Quizzes What Kind of Home Should You Buy? Find out if you will thrive more in your own house or if condo living suits your lifestyle best. January 30, 2019 Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter You need to factor in many things (other than your bank account!) when it comes to buying a home. Are you a social butterfly who thrives in a shared living space, or would you rather do your laundry alone, in peace? What about upkeep and maintenance—would you rather do things your way and pay for it yourself, or split the costs with a group of people? Take this quiz to see which home suits your personality and lifestyle. How do you feel about parties? The bigger, the better! I love being around people! I prefer smaller crowds. It’s easier to get to know people better that way. They’re okay—as long as I can pull off a French exit! Pick your ideal pet: A cuddly Golden Retriever, which I can take on walks and toss a ball with in the yard. A cat. He can snuggle up to me when I’m watching TV, and leave me alone when I’m working in my study. A potted cactus will do. You know, one I can keep by a sunny window. How do you feel about landscaping? I don’t mind dabbling in a few ornamentals to brighten up my home. Can someone else do it for me? Seriously, who has the energy to decorate the outside of their home?! My own yard = growing my own veggies! What’s your ideal situation when it comes to home maintenance? Someone in my building (i.e. management) can help me out with the problem. One phone call to the homeowner’s association, and I can get a list of recommended personnel to help out! I don’t mind doing the legwork myself. Hardware store, here I come! When it comes to working out, your ideal set-up is: A gym that’s only an elevator ride away. Morning yoga by the gazebo with my next-door neighbor. Lacing up my sneakers and going for a run around the village. Quick—what are your kitchen essentials? A center island, a lot of counter space, a four-burner stove, a huge oven, and a rack for all my pots and pans. A stovetop for when I want to impress, and a microwave for when I’m too lazy to get take-out. I can make do with a stovetop, oven toaster, and well-organized kitchen cabinets for my ingredients.