How to place value on having a good view out of the window from a home?
September 6, 2012 6:17 AM Subscribe
what value is to be placed on a nice view from a home? I have the opportunity to move to a new flat with very impressive direct sea views, for a 40% increase in rent. I’m just having trouble quantifying the view.
The flat is below market rate probably, and I can afford it, that’s not a problem, I feel it is a very superficial thing to spend money on. But I’m not spending on anything else. If I had kids, I feel that I wouldn’t be that bothered at all about having the view .
I am a male, 33, single.
I look out the window, and sure it’s nice, but does it improve my life, in any real sense? I am not really sure.
If it wasn't for this view, I'd probably move to a more interesting and cuturally diverse part of town. Which has different kinds of urban views.
posted by molloy to Home & Garden (26 answers total)