The Difference Between An Apartment and A Duplex?
While searching for your next rental home here in Valparaiso, you’ve likely come across a wide variety of rentals… you’ve seen apartments, condos, houses, townhouses, and more. But are you familiar with the duplex rentals that MJF Rentals in has to offer here in Valparaiso? If you’ve ever wondered what it’s like to rent a duplex, the benefits it provides over apartment rentals, and how it compares to renting other types of properties, this article is for you.
What Is A Duplex?
The term duplex, a name taken from the Latin word for “double” or “twofold,” and it most often refers to a house divided into two separate rental units with their own entrances. There are many benefits to renting a duplex, and many of our duplex rental properties are located in prime locations for students, families, and professionals. At the top of this page, you can see many of the duplexes we have available for rent right here in some of the most desirable Valparaiso neighborhoods.
How Much Does It Cost To Rent A Duplex?
The cost of renting a duplex is usually on par with the cost of renting an apartment or house with the same number of bedrooms in the same area. A duplex’s rent will be closer to that of an apartment or a house depending on the number of bedrooms and square feet it has as well as where it’s located. You can expect to pay more rent for a duplex in a trendy, in-town neighborhood as opposed to a similar duplex located a little farther out in the suburbs. MJF Rentals has a wide array of duplexes available for rent. To find which unit and what Valparaiso location is the perfect match for you, give us a call at (219) 477-4555, and one of our friendly property managers will be happy to help you.
What Is The Difference Between An Apartment and A Duplex?
There are several differences between a duplex and an apartment. One, a duplex is typically owned by an individual landlord whereas an apartment is usually owned by a property management company. Two, a duplex comes with only one set of neighbors on just one side while an apartment will often have neighbors on multiple sides including, upstairs, downstairs, to the left, to the right, across the hall, and so on, which may not be the right fit for someone looking for a more quiet and private setting.
The Pros of Renting a Duplex
Renting a duplex comes with several pros that you’ll want to factor in while making your new home rental decision here in Valparaiso.
- You’ll only have one shared wall with your neighbor. Great for peace and quiet.
- You’ll likely have a spacious unit and plenty of space to decorate.
- You’ll have a yard area which is great for pets and children.
- You’ll probably have a parking spot directly right in front of or behind your rental.
- You’ll most likely be renting in a more upscale area.
APARTMENT RENTALS VALPARAISO, INDIANA 46383 46385
The Valparaiso, Indiana apartment rental market is red hot. We hope you enjoyed this months blog post and that it has helped you with your current apartment rental search and living. We aim to bring you helpful, entertaining, and money saving articles. If you have any questions or would like to view one of our apartment rentals, townhome rentals, or a house for rent in Valparaiso, Indiana 46383 46385 please call us today to speak with one of our friendly MJF Rentals property managers at (219) 477-4555