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Five benefits of downsizing to a condo

by Umair Asif
November 19, 2018

Five benefits of downsizing to a condo

by Umair Asif
November 19, 2018

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Do you currently live in a house but find yourself eyeing the possibility of a condo lately? Have you been considering downsizing but aren't sure it will fit your lifestyle? Downsizing to a condo is something that buyers of all ages are doing thanks to the many benefits that go along with making that move. Condos aren't just meant to be that first foot in the door on the property ladder, rather they can be right for all kinds of buyers.

Benefits of condo living

If you're on the fence about downsizing to a condo, you may want to take a look at these top five benefits in condo living. These may just be all the information you need to go ahead and start shopping around for a condo.

The maintenance is left to someone else

One of the biggest complaints in owning your own detached home is that there is a lot of work and maintenance that goes into it. You're the one who is responsible for cutting the grass, shoveling the snow, keeping up with the garden, replacing the roof and windows when the time comes, and so forth.

The majority of people today live very busy lifestyles, so finding time to fit in all this maintenance can seem pretty overwhelming. For anyone who has mobility issues, things like gardening and shoveling can also be impossible. In a condo, you won't have any maintenance to worry about. You get to enjoy your unit as well as the amenities in the building without all the added stress.

It can be easier on the budget

Depending on the size of your current home and the condo you are looking at it, downsizing to a condominium can also be easier on your budget. If you find yourself strapped for cash each month, downsizing can give you that wiggle room that you're in need of.

Security gives you peace of mind

Let's face it, times are changing and with that said, security measures are almost a given in your home. When you live in a condo there are going to be security measures that keep people out who don't belong in the building. Visitors will need to buzz in, which provides you with that peace of mind.

Choose the amenities that matter to you

Perhaps you've always wanted a pool or a tennis court but you don't have the budget for it or your current house doesn't have a yard that would accommodate those features. With condos, there are typically a variety of amenities in the building, all of which are free for you to use. As you shop for the perfect unit you can be specific and look for buildings that have the amenities that matter to you.

A great way to live in the city

For those who enjoy city living, condos can be the absolute best type of dwelling. They often are located in prime neighborhoods and districts allowing you to be a part of the action. Take for example the WellCondoToronto.ca development which is located in downtown Toronto, Canada. Residents are within walking distance of public transportation, shopping and dining.

Condo living offers a fair amount of benefits and advantages, which could make it well worth downsizing to.

 

 

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