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Benefits of living alone?

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May 9, 2020
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Sup bros - I recently graduated and got myself a nice job to where I'll be able to afford my own place (33% of net pay). I could go cheaper to save more money and get a 2bed apt with a buddy of mine.

I'd like to hear from some of the older guys here if there are more benefits to living alone. Is it easier to pull girls back since you're alone? I've been an independent dude my whole life so living alone doesnt bother me, just want to see if the pros outweigh the price diff.


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Title Benefits of living alone?
Author Anthony__Scaramucci
Upvotes 67
Comments 73
Date 09 May 2020 08:40 PM UTC (9 months ago)
Subreddit askTRP
Link https://theredarchive.com/post/663675
Original Link https://old.reddit.com/r/asktrp/comments/ggn8dp/benefits_of_living_alone/
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[–]bleepbloopdrama109 points110 points  (2 children) | Copy

I would definitely live alone. Everyone I’ve roomed with couldn’t clean up their shit and always left dirty dishes everywhere. It also feels great knowing you are completely independent.

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[–]bleepbloopdrama0 points1 point  (0 children) | Copy

400 dollars in my case. Psycho broke his door because his girlfriend wanted to fuck me

[–]salezman12101 points102 points  (8 children) | Copy

If you can afford to live without a roommate then you should choose that option 100% of the time. Havin to worry about other people's opinions sucks. When you live alone you do what you want, when you want, and you dont have to consult anyone else on the matter.

[–]nummas22 points23 points  (7 children) | Copy

This 100%. I have lived with people when I was younger. Refuse to do it again, I'll happily wear the extra cost of not having to deal with other people and thier mess/issues etc.

There is hardly any stress when you are in total control of your own domain. I no longer need to close the door when I'm sitting on the toilet, or when I go to bed.

I can listen to "Never Gunna Give You Up" by Rick Astley, or any song by Nickleback and not be judged. /s.

If you can afford it, the pros definitely outweigh the cost.

[–]-TheWidowsSon-27 points28 points  (6 children) | Copy

You 100% should still close the door when you go to bed from a fire safety standpoint - whether or not you live alone.

Edit: continue to downvote all you want. It’s still the truth. Source: I’m professional firefighter, and I’ve been in the business since I was 19. I’ve seen the difference first hand at house fires where one bedroom door is shut and another bedroom door right next to it is open.

Look up pictures on google if you don’t believe me. Or just burn to death that’s fine too.

[–]Millstone505 points6 points  (1 child) | Copy

I'd rather not have a fire in the first place and do whatever the fuck I want, dad

[–]-TheWidowsSon-16 points17 points  (0 children) | Copy

Yeah research shows that most house fires are started because people want their home to burn down /s

[–]ChargeMyPhone0 points1 point  (1 child) | Copy

He was talking about the bathroom door.

[–]-TheWidowsSon--2 points-1 points  (0 children) | Copy

I no longer need to close the door when I'm sitting on the toilet, or when I go to bed.

He was talking about both.

[–]LethalShade0 points1 point  (1 child) | Copy

Wait, explain? The fire just takes longer to get to you and you have time to wakeup and react?

[–]-TheWidowsSon-0 points1 point  (0 children) | Copy

By leaving a door open you’re creating what’s called a flow path. Fire will follow the path of least resistance, in order to get what it wants (food). Food for a fire is air in this case. It can’t burn in an oxygen limited environment. So, by shutting the door the fire will naturally follow the easiest path to get the most food, which is past your shut bedroom door.

Additionally it reduces the amount of toxic chemicals (smoke) that enter your room. Smoke is typically what kills you first at a fire - not flames. Just a couple breaths of smoke from modern house materials and you’re gonna have a bad day.

TLDR; it prevents creating a flow path leading directly to your bed, creates a livable atmosphere, and buys you more time for the fire department to get you out safely.

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[–]PinacoladaSauce46 points47 points  (1 child) | Copy

You’re 22. Live with your roommate for a few years, and invest the money that you would be spending on more expensive rent. Or use it for another fund or something like music lessons or martial arts or whatever. Invest that money in yourself.

You’ll still be able to fuck so long your buddy is chill. You’ll still have time to yourself. You’ll still be able to do everything else, but now you have a friend to bounce ideas off of, do stuff with etc.

Roommate, and do something smart with the saved money. Still should be working on yourself not focusing on the benefits of living alone yet anyways. It’s not time yet

[–]mern554 points5 points  (0 children) | Copy

This is so underrated. We're in the largest market crash since 2008 and being in the same position as Op i decided to move in with 4 roommates just to pay 1/8 of my net income instead of 1/4 and decided to double down on gold, btc and spy puts instead of buying a new car this year.

[–]Jacked2TheTits12 points13 points  (0 children) | Copy

Hmmm, this is a tough one and could depend on the circumstances. What do you like to do? how much are you making? What kind of town are you in?

KEY POINT! Girls are NOT harder to pull just because you have a roommate.

A good roommate can be exponential. You can save money... good for your finances going forward. You can potentially afford to live in a better spot in town (paying $1300/mo for a one bedroom vs paying $1k/mo in the best area of town). Social networks and events are expanded and the amount of effort that it takes to plan and do something is much more reduced. Groups of girls can be easily brought back because you have a wingman.

In order for this to happen, you need to screen any potential roommate really fucking hard. Just because you are cool with someone does not mean you should become roommates.

Since you recently graduated, I'd recommend a roommate, but if you pick a bad one it could easily be a fuck up.

[–]fuddubandha46 points47 points  (8 children) | Copy

Save money if you can by living with someone. You can play the plate game even with roommates next door. If girls wanna fuck they will fuck you outdoor too. Never cohabitate with woman

[–]2319Skew47 points48 points  (2 children) | Copy

But what if OP likes clogged drains, constant drama and inane conversations that don't go nowhere?

[–]Frebaz9 points10 points  (0 children) | Copy

he becomes a nice guy

[–][deleted] 0 points1 point  (0 children) | Copy

OP chooses a better roommate

[–]Skylights10000 points1 point  (4 children) | Copy

My roommate is a woman and we have almost no issues. She’s better looking then most females though so I don’t bring plates around her if I can.

Other then that I really don’t have any issues. Shit, she she’s a really good friend and been helps me make money too

[–]Techqjo32 points33 points  (0 children) | Copy

What is the link/rationale behind not bringing plates around because she is above average in looks?

[–]Don_Draper2721 points22 points  (0 children) | Copy

Bro I’m in the same boat as you but you’re playing it wrong. You use the roommate to build your SMV. You bring a girl over and the first thought the plate has is, “wow she’s pretty. I wonder if they’re fucking.” Let the plate get jealous. It’s going to boost her attraction towards you, trust me.

Also, if you’re on social media then post pics with the roommate. If your roommate is high SMV and you make an image of making people wonder if you guys are fucking then that’s huge points for you.

[–]drunkPKMNtrainer7 points8 points  (0 children) | Copy

I had a female roommate for a year. Easiest living situation I ever had to be honest. I brought girls over super late at night so never an issue for me

[–]Drakane1-1 points0 points  (0 children) | Copy

nah fuck that i was roommate with a bpd. soo fucking stressful, first month was fine then boom everything is an issue. this, that different guyz coming through. starting fights with everyone shit was too stressful

[–]comcain8 points9 points  (0 children) | Copy

There's advantages both ways. Roomies cut your rent in half but they can be a pain in the ass to get along with. Living solo, no hassles, but a bigger dent in your income. Pick one.

Don't ever move an LTR in as a roomie. I know you didn't ask that but I thought I should emphasize it.

Cheers

[–]_Send_9 points10 points  (9 children) | Copy

If he’s bad with females/ a simp, he’ll do nothing but annoy the living hell outta you. You’ll be the reason chicks are around, but he’ll feel as if he has a chance or that they’re his friends. Shit will get old quick so def make sure you know this dude WELL.

[–]spedoid10 points11 points  (8 children) | Copy

I had a gay housemate before, and he was terrified of spiders, skunks across the street, getting food poisoning from anything, an unexpected knock on the door, and my friend who was black. When be would bring guys over they would run upstairs, bang, and the other guy would leave in like ten minutes.

It was funny at first but got old fast. It was basically like living with a girl.

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[–]spedoid2 points3 points  (6 children) | Copy

It was funny to be honest, until corona hit. He refused to stop going out to socialize, and thought corona was a hoax. I was like dude, how the fuck are you petrified of spiders and ants but not the least bit worries about the kung-flu? Musta been dropped on his head as a baby. The benefit was that me, a normie, seemed like Conan the barbarian when girls compared our masculinity

[–]HurricaneHugues7 points8 points  (5 children) | Copy

There's a greater benefit in owning your living space. Yeah you want to live alone and slay poon comfortably left and right, but that's really short term gratification with no real ling term benefits. I don't know what state you're from, or how much money you make, but wouldn't it be wiser for you to purchase a place instead of renting.

Say you rent for 10-15 years. At the end of those 15 years you would have spent a shit ton in living expenses but with nothing to show for it. Your dollar will go towards paying somebody else's property taxes and mortgage. Heck, sometimes people's rent payments are slightly above the mortgage they would be paying had they had the foresight to look into buying their own place. You don't want to be that guy. Interest rates are at an all time low right now. Put a down on a place, secure a healthy mortgage, rent a portion of the place. That way your tenants can not only pay your mortgage, but also put a little extra in your pocket. Heck, then you can refinance your mortgage a little later, secure an even healthier rate, take out a home equity loan, buy another place that you rent entirely, and secure that income to pay all your bills, plus you would still have your regular job income. Considering you're on TRP, I'm sure you have a "Get After It" mindset. Which means quite possibly you could be an entrepreneur in the future. You could establish a small "office" inbyour home (literally a computer and a desk in a room), and get some excellent tax deductions from that for both your business and your RE taxes. Plus at the end of 10-15 years, you would have actual assets to your name, or securely locked in a Trust or LLC. You slowly build your wealth and portfolio, so that you have something to pass on to your kids when you die, so that they don't have to start from point 0. That's how all the big cats and Mr Moneybags build generational wealth.

Just something to think about.

[–]ultrasuperthrowaway2 points3 points  (2 children) | Copy

Good advice, my only extra advice to yours would be since he’s only 22 to chart out his long term prospects because when I was that age, I was traveling the world still and owning a home would have been a bad investment since I didn’t know my long term path or long term city to live in yet. Owning a home is better than renting at around 7 years of living there.

[–]HurricaneHugues3 points4 points  (1 child) | Copy

True, but I'd say most guys don't go on big life adventures. Most guys who come here don't every fully swallow the pill. They swallow just enough to give them a slight edge on life, but they still operate based on what society taught them. Most guys come here to get laid, not to really develop character and expand as men. You can see it I the posts on this sub. Most of the shit asked here is basic shit that the sidebar covers fairly well, or shit that was asked not even 3 days prior by someone else and that has already been answered. Their idea of TRP is to live a BP life and coming here only when they need a quick fix. When all they have to do is read the material, stick around for a bit, and internalize the entire mindset. Most if not all the people who make posts here are repeat offenders. Time and time again they come back here for basic questions.

So yeah, I have strong doubts that OP is gonna be exploring as much as you did.

[–]novalentineforyou1 point2 points  (1 child) | Copy

Have any advice on contracting with a property management firm vs handling it yourself? I know someone who owned a ton of rental properties in Florida and it was basically her full time job to fix up the places that renters trashed, fixing normal wear and tear, etc. It didn't sound like passive income to me. What's your experience? I assume you've bought and managed a couple apartment complexes. How many hours per week did you have to actively manage those after you got them set up? Do you have any advice on purchasing rental units with a mortgage?

[–]HurricaneHugues1 point2 points  (0 children) | Copy

I don't have personal experience on this. I was using the experience of other ppl I know. And you're right, it will become your main hustle at some point IF you let it be so. I have a cousin who does that, and instead of hiring soeone to manage she just let a family member live rent free at each place she owns, and the family member acts as a super.

[–]skyrunner225 points6 points  (0 children) | Copy

If you are still young and can vet your roommate and tolerate them, I say go for roommate. It will help you save even more money.

As far as living alone, it will be your kingdom to rule and do your own thing. Makes for better logistics and you should get more respect. But again in early 20s, if you can save up more money I would go roommate route. Late 20s you can start to think about your own space. Both can work well, just as long as its not your parents cramping your style

[–]Noodlesoupe26 points7 points  (0 children) | Copy

Roommates are cheaper and usually are cool about women coming over

[–]Texan21165 points6 points  (0 children) | Copy

roommate is conditional....some dudes pull tail like crazy..if this is such a roommate, then, the chicks he pulls may have friends, not to mention saving some cash.

[–]patrickprinehart8 points9 points  (3 children) | Copy

Fuck the idea of a roommate. Unless it’s an absolute must.

You’ll clean up their messes and eventually it will cause a divide. Listen to their bullshit. Watch them get drunk and try to beat their girl. Shits dumb.

Hell, I had a roommate that literally would text the chicks that I had come over as I was sitting next to them on the couch and he was across from me in the chair hitting on them.

When they arnt keeping up to your pull game, they become haters.

Now if they love to cook, do dishes, and pay half of everything.... then it gets complicated.

Or maybe college. Because shits wild and rowdy. No one gives a fuck about a clean house. You’re just there to introduce each other to whatever chick you invite overs friends.

[–]HurricaneHugues12 points13 points  (2 children) | Copy

"Hell, I had a roommate that literally would text the chicks that I had come over as I was sitting next to them on the couch and he was across from me in the chair hitting on them."

Why would he have their number? Why would they be giving out their numbers? Yeah your roommate is trash, but so are the floosies you're bringing back home. You also made the mistake of not comoartmentalising your social circles, and the mistake of not bringing home higher quality chicks. That's a strong lack of personal responsibility on your part.

[–]patrickprinehart1 point2 points  (1 child) | Copy

Okay my bad. Facebook message would actually be the method of communication.

Arnt 99% of woman floosies?

I have no idea wtf comoartmentalising means. My iPhone doesn’t even think that’s a word. Bringing home higher quality chicks? They were just plates bro.

[–]HurricaneHugues0 points1 point  (0 children) | Copy

Compartmentalizing*

[–]Iluvalmonds832 points3 points  (0 children) | Copy

Depends on your lifestyle needs.

If you don’t mind shared space, have a reliable trustworthy housemate(never with a LTR though) , and you have a financial mission, go for it.

But having your own place to yourself is awesome if you can afford it, especially if you’re an introvert. That’s always the preferred choice.

[–]chia-pet-turtleneck2 points3 points  (0 children) | Copy

It’s great. Wake up naked every morning, lay out my yoga mat in front of the window and meditate for a few minutes naked, brew a coffee naked, maybe plan my day naked, then take a shower. Pure freedom.

Besides that, there are still many advantages. You don’t have to deal with annoying roommates who don’t do their responsibility of helping clean and keep the place organized, you don’t have to deal with loud music, and you can bring a girl over whenever the hell you want. That’s the best part. No need to worry about roommates bothering you and her, or your place being a mess when she comes over. First impressions, not just of you as a person, but of the place you live are very important. Living alone you have all control to make a good first impression of your place.

There’s some psychological advantages too. I take great pride in keeping my place right. Clean floors, clean tables, dishes in the wash, incense, etc. It feels good to be responsible for and take care of your own things and not rely on others or share responsibility. It was definitely a struggle the first week or two trying to balance my regular life and also keeping my place nice, since I was used to living with my parents splitting the home care with me, but I got used to it and it’s not a problem.

I can’t compare living alone to living with roommates though, but it’s probably similar to living with parents. Many of my friends, all of whom have roommates have attested to the things I mentioned, especially the cleaning stuff and the worry about the place being unexpectedly messy when they’re bringing girls over.. I would highly recommend getting your own place if you are financially able to. You won’t regret it.

[–]InflatableRaft1 point2 points  (0 children) | Copy

You have plenty of time to live by yourself when your older. I have some great memories from the years I spent living with friends and partying together.

[–]spedoid1 point2 points  (0 children) | Copy

You can bang whoever you want when you have a roommate. Just be aware they will feel the same. So if you're chilling at home maybe he will have some loud sex in the missionary position for the sole purpose of procreation while you try to watch the sopranos. Oof marrone...

At 22 I wouldn't mind a roommate for the occasional company, and to save bills. Have him sign a lease subletting from you, write rules in a contract, get three months rent in advance. Get someone nerdy and clean, like a quiet kid who plays pc games all day. Don't get some wanna be Chad who crushes Natty ice and leaves the toilet seat up

As you approach 30 it rapidly becomes faggy to share your space with another man. Especially if they aren't as neat as you that may drive you crazy.

[–]IveSawitall1 point2 points  (0 children) | Copy

Live alone.. I've been living alone for long time. I keep my house clean and tidy. I am very hygiene conscious. But I brought my younger brother to stay with me for a year now.. I pay the rent and feed him but he can't even keep his own toilet clean. there is always dirty here or there, noodles in the sink, Never washing the dishes. Never throwing out the trash. Everything looks unkept and dirty.. Using the microwave oven and won't clean.. just too many dirty habits I can't mention. I had to step up and perform a thorough cleaning myself.. My brother, but I will ask him to rent his own apartment as soon as he's making enough money. Live alone bro. Living with anyone to save the rent is not worth it.. own ur shit. Be a man!

[–]Endorsed Contributorvandaalen4 points5 points  (0 children) | Copy

depends.. are you trying to be mommy's little rascal or a man?

[–]dtyler861 point2 points  (0 children) | Copy

At your age it would be definitely smart to get a roommate. While having your own place shows that you have some money, it might be impressive to some women, and it might give you more privacy, it’s financially not the right move. Don’t worry about impressing people you don’t even care about, worry about the amount of money you can be saving so when you do move into your own place in a few years whether it’s 25 or 28 or 30, you’ll be able to buy something with a substantial amount of money down. I’m 33 and I moved into my own place right around my 30th birthday. I mostly did it for the privacy but I also did it because I truly couldn’t stand my roommates being very loud and dirty. However, you are at such an age where it’s socially expected for you to have a roommate, I would even argue to say that you have far more fun having a roommate since it really allows for a larger social circle which is what your age flourishes on. I had thought around 30 that it was embarrassing that I had a roommate and I found the last couple of years that so many of my single friends still had roommates up until about 31 or 32. Especially with the economy we’re facing, get a roommate.

Oh, and another thing to consider. All of those little things you might not realize you need, like a potato peeler, a printer, the occasional jumpstart to a car, getting locked out of your place, these are all things that you don’t really think of until they happen and they are super obnoxious we’re having a roommate fix a lot of those issues. I used to put meat in the sink to thaw to cook for dinner and will call my roommate if I was being held up at work for him to put it back in the refrigerator, nowadays I leave a goddamn popsicle stick in the sink and I leave for the weekend and come back to a colony of ants because the kitchen is on touch while I’m gone.

[–]ngyuhnang0 points1 point  (1 child) | Copy

When I was living alone I brought many girls home on the first date and banged them there. It stopped since my parents came back here to live with me (it’s their house). I pulled off banging chicks in my car but it doesn’t happen often. Living alone is definitely a game changer.

[–]spedoid-5 points-4 points  (0 children) | Copy

Its nice to tell your Bros in the backseat that you coomed all over a dozen tinder whores right where they're sitting

[–]boy_named_su0 points1 point  (0 children) | Copy

I lived in my own apartment, in a building where two of my friends lived too. that was great. we could pop by each other's places, but got our own space

[–]UniversalFapture0 points1 point  (0 children) | Copy

If you can live alone, then do so.

[–]Don_Draper270 points1 point  (0 children) | Copy

Depends on the roommate. Unlike everyone in the comments who have lived with slobs i currently live with some who’s extra clean and very decorative. It rubs off on me and I’ve found myself keeping a nice clean room most of the time, my car is clean and the interior gets wiped down. Even my office room at work is set up nicely while the rest of the building looks cluttered and messy (at my work it’s 6 guys, no girls).

My point is it’s a “you are the 5 people you hangout with the most” situation. If your roommate has high SMV and knows a lot of people and gets a lot of hooks ups, etc then it’s beneficial to be around them. Meet more people (more girls), have a good wingman, take turns going to the market, etc. Yes my roommate is like this. I easily meet attractive new people just being around them.

[–]aegeaorgnqergerh0 points1 point  (0 children) | Copy

I thrive on the company of others, so even just knowing someone else is in the house is a bonus for me. I like time to myself, such as now, but it's good to be able to "shoot the shit" with someone else under the same roof, now more so than ever (we're in lockdown after all).

But other than that, it's totally personal preference, and depends on your priorites.

I could live alone right now, but I'd not be able to afford as extravagant a lifestyle as a result. Take it to the extreme - you get your own place to be a "strong independent man" but if you can't afford to go out or travel to places, what's the point?

As for getting girls back, I'd suggest you need to work on that first. No offence, but it suggests that doesn't happen often. If you're doing it regularly, you can live with your parents and they won't give a shit.

[–]fightingpanda940 points1 point  (0 children) | Copy

Live with a room mate. I’m 25 and have had at least one since I bought my house at 20. The extra 500-1000 a month really helps a guy get ahead. I plan on being room mates free in the next 6 months but it isn’t a horrible compromise in the meantime as long as you have the right people.

[–]LivndeadX0 points1 point  (2 children) | Copy

Been living with a relatively close friend for 3months now. 23, after the lease is up (in another 3 months) I'm moving out to live on my own 100%.

If rent is 33# net also account for your utilities as well.

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[–]LivndeadX0 points1 point  (0 children) | Copy

I would suggest living on your own. Having everything on you're own terms in your own living space is a lot of piece of mind.

[–]mcrow50 points1 point  (0 children) | Copy

I live by myself and I absolutely love it. I can do whatever I want when I want to. Right now I'm playing incredibly loud music that would surely piss off anyone else who lived here. I considered getting roommates in, but I don't want to put up with their mess and opinions. I love being by myself too, if I want to see anyone I go out and see them.

[–]jaw86250 points1 point  (0 children) | Copy

Yes. you feel independent and in control of your life. Bitches automatically respect you more, and are much more willing to come over if there is no chance of running into others. I lived alone one semester in college, and I had so many sorority girls who normally would have nothing to do with me sneaking over since no one would ever know.

Also, you can fuck them all over every room in the apartment. Nothing like having them cook you a meal naked, and interrupting them with kitchen sex

[–]axiscontra0 points1 point  (0 children) | Copy

I rent a cheap 3 bedroom so I could sublease the rooms and have them pay most of the rent. I own the lease so I basically make all the rules. Finding good roommates is hard tho. For me its my place and they have the rooms. Girls dont mind because they know its mine, they do get a lil iffy knowing someone is there.

I would go cheapest as possible, save and invest, just make sure the place is nice, it would be better if the place was yours and the guy rented a room but thats not likely.

[–]Huntbutt0 points1 point  (0 children) | Copy

it's excellent in every way compared to having room-mates.

if you drink a lot or smoke a lot of ganja make sure you clean on a schedule or else its easy to let your place get fucked up since you wont care if your just buzzed as fuck 24/7

cheers

[–]beginner_[🍰] 0 points1 point  (0 children) | Copy

33% of net pay is usually the max you should spend on rent meaning you should aim for spending much less.

Personally I would focus on saving or paying back debt and living with a friend is one way to save a lot of money. However I would discuss certain things before like cleaning schedule and in general if you guys are compatible in terms of cleanliness and orderliness. For example I'm not very orderly so having for example books lying around on a table, "some clutter" is ok. What I'm not ok with is a dirty kitchen. If you cook and eat you clean up afterwards were afterwards is after eating and not on 2hrs or 2 days. Roaches and other bugs....Don't need to intentionally feed them.

Of course where you live matters as in laws. For sure you will both sign a lease/rent so that you will legally only have to pay half of any damages.

With girls living alone is of course a huge advantage. You can be sure most will hold back when there is someone in the next room potentially listening in. It just makes it a bit more complicated as you need to somehow make her know that potential some other person will be at your place.

But again, given your age I would probably focus more on getting finances in order than getting an ideal setup for fucking around. 33% of net pay is way too much IMHO. You can do that when you have 0 debt and at least 1 yearly! salary saved, better more.

EDIT:

I did exactly that and saved easily $1000+ a months. living in a shared relatively cheap apartment. (cheap means cheap for where I live which still means it's pretty good living quality, cheap doesn't mean complete shithole). Given how the market here is, renting costs you far, far more than when you buy and pay mortgage. But buying property is very, very expensive. So the plan always was to save and then buy. Now I pay about the same monthly as before for double the space and everything new. So it depends on your priorities but given your age I would put finances first.

[–]Anupam2002880 points1 point  (0 children) | Copy

I have been staying alone for last 5 years...and yes you could live your life the way you want....NO COMPROMISE OR ADJUSTMENTS to worry about with any dickheads..

[–][deleted] 0 points1 point  (0 children) | Copy

Get your own place if you can afford it. I stayed with a fucking annoying student this year whose sleep schedule was so trash (dude slept super late and I like sleeping early to hit the gym early morning). He was also undisciplined af and that can start to affect you in indirect ways. It's a lot easier to be disciplined when you're living alone just my opinion

[–]Lostfate090 points1 point  (0 children) | Copy

Peace and fucking quiet

[–]bert_cj0 points1 point  (0 children) | Copy

I live by myself. I think of all the money I’d save if I had a roommate. Still want a roommate, but I don’t know anyone in the city where I live.



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