An effective technique to make ordinary housing in a high-rise building spacious and open is to combine two adjacent apartments. This option for expanding living space is often used to create a two-level living space, penthouses. In this case, the apartments located above each other are combined.
A redevelopment of this magnitude is defined as a reconstruction. Let’s figure out how to do it right.
What is apartment association
Combining apartments in an apartment building into one is a rather rare type of redevelopment. However, this idea sometimes occurs to homeowners who have purchased apartments on adjacent floors or apartments located next to each other. Combining apartments in an apartment building into one living space is carried out in several ways. Most often, there is an association of apartments located side by side, horizontally or vertically, if the apartments are located one above the other.
Consolidation of apartments is a type of redevelopment in which not only construction work is carried out and the internal configuration of real estate objects is changed, but also a common postal address is assigned to them. The owner needs not only to obtain a new registration certificate for housing, but also to put it into operation as a construction object, to re-register ownership, to merge personal accounts and other issues.
If in a big city you pick up a spacious apartment of 150-200 sq. m is not a problem, then in small district or even regional centers it is quite difficult to find a suitable option. Therefore, in such cases, the purchase of two adjacent apartments and their combination may be the only possible way to acquire a spacious living space.
Is it possible to merge apartments without permission
Even with rather mild norms of legislation on redevelopment of housing, which do not oblige to issue permits for most works, it is impossible to carry out reconstruction without them.
This method of redevelopment will allow you to create a stylish and spacious modern housing, even in Khrushchev. But in order for the result to meet expectations as much as possible, it is worth adhering to the basic rules.