What to Look for in a Luxury Apartment

Author: Alecia Pirulis

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So you finally scored a decent paying job and established financial stability! You’ll be pleased to know you’re well on your way to enjoying the finer things in life. Luxury apartments provide so much more than affordable or moderately-priced apartments, such as newer appliances and safety, and they’re aesthetically pleasing inside and out.

If you’re due for an upgrade to a luxury apartment, here are five things to look for:

Amazing Exterior and Interior Features

One of the downfalls to renting an apartment in an affordable or moderate price range isn’t the layout, but how it looks. The buildings and appliances are usually outdated, causing a living environment that feels dingy and worn. Luxury apartment features, such as masterfully designed kitchens, wood floors and well-maintained grounds, are usually the biggest selling points.

Closet Space


Apartment living helps renters learn to compromise, and it usually starts with closet space. Fortunately, luxury apartments generally include sizable walk-in closets in the bedrooms, so you’ll actually have room to house all your belongings. Walk-in closets are one of the most versatile storage spaces when renting an apartment.

Great Parking


Parking is a common problem for many apartment renters. Covered parking, assigned spaces and parking garages make leaving and coming home less stressful. No more walking in the rain, worrying about hail or driving around searching for the closest parking space to your apartment!



From pool access and fitness centers with state-of-the-art equipment to dog parks, the options are endless. And all you have to do is a walk a few steps from your front door! If you have a busy schedule, luxury apartments save you time by offering these types of conveniences on-site.


You’ll pay for feeling safe, but the feeling itself is priceless. Compared to other types of apartments, luxury apartments are generally more secure and located in nicer areas of town. Having a doorman, an onsite security guard 24/7 or requiring a secure method of entry through key card access gives you the peace of mind that criminal activity is minimal to none.

For many people, renting an apartment with top-notch amenities is the next best step before buying a home. If you’re searching for a luxury apartment, look for features that allow you to live comfortably. With amenities and conveniences like these all wrapped in one package, renting an apartment with a heavier price tag is well worth it.

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