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Townhouses


A Townhome is an attached home in which an individual owns a unit within the same building structure. Each unit has its own outside entrance but is shares a common wall.


Some pros and cons of purchasing a townhome:


Pros:
•Very low maintenance-Maintenance and landscaping of the exterior structure and common areas are handled by the strata corporation. This is attractive when you are a busy professional that does have the time or patience for home maintenance.
•Many townhome complexes have amenities and common areas such as fitness centers, jacuzzis, indoor or outdoor pools, etc which are included in your monthly maintenance fees.
•Having your neighbors so close may give you a greater sense of community and security.
•Townhomes are often more affordable in comparison to a detached home in the same area and as a result, townhomes are ideal for a first time home buyer or a young family.


Cons:
•You are required to pay monthly maintenance fees and these fees 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.


Before you purchase any home, you should always consider the potential for resale. Working with a knowledgeable and experienced REALTOR® will help you determine whether the property you are considering is a good investment!

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Main Photo: 567 BEACH Crest in Vancouver: Yaletown Townhouse for sale in "TWO PARKWEST" (Vancouver West)  : MLS(r) # V1088198
$2,498,000
Residential Attached
Status:
Active
MLS® Num:
V1088198
Bedrooms:
3
Bathrooms:
4
Floor Area:
Switch units of measure2,555 sq. ft.
Rare listing! 2 Park West built by Concord Pacific. 3 levels, 2,555 sf townhouse in prestigious Beach Crescent neighbourhood. 3 bdrms + den + family room & dining area. 5 patios totaling 920 sf - an outdoor space on each level perfect for entertaining or sanctuary... More details
Rennie & Associates Realty
LEILANI FONG
Sutton Group West Coast Realty
leilani@betterlivinggroup.ca
Tel: 604 780 7877
Main Photo: 6380 LARKIN Drive in Vancouver: University VW Townhouse for sale in "SOMERSET" (Vancouver West)  : MLS(r) # V1070341
$2,480,000
Residential Attached
Status:
Active
MLS® Num:
V1070341
Bedrooms:
5
Bathrooms:
5
Floor Area:
Switch units of measure3,574 sq. ft.
"SOMERSET", UBC most luxurious and spacious Townhouses with high quality finishings: hardwood floor on the main level,crown mouldings, best kitchen appliances (Sub-zero fridge, Wolf gas range, Meile Dishwasher), California shutter and muchmore. 5 bedrooms includes two... More details
Macdonald Realty Westmar
LEILANI FONG
Sutton Group West Coast Realty
leilani@betterlivinggroup.ca
Tel: 604 780 7877
No Photo Available: TH8 1233 W CORDOVA Street in Vancouver: Coal Harbour Townhouse for sale in "CARINA" (Vancouver West)  : MLS(r) # V1096989
$2,280,000
Residential Attached
Status:
Active
MLS® Num:
V1096989
Bedrooms:
2
Bathrooms:
3
Floor Area:
Switch units of measure2,432 sq. ft.
S & E corner unit completely renovated with top quality material, this is one of the best town home unit in this complex. Both bdrm are exceptional large for town home. Tons of storage space and 2 private gated parking with private elevatorto all... More details
Prudential United Realty
LEILANI FONG
Sutton Group West Coast Realty
leilani@betterlivinggroup.ca
Tel: 604 780 7877
Main Photo: 5977 WALTER GAGE Road in Vancouver: University VW Townhouse for sale in "THE CORUS" (Vancouver West)  : MLS(r) # V1080465
$2,099,000
Residential Attached
Status:
Active
MLS® Num:
V1080465
Bedrooms:
3
Bathrooms:
4
Floor Area:
Switch units of measure2,564 sq. ft.
"THE CORUS" - Rarely available concrete townhome at the heart of UBC! The best end unit in the Complex! Towering ceiling and huge glass windows, open concept kitchen and spacious living space, top brand appliances, quartz countertops,built-in Miele Espresso... More details
Coldwell Banker Westburn Rlty.
LEILANI FONG
Sutton Group West Coast Realty
leilani@betterlivinggroup.ca
Tel: 604 780 7877
Main Photo: 30 5650 HAMPTON Place in Vancouver: University VW Townhouse for sale (Vancouver West)  : MLS(r) # V1088424
$2,090,000
Residential Attached
Status:
Active
MLS® Num:
V1088424
Bedrooms:
5
Bathrooms:
4
Floor Area:
Switch units of measure3,572 sq. ft.
3500 Square feet of UBC living, walk to pacific spirit park,specious floor plan,Vaulted ceiling loads of windows for natural ligh and lots of... More details
Royalty Group Realty Inc.
LEILANI FONG
Sutton Group West Coast Realty
leilani@betterlivinggroup.ca
Tel: 604 780 7877
Listing information last updated on December 19, 2014
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