Tips for Purchasing Your Future Condo

Tips for Purchasing Your Future Condo

Tuesday Apr 20th, 2021


Tips for Purchasing Your Future Condo


When it comes to housing, condos are always an excellent contender! For people that want to be close to or in the city and dream of having access to everyday amenities, such as gyms, pools, or a balcony overlooking the city skyline, condos are the top choice. There are many things to think about when looking for the right condo for you. Here we will provide you with our tips for buying your future condo!

Decide what types of amenities you want

Different condos offer different amenities -know what you and your family want before buying so you can ensure that your new home has everything you’re looking for. Are you interested in a pool to get in a morning swim? Or looking for a hot tub to relax after work? Or perhaps you’re looking for a gym to stay in shape and get moving. Maybe you don’t want any of them, but are thinking of options that will entertain your kids while staying at home. Regardless, make sure you pick a condo that has your desired amenities.

It’s also important to keep in mind that although you might not be interested in having a pool, hot tub, gym, or any other amenity in your condo building, other people might. If you’re thinking about one day selling, it’s important to note things that can help increase the resale value.

Check whether pets are allowed

When you’re looking at condos, it’s a good idea to check whether you’re allowed to have pets or not in the building. Even if you don’t have pets, consider what your plans are in the future and if getting a pet might be something that you’re interested in, choosing a pet friendly condo is a must!

Speak with neighbours

There’s no better way to get to know the building that could potentially be your new home by speaking with the people who already live there. This way, you can get a good idea of not only what the lifestyle is like, but what the other residents are like as well.

Think about your current lifestyle

Are you tired of mowing your lawn in the warm summer months, and having to shovel your driveway throughout the cold winter months? Purchasing a condo is convenient, as all these extra things that are required to keep up around the house, are taken care of for you. However, if your ideal living space comes with a backyard and significant outdoor space, it may be best to rethink a condo purchase.

When you’ve come to the decision that a condo is right for you – make sure you work with an experienced realtor.

When you’re looking for the perfect condo to live for just yourself or to raise a family, you want to make sure it has everything you’re looking for, and you’re getting your money’s worth. That’s why it’s important to work with an experienced realtor who knows the market in and out and can help you find a condo that’s perfectly suited to your family’s needs. At D&G Realty, we’re a full service real estate team with a  passion for the industry and our clients. We’re trusted and well trained professionals. We know searching for a home can be stressful, which is why we strive to make the process as smooth and seamless as possible. Take that weight off your shoulders and pass it to us – you can count on D&G Realty to be by your side, every step of the way.


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