What do you like or dislike about your house or apartment?

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Avatar do usuário Flavia.lm 3885 1 9 86
Question: What do you like or dislike about your house or apartment?

Examples of answers:

  • I like the fact that I have my own bedroom and do not have to share it with my siblings.
  • I like the location, which is near my school, and the mall.
  • I hate the location because I have to commute from Campinas to Sao Paulo every day for work, but my kids have better schools.
  • I love living on the beach, with the cool ocean breeze.

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Avatar do usuário Gabi 715 1 1 13
The tacky old-fashioned floor tile in the kitchen...every time I look at it I can't help thinking ¬ Man alive, blind me!
The bathroom without shower enclosure also gets on my wick as well...
But I like the fact that it's a small house with no much room left but quite comfy :)

Next... Rs
Avatar do usuário Marcio_Farias 12350 1 22 206
After having lived in this condo without having to pay the rent since 2007, I can't complain. Also, Wal-Mart lies just across the street and I can reach the beach after a short, seven-minute walk. Bar the sound of heavy traffic coming from the nearby avenue and the nearly unbearable summer heat, I feel like I could call it here paradise. :)

Don't do a net search for "Edifício Acalantis," else you'll end up finding the condo where I live!
Avatar do usuário Flavia.lm 3885 1 9 86
In 2005 my family and I moved home because my parents wanted a place without stairs. Also, my sister and I used to share a bedroom and in the new house we would have a bedroom for each one of us. It is a big house and has a good backyard where my family usually gets together for barbecue on Sundays. We don’t have a garden, but there is a small place where my mother grows some plants. The neighbors are nice and one of them even helped me once to jump the wall because I had forgotten the keys to my gate. The area is very residential but we have bakery, supermarket and beauty salon very close. It is also served with many options of public transportation and has two state schools.
My house was painted dark green but we changed it to terracotta color some months ago.
Avatar do usuário w.slayman 110
Gabi escreveu:the tacky old-fashioned floor tile in the kitchen....every time I look at it I can't help thinking ¬ Man alive, blind me!
the bathroom without shower enclosure also gets on my wick as well...
but I like the fact that it's a small house with no much room left but quite comfy :)

next.... rs


Gabi,
The word wick in English means the center cloth part of a candle, and does not make sense in your sentence. Also since the qestion asks for like of dislike you should have one on them in the first sentence. Please consider the following rewrite and let me know what you think of it.

"I really dislike the tacky old fashioned floor tile in the kitchen, and every time I look at it I can't help thinking, "Man alive blind me!", also the bathroom without a shower enclosure gets my ire up. However I like the fact that it's a small house, without much excess room, but it is quite comfy."
Avatar do usuário w.slayman 110
Marcio_Farias escreveu:After having lived in this condo without having to pay the rent since 2007, I can't complain. Also, Wal-Mart lies just across the street and I can reach the beach after a short, seven-minute walk. Bar the sound of heavy traffic coming from the nearby avenue and the nearly unbearable summer heat, I feel like I could call it here paradise. :)

Don't do a net search for "Edifício Acalantis," else you'll end up finding the condo where I live!


Marcio,
I have a couple of "nitpicks" for you. The first is you should use Barring instead of bar, and the second is I would prefer to have here follow paradise, ie ... call it paradise here.

Otherwise well written. :D
Avatar do usuário w.slayman 110
Flavia.lm escreveu:In 2005 my family and I moved home because my parents wanted a place without stairs. Also, my sister and I used to share a bedroom and in the new house we would have a bedroom for each one of us. It is a big house and has a good backyard where my family usually gets together for barbecue on Sundays. We don’t have a garden, but there is a small place where my mother grows some plants. The neighbors are nice and one of them even helped me once to jump the wall because I had forgotten the keys to my gate. The area is very residential but we have bakery, supermarket and beauty salon very close. It is also served with many options of public transportation and has two state schools.
My house was painted dark green but we changed it to terracotta color some months ago.


Flavia,

Very well written, and I could only find one typo, at least I think it is one. In your last sentence I think you need to add
"a" immediately before bakery to read ... we have a bakery, supermarket, ... .

Please let me know if you agree.
Avatar do usuário EddySc 80
Short answer: I finally have a decent bedroom.

Long answer: I finally have a decent bedroom, security is better here (an apartment building) than when I lived in a house and there is both a bakery AND an ice cream shop around the corner.
Avatar do usuário Marcio_Farias 12350 1 22 206
w.slayman escreveu:Marcio, I have a couple of "nitpicks" for you.[...]

Bill, thank you for the corrections.
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Avatar do usuário w.slayman 110
There are several things that I like and dislike about my house, so I'll just list a few after a brief discription of the house. It is located in West Pensacola, Florida, USA on a corner lot which is about 1200 square meters, the house itself has about 130 square meters, dived amoung three bedrooms, two baths, kitchen, dining room, living room, and laundry.

In real estate there is a saying that the theee most important things are: LOCATION, LOCATION, and LOCATION!

Well, I dislike the location because it is about 4555 miles North East from Sao Paulo, where our baby grandaughter lives. ;) :(

I like the central air conditioning and heating system, which is almost a necessity in Northern Florida. :)

My favorite thing in the house is the shower in the master bathroom, it has one large rain head, four wall spray heads, a massage head, and lots of hot water. :D

Of course my wife hates it, on cold nights, when I park my Harley inside. ;) :lol: