Renter’s Advice and Resources

Renter’s Advice and Resources

Condo vs. Townhouse: What’s the Difference?

Cassie Damewood

 · Mar 3, 2020

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Apartment hunting gets more challenging every year. Soaring prices, fluctuating rent rates, gentrification, employment instability, and lots of other factors make finding an acceptable home at an affordable price feel nearly impossible.

When you’re looking for a new place to live, condos and apartments are probably some of the first options you consider. There are pros and cons to both situations, but your choice will ultimately depend on what’s more important to you: homeownership or the freedom to move around.

Cole Nemeth

 · Jul 27, 2017

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Consider this: you’ve decided you like apartment living, and have seen a few condo listings, but don’t have the faintest idea as to whether it’d be better to look at condo listings or apartment rental listings. What’s the difference, anyway, and, importantly, what’s it like to live in each? Good questions. Let’s first tackle a […]

Eva R. Marienchild

 · Apr 12, 2016

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Although it is not illegal for real estate firms to market a piece of property as a condominium townhouse, this type of dwelling does not exist. If you are a first time home-buyer, it is important to know the difference between the two. This will make it easier to decide which type of home is […]

Staff Writer

 · Sep 1, 2010

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Condo renting may be a great alternative to living in an apartment complex. However, living in a rented condo comes with a very specific set of possible problems. Prior to renting a condo, seriously consider the following pros and cons. Pro: Private Ownership Most condominiums are owned by private owners, and private owners often have […]

Staff Writer

 · Aug 26, 2010

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Living in a condominium presents intricate, yet manageable challenges when planning a garden. It is important to decide on specific choices including species, location, risk and potential rules to make your garden an enjoyable stress-free experience. 1. Abide by Rules of Your Condo Regarding Gardens Check your condominium bylaws for mention of any rules and/or regulations indicating personal or community […]

Staff Writer

 · Aug 4, 2010

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