Benefits of Living in Live-Work Lofts

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We have seen a lot of home based entrepreneurs combining work and living and it is because a lot of home based businesses require meeting clients and customers directly to sell products or do business. If you are someone who is an aspiring home based entrepreneur and who wants to do good business in the locality, then opting for a loft is a good idea.

There are a lot of benefits of using a Vancouver loft as a live-work loft. You can work as well as use the same for your business.

Here are a few reasons why you should be thinking of the same –

1. Separate exit and separate entrance – The best thing about a live-work loft is that you can work and live separately and you don’t have to worry about spaces and personal living space. As there are separate entrance and exits, you don’t have to worry about customers seeing your living space. This is professional and also you can have your own privacy.

2. The office space is affordable – Live-work lofts also make it affordable to have office space. Rather than paying two separate rent checks, you can save money by renting a live-work loft. Office space can be expensive to rent and you may not use it much in the beginning stages of your business. However, even if you don’t use your work space much, at least you’ll be living there and putting the space to use. You’ll also save yourself auto fuel, toll costs, parking and other travel expenses associated with commuting back and forth to an office.

3. You get to meet other creative professionals – The best thing about live-work lofts is that you won’t be feeling isolated or alone while living there. There are a lot of other professionals and businessmen and women living near you who are talented and who has the best knowledge on their own fields. The reason behind is, these live-work lofts are usually located in a community consisting of other professionals and multiple live-work units. This can be a huge benefit for your home business. You can network with these other business owners and professionals. There may be opportunities to market together or cross promote.

There are a lot of benefits of buying a live-work loft. These are the best things about the lofts and they can help you to a great extent. However, make sure you only get in touch with a proper real estate agent.

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Things to Consider Before Buying an Apartment

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So your friends just bought a new apartment and you are just not tired of appreciating and being envious of how great the apartment seems. It has everything you want; the right price, right location, right neighborhood.

Buying the right apartment isn’t a cakewalk. You have to go through a hell lot of troubles on your own. This is when you should opt for real estate firms. They know what you want and they can provide you the best possible option for you. “Macdonald Reality” is one of the best real estate firms that provide you some of the best apartments for sale in Vancouver city.

But, before you go ahead and buy an apartment, here are a few things you need to consider

1.    The locality. Make sure you decide the locality and the area of your concern before you want to purchase any apartment. That will take a bit of time but you got to do your research.

2.    The value for money. Do a bit of market research before you go ahead and buy any apartments. Make sure you are getting the right apartment in the right amount of money.

3.    When you find the right apartment for you, it is time for you to check on the other things – whether or not it has the right distance from the hospitals in case of emergency, or how good is the public transport service, are there any parks, is there any good school for your kids, where are the shops and supermarket, how far is it from your work or where is the medical store; these things are quite important for you to consider before finalizing.

4.    Choose the apartment according to your lifestyle. One tip, take a walk on the locality in the evening to see if there is any bar or pub nearby which might cause noises at the peak hour.

5.    Look for the relevant security measures of the building. Are there guards in the building; are there security cameras; can anyone walk into the building; look for these questions.

6.    Most important part is the car parking. If you have a car, there must be a feasible place for you to park the car. That is quite important thing for you to take care of. Make sure you have a parking slot available for you.

7.    The maintenance cost. Maintenance costs differ from buildings to buildings. It covers the municipal cost, security cost, elevator charges, garbage cleaner charges, and many more. Talk about all these before you buy the apartment.

These are a few things you need to take care of before buying an apartment. You can thank us later.