The huge diversity in real estate is one of the most important requirements for real estate markets, as active markets are obliged to meet the different needs and desires of all customers. What are you looking to get? Here, you will ask yourself, do I buy apartments in residential complexes or independent apartments?
In this article, we will try to show the most important differences and advantages of the two previous types.
What is meant by residential complexes apartments and independent apartments?
Residential complex apartments:
They are a group of apartments that belong to a residential complex surrounded by a fence and one gate for entry and exit, where the apartments can subscribe to many services that can be obtained within the same complex, which vary from one complex to another, but there are many necessary facilities that are found in all complexes which varies from one complex to another, but there are many necessary facilities that are found in all the complexes to provide the necessary services to the apartment residents.
they are private apartments of various types that can be located anywhere that do not share any specifications and services with other apartments, as they are predominantly independent and are designed to meet certain desires.
Comparison between complexes apartment and independent apartments:
We will present several points of comparison between apartments in residential complexes and independent apartments in order to make it clear to the questioner and put the points on the letters so that he can make a good choice, as he is the master of the decision in that.
We will discuss several points:
First, the site:
The apartments of the residential complexes are characterized by the fact that most of them have a distinct and good location according to the city in which they are located. These complexes are close to the city center and the areas where the demand for real estate is increasing as a result of its high importance in real estate investment, as it is close to markets, government schools and hospitals, the location is an important factor in the residential complexes.
The location of the residential complex is chosen before construction and before the design process. The good location of the complex attracts residents and investors in a very large way and makes the complex a great destination for investment and housing and contributes to raising the level of investment in the region.
Independent apartments do not have common characteristics regarding their location. You can find independent apartments in rural areas or suburbs close to the city, or you may find them in areas near the city center.
Diversity of apartments within residential complexes:
Studio apartments (small area): They are small apartments with open space and free of internal partitions. They contain a bedroom, a kitchen, a bathroom, and the accessories of a regular apartment. It is a regular (traditional) apartment, but what distinguishes it is a difference in the urban design and space, where it is characterized by the absence of interior partitions of the apartment components.
It is possible to construct a residential complex for this type of apartment to meet the desire of many students and workers.
Residential apartments (medium size):
The apartments within one residential complex are divided into several apartments of equal size, where these apartments can meet the desire of customers who want to buy real estate suitable for families, which can be with an area starting with 100 square meters or larger.
Penthouses (large spaces):
They are the apartments located on the last floor of high buildings and skyscrapers. They are characterized by luxurious decorations, which are distinguished by luxury and high luxury in all aspects. Their external walls can be made of glass in all directions.
They are characterized by many rooms, terraces and their own swimming pool, in addition to luxurious wooden decorations and charming marble floors. Its area in general exceeds the areas of ordinary apartments, as it can reach the area of villas and large houses.
It is considered one of the most expensive types of apartments. We can say that this type is limited to the wealthy and people who tend to live a life of luxury and luxury.
This type of apartments has recently spread, as many residential complexes have been established and divided into several apartments. Each apartment has been equipped with the latest technologies that will bring comfort to the owner of the apartment, and thus he will be able to control most of the household appliances remotely by connecting them to one of the central automated systems.
Diversity in independent apartments:
Small apartments (normal homes): It is very difficult to find independent apartments with a small area, but they are found, like apartments in some remote areas or rural areas.
Independent Residential apartments (medium spaces): They are the most common type of independent apartments in terms of space, and are suitable for families looking for independence and comfort.
Independent apartments (large spaces): This type of apartments is less common than the previous one, but it exists, as the apartment space can reach the area of small villas, but in return, its price will be more, and therefore it is suitable for families with high incomes.
Smart independent apartments (dream home): This type of apartments is the demand of the rich and the capitalists. They are apartments that enjoy independence, where the various devices and systems in the house are linked together so that they can be controlled remotely from anywhere, and create the required interaction among them.
It features an intelligent system that controls things like lighting, heating, ventilation and air conditioning, security, music, energy savings, and remote control via SMS or linked to a mobile application.
Third, urban design:
The apartments and real estate located within the residential complexes are given great attention in terms of their urban design, building design and planning, which shows the civilized colors in the construction and their application on the doors of the apartments and the external appearances of the doors of the residential complexes.
Supervising the development of the best materials and the best methods of apartments under the supervision of well-known engineering offices and reliable construction workers or reliable real estate companies so that the government ensures, through the process of building distinguished construction, that the residential complexes remain of great importance in the real estate market in Turkey, which is due to the economy and the real estate market improvement and recovery.
The urban design of the independent apartments differs, as it is a design that meets the desire of a client looking to obtain a suitable apartment.
It can be with various designs and technologies to meet most of the desires of future clients or to achieve a desire for the owner of the apartment if he wants it to be a residence for him and his family, and thus the quality of construction in this type of apartments will be less than the residential complexes that have become modern and required investment projects.
Fourth, recreational facilities:
Residential complexes: A residential complex cannot be without many recreational facilities such as sports clubs and gym different stadiums
Children's amusement park
Swimming pools (summer and winter)
Independent apartments: it is not necessary to have recreational facilities for the apartment, it may have its own garden or parking>
Fifth, the service structure:
Residential complexes are characterized by a service infrastructure that includes all aspects that would serve the apartment owners
Health aspects: It is characterized by the spread of hospitals, clinics and health centers, and these centers are widely spread around the residential complexes, which allows the residents of these complexes to be assured of their health on a regular basis, not to mention the ease of access to the hospital and medical centers in the event they encounter an emergency or a certain danger.
Educational aspects: It is characterized by the presence of many schools, universities and educational centers that are spread near it, which brings comfort to the residents in the possibility of completing their educational attainment.
Transportation: The location closest to the transportation network in the area is chosen, which facilitates the movement of residents of the complex to their work and to various other areas.
The service structure of the independent apartments depends on the extent of service provided to the area in which they are located, but in general, you will not find the amenities by obtaining the advantages of the service structure, unlike apartments in residential complexes.
Sixth, service facilities:
Residential complexes: what distinguishes them is the apartments’ participation in many services necessary for the residents living in them
High security and protection system: It is manifested by securing elements of security and internal guards in order to protect these residential complexes, providing the complex with a network of surveillance cameras, alarms dedicated to cases of theft or warning of fires
Public sector services: It is manifested in the need to secure the general requirements of the apartments, such as electricity lines, water lines, a sewage network, telephone lines and the Internet.
Central maintenance: It is characterized by the presence of an office dedicated to maintenance, which is responsible for maintaining the various facilities within the complex and for the internal maintenance of the apartments of the complex, with backup plans in the event of malfunctions that may affect one of the services provided, such as the presence of electric generators, and water reserve tanks.
Cleanliness: The responsibility for hygiene in the complexes is shared, as it is possible to provide workers dedicated to the task of maintaining general cleanliness in the complex.
Independent apartments: here it has independence in many of the necessary things, if you compare it with the previous points of the complex apartments
Security system: It is the responsibility of the apartment owner who is responsible for protecting the property of the apartments, as it is possible to try to steal apartments of this type easier than the previous one.
Public services: here the property owner must register with government departments to obtain the necessary services from a dedicated electricity line - a dedicated water line - communication and internet services
Maintenance: Maintenance is the responsibility of the owner, as specialists can be requested to carry out maintenance work on his property.
Cleanliness: It is the responsibility of the apartment dwellers who are responsible for maintaining the cleanliness of their apartment and other facilities>
Seventh, the price of the apartments:
The price of complex apartments: In recent years, this type has received an increasing demand due to the many advantages that accrue to the owner or investor, not to mention the distinguished location, service structure and urban designs, which led to an increase in the prices of this type of apartments.
The price of independent apartments: Several factors determine the prices of these apartments, including their space, location and views, but on the other hand, this type is less in demand than the previous one, which means that it will be cheaper.
We will now show the advantages and disadvantages of housing in both types
There are many advantages to living in both the first and second types. We will present them and you have to choose what suits you. You are the master of the decision in choosing apartments within the residential complexes or independent apartments.
Advantages of living in apartment complexes:
This type of apartment has become the favorite of many customers in recent years, as it expresses an integrated residence with stability and many advantages, including:
-High degree of service and services available
- High degree of protection and security
-Excellent location and proximity to the city centers in which these complexes are located
- Proximity to markets and shopping centers necessary for the needs of the population
-Fewer responsibilities for many housing necessities
-Apartment spaces suitable for families
- Modern urban designs>
Advantages of living in independent apartments:
-Suitable spaces for most requirements
- High standard of living
-Freedom to choose the services and the quality of the apartment subscriptions
-Independent and quiet life
-Suitable for people with limited income>
Cons of apartment complexes:
-The high cost of the services provided
-High prices for these apartments
-Being harassed and bad neighbors
-The complexes are bound by the conditions of the complex management that determine the quality of services and who are the beneficiaries of them>
Disadvantages of independent apartments:
-Ease of security penetration and exposure to theft
-Far away from service centers
-Increased responsibilities of the owner
- Away from social connection
-Old urban designs (as a result of the decline in demand for this type, which led to a decline in construction and modern construction of these types)
-Lack of recreational facilities
-Lack of comfort and luxury services such as elevators>
Investing in apartment complexes or independent apartments?
We have presented the most important advantages and differences related to apartments within residential complexes and independent apartments, and from here we can say that of course it is better for you as an investor to search for the types of real estate that are most in demand in the market.
If we compare the two types, we find, of course, that real estate investment and the purchase of apartments within a residential complex is the best option, as apartments are built in modern ways and use the most important technologies necessary to maintain them, and therefore the price of this type will inevitably rise, which means that you have guaranteed a profit from the investment process of this type compared to the other type that will witness a decrease in prices due to the lack of demand for this type of real estate.
Therefore, this leads us to talk about How to invest in apartments within residential complexes:
There are many and different forms of investment in residential complexes, so the investor can buy an apartment or real estate in a residential complex with the intention of housing and settling there, and he must choose the property he wants to buy according to the required specifications, or buying a property in one of the residential complexes and then taking advantage of it either by selling it and benefiting from the profit of a sum of money that may be large because real estate prices are constantly rising as we mentioned, or he rents it, and renting the property in the residential complex is the biggest opportunity for profits because it returns you a monthly amount of money permanently. This amount may be large, depending on the location of your property, its urban structure, and the features it offers.
Here, we have clarified the most important points through which the reader will be able to answer and support the decision that he will make if he is offered a choice between apartments in residential complexes or independent apartments.