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Should I Get A One-Bedroom Or Two-Bedroom Apartment In Bloomington?

September 18, 2020

Model Balcony Patio

Whether you’re just starting out in the world, are an empty nester downsizing from a single-family home, or just got married, you have a big decision. Do you rent a one-bedroom or a two-bedroom apartment in Bloomington? How you make the choice that’s best for you depends on many things.
 

What’s Your Price Range?

You can find a use for an additional bedroom, but can you bear the extra rent when contrasted to a one-bedroom apartment in Bloomington? The added room might be useful, but if you are just going to use it for storage, consider a detached garage instead.

The cost isn’t just in rent. You also may pay more in utility bills when you have an extra room. 

How Will You Handle Your Stuff?

Model bedroom in a Bloomington apartment.

While you’re deciding between a one-bedroom apartment or something bigger, you should also consider all your things. If you own a lot of quality furniture pieces, the extra space may sound great. After all, an extra room may be the perfect spot for Grandma’s china cabinet or those collectibles you’re looking to show off. Without the second bedroom, it’s more difficult to decide what’s important, and you’ll need to choose which things to donate, sell, or throw away.

A Spare Bedroom Gives Overnight Guests Privacy

Model bedroom in a Bloomington apartment.

If you have friends or family stay the night, it’s easier for them to be in a bedroom rather than crashing on your living room couch. Out-of-state family or friends who stay the night can enjoy a cozy space they can unwind in within the guest bedroom. (Of course, a one-bedroom might persuade out-of-town visitors to stay at a hotel). And if you need, you can reserve the spare bedroom for a dog crate or cat palace.

Additional Space For Entertaining

Living room in model apartment.

Speaking of your friends: Do you like to entertain? It may be harder to comfortably accommodate larger groups in a one-bedroom apartment in Bloomington than in a bigger unit. You may even be able to turn the spare bedroom into a fun game room. 

Use The Extra Bedroom As A Home Office

Home office in a Bloomington apartment.

When deciding on a one-bedroom apartment or a two-bedroom apartment in Bloomington, the deciding factor may be finding a place to work. Home offices are becoming more and more important, and it’s nice when you don’t have to spread out your laptop and documents so they’re covering your dining table. You can set up a small futon or couch for visitors and use the extra bedroom for an office. When the project is finished, just close the door with your stuff on your desk and you’re ready for the next day.

An Apartment Tour From Echo Park Can Help You Choose Between A One Bedroom Or Two-bedroom Apartment In Bloomington

Deciding between a one-bedroom or two-bedroom apartment in Bloomington is an important decision. You may not know what an apartment is like without taking a tour. Contact Echo Park Bloomington Apartments at 812-578-7394 to schedule a visit or schedule a tour online.