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American Dream

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

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PJ76ukPJ76uk214,983
08 Oct 2013 11 Oct 2013
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I had already lost my insured car that you get at the start of the game by the time I had enough money for this so needed an insured car for this achievement - This is my solution and may not work for everyone. *For reference I have the Special Edition so unsure if that makes a difference*

An easy way to get this achievement for the least outlay possible is to amass $80k and using your mobile navigate in the web app to the Dynasty 8 website (under Money and Services) and purchase the cheapest home which has a 2 car garage for $80k (The second cheapest is $87k). Once you have finished exploring your new home, use the mobile web app and this time select Travel and Transport and go to the Legendary Motorsport website, scroll down and order the Elegy RH8 car which is free if you have joined RockStar Social Club, with built in tracker and insurance, and the achievement will pop.

If you vote negative please leave a comment on why so that I can improve this solution. Thanks

[EDIT] Thanks to GoGoJesseyo for pointing out the Elegy RH8 is free if your gamertag is linked to RockStar Social Club clap

[EDIT 2] a quick guide to making money :
Boost cars and sell at Los Santos Customs - best prices are for SUVs (does not accept luxury cars) Can only be done once per day in game (approx 45 mins real time)
Collect the cars Simeon asks you to find (wait till he texts and follow instructions)
Hold up stores
Mug AI people (lurking at ATMs is good for this)
Kill other players and steal their money
Race other people online
Complete missions/jobs that people ask you to do
Play on the stock market (Buy low sell high!)

[EDIT 3] For those who have played GTA Online during October 2013
R* is depositing $500,000 in online bank accounts for players to apologize for the issues that arose during the initial launch of the game - full details here

http://www.rockstargames.com/newswire/article/51565/grand-th...
JessRascalI believe the Elegy RH8 car is only available for free if you have linked your Gamertag to the Rockstar Social Club. Just worth noting.
Posted by JessRascal on 08 Oct 13 at 15:24
PJ76ukOk have amended solution. Thanks GoGoJesseyo
Posted by PJ76uk on 08 Oct 13 at 15:59
pg88Uhm, I got my insuranced car from the beginning and bought a house for about 130.000 dollars and still no achievement ? :/
Posted by pg88 on 09 Oct 13 at 22:06
PJ76ukDid you buy from the website or in person outside of the house? As it has been mentioned that there is a bug if you buy in person.
Posted by PJ76uk on 10 Oct 13 at 01:34
irratebassCrap! I bought the $80k house in person and got the free car...no achievement....so what do I do? Sell the house and rebuy on the app?
Posted by irratebass on 10 Oct 13 at 17:27
HanxNegative because you only say how to buy the stuff. How am I supposed to even get that amount of money to do it in the first place?
Posted by Hanx on 10 Oct 13 at 18:42
PJ76ukCobryza gaining money in Multi Player is little different from Single Player so I did not think it necessary to say - however here goes:

Boost cars and sell at Los Santos Customs - best prices are for SUVs (does not accept luxury cars) Can only be done once per day in game (approx 45 mins real time)
Collect the cars Simeon asks you to find (wait till he texts and follow instructions)
Hold up stores
Mug AI people (lurking at ATMs is good for this)
Kill other players and steal their money
Race other people online
Complete missions/jobs that people ask you to do
Play on the stock market

Plus I am sure there are others I have not mentioned - if you want to make money without playing the missions then wait for Simeon to contact you as this is a good source of income. He will text you with a list of cars that he wants, if you see one steal it, respray it and drive to his garage - I got approx 12k per car. Plus every 45 mins steal a SUV and take it to Los Santos Customs and sell for 3-9k depending on make (Gallivanter Baller or Albany Cavalcade I found makes the most money)
Posted by PJ76uk on 10 Oct 13 at 20:28
pg88@PJ76uk


Yes, I bought it by visiting
Posted by pg88 on 10 Oct 13 at 23:55
HanxOkay cheers for the hint. I've changed my vote :)
Posted by Hanx on 11 Oct 13 at 00:53
PJ76uk@pg88 - Doing it in person is glitched, you will need to purchase from the website unless R* fix this (If you purchase a different home it will trade in your current home and you will get some money back but not the full amount cry)

@Cobryza - Glad I could help, hopefully you will be rolling in the money soon smile
Posted by PJ76uk on 11 Oct 13 at 11:17
pg88"but not the full amount"


how f ucking stupid is that ? just cause rockstar games screwed up, I won't get this achievement without losing ten thousands of dollars ? they're lucky they give away half a million dollars ...
Posted by pg88 on 12 Oct 13 at 20:05
PJ76ukChecked R* support for you and seems not much they can do to restore glitched accounts - all they can do is give away the "stimulus package" and hope that helps people like yourself who have been affected.

For those asking about their lost characters or rank, those will not be able to be restored so we sincerely hope that this cash stimulus we’re giving out this month will help you get back on your feet or to make your new life in Los Santos & Blaine extra sweet.*

* from http://support.rockstargames.com/hc/en-us/articles/200435267...
Posted by PJ76uk on 12 Oct 13 at 20:40
Harry RasingWhen the achievement is bugged I found a solution..
Spare up some money again, visit the Dynasty 8 website, buy the $87.000 - 2057 Vespucci Apt.1.
Then dashboard immediately after the achievement unlocks!
No money lost, and you still got your own expensive apartment! Plus the achievement... ^^
Posted by Harry Rasing on 13 Oct 13 at 09:15
pg88you mean so the game cannot save ? does this work online ?
Posted by pg88 on 14 Oct 13 at 02:33
Harry RasingYes for me it worked just fine. Achievement popped up, pushed the Xbox button to fast and so the achievement description screen appeared.. Closed that window, pushed Xbox button again and choose dashboard.

Game didn't save anything online. So you have enough time to quite after you made your purchase on the Dynasty webpage. :)
Posted by Harry Rasing on 14 Oct 13 at 10:04
pg88yeah worked for me as well. thanks alot. finally got the achievement without losing thousands of bucks :) greets
Posted by pg88 on 14 Oct 13 at 22:56
RCJ009 SKYFALLThanks man also worked for me. It works better than this site does at updating that I got the achievement lol.
Posted by RCJ009 SKYFALL on 13 Nov 13 at 20:29