Let’s face it: Living in any major city in the United States means that you spend at least a small amount of time wishing that your rent could be lower. San Francisco is virtually impossible to live without roommates, and New Yorkers spend a lot of their time rationalizing the fact that a studio is a perfectly reasonable place to live with two friends. But what does your rent look like in other cities in the world? Buzzfeed put together this amazing list of what $1,500 a month in rent gets you in cities all around the world,and let’s just say that not all apartments are created equal. After reading this, you may consider moving to Cairo.This studio in High Street Kensington is certainly pricey, but then again, it is London. In a city like that, who needs to stay inside?
Located in the 13th arrondissement of Paris, this tiny apartment would be impossible to share – unless you were with your significant other, and you really, really liked each other.
Located by Rosenthaler Platz, this is called a “Altbau” style loft apartment. It’s spacious, and in a great part of the city.
Located in Sunakothi, Lalitpur, this house has four bedrooms and a servant’s quarter, should you ever need help cleaning your enormous, fairly priced pad. It also has a swimming pool.
This is basically a huge family home, equipped with three bedrooms, two bathrooms, a gym, swimming pool, jogging track, and club house.
Located in Prospect Park South, Brooklyn, this is one room apartment has about enough space for you and your checkbook.
Located in Palermo Hollywood, this place includes a pool, a gym, and a walk in wardrobe- and it has 1.5 bathrooms.
Located in the Xuhui district, this tiny apartment has one bedroom, one bathroom, and a whole lot of coziness.
This is in Sydney’s central business district, and like many Australian apartments, the laundry room is inside the bathroom. That being said, we’re not sure if this is a great bang for your buck.
This swank apartment has one bedroom, a built-in stereo, large bathroom with sauna and bidet. This pretty much the perfect pad for a Russian baller.
This LA studio is located downtown, has some fancy furnishings, and even includes a rooftop swimming pool.
Tokyo is expensive and Japanese apartments are all notoriously small, but for this price you can get three bedrooms and the joy of living in the central part of the city.
This two bedroom apartment has an amazing view, and there are two waterfalls within the apartment complex itself. IF your rent is the same or more than this, ask yourself: Do YOU have a waterfall?
The view of this apartment is the real selling point: It’s located a mere 200 meters from the pyramids. It also has four bedrooms,one bathroom, and air conditioning.
It has two bedrooms, one bathroom, and is located in the Sea Point neighborhood. Stateside, it would be hard to find a place that got you that close to the sea for that amount of money.
This two bedroom, one bathroom hideaway is located in Rio’s Santa Teresa neighborhood, which is known for housing many creative types. Compared to the rest of these apartments, this one is a total steal.