Learning How to Live in a Community

The hunt for a new apartment can be a stressful task if you’re on a limited time table. This is especially true for those who have to seek out of town for a new place to live. There’s so much to know about an area before you decide on an apartment; the crime rate, how many grocery stores there are, hospitals, medical practices and so on. I count myself lucky on being able to experience Murano as my choice in home living. I’m incredibly picky when it comes to my apartments. Apartment living means learning to live with neighbors that are more closely packed than you’re going to find when living in a home. Upscale apartments are often more insulated against noise than most but these apartments, if they’re not modern, are over priced. What we expect out of our upscale apartments has radically changed in the last ten years with more automation being desired from utilities.

For most, this is not a concern. Financially, they’re going to find themselves having to choose a complex that doesn’t offer much in the way of luxury amenities. Knowing how to cope with living so closely to other people becomes a valuable lesson on sustaining harmony in such a close knit if unintentional community. It’s far too easy to become frustrated over the little things, especially if you live in a building with a handful of units. If the washer and dryer are shared by the community of the house, it’s always wise to keep an eye on the laundry. Don’t expect people to have to wait on you to finish your laundry if you allow it to sit for hours after it has already been spun out. Too, don’t become angry if someone moves the laundry aside so they can start their own!