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My "Balcony Dreams"

July 22nd, 2006 at 10:10 pm

Someday I am going to have an apartment with a balcony.

I want one so bad that I can't stand it but for now, I'll just have to keep dreaming ... saving and planning for a move to one.

There are none that I can think of in our town so I'd have to relocate about 25-30 miles from where I'm at now.

Can't do that for awhile because I know it'd really upset my granddaughter [she's 11 now];

however - in a few years [maybe 5 or so?], she's going to be 16 and I'm sure I won't be as important then.

Or atleast where I live won't be 'cuz when she's that age, 25-30 miles won't seem like such a long ways to her.

The one is in Franklin and I love the apartments down there 'cuz I got to see one about 4 years ago.

One problem there though is that I would have to pay utilities 'cuz they're not included in the rent.

Well - maybe not all the utilities 'cuz I think all I'd have to pay is rent, cable and electric,

because if I remember right, it's an all electric apartment.

Still, it was soooo nice with a beautiful balcony!! Smile

The other balcony apartment is in a hi-rise in Meadville and the utilities there are all included,

but - the apartments I don't think are quite as nice plus the balconies are smaller if I remember right.

Will blog later about the disadvantages and advantages of each one and other things I think of as well.

3 Responses to “My "Balcony Dreams"”

  1. rusty@saving Says:

    do what makes you happy, then try and save at that point, but don't get in over your head...good luck!!

  2. baselle Says:

    Good for you...and yep, it'll be exciting for your granddaughter five years from now, because she'll have a good reason to use the car!

  3. Broken Arrow Says:

    I too dream of owning a house some day.

    Sure, it may not seem like a big deal to some, but my ambitious goal is to save enough to pay up front.

    I doubt that'll be possible, but a little ambition never hurt anyone. Big Grin
    More realistically, I will definitely save up enough to avoid PMI.

    It may be weird for a straight guy to think this way, but I love houses. I don't mean just having a roof over my head somewhere. I mean architectural interests, interior decorating, lighting designs, and so forth. I want a place I can call home, but I also want it to look aesthetically pleasing.

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