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Should I Rent An Apartment Or Buy A House In Brownsburg?

During the past decade, conventional financial wisdom in relation to acquiring property or renting an apartment in Brownsburg has turned upside down. Buying property gives for a source of pride and belonging that you cannot derive from renting, but it can also be an origin point for frustration and big costs. Renting may come with some restrictions, but also allows for adaptability and fixed expenditures home ownership doesn’t. Here are a couple things to think about ahead of deciding to buy a house or rent an apartment in Brownsburg.

Apartment building in Brownsburg

Money is King

Costs, both upfront and reoccurring, can differ considerably between buying a house and renting an apartment. The home purchasing procedure is overflowing with expenses that typically have to be collected upfront - not including your down payment. There is earnest money, house appraisal and inspections, first-year insurance fees, and other assorted bills - all before your monthly bills even begin. That’s not even including the additional prices of upkeep and any restorations you may desire.

Renting has a considerably smaller barrier for entry. Normal renting upfront expenses include a security deposit, that month’s rent, and other various deposits or payments. While some say that money used on renting is wasted, money used on a space to stay is never a loss.

Living room in Brownsburg apartment
Living Room at The Legacy Apartments

Areas for Yourself and the Entire Family 

What you want out of your living area may be the key consideration in choosing if you should buy a house or rent an apartment in Brownsburg. The standard house square footage in the US is continually growing, meaning more space for an office or a nursery. A home will likely have a yard for kids and pets to roam free and play in.

You can locate apartments in various layouts and floorplans. Inside, you can find anything from a 1-bedroom to a 3-bedroom, but they all come in static layouts. Your apartment will likely have walking paths and a dog park, and neighbors living on the other side of the wall. Of course, most homes don’t come with amenities like a stocked gym or swimming pool.

Repair in Brownsburg apartment

All the Bells and Whistles

While the freedom that comes with owning a house is remarkable, it does come with a price. In the event that a pipe burst or appliance break, it is on you or someone you hire to conduct the repairs. In an apartment, there is a trained maintenance staff that is always on stand-by. Not only is having a maintenance professional on-call convenient, but it will likely also save you some sizable money. Repair costs are factored into your renting fees, while any fixes on a home come directly from your bank account.

Flexibility for Your Lifestyle

Your career and lifestyle can be large factors in whether to buy a house or rent an apartment in Brownsburg. Selling a house can be a arduous, stressful process. If you work a job that calls for you to relocate frequently, taking on the selling procedure could be more stressful than it is worth. Renting an apartment is a more simplified process that doesn’t involve real estate agents or money lending - simply the apartment staff and you.

Ready To Start Finding For Your Ideal Apartment Space?

When you want an apartment in Brownsburg, your first choice should be Union Green. We have luxurious floorplans, courteous staff, and top-of-the-line amenities. Simply call (463) 888-7185 or click the “schedule a tour button” to locate your new apartment.
Union Green
5793 North Green Street
BrownsburgIndiana 46112
Phone: (463) 888-7185
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Union Green
Union Green is a luxury apartment community located at Main Street and S. Green St. in Brownsburg. Managed by the J.C. Hart Company, Union Green is committed to making a place our Residents can call home. We offer several different floor plans and amenities to fit your lifestyle, and our Residents love living near Arbuckle Acres Park.
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