PHOTO: SUPPLIED – Danielle Myburgh and her partner Ben Thomas bought the apartment they were renting, after getting fed up of the unreliability of their renting experience.
Apartment living is picking up, as more first home buyers look to get on the property ladder.
High school teacher Danielle Myburgh, 31, and her partner bought the one-bedroom apartment they were renting in Auckland’s Hobsonville Point last October, after getting tired of the unreliability that came with renting.
“In the past five years we had to move about four times because of our landlords suddenly deciding to hike the rent up or sell the house,” Myburgh said.
“My commute to work is literally two minutes by skateboard and 10 minutes for my partner.”
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