Apartmentites – Guest Insight #1
By Nicole Wilde
27 October 2017
Owners Corporations are made up of apartment owners. In this ‘Apartmentites’ blog, Tisher Liner FC Law’s Nicole Wilde shares insights from Melbourne apartment owners, occupiers and industry professionals with our valued Blog subscribers.
Apartmentite – “a person who dwells in an apartment” (Urban Dictionary)
Guest Apartmentite: Xiaoming Huang
Job Title: Stock Broker, PhillipCapital Australia
Linkedin profile link: https://au.linkedin.com/in/xiaoming-huang-b3689b17
Website link: https://www.phillipcapital.com.au/
Where is your apartment?
How many apartments are in your development?
How does living in apartment suit your lifestyle?
It is perfect for me because as a single professional female there is very little maintenance and no gardening. Also, I enjoy a higher level of security in my building because there is restricted access to my level.
In your opinion, what are the two biggest ‘problems’ with apartments or apartment-living?
1. I have to be conscious of how loud I play music in my apartment and at what time of day/night due to the close proximity of neighbouring apartments; and
2. A down side is that due to the size of my apartment balcony, I can’t hold big get-togethers or BBQs with lots of friends. There are common areas but its inconvenient and less private to use them.
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