What Is An Apartment?
Apartment is a residence or dwelling vertically, which takes a fraction of a building. Apartment to be one alternative option for those who want to buy property, in addition to buying a house and land as a residence. Usually people buy apartments for considering the following factors; the price is relatively cheaper, easier operational maintenance and easy access to the facility. Along with the development of human life, where property prices continue to rise each year, causing the land becomes increasingly narrow.
This is where the potential for people buying apartments even greater, given the apartment does not need a land so vast. An apartment building usually consists of a variety of apartment units. Apartment has now grown widely in the countries in the world. In general, apartment is part of a residential area in terraced form. Apartment or flat terms is functionally same, or we can say apartment is the term in USA and flat is the term in British.
Apartments in ownership, is a Strata Title or also known as condominium, a status which dwelling units is owned by a private or individuals. This term can be equated with simple flats owned. Service Apartments are intended for rent. This term can be equated with modest rental apartment. In general, terms like studio, 1 bedroom, 2 bedroom, penthouse refers to typical dwelling unit that is available in the apartment itself.
There are no binding rules concerning the use of typical dwelling unit in 1 apartment tower. This is usually returned to visibility study prepared before building an apartment. For supporting facilities include apartment itself is minimal completeness of building safety and fire detector protection, emergency stairs, plumbing and mechanical electrician and sewer / trash. Other than that is added service (parking, laundry, mail, etc.), storage (tenant, general, etc.), and market (usually rented to outside parties) on basement of apartment.