    But, an example... we rented an apartment (no yard) 3 bedrooms, SMALL kitchen, 1 1/2 baths, living/dining room combo and a sun room (which we used as a bedroom) Had to pay ALL of our utilities. They did allow us to bring our dog. We paid $650 a month. So, I think you got a pretty nice deal, especially if they are ok with pets. That is hard to find and many people end up paying MORE just to have that.

    If you can afford it, and YOU like it... don't worry about what everyone else says. Sure, there's always a better deal out there $$$ wise... but sounds like this is a good local for you, close to work and your parents. It's about what is best and most comfortable for YOU... not what someone else wants.

    Enjoy the new place!!!! [​IMG]
     
    Last edited: Jun 9, 2008
  7. tiffanyh

    tiffanyh Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 8, 2007
    Connecticut
    I say with Free Heat, hot water, Ac, that it is a good deal. Would be here in CT. Heat, AC and whatnot can cost you $100 to $200 a month easily.
     
  8. miss_thenorth

    miss_thenorth Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 28, 2007
    SW Ont, Canada
    i haven't rented in 15 years, but even 15 years ago, that would have seemed reasonable. Did you shop around? What is the goin rent in the area where you live.--

    Maybe there concerns were about it being too much of an apt for you, with the 2 1/2 baths and all.
     
  9. BirdBoy88

    BirdBoy88 Angel Egg

    Dec 26, 2007
    Maryland
    Quote:Thanks [​IMG]

    yup with my job plus my landscaping i can afford it plus have money left over [​IMG]

    yea i think my friends are jealous or something but they will get over it sooner or later..

    i'm taking my hamsters an fish an snake an my finches and My Bator! [​IMG]

    yea i said the samething about the bathrooms but oh well there big bathrooms so i'm ok with it..lol

    and my friends were saying they didn't like this or that you know.. like everytime i bring them in the APT they point out something knew to talk about.. witch i don't know why when everything is new
    and yea $800 is really cheap here to rent anything..lol

    Lunachick : it was weird..lol my parents had 5 kids 4 boys and 1 girl
    and all my brothers and my sister have there own place.. ( i'm the youngest ) then about a month ago my mom woke me up on a saturday morning an said " guess what " and i was like huh? what?
    and she was like " it's time to leave the nest" i was like [​IMG] What!??? [​IMG]

    and now since i have my own place my mom is talking about having another baby????????????????????????????????????
     
  10. luvmychicknkids

    luvmychicknkids Canning Squirrel

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    I know nothing about the prices where you are, but here I could get that for about $500 a month. When I lived in Anchorage, Alaska, I could have got that (but with NO utilities paid) for about $1500. So, it depends on where you are. As far as most places go, I would say it is reasonable. Oh, and I was wondering about the bathrooms, too, with a 1 bedroom apt.
     

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