January 24, 2012

Apartment Hunting Curiosities


'appliances included' (generous)

'sought after neighbourhood' (not listed)

'well-mannered cats permitted' (subjective)

'soundproofed and fireproofed' (loud pyros lived there?)

'serious applicants only' (I look for fun?!)

'...so much to offer, within one block are Dollarama, The Beer Store, a liquor store...' (important)

'windows are above ground' (very important)

'lower level' (basement apartment)

'deck with BBQ machine' (haha)

'a bit messy' (not the same as filthy and dilapitated)

'basement bachelor $1350' (I don't think so)

'renovated' pictures don't count if taken 5+ years ago

One bedroom apts. are now considered a bedroom and a combined kitchen (row of appliances)/living room

Gorgeous, dazzling, amazing, and luxurious are not words to describe basements (stunning, used to describe my new 2nd floor apt. was overreaching)

Why would you paint a basement chocolate brown?

No one wants pets anymore (losers!)

2 comments:

  1. This is hilarious! You make seem to make apartment hunting, a very stressful task by nature, a fun one. This will be helpful for those who are planning to travel or move (with the help of movers Nebraska for instance). Anyway, I think one important consideration when searching for a new place to stay in is the safety and security of the structure and the location. Thank you for sharing this post.

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  2. Thanks for your comment, Dianne... just saw it today! I think if you don't have a sense of humour when apartment hunting, it can be very depressing. I agree that safety and security are very important, and why I prefer living on the second floor. Best of luck in future moves.

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