When choosing to rent an apartment, you will have to decide if you want your apartment furnished or unfurnished. You should be able to find both for rent, however you will want to make a decision about which is more suited to your needs as a renter. There are many reasons why you may choose not go with a furnished apartment, however there are also a great many reasons why a furnished apartment may be perfect for you.
1. If you can’t buy your own furniture
If you do not own your own furniture and especially if you do not have the means to purchase new furniture, you will be in luck – you won’t have to purchase any furniture at all. Your apartment should come with the basic furniture needs: a fridge, stove, bed, dresser and/or closet, couch(es) and/or chair(s), a dining room table and dining chairs. You should either have in-suite laundry or laundry in the building. You should never be required to purchase any type of furniture that would be necessary for living. Any furniture you should buy would be out of want, not out of need, which means if you do not have the cash on hand to buy it, you will still be able to live comfortably.
2. If you aren’t staying long
If you aren’t spending a lot of time in your apartment, or if you are only planning to stay there for a short period of time, renting a furnished apartment will be perfect for you. It doesn’t make sense to invest in a houseful of stuff you’re only going to have to move it all or get rid of it all within a very short period of time.
3. If you don’t want a tough moving day
One great thing about renting a furnished apartment is that all of the heavy stuff that is really tough to move is pretty much already there. This saves you from having to hire someone to move heavy items or from having to bribe your friends with pizza and beer to give you a hand. In the end, it saves you money and hassle and makes your moving day a little smoother and a little quicker. Renting a furnished apartment also decreases the volume of things you need to move.
4. If you don’t want to have to decorate
If you want your place to look put together, but don’t want to have to expend the energy in finding furniture and décor for your place, renting a furnished apartment will remove all of that responsibility from your shoulders. It means you’ll get that real home-like feeling with a furnished and decorated house, without the expenses or stress of having to do it all yourself. Not all furnished apartments Calgary come fully decorated, however if decorating really isn’t something you’re good at, you can find one that’s already done up for you.
5. If you want options
Saying an apartment is furnished is actually a really loose term. A furnished apartment can mean that the apartment is furnished with the biggest appliances and most important things, but leaves space for you to bring your own if you want to. This gives you a bit more space to do your own decorating and organizing. If that’s not your preference then you can also find furnished apartments that come with everything, including art on the walls and small decorative pieces. Some furnished apartments do not include such things as dishes and cutlery, while others do. There are many options when it comes to finding a furnished apartment, and there really is one for you no matter what your preferences and needs are.