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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: PH1 1790 BAYSHORE Drive in Vancouver: Coal Harbour Condo for sale in "BAYSHORE GARDENS" (Vancouver West)  : MLS(r) # V1057813
$6,888,000
Residential Attached
Status:
Active
MLS® Num:
V1057813
Bedrooms:
4
Bathrooms:
4
Floor Area:
Switch units of measure4,301 sq. ft.
Completely professional architecturaly re-built and re-designed Full Level Coal Harbour Penthouse with 360 degree panoramic view of Coal Harbour, grand Stanley Park, North Shore mountains, English Bay & beautiful city night light from 8private terraces. A rare find in... More details
Prompton Real Estate Serv.Inc.
LEILANI FONG
Sutton Group West Coast Realty
leilani@betterlivinggroup.ca
Tel: 604 780 7877
Main Photo: 1 1483 BEACH Avenue in Vancouver: West End VW Condo for sale in "Cique Tere" (Vancouver West)  : MLS(r) # V1054485
$6,380,000
Residential Attached
Status:
Active
MLS® Num:
V1054485
Bedrooms:
4
Bathrooms:
4
Floor Area:
Switch units of measure3,028 sq. ft.
Italian Villas "Cique Tere", designed by Paul Merrick on beach ave in West End of Vancouver. Features 4 bedrooms, 4 bathroomsand stunning view of English Bay. Few minutes from the English Bay, Stanley Park, gourmet restaurants and shops. Come to see and you will love... More details
RE/MAX Select Properties and Royal Pacific Realty Corp.
LEILANI FONG
Sutton Group West Coast Realty
leilani@betterlivinggroup.ca
Tel: 604 780 7877
Main Photo: PH2 1710 BAYSHORE Drive in Vancouver: Coal Harbour Condo for sale (Vancouver West)  : MLS(r) # V1053380
$6,300,000
Residential Attached
Status:
Active
MLS® Num:
V1053380
Bedrooms:
3
Bathrooms:
4
Floor Area:
Switch units of measure4,117 sq. ft.
Coal Harbour Penthouse on Bayshore Drive spanning entire 21st floor. Views of Vancouver's snow-capped mountains, Stanley Park, Coal Harbour and Burrard Inlet. While large & spacious, this home feels warm and comfortable. Separate andsecure master wing including a... More details
Sotheby's Int'l Realty Canada
LEILANI FONG
Sutton Group West Coast Realty
leilani@betterlivinggroup.ca
Tel: 604 780 7877
Main Photo: 1102 277 THURLOW Street in Vancouver: Coal Harbour Condo for sale in "Three Harbour Green" (Vancouver West)  : MLS(r) # V1057381
$5,660,000
Residential Attached
Status:
Active
MLS® Num:
V1057381
Bedrooms:
2
Bathrooms:
3
Floor Area:
Switch units of measure2,600 sq. ft.
Breath taking panoramic view of the Inner Harbor, North Shore Mountains and Stanley Park ! Designed by IBI Architects / built by Aspec Developments, this 2600 sq. ft. beauty offers huge open concept chef's kitchen with S/S MIELEappliances, modern high-gloss cabinets... More details
RE/MAX Real Estate Services
LEILANI FONG
Sutton Group West Coast Realty
leilani@betterlivinggroup.ca
Tel: 604 780 7877
Main Photo: 3807 1011 W CORDOVA Street in Vancouver: Coal Harbour Condo for sale in "FAIRMONT ESTATES" (Vancouver West)  : MLS(r) # V1032747
$5,500,000
Residential Attached
Status:
Active
MLS® Num:
V1032747
Bedrooms:
2
Bathrooms:
3
Floor Area:
Switch units of measure2,667 sq. ft.
Most desirable property listed at The Fairmont. Stunning NW corner forever water & mountain vistas await you in this gorgeous 2-BDRM/3-BTH waterfront suite at the most luxurious & sought-after address in Vancouver. Luxurious include chef'skitchen w/SubZero, Miele... More details
Sotheby's Int'l (VanJrv)
LEILANI FONG
Sutton Group West Coast Realty
leilani@betterlivinggroup.ca
Tel: 604 780 7877
Listing information last updated on April 16, 2014
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