New Feng Shui
House vs. Apartment
By Jenny T. Liu



Does living in an apartment have the same good feng shui as living in a house? When you live in an apartment, you are often confined to a floor plan that allows for little change. As a unit of a larger complex, you are limited to what you can do and have very little control over who your neighbors are. Also, with shared walls, there is usually lack of privacy and windows.

In general, the feng shui of apartments is often not conducive to harmony and good health. I find that the typical apartment almost always has a kitchen and bathroom immediately on the left and right when you enter. Having negative elements of the stove and toilet located to the left and right of the entry which are associated respectively with the energies of saving income and generating income, usually does not allow for financial progress.

For the most part, the feng shui of apartments usually makes it difficult for their residents to have savings. However, there are exceptions if proper feng shui adjustments can be made.

In a house, you have much more flexibility and control. People who live in houses compatible to them with feng shui enhancements will find they are better able to live up to their potentials. In fact, unless they are retired, most people who live in good feng shui houses find they expand and develop. They are able to have good financial savings, enabling them to improve their lifestyles. During their residence, they will either expand their career, see their children become highly successful, upgrade their home, acquire more property or move to better homes.

However, whether or not the feng shui of a house is better, the point is there are people better suited and content to living in apartments. These are usually people who prefer the simple life of being salaried and single.
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Jenny Liu holds a Bachelorís Degree in Environmental Design from UC Berkeley and a Masterís Degree in Architecture from UCLA. She is an expert in the 8,000-year-old Chinese philosophy of Feng Shui who also shares her knowledge through seminars, workshops, periodicals and the internet. Awarded for her Masterís Thesis on Feng Shui, Ms. Liu is a fourth-generation practitioner with her own consulting firm. For more information, please see her website at

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