If you’re in the market to purchase a home, you may be considering looking at a condo or townhome. With housing prices increasing across the country, this style of homes are often the most affordable, particularly for new homeowners or those who are looking to downsize. There are many benefits associated with living in a condo or townhome such as lower housing costs, maintenance and amenities included, and often they come with building security features. That said, before you take the plunge consider the following items to be sure condo or townhome ownership is right for you.
Benefits of Condo/Townhouse Ownership:
It is important to consider these factors, in addition to more personal factors such as your own habits and preferences. For example, how many times to do you leave the house in a day? If the answer is multiple times, perhaps walking down a long hallway and taking the elevator or stairs multiple times a day wouldn’t work for you. Conversely, if you travel frequently a home where the exterior maintenance is already taken care of could be perfect.
No matter your decision, best of luck on your house hunt and don’t forget to contact your local Westland Insurance Office to ask about your condo insurance options before you move in.