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closing costs and what you should expect

Condo closing costs and what to expect

My mentor once dubbed condo closing costs “the bill served after Chinese buffet”. Buyers get off the high of closing on a condo and get hit with expenses that need cash payments. Unprepared buyers get the impression everyone is out...

8 easy real estate tips for first-time condo buyers

If you’ve been renting an apartment for a few years, you may be ready to buy a condo. There are many benefits to owning one as we’ve explored earlier. But the process of buying a condo can be overwhelming for...

Should I buy a new or resale condo?

A common question is whether to a buy a new or resale condo. As we’ll explore below, each type offers advantages compared to the other.  We’ll also go through some questions that will help you make a clearer decision. What...

Introduction to the world of condos

Condominiums are becoming an increasingly popular real estate option for homeowners, both new and established. From the young professional who wants to live closer to the amenities offered by a bustling city core, to retirees who are attempting to downsize...