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Grand Theft Auto V

Grand Theft Auto V Achievements

American Dream

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GTA Online: Own an Apartment, Garage and an Insured Vehicle. 

During your time on GTA Online, you will need complete various jobs and activities in order to save enough money to buy an apartment, garage and an insured vehicle. Near the beginning of your Online experience, Simeon will tell you to grab a vehicle and bring it to the nearest Los Santos Customs shop. Here, you can respray and insure the vehicle for free, because he is covering the cost.

As for the apartment and garage, you must be at least a Rank 5 before you can purchase property. Once you are of rank and have enough money, pull up your in-game cellphone and check the real estate advert, "Dynasty 8" on home page of the Internet. Find an apartment with an attached garage that is both affordable and suits your needs, then purchase it through the website. The achievement will unlock immediately after purchasing the apartment and garage if you still own your insured vehicle.

Many people have reported that if you try to buy an apartment or garage through the real estate signs on the actual property, the achievement will not unlock. So make sure you do it through the Internet. A big thanks to Just Blaze for confirmation on this!

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User Comments
Comment #1 by Ryda34563
Friday, August 16, 2013 @ 05:21:49 PM

This will be fantastic, having my group of friends drop in on my apartment.
I wonder if the apartments will run out though. Just think about it, Millions and Millions of people will be online, I wonder how the Apartment feature will work.


Comment #2 by FORCE SIX
Friday, August 16, 2013 @ 05:41:23 PM

An insured vehicle? Now that's attention to detail and realistic gaming. Love it, absolutely love it.

Comment #3 by Lillestoel
Friday, August 16, 2013 @ 06:08:41 PM

Ryda; Everybody wont be playing on the same server. You think GTA can handle 20 000 000 players when BF4 cant even handle 64? The apartment system will work fine when there's only 20 people playing on one server.

From this achievement, I'm guessing you have to buy a car in order to keep it. If you steal one, it will disappear when you leave it as it's not insured. I love this idea, because then I will have a reason to pay for cars, I'll always keep them and they'll just spawn back in my garage if it blows up. Good feature to the currency system.

Comment #4 by Cpt Tommo
Friday, August 16, 2013 @ 09:23:05 PM

@#3 they've said you'll need to go to a custom shop that would be willing to deal with stolen cars, as some won't customise them. They will change the plates as cops will go after you if you're in a stolen vehicle otherwise.

Also insurance doesn't seem to have anything to do with leaving your car out in the world. It is for when they are stolen or damaged/destroyed. Cars are towed and impounded when you leave them for too long.

Comment #5 by Kronic Herba
Saturday, August 17, 2013 @ 01:28:51 AM

If anyone is looking to start doing co-op heists and getting $$ in this game when Online is out, shoot me a friend request! Gamertag: Kronic Herba Please be mature!

Comment #6 by Vulger Spartan
Saturday, August 17, 2013 @ 01:46:52 AM

Car insurance!? oh man now that's realism!

Comment #7 by SyparAlec
Saturday, August 17, 2013 @ 08:49:13 AM

This is going to be awesome!

Comment #8 by Axyer
Sunday, August 18, 2013 @ 06:12:09 AM

I'm gonna own the world :)

Comment #9 by matt262000
Sunday, August 18, 2013 @ 09:10:28 AM

any body want to join my crew for gta online

Comment #10 by saintsrowisawsm
Monday, August 19, 2013 @ 04:23:39 AM

If anyone would like to make a "gang" with me and my friends add me my gt is xAmazzed

Comment #11 by MLP Shawn
Monday, August 19, 2013 @ 10:57:34 AM

Easy!

Comment #12 by atryeu
Monday, August 19, 2013 @ 09:09:06 PM

*wishes I could play online* Insurance sounds fun... I've always wanted a gas tank feature though :P I think it would add to the challenge of trying to escape the cops LoL

Comment #13 by My iron lung
Tuesday, August 20, 2013 @ 03:26:47 AM

@1
I had the same thought about every pad being bought out.
But I'd imagine there'd b limited amount of players example 16 to a free roam world. Maybe?

Comment #14 by starwarsfan0402
Wednesday, August 21, 2013 @ 09:54:37 AM

This sounds so awesome, I can't wait for this game, it is going to be the best one yet

Comment #15 by Lemonlimes249
Saturday, August 24, 2013 @ 10:27:46 AM

Insured vehicle? Sounds awesome!

Comment #16 by JustinMasonSS
Tuesday, September 24, 2013 @ 06:12:29 AM

Can't wait it's gonna be so much fun

Comment #17 by RecycledHumans
Wednesday, September 25, 2013 @ 11:05:25 AM

I'm betting that it's like one apartment/building for everyone, so when you "enter" it will load your settings/design into the "base" apartment template, so that no matter how many people are in the server, everyone could theoretically have an apartment.

Comment #18 by The Cipriani
Wednesday, September 25, 2013 @ 01:40:24 PM

I have a crew set up on Rockstar Social Club. Search for my gamer-tag:
The Cipriani
Or the name of the crew:
InjuryLawyersForYou

looking to get a really great crew together, everyone starts as muscle and gets promoted accordingly, subject to time online, money earned, general good games and dedication to the crew.
Once promoted to representative you can recruit people yourself, however, you also have to vouch for your recruits and if they mess around it wont look good on you. do well at it wont take long to become a lieutenant, having command over all ranks below you !

See you online guys !

Comment #19 by Mr Trevis
Wednesday, October 02, 2013 @ 08:35:05 AM

Gamertag:
Papa Smurf U

Crew Name:
Rehab Crew

Join us to victory in every single achievement(:

Comment #20 by chelseaman99
Wednesday, October 02, 2013 @ 07:36:58 PM

Anyone else having trouble getting this to unlock? Just bought a house (with garage), insured a vehicle as I didn't have one at the time, and no achievement?

Comment #21 by MikeH7186
Wednesday, October 02, 2013 @ 10:48:38 PM

I purchased the house worth 205k and this didn't unlock. I have a 10 car garage, a vehicle insured, and the apartment. Not sure what I'm missing.

Comment #22 by gilerab180
Thursday, October 03, 2013 @ 03:27:34 AM

i also just purchased an apartment with attached garage and even stole and trackred/insured a new car still no achivement but my buddy got it right away :/ any help be really appreciated

Comment #23 by puddpoundin
Thursday, October 03, 2013 @ 09:56:13 AM

I have the insured vehicle I have the garage then when I bought my apartment it said I could only own one property and had to sell so how do u get multiple propertys if u can n does level effect any of it if u guys know plz share

Comment #24 by n o o d l z
Thursday, October 03, 2013 @ 03:46:10 PM

I bought the $87k apartment w/ 2-car garage and this unlocked just fine...so if you're unsure, just buy that apartment.

Comment #25 by erobert3
Thursday, October 03, 2013 @ 07:37:15 PM

#23 you probably can't have more than one because as mentioned earlier everyone on the server has to be able to have one

Comment #26 by Bears
Friday, October 04, 2013 @ 02:02:11 AM

If you guys are having trouble with money, here is a way to earn 300k in a 2 1/2 - 3 hours.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WitsxBiqAi0

The achievement unlocked for me but not my friend. I bought the 400k apartment he got the 125k one. Not shocked online is glitchly.

Comment #27 by MikeH7186
Friday, October 04, 2013 @ 02:53:34 AM

I have the 205k apartment and a Cheetah which cost me 650k and this hasn't unlocked.

Comment #28 by JDMHatchG
Friday, October 04, 2013 @ 02:53:48 PM

You have to buy the apartments on the internet/phone and NOT from the sign posts outside the properties.

Comment #29 by Foley032284
Saturday, October 05, 2013 @ 01:18:48 AM

@28 is correct. Thank you.

Comment #30 by LostSoul 301281
Saturday, October 05, 2013 @ 12:41:17 PM

So, I'm going to have to save up some more cash and buy another apartment via the internet...

Comment #31 by wcrawford
Saturday, October 05, 2013 @ 03:20:06 PM

Do you lose your old apartment if you buy another apartment or garage

Comment #32 by chelseaman99
Saturday, October 05, 2013 @ 05:45:22 PM

@31 yes

Comment #33 by ZombieMonkey7
Monday, October 07, 2013 @ 11:03:58 AM

@28 Srsly? Wow fuck this achievement

Comment #34 by JEFFUMZ
Monday, October 07, 2013 @ 12:10:06 PM

I messed up and used the sign to by the 200k apartment but fixed it by buying the 80k apartment from the phone and going straight to the dashboard right after the achievement popped. Still kept the 200k apartment and money I had before I bought the new place

Comment #35 by them0nk666
Friday, October 11, 2013 @ 01:53:44 PM

just got this one, I bought the cheapest apartment $80.000 and the cheapest garage $30,000 and it unlocked straight away as I already had a insured vehicle

however since ive done this one I have lost my weapon wheel and cant use weapons!!

Anyone else having this problem ??

Comment #36 by King_Jackalope
Saturday, October 12, 2013 @ 01:21:20 AM

@35 I turned my xbox off right as I bought the new apartment, barely even saw the achievement pop, and when I got back into game I had achievment and 'old' apartment. Worked perfect. Thanks!

Comment #37 by AstmaKukko47
Thursday, October 17, 2013 @ 09:24:25 AM

@28 fucking seriously? What a bullshit achievement. I spent all my money buying a nice house with a big garage from a sign so I didn't get this 10 point achievement. I hope R* fixes this shit.

Comment #38 by Golthem
Sunday, October 27, 2013 @ 10:22:20 AM

just buy the 80k apartment and dashboard it after you confirm the purchase.

Comment #39 by Purple Wedge
Sunday, October 27, 2013 @ 06:57:36 PM

Just to be clear to anyone reading this, for this achievement to count you must buy the property using your phone and not by standing in front of the sale signs.

Comment #40 by markandsona
Thursday, October 31, 2013 @ 05:22:51 AM

Just got this achievement yesterday after a lot grinding I bought the $420k apartment. No problem with the achievement unlocking (I used my phone without reading this thread) however I am kind of wondering if the cash grinding was worth it as there appears little competitive value other than the cool factor of having a flash pad.

Comment #41 by Milosuperspesh
Friday, November 01, 2013 @ 07:01:40 PM

gotta say r*/MS messed up on this one.

What does buying it online matter ? we still have them.

i had the first 'free car' then bought a garage eventually bought the 2nd cheapest 10 car garage apt..

thought about just buying it online then for some reason just used get directions and then drove to it and bought it in person.. oops.


Comment #42 by SP1R17US S4NC71
Thursday, November 07, 2013 @ 08:07:18 AM

I got the $500,000 so I bought the $205,000 house by going to the location of the house. Also bought a Lamborghini so I only got 34,000 dollars left...

Looks like I gotta rebuy the house...

Comment #43 by GamerGill7x77
Friday, November 08, 2013 @ 12:55:42 AM

Do what #34 said. I did and it worked. Messed up and used sign instead of phone b/c I wasn't thinking but at least I'm not out 100k b/c of the rip-off trade in value. so thanks #34.

Comment #44 by Drewbles
Sunday, November 10, 2013 @ 08:54:08 AM

I have zero money left after buying the 400k apartment, couple of cars etc. This is BS. I barely have time to go on this game like a lot of people so for me saving to get a place again with the risk of losing the one i have. I hate it when achievements dont pop for something stupid as this.

Comment #45 by frejas10
Sunday, November 10, 2013 @ 06:27:30 PM

i lost 400K just for the achievement :(

Comment #46 by HerBravado
Tuesday, November 12, 2013 @ 07:40:46 AM

This piece of shit. What difference does it make HOW I bought the damn apartment? This needs to be fixed, I still own the apartment regardless. Ugh.

Comment #47 by Weems2k
Thursday, November 14, 2013 @ 07:57:40 PM

Dammit. I bought my 1st apartment from the sign, and it didn't pop. Then I just read on here it could be glitchy, and it's best to buy through the internet. Times like this is when I don't feel bad using the LSC glitch.

Comment #48 by Mr914
Friday, December 27, 2013 @ 12:19:05 AM

This game is super glitchy! I originally purchased the 400k house through my phone and the achievement never unlocked. Maybe because it was with the stimulus package money. Even so, should have unlocked. What I did was simply, purchase the cheapest 10 car garage/house and it unlocked. I then repurchased the house I originally had. Hope this helps

Comment #49 by metamorphxsis
Friday, December 27, 2013 @ 09:32:51 PM

someone help me get some online achievements?

Comment #50 by LazyBuddy
Saturday, April 05, 2014 @ 05:09:29 AM

Just a note: I saved all my money from the beggining and the first apartment i bought was the $400,000 penthouse and this achievement DID NOT UNLOCK.
You HAVE TO purchase one of the apartments where the garage is a second building from the house, not simply one of the tower apartments.
Unless they fixed this recently, but i had to take a $180,000 loss and buy a lower end apartment to finish this off.

Comment #51 by koppn
Monday, November 24, 2014 @ 05:33:10 PM

Hello All, whoever wanna to boost the online achievements; i started a forum + a facebook page where enyone can join so we can start up som form of boosting community?
So anyone who is interested into boosting go here:
http://www.xboxachievements.com/forum/showthread.php?p=6474674#post6474674

Comment #52 by Werinbert
Sunday, April 05, 2015 @ 03:12:26 PM

Easy Achievement.

Comment #53 by RandomDero
Friday, October 02, 2015 @ 09:51:47 AM

Looking for experienced decent players to complete all the heists with, message me on xbox 360. Bit of a noob to online....
Gamertag = Random Dero


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Game Info
Developer:
Rockstar North
Publisher:
Rockstar Games
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Release:

US September 17, 2013
Europe September 17, 2013
Japan October 10, 2013

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