Things to find in an apartment in saigon

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    Things to find in an apartment in saigon

    Ho Chi Minh is in the process of rapidly developing new, modern housing. Without discussing (yet) the potential owner issues, here are some things to think about when looking for a condo in Ho Chi Minh:

    Street noise
    HCMC cities are notorious for their loudness, from the puttering of ancient scooters to the grating rrrrrrrrrrrr! of rusted bike brakes to traditional religious festivals to fireworks and so on. Living on a major street in Saigon will almost definitely be loud, so take note of how much you can take and what the apartment in Ho Chi Minh offers.

    Air-conditioning Summers will be crushingly hot and humid, and unless you were raised in the Amazon you will become best friends with your air-conditioner. When looking at an accommodation in Ho Chi Minh, make sure you know where the A/C units are and whether or not they work. Commonly, A/C is available in rooms nevertheless not in communal areas, though exceptions can be found.

    Proximity to public transit or Grab taxi: Even if you have a scooter in HCMC, you will most likely need to use public transit from time to time. Saigon’s bus systems are famously difficult for foreigners to use, but when understood will be highly useful.

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    Neighborhood: Picking the right neighborhood will depend heavily on your preferences, still and all it will possibly be the most important part of your HCMC apartment decision. Checking out the area at night will be helpful depending on whether you prefer your nighttime to be lively or peaceful and quiet. Also be on the lookout for places you will want to frequent often, for example parks, gyms or libraries.

    Bathrooms: Most likely your bathroom in apartment in Ho Chi Minh will have a western-style toilet and a non-western style shower. Most showers are simply showerheads attached in the corner of the bathroom and there will be a couple drains on the floor throughout the room. If you look for this detestable you can look for a bit harder (or pay a bit more) and look for places with tubs or enclosed showers. Also be on the lookout for reliability of hot water, which can be spotty.

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