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While you may prefer to rent or buy in an elevator building, your budget may not allow for that particular luxury. A walkup is one way to get in touch with your European side. (Many of those gorgeous Parisian buildings, for instance, lack a lift.) And take these tips into account:
1. Plan well. The key to surviving a high-floor walk-up apartment is leaving the house as little as possible, so make sure you have everything you need before heading downstairs (triple check).
2. Embrace the beauty of delivery.FreshDirect , Amazon Prime (free delivery), Seamless, Instacart and Fly Cleaners: These will become your best friends. Also, when you're ordering furniture, be sure to go for white-glove delivery so that they bring everything up for you. And tip well, of course.
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