Some people prefer to live in a house, while others feel that there are more advantages to living in an apartment. Are there more advantages than disadvantages of living in a house compared with living in an apartment? Give reasons for your answer and include any relevant examples from your own knowledge or experience.

Nowadays, with growing population the real estate prices are sky-high in urban cities.
However
, many choose to live in
house
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the house
houses
, while others finds, staying in an
apartment
more convenient. In my opinion, there are more drawbacks than benefits of staying in a
house
. In
this
essay, I will discuss both the sides.
Although
, the property cost is extremely high in urban cities, still people prefer to live in individual homes because they feel the privacy is worth the cost. To illustrate, a family would get a lawn or a garden with the detached
house
which will give more private space to the member than living in an
apartment
and share the garden space with hundreds of others.
On the other hand
, many people feel it is cost-effective to live in buildings'
apartment
, as the maintenance is shared with the other residents of the building.
For example
, the water bills and the property taxes will be divided between the member of the society, whereas, in an individual
house the owner
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house, the owner
has to bare all the expenses.
Hence
, an individual with a moderate income, and financial background will choose to live in
an
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a
flat. Another benefit of living in
an
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a
condo is, security. While there are many people living in the building, the area will be crowded with people most of the time and the chances of anyone to attempt to do anything wrong will reduce. While near individual houses, the area will be less crowded and chances of crime could be high.
For instance
, the locality where there are more buildings, there is
also
a lot of people shopping in supermarkets, waiting at the bus station or walking around and the area is always lighted up.
This
is an important factor, concerning common people in deciding to choose between a
house
or
apartment
To summarise, in my opinion, the disadvantages outweighs the advantages of living in a
house
as its more costly and less secure than living in a building flat. And an average person will opt for
apartment
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an apartment
and not for a
house
.

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