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Condos

A condominium (or condo) is a form of property ownership where each owner holds title to their individual unit plus an undivided interest to the common areas within the building. 


Some pros and cons of purchasing a condominium:

Pros:

• Condominiums are generally less expensive than detached homes.
• You may be able to purchase and live in a more expensive neighborhood.
• Convenience lifestyle-Condominiums usually have amenities like swimming pools, fitness centers, Jacuzzis, saunas, etc. that are often attached to the building and are included in the monthly maintenance fees.
• Condominiums are often located by grocery stores and supermarkets.


Cons:

• Less privacy and often noise from the unit above or below you
• You are required to pay monthly maintenance fees and these fees can increase as maintenance and repair costs go up. Increases and decreases of maintenance fees are determined by the strata corporation (which is made up of all the owners within the complex).
• There may be limited parking spots for guests.
• Typically, there will be less storage space than in a detached home.
• You will be required to get strata approval for structural changes you wish to change in your home. For example, changing your floors, taking down walls or partitions, etc.

The pros and cons will vary depending on your situation and the condo you are looking at. Doing careful research and working with the right REALTOR® can help to ensure that you make the best decision for you.

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Main Photo: 4801 667 HOWE Street in Vancouver: Downtown VW Condo for sale in "THE PRIVATE RESIDENCES" (Vancouver West)  : MLS(r) # V1108485

$18,000,000

4801 667 HOWE Street Vancouver V6C 0B5 : Downtown VW

Residential Attached
1 baths, Built: 2013, 6,833 sq. ft.
This UNFINISHED PENTHOUSE crowning THE PRIVATE RESIDENCES AT HOTEL GEORGIA is truly a rare commodity. Purchase price includes 'as is' raw space for buyer to custom build at buyer's cost. Full PRIVATE floor offers UNLIMITED OPTIONS to INSPIRE the most IMAGINATIVE... Details
Delta Realty Services Ltd.
Main Photo: 2200 1169 W CORDOVA Street in Vancouver: Coal Harbour Condo for sale in "ONE HARBOUR GREEN" (Vancouver West)  : MLS(r) # V1133512

$16,000,000

2200 1169 W CORDOVA Street Vancouver V6C 0A1 : Coal Harbour

Residential Attached
3 beds, 5 baths, Built: 2006, 5,100 sq. ft.
This Sub-PH with private foyer when you exit the secured elevator. Designed full floor home has 3 generously sized Bedrooms, den & family room & 3 expansive terraces (1469 SF). You can enjoy water, mountain & city views. Large dining area.State of the art technology... Details
Luxmore Realty
Main Photo: 5303 1128 W GEORGIA Street in Vancouver: West End VW Condo for sale (Vancouver West)  : MLS(r) # V1128215

$11,880,000

5303 1128 W GEORGIA Street Vancouver V6E 0A8 : West End VW

Residential Attached
3 beds, 4 baths, Built: 2008, 4,470 sq. ft.
Unobstructed breathtaking views of Mountain, Ocean, City, Stanley Park and Coal Harbour. 2-level luxurious living in the estate of Shangri-la on 53rd floor. Elegant home-sized living with 4470 sqft, 20' height ceiling, 3 bedrooms and anoffice. Modern kitchen by Boffi... Details
Royal Pacific Realty Corp.
Main Photo: 9 2142 ARGYLE Avenue in West Vancouver: Dundarave Condo for sale : MLS(r) # V1136174

$9,650,000

9 2142 ARGYLE Avenue West Vancouver V7V 1A4 : Dundarave

Residential Attached
3 beds, 3 baths, Built: 2007, 3,324 sq. ft.
This is undoubtedly the finest waterfront Penthouse available on the market today. With a total of 3400 square feet of luxurious living on 2 levels.Open plan living on the main consist of a chefs dream kitchen, dining and living and a family room, and open library. On... Details
Royal LePage Sussex (WVan)
Main Photo: 4701 938 NELSON Street in Vancouver: Downtown VW Condo for sale in "ONE WALL CENTRE" (Vancouver West)  : MLS(r) # V1130288

$8,900,000

4701 938 NELSON Street Vancouver V6Z 3A7 : Downtown VW

Residential Attached
3 beds, Built: 2001, 4,996 sq. ft.
Two level penthouse with breathtaking panoramic views of the City, Mountains and Water. This sophisticated home has had over $ 600K of renovation and was redesigned with ultimate living space in mind for the discerning buyer.Situated in the epicenter of Vancouver with... Details
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Listing information last updated on July 31, 2015
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