What $1500 Rent Might Get You Around the World

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What $1500 Rent Might Get You Around the World

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Ever wonder what living in another country would be like for you? We have taken a modest rental amount and compared it to other parts of the world to see exactly what your money will buy you.

London — £997 ($1,551)

Location: High Street Kensington
∙ Studio flat with bed, kitchen, and toilet
∙ Super-nice entrance hall

Zoopla / Via zoopla.co.uk

Zoopla / Via zoopla.co.uk

Zoopla / Via zoopla.co.uk

 

Paris — 1,220 euros ($1,323)

Location: 13th arron dissement
∙ Forty square meters of space (about 430 sq. ft.)
∙ Kitchen, toilet, and shower room
∙ Listing advises that the property is “impossible” for sharers and probably best for a couple.

Leboncoin / Via leboncoin.fr

Leboncoin / Via leboncoin.fr

Leboncoin / Via leboncoin.fr

 

Berlin — 1,250 euros ($1,356)

Location: Rosenthaler Platz
∙ One bedroom, one bathroom, “Altbau”-style loft apartment
∙ Close to a beer garden.

Craig’s List / Via berlin.en.craigslist.de

Craig’s List / Via berlin.en.craigslist.de

Craig’s List / Via berlin.en.craigslist.de

 

Kathmandu, Nepal — 150,000 Nepalese rupees ($1,474)

Location: Sunakothi, Lalitpur
∙ Four-bedroom, five-bathroom house
∙ Comes with separate servant quarters, landscaped garden, and swimming pool

apartment-kathmandu / Via apartment-kathmandu.com

apartment-kathmandu / Via apartment-kathmandu.com

apartment-kathmandu / Via apartment-kathmandu.com

 

Mumbai — 94,000 Indian rupees ($1,477)

Location: Poonam Nagar
∙ Three bedrooms, two bathrooms
∙ Perks include gym, swimming pool, jogging track, and clubhouse

Magic Bricks / Via magicbricks.com

Magic Bricks / Via magicbricks.com

Magic Bricks / Via magicbricks.com

 

New York City — $1,425

Location: Prospect Park South, Brooklyn
∙ One-room apartment
∙ Pets are allowed.

Craig’s List / Via newyork.craigslist.org

Craig’s List / Via newyork.craigslist.org

Craig’s List / Via newyork.craigslist.org

 

Buenos Aires — 13,580 pesos ($1,488)

Location: Palermo Hollywood
∙ One bedroom, 1.5 bathrooms
∙ Perks include a pool, a gym, and a walk-in wardrobe

Airbnb / Via airbnb.co.uk

Airbnb / Via airbnb.co.uk

Airbnb / Via airbnb.co.uk

Shanghai — 8,564 Chinese yuan ($1,380)

Location: Xuhui district
∙ One bedroom, one bathroom
∙ Somewhere in this tiny flat there apparently is a Jacuzzi.

Airbnb / Via zh.airbnb.com

Airbnb / Via zh.airbnb.com

Airbnb / Via zh.airbnb.com

 

Sydney — 485 Australian dollars a week ($357)

Location: Sydney’s central business district
∙ One bedroom, one bathroom
∙ Wash your clothes and yourself all in the same room.

Real Estate / Via realestate.com.au

Real Estate / Via realestate.com.au

Real Estate / Via realestate.com.au

 

Moscow — 85,000 rubles ($1,491)

Location: Aeroport district
∙ One-bedroom studio apartment with built-in stereo, large bathroom with sauna and bidet
∙ Owner describes it as an LCD Airbus.

Cian / Via cian.ru

Cian / Via cian.ru

Cian / Via cian.ru

 

Los Angeles — $1,512

Location: Downtown
∙ Studio apartment, one bath, and a rooftop swimming pool, because all homes in Los Angeles have swimming      pools.
∙ The bedroom looks pretty goth with that fancy chandelier.

Zillow / Via zillow.com

Zillow / Via zillow.com

Zillow / Via zillow.com

 

Tokyo — 185,000 yen ($1,491)

Location: Suginami
∙ Three bedrooms, and living/dining/kitchen area
∙ Apparently you get a hammock, so you can lie back and take in the beautiful sight of your inner-city flat.

Tokyo Apartment / Via tokyoapartment.com

Tokyo Apartment / Via tokyoapartment.com

Tokyo Apartment / Via tokyoapartment.com

 

Nairobi — 150,000 Kenyan shillings ($1,463)

Location: Affluent Westlands area of the city
∙ Two bedrooms, open-plan kitchen, and a pretty awesome view
∙ Apparently there are two waterfalls in this complex.

Property 24 / Via property24.co.ke

Property 24 / Via property24.co.ke

Property 24 / Via property24.co.ke

Cairo — 9,648 Egyptian pounds ($1,232)

Location: 200 meters from the pyramids
∙ Four bedrooms, one bathroom, and air conditioning
∙ LOOK HOW CLOSE THE PYRAMIDS ARE!!!

AirBnb / Via airbnb.co.uk

AirBnb / Via airbnb.co.uk

AirBnb / Via airbnb.co.uk

 

Cape Town, South Africa — 15,000 South African rand ($1,209)

– Located in the Sea Point area of the city.
– Two bedrooms, one bathroom.
– As the name Sea Point suggests, you’re pretty darn close to the sea.

Private Property / Via privateproperty.co.za

Private Property / Via privateproperty.co.za

Private Property / Via privateproperty.co.za

 

Rio de Janeiro — 3,107 Brazilian reais ($972)

Location: Santa Teresa
∙ Two bedrooms, one bathroom, and, again, a hammock
∙ Santa Teresa is an artistic neighborhood, so you can go out and get creative with all that rent you saved.

Wimdu / Via wimdu.co.uk

Wimdu / Via wimdu.co.uk

Wimdu / Via wimdu.co.uk

 

Please note that currency conversion rates and housing markets are always changing. All figures were correct at the time of publication.


About Author

Don Norris

Don & Natalie Norris were raised in Central Florida on Merritt Island. After Don moved off to college and then traveling and living both around the United States and abroad, he moved back to Merritt Island to marry his best friend and business partner Natalie. Natalie, after graduating Merritt Island High school with Don, stayed on the Island after going to college in Lakeland, Fl. and California. Together, Don and Natalie have raised their six children on Merritt Island. They enjoy relaxing afternoons on the beach, kayaking around the Thousand Islands of Cocoa Beach and the Indian River. Brevard County is in their blood, but enjoy traveling around the United States and abroad as well. Norris Real Estate allows Don and Natalie to engage their customer base on a personal level by not just assisting selling or buying homes, but by providing a trusting and competent hand in the selling and buying process that creates a bond, relationship and appreciation with their customers. As a team, Don and Natalie Norris have all of the tools they have acquired and cultured over the past 20 years to give their clients the absolute best customer experience in the selling of their home or buying their dream home.

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