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 mansion. 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, In a detached
house
the family would get a lawn or a garden, which will give more private space to the member than living in a flat and share the garden space with hundred of others.
On the other hand
, many people feel it is cost-effective to live in condos, 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 individual
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a small house with a single story
bungalow
the owner has to bare all the expenses.
Therefore
, an individual not only with a moderate income and financial background, but
also
rich people with security concerns will choose building accommodation. Another utmost benefit of living in
an
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a
flat is, security. While there are many people living in a building, the area around it will be crowded with people most of the time and the chances of anyone to attempt to do anything wrong will reduce. While at locality near individual houses, it will be less crowded and chances of a crime could be high.
For instance
, the area where there are more buildings, there
is always a lot
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have always been a lot
have been always a lot
of people walking around, shopping in supermarkets, waiting at the bus station and the area is always lighted up.
Thus
, it is an important factor, concerning common people in deciding to choose between a
house
or an
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
apartment
. And an average person will opt for
apartment
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an apartment
and not for a
house
.

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