That Apartment Life

More apartment communities are being constructed than before, according to a national average. This is due to a variety of factors, including a growing population, changing demographics, and a shift towards urban living. Additionally, many people are choosing to rent rather than own, which has increased demand for rental properties and led to more construction of apartment communities.  More people are moving to urban areas for a variety of reasons, including access to job opportunities, cultural amenities, and a desire for a more walkable and connected lifestyle. Urban areas often offer a wider range of employment options, as well as access to public transportation and other amenities such as restaurants, shops, and entertainment venues. Additionally, many people are attracted to the energy and diversity of urban areas, as well as the sense of community that can be found in densely populated neighborhoods.

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According to national studies, there is a trend among younger home buyers to rent instead of owning. This is often due to factors such as high student loan debt, a desire for flexibility, and the high cost of homeownership. Additionally, many younger people prioritize experiences over possessions, which can make renting a more attractive option.  Living in an apartment can offer benefits such as lower maintenance responsibilities, access to amenities, and a sense of community. Additionally, apartments may be more affordable or offer a more convenient location than a traditional home.


Pros of living in a community-oriented apartment complex include access to shared amenities, a sense of belonging, and potential for social interaction. Apartments can be considered more convenient than privately owned houses for several reasons. They often offer amenities such as fitness centers, pools, and laundry facilities, and may be located in more convenient areas for work or entertainment. Additionally, apartments may require less maintenance and offer more flexible lease terms.  Let’s face it—someone else being entirely responsible for the pool is pretty amazing. 

When furnishing an apartment, someone should consider the size and layout of the space, their personal style and needs, and any restrictions or guidelines set by the landlord or building management. It’s also important to consider the functionality of each piece of furniture and how it will be used in the space. Additionally, budget and the ability to transport and assemble furniture should be taken into account.  Given that apartments typically require smaller-scaled furniture than houses, this is an important aspect to pay particularly close attention to. This is because apartments generally have less square footage and smaller rooms than houses, so furniture that is appropriately sized for the space is necessary to maximize functionality and comfort. Additionally, smaller-scaled furniture can help to create a sense of openness and flow in smaller spaces.


Whether you are just moving to town, or moving to a new location from the other side of town, and will be taking on that apartment life, we’d absolutely love the opportunity to assist you in appropriately furnishing your new living spaces!  Visit us at our showroom in Turkey Creek, located at 11105 Turkey Drive, Knoxville, TN  37934, to learn more about the 200+ companies we partner with!  In addition to every style and price point, we also offer full-scale design services, and would love to assist you in creating your ideal décor scheme!


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