Garden Communities Apartments

Garden Communities Apartments

08/10/2020 0 By christopher

Oct 2020 Finding a New Apartment before November

Searching local and city areas alike we. Arranged 4 viewings, locally where tower blocks in nice surroundings, offered clean and purpose styled room sharing, box tucked as a possibility, 2ndd community, seemed obscured not seemingly modern or exciting, but the room size and community though older had an appealing attraction to both of us, believing. This a perfect setting with an established community.


Fired up and curious we tried not to expect too much, we needed have had any concerns, this was exactly what we wanted and thought was never possible, 6th-floor buildings of mixed architecture, huge bay windows some square the majority rounded. the instant sense of satisfaction and expectations were met, doubt was removed, and only wanting to find out more of the place was on our minds, we looked at each other in total agreement and awe how well this was going to suit us right down to the ground. Excitement grew as we waited to walk up the stairs to the 2nd.floor.



Kitchen, access hall, and the inner staircase were like a colonial house on 3 floors. Each floor presided 2 rooms each with their own balcony and large window.


Ours on the 3rd floor was a sight for sure eyes, opening into a large 19sqm bedroom, fitted wall-to-wall redwood cupboards, full wall-size round bay windows with green-tinted to reduce heat, were also fitted with screens on each panel, to keep out the mosquitoes. A great big Ahhhh we voiced.

View of the inner gardens and path were warming and so European, unlike Chinese in any way.



Discussing our options. It became clear that the agents were not making a profit from this community, therefore were removing themselves from the contract end of this year 2020. This put a different twist on our perfect place, digging deeper the agent claimed that we could still negotiate to stay on longer by communicating directly with the landlord again our Hopes were rising.

Saying farewell and promising to complete the contract this evening, we watched him walk away deciding we were already here, the opportunity to find other apartments was very possible. Walking around taking photos and discussing how we could contact other landlords was the focal point of our talk now.



With renewed vigor and passion Charlie began searching WeChat for this community and websites, she was successful in locating and communicating with the additional four landlords, and get this, all their apartment prices were cheaper than what we just viewed, similar sizes and income cases more rooms and facilities?

leaving messages in hope of receiving favorable responses, we sit waiting in the community recreational area, not wanting to leave just enjoying the earthy and resident-only environment, that does not promote commercial shops and malls. Something rare to find now in Shenzhen’s developments.

One agent responded and one of the better properties, we researched, with a price of 1000rmb, 600 cheaper so far, excellent. our meet up time is planned for 1.30 mins later


A Better Apartment Option?


Reviewing the company history of Tenants, we happily found that it was a poor relationship with their clients, professional ethics and bad practices, and even not responding to contractual obligations during and at the end of contracts. Reclaiming payments for your deposit reviews claim are shockingly difficult, they even push all Tenants to apply for loans via their own dubious networks to pay their mandatory one-year full down payment of rent, Poor service support, and WiFi facilities.

Nothing short of criminal activities, basically an unscrupulous and disreputable company, which has no bricks and mortar offices, but use the WeChat groups to make a killing on unfortunate newbies and trusting individual’s who fall prey.

I am in a gaming mood, now armed with crucial information I will make her work hard and get nothing in the process, a fun time is ahead today ladies and gents.

Playing the renting game this alternative apartment proved fascinating, good decoration, appeasing colors and general internal décor were a tick better than our previous good choice. What it also succeeded in a longer rental period without fear of ousting as the previous agent told us, additionally it 1100, an astoundingly 500 RMB less expensive per calendar month, with the option to pay monthly quarterly or yearly? Choices, choices, choices. Lastly, the only fee was administration charge, zero Agent fee? hooray


Taichi  Morning Groups

Set your daily Clock by this group, my routine is pretty well Synchronized to theirs now, this Mix bunch of matured, Also young participants enjoy and teach each other movements, Fluidity, and essence of the Taiichi style.

I attach a video if interested to watch Resource <<<Video Taichi>>

Mahjong Groups

each block seems to consist of groups is players, both ladies and men groups, also card playing is another major game with the ladies in particular.

Howls of laughter, banter, and playful jesting go on. constantly. A truly agreeable established community and friendly atmosphere.

Chinese and international chess I like to play whenever I can, what is your poison, obsession with indoor games? In my collection of games, the number 1 game of course everyone has one is Monopoly aged but sweet absorbing, and relentless fun! looks like I am now going to play that tonight, haw! haw!


Christmas Hilarious Games


Closely  followed by Uno Card game, Domino and Chess, Draughts, here are some other popular items I hope to collect on the run up to Xmas

I love to experience these attitudes and personalities of friendship. It exudes a feeling of bonding and trust.

One elder fit-looking dude sauntered over to us and smiling broadly looked at me, I responded in kind and there was a connection we continued initiation of dialogue, very helpful and approachable man indeed.


Moving Out Moving In

All contracts signed and resolved, out plan to move in the 2-day search has gone smoothly, by that I mean start searching one day and finding and plans for the move then next day is super efficient, we are pretty chuffed to have achieved this state of completion in 48 hours,

A van was ordered and a collection of all items prepared, delivered in 2 hrs to the new apartment, all for a low price or 200rmb.

Moving in and out

Spending the rest of the evening 5 pm to 00:00 midnight arranging things was fun yet proved tiresome, Strangely enough, we were up on the 3rd day to complete all. Even arrange an engineer to check out the water pressure as our shower was not as expected in power.


Well Worth Local Lunch and Dinner

the local cuisine of noodles from xinjiang and later dinner in a fish restaurant was perfect for a smooth transition and new apartment feeling. It’s incredible how a new change of environment even a few miles away can boost spirits and appetite always worked for me.


Though not planned our move, when push comes to shove, in this case, agents breaking the contract, we had to get our skates on and take action to secure a Nicer place than expected. This apartment is in an almost suburb-like environment with all the feel and mood y9ou find in such a place, very different from where we came from previously. We are both of the mind that this has to be the best location and living quarters ever!

The moral of this story is not everything planned is good or offers the best outcome!


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