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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: 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
Main Photo: 101 1981 HIGHBURY Street in Vancouver: Point Grey Townhouse for sale in "HIGHBURY RESIDENCES" (Vancouver West)  : MLS(r) # V1083170
$1,988,000
Residential Attached
Status:
Active
MLS® Num:
V1083170
Bedrooms:
3
Bathrooms:
3
Floor Area:
Switch units of measure2,277 sq. ft.
Highbury Residences by South Street Development is a limited collection of 6 exclusive residences in West Point Grey. Built by Urban One, this concrete development features a sophisticated design aesthetic including open floor plans, 9' ceilings, hardwood floors, marble... More details
RE/MAX Select Properties
LEILANI FONG
Sutton Group West Coast Realty
leilani@betterlivinggroup.ca
Tel: 604 780 7877
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$1,950,000
Residential Attached
Status:
Active
MLS® Num:
V1092365
Bedrooms:
2
Bathrooms:
3
Floor Area:
Switch units of measure1,808 sq. ft.
Fabulous 3 level townhome with spectacular views of English Bay, City and North Shore Mountains. The principal rooms occupy the entire top floor and are surrounded on 3 sides with an incredible 720 sq ft sundeck. Short walk to shops, beach, Kits pool, cafes and transit... More details
Macdonald Realty Westmar
LEILANI FONG
Sutton Group West Coast Realty
leilani@betterlivinggroup.ca
Tel: 604 780 7877
Main Photo: 1933 W 33RD Avenue in Vancouver: Quilchena Townhouse for sale in "MACLURE WALK" (Vancouver West)  : MLS(r) # V1073346
$1,899,000
Residential Attached
Status:
Active
MLS® Num:
V1073346
Bedrooms:
4
Bathrooms:
4
Floor Area:
Switch units of measure2,172 sq. ft.
Maclure Walk by Polygon. Spacious living in Quilchena Park. Great layout with 4 good size bedrooms (2 master ensuites), 3 full baths and a powder room, hardwood floor on main and carpet in bedrooms, 2 fireplaces, attached secured 2-car garage, own front and back yards... More details
Macdonald Realty Westmar
LEILANI FONG
Sutton Group West Coast Realty
leilani@betterlivinggroup.ca
Tel: 604 780 7877
Main Photo: 1973 W 33RD Avenue in Vancouver: Quilchena Townhouse for sale in "MACLURE WALK" (Vancouver West)  : MLS(r) # V1082345
$1,868,000
Residential Attached
Status:
Active
MLS® Num:
V1082345
Bedrooms:
4
Bathrooms:
4
Floor Area:
Switch units of measure2,173 sq. ft.
A rare opportunity to live in one of the exclusive residences at Maclure Walk in desireable Quilchena Park neighbourhood. This 2,173 sqft home boasts spacious living featuring 4 large bdrms (all with W/I closets) & 3.5 baths. Great layoutw/ formal living, dining & a... More details
Sutton Grp West Coast (VanCam)
LEILANI FONG
Sutton Group West Coast Realty
leilani@betterlivinggroup.ca
Tel: 604 780 7877
Listing information last updated on November 29, 2014
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