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TolunaTeamEN

  7 months ago

Now you can even rent your houseplant! | #TolunaNews
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Sky-high property prices make home ownership but a distant dream for many millennials, or Generation Y, however personalising their living spaces remains important - despite the fact that it's not truly theirs.

Society now lives in a time where not only our personal style and career define who we are, but our homes too. Previously reserved for just close friends and family, our lives beyond closed doors are increasingly uncovered, and it takes a simple search on Instagram to see what we're talking about.

And while the aesthetics we discover buried within the #InteriorDesign hashtag and inspiring and stylish, they highlight the soaring house prices and declining wages that our younger generations are faced with.

What did this lead to? Pay-per-month furniture. Nowadays not only can you rent your home, but you can rent anything that will reside in it, from your bed or couch to a houseplant or bookcase - and many millennials cite it being particularly advantageous in relation to being able to "create your dream space in a rental home," as explained by Chelsey Brown, a 27-year-old tenant from New York.

However, it underlines the problem of commitment among millennials who are reluctant to spend too much time in any one place, either out of personal decision or inability due to uncertain circumstances. The mindset is perfect for those who are always looking for a new adventure, however sometimes it's not a mindset, but a way of life due to current economy.

What do you think about renting the furniture for your home rather than buying it?

Do you think it's particularly advantageous? Or is it another way to profit from an already exploited generation?

Would you rent the furniture in your home?

Tell us your thoughts in the comments for a chance to earn bonus points!

Influence your world,

Toluna Team
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pharmacychick.jj

  6 months ago
Why would you want to? It’s dead money
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purrpuss

  6 months ago
No way. It is cheaper to buy from recycling shops or charities and gradually replace with what is truly your style.
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vickyjones136

  7 months ago
No
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Superlicious

  7 months ago
If it suits and you are not going to stay in a property long term and also not everyone can afford to buy furniture if they are on low incomes.
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L3103052g

  7 months ago
Never
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K9824111z

  7 months ago
No never.
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E4782532k

  7 months ago
muy buena
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cheesychops

  7 months ago
No way I think if you rent your furniture you would pay over and over again for it , you might as well buy will cost a lost less money
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natmorley

  7 months ago
Personally I wouldn't rent furniture, I would prefer to buy it. I guess it might make sense to people that rent homes and are constantly moving around. It would make it easier if you are going between furnished and unfurnished accommodation.
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A7255490

  7 months ago
Would'nt consider renting furniture, I've always found it's cheaper to buy
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