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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: 22 5879 GRAY Avenue in Vancouver: University VW Townhouse for sale (Vancouver West)  : MLS(r) # V1097114
$1,839,000
Residential Attached
Status:
Active
MLS® Num:
V1097114
Bedrooms:
4
Bathrooms:
4
Floor Area:
Switch units of measure2,658 sq. ft.
Gorgeous townhouse complex in UBC south campus. This is the largest unit among the 24 town homes. 2658 sft, like a house. Radiant heating, high ceiling, super quality with high end appliances. Well maintained, 4 bedrooms plus one den andhuge recreation room on the 3rd... More details
Regent Park Realty Inc.
LEILANI FONG
Sutton Group West Coast Realty
leilani@betterlivinggroup.ca
Tel: 604 780 7877
Main Photo: 106 918 COOPERAGE Way in Vancouver: Yaletown Townhouse for sale (Vancouver West)  : MLS(r) # V1115228
$1,838,000
Residential Attached
Status:
Active
MLS® Num:
V1115228
Bedrooms:
3
Bathrooms:
3
Floor Area:
Switch units of measure1,795 sq. ft.
SOUTH-WEST FACING Unobstructed views from every room of this 1800 sf waterfront 3BR T/H are forever as you step through your own entrance into this corner suite,the beautifully designed open flr plan filled with natural light & enriched by lovely H/W floors, Main flr... More details
New Coast Realty (Richmond)
LEILANI FONG
Sutton Group West Coast Realty
leilani@betterlivinggroup.ca
Tel: 604 780 7877
Main Photo: 1451 TILNEY Mews in Vancouver: South Granville Townhouse for sale in "GRANVILLE MEWS" (Vancouver West)  : MLS(r) # V1081014
$1,788,000
Residential Attached
Status:
Active
MLS® Num:
V1081014
Bedrooms:
3
Bathrooms:
3
Floor Area:
Switch units of measure2,097 sq. ft.
Granville Mews - a rare opportunity for refined living. Imagine a classic contemporary home with tasteful and sophisticated living on the established Westside of Vancouver. This quiet side of the complex townhouse features 3 bedroom + den,spacious layout, large picture... More details
Royal Pacific Rlty. (Kingsway)
LEILANI FONG
Sutton Group West Coast Realty
leilani@betterlivinggroup.ca
Tel: 604 780 7877
Main Photo: 3 4900 CARTIER Street in Vancouver: Shaughnessy Townhouse for sale in "SHAUGHNESSY PLACE II" (Vancouver West)  : MLS(r) # V1122022
$1,788,000
Residential Attached
Status:
Active
MLS® Num:
V1122022
Bedrooms:
2
Bathrooms:
3
Floor Area:
Switch units of measure1,832 sq. ft.
Beautiful semi-detached home situated securely in prestigious, gated complex with well landscaped grounds in the best neighborhood of Westside Vancouver. Home is updated with a sense of relaxed elegance throughout by granite and marbleaccents, soft shades and all the... More details
Sutton Centre Realty
LEILANI FONG
Sutton Group West Coast Realty
leilani@betterlivinggroup.ca
Tel: 604 780 7877
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Main Photo: 2573 W 7TH Avenue in Vancouver: Kitsilano Townhouse for sale (Vancouver West)  : MLS(r) # V1108469
OPEN HOUSE
$1,750,000
Residential Attached
Status:
Active
MLS® Num:
V1108469
Bedrooms:
3
Bathrooms:
4
Floor Area:
Switch units of measure1,626 sq. ft.
A beautiful 3 bedroom 3.5 bathroom, 1626 sf back unit with a large backyard. This triplex townhouse is on an extra quiet street in highly sought-after Kitsilano neighborhood. Built by a European builder with high end finishings.Hardwood floors throughout the spacious... More details
New Coast Realty (Richmond)
LEILANI FONG
Sutton Group West Coast Realty
leilani@betterlivinggroup.ca
Tel: 604 780 7877
Listing information last updated on May 23, 2015
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