If you have a large family, then duplex apartment is the best choice for you to buy. On the other hand, investing in it you can rent the one floor and choose to live in the other one. Furthermore, if you purchase it on loan or EMIs, you can cover it by renting out one floor of your duplex apartment.
A two-story apartment where inside stairway connects upper and lower floor is called a duplex apartment. Normally you will find the master bedroom on the top floor. Hall, kitchen, and other bedrooms can be found at the lower floor.
Since duplex means two; it is a two floor residence which can be at ground floor or any part of the apartment building. Whereas penthouse can also include a two floors in which case it is called a duplex penthouse. However, normally penthouse has one entire floor and can be situated at lower or upper part of the building. Other configuration of flats can be 2 to 4 or more flats at each floor.
Owning a duplex apartment, you will benefit from several advantages such as the spacious space that comes with double floor. Moreover, it has flexible floor plans; enabling you to transform your space as per your preference and the style you like.
Buying a duplex home, you also have option of generating a steady income by renting out one floor.
Not to mention, owing this type of property, you also get the feel of living in an independent house since it has got large area whether it is bedrooms, hall, kitchen, balcony etc. Further, duplex often enable plenty of ventilation as well as plenty of daylight.
It is suitable for large families and has more than enough area. If you want to upgrade from your 4 or 5 bhk residence, then it is the right choice.