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Should I Lease A One-Bedroom Or Two-Bedroom Apartment In Indianapolis?

Whether you’re just starting your first job away from home, are downsizing later in life, or at a space in between, you have to make a choice. Do you lease a one-bedroom or a two-bedroom apartment in Indianapolis? How you choose what’s right for you depends on these factors.

What’s Your Price Range?

Many renters may want to have a second bedroom, but can you bear the extra rent when contrasted to a one-bedroom apartment in Indianapolis? The extra room might be useful, but if you are just going to use it for storage, you can get a detached garage instead.

The additional cost isn’t just about your monthly rent. You might have increased utility bills due to the spare room.

How Will You Handle Your Stuff?

Model bedroom in a Indianapolis apartment.

While you’re deciding between a one-bedroom apartment or a two-bedroom apartment, you should also consider all your things. If you have large furniture pieces, you may need the extra space. If anything, an extra room may be the ideal space for off-season clothes or your sports memorabilia you’re looking to show off. With just one bedroom, your decision on what’s kept is harder, and you’ll need to find which things to donate, sell, or toss.

A Spare Bedroom Makes It Easy To Have Company

Model bedroom in a Indianapolis apartment.

If you have visiting friends or family, it's convenient for them to sleep in a bedroom rather than on your pull-out couch. Out-of-town guests who stay overnight have a cozy space they can stretch out with the guest bedroom. (Of course, a one-bedroom might persuade out-of-town relatives to get a room at a hotel). And if you need, you can reserve the extra bedroom for your pet.

Larger Space For Entertaining

Living room in model apartment.

Speaking about your friends: Is entertaining important to you? It may be harder to comfortably accommodate lots of people in a one-bedroom apartment in Indianapolis than in a two-bedroom unit. You may even be able to turn the spare bedroom into an enviable gaming room.

Use The Second Bedroom As A Home Office

Home office in a Indianapolis apartment.

When choosing between a one-bedroom apartment or a two-bedroom apartment in Indianapolis, the tipping point may be having a place to work. Home offices are getting more and more common, and it’s a bonus when you don’t need to pile your laptop and paper so they’re covering the dining table. You can set up a small fold-away couch or futon for visitors and use the second bedroom for a home office. When the work is over, simply close the door and leave your work stuff on your desk and you’re ready for the next day.

An Apartment Visit To Riverview Can Help You Decide Between A One Bedroom Or Two-bedroom Apartment In Indianapolis

Deciding between a one-bedroom or two-bedroom apartment in Indianapolis is an important decision. It can be hard to know what’s out there without seeing it in person. Call Riverview Apartments at (317) 751-4053 to book a visit or you can set up a tour online.

Riverview Apartments
460 N. White River Parkway West Drive
IndianapolisIndiana 46222
Phone: (317) 751-4053
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Riverview Apartments
Riverview Apartments is an apartment community located at 460 North White River Parkway in downtown Indianapolis. Riverview Apartments is owned by Riverview Partners, LLC which is a joint venture between Goodwill of Central and Southern Indiana and Strategic Capital Partners, LLC. The community is managed by the J.C. Hart Company. This partnership is dedicated to providing one-a-kind workforce housing in downtown Indianapolis.
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