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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: 3102 1483 HOMER Street in Vancouver: Yaletown Condo for sale in "WATER FORD" (Vancouver West)  : MLS(r) # V925947
$4,880,000
Residential Attached
Status:
Active
MLS® Num:
V925947
Bedrooms:
3
Bathrooms:
4
Floor Area:
Switch units of measure2,430 sq. ft.
A unique, magnificent 300 degree Sunrise & Sunset view waterfront 3 bdrm + den sub-penthouse. Reputable "Waterford" complex with 24 hrs concierge service, fully air conditioned, totally upgraded furnishings, 8 top grade appliances,throughout, 463 SF terraces to capture... More details
Sutton Grp-West Coast (w.blvd)
LEILANI FONG
Sutton Group West Coast Realty
leilani@betterlivinggroup.ca
Tel: 604 780 7877
Main Photo: PH 338 TAYLOR Way in West Vancouver: Park Royal Condo for sale in "WestRoyal" : MLS(r) # V1082826
$4,500,000
Residential Attached
Status:
Active
MLS® Num:
V1082826
Bedrooms:
4
Bathrooms:
6
Floor Area:
Switch units of measure4,233 sq. ft.
Exceptional 4300 sf luxury apartment all on one level! Breathtaking 360 degree views - Lions Gate Bridge, inner harbour, city, and mountains. Georgie Award winning design encompasses the whole top floor, vaulted ceilings, infloor radiant heat, air conditioning, built in... More details
Sotheby's Int'l Realty Canada
LEILANI FONG
Sutton Group West Coast Realty
leilani@betterlivinggroup.ca
Tel: 604 780 7877
Main Photo: 2502 1139 W CORDOVA Street in Vancouver: Coal Harbour Condo for sale in "Two Harbour Green" (Vancouver West)  : MLS(r) # V1088760
$4,488,000
Residential Attached
Status:
Active
MLS® Num:
V1088760
Bedrooms:
2
Bathrooms:
3
Floor Area:
Switch units of measure2,407 sq. ft.
Pure Waterfront Luxury at Two Harbour Green in Coal Harbour. Arguably the best views in Vancouver. This suite has just completed an extensive 5 month renovation/upgrade - in every room. From the beautiful hardwood floors to kitchenquartz counter tops w/marble... More details
Sotheby's Int'l (VanJrv)
LEILANI FONG
Sutton Group West Coast Realty
leilani@betterlivinggroup.ca
Tel: 604 780 7877
Main Photo: 4001 1011 W CORDOVA Street in Vancouver: Coal Harbour Condo for sale in "FAIRMONT PACIFIC RIM" (Vancouver West)  : MLS(r) # V1039813
$4,380,000
Residential Attached
Status:
Active
MLS® Num:
V1039813
Bedrooms:
2
Bathrooms:
3
Floor Area:
Switch units of measure2,226 sq. ft.
Stunning Fairmont Pacific Rim NE Estate. Located on Coal Harbour waterfront above the 5 Star Fairmont Pacific Rim Hotel, this unique luxury residence has many sophisticated features including Boffi kitchen, Miele appliances, white marblebaths, and outdoor fireplace with... More details
Sutton Group - Seafair Realty
LEILANI FONG
Sutton Group West Coast Realty
leilani@betterlivinggroup.ca
Tel: 604 780 7877
Main Photo: 901 1501 HOWE Street in Vancouver: Yaletown Condo for sale (Vancouver West)  : MLS(r) # V1089649
$4,280,000
Residential Attached
Status:
Active
MLS® Num:
V1089649
Bedrooms:
4
Bathrooms:
4
Floor Area:
Switch units of measure3,255 sq. ft.
Designed by the renowned Robert Ledingham Design Consultants ~ 2 waterfront suites have been combined to achieve this masterful home. Exacting attention to detail and finishing specification throughout. Enjoy a total interior size of3,255 sf. Consisting of grand rooms... More details
Sotheby's Int'l Rlty Can (Van)
LEILANI FONG
Sutton Group West Coast Realty
leilani@betterlivinggroup.ca
Tel: 604 780 7877
Listing information last updated on November 27, 2014
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