The apartment hunt is killing me, the needles are becoming harder to find in the ever increasing in size haystack. It's breaking my balls!
I had decided to try and stay in Manhattan, close to the park if i could, its very nice up there and with the economy its relatively affordable (ha!) never will i complain at £250 a month rent again! I went to see a Studio Apartment tonight up on the west side at 91st and Broadway, a very nice part of town, 2 blocks from the park and a bout a 20 minute ride to work.
The apartment was a bedsit, but with a walk in wardrobe thing and a very small bathroom. A hot plate, a combi oven and the bed all in the same room, about 14x12 feet in total. The price i hear you ask? $1620 per month.
That isn't even a rip off, its considered cheap. I did think i'd be earning more than i am (paying almost 50% deductions on my paycheck to tax, NI, state tax etc..) so if i were to rent that apartment i'd not be left with very much each month..
However, it is furnished so i'd save money there, it is a good location, and it fits in with the date i have to be out of here..
I'll have to do the math and see what's what. I'm going to go home in debt, something i really didn't want to happen.. Gah!
Onwards and Upwards!