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4 Types of Neighbors that You Will Meet in this Lifetime

There are those who make it a point to give you food or those that play music all day long


If you would be asked to count the number of people that you've met in this lifetime, what would be your answer? Perhaps it could sum up to a hundred, a little less than a thousand, and maybe even more! Once you move into a condominium or subdivision, you further expand your circle and meet more people.

When it comes to your neighbors, there are the quiet ones and a friendly bunch. We're sure that you have your own set! Somehow, these neighbors become good friends that become part of our lives. See our list below:

The friendly ones

These are the neighbors who know almost everyone in the building. They are always updated with the events, announcements, and if there are upcoming service interruptions. These neighbors would gladly inform you about these things—especially if you weren't able to attend meetings.

The best part? They always have a smile ready for you—when you're about to leave the house, in the hallway, and in the parking lot. More often than not, they always have a new recipe that they're willing to share with you too!

The party starter

Don't be surprised to see people visiting this neighbor's house! The reason? He or she loves to organize get-togethers. Give it a few weeks and we're sure that you will be one of the invitees. This neighbor always has extra food to share and most likely, you'll hear karaoke tunes blasting from the unit on weekends.

The mysterious ones

You're aware that there's a new neighbor in town, but how come you haven't seen him or her? This neighbor may just be too shy to ask around and start a conversation. Why not invite him or her for a cup of coffee or ask them to join a crafting session with the rest of the building occupants? You might be surprised to know that you have tons of things in common.


Since you moved into the condo or subdivision, you became friends easily. Chances are, you're still friends to this day and your kids have become best friends, too! These neighbors aren't just neighbors, they are now part of your family.

Tell us about your neighbors! Share your stories with us by sending an e-mail to reallivingonline[at] You can also send us a message on Facebook

Photos by Paolo Feliciano.

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