Buying a Condominium Helps in Getting Rid of Home Maintenance

Written by Posted On Monday, 27 July 2020 16:50

Buying a house in the countryside is everyone’s dream. After a certain age, people love serenity and nature. Therefore, they look for a quiet place with a lawn, parking, a garage and a patio to enjoy the summer and the rain. However, staying in a house can be irritating because everything has to be managed by the owner, even if it is a pipe leakage or power cut due to a fault of some sort, every problem is your responsibility. This is why people are moving to apartments where they don’t need to bother about the maintenance. However, those who want to stay away from crowds and noise, but don’t want to take the hassle of maintenance, prefer condominiums. You may have seen, on social media marketing or you may have had condos recommended to you by friends or family. They are generally a great choice for comfort, convenience, location and present as the right-size for small families, couples or singles.

Condos are a combination between a house and an apartment. Sometimes, purchasing a property in an apartment or constructing a home is expensive, so people switch to a condo which can be purchased outright. Most condominiums are next to each other which means two condominiums will share one partition wall. However, every individual has their own choice and not everyone prefers a condo in place of an apartment or house.

Here are some benefits that may help you understand the luxury of residing in a condo -

  • Condos are located in the center of the city which gives you the opportunity to use all benefits like, hospitals, schools, easy transportation, malls, markets, renowned buildings, museums etc. to explore.
  • You pay your maintenance fee to the condo office and they take care of the whole building and its surroundings. Therefore tasks like repairing leaks, plumbing issues, electricity issues, mowing the lawn, cleaning the garage or removing ice from paths are all completed by the maintenance staff.
  • Since you are near bus and taxi stands, every time you will never have to drive long distances, you can simply take a cab, bus or subway. This helps save petrol, diesel, money and protects the environment.
  • Condominiums may also have swimming pools, indoor or outdoor, which is beneficial for those staying in, as they can go swimming irrespective of time.
  • Just like apartments, condominiums have all the benefits like pool, gym, club etc. They might not be as well-equipped and constructed as apartments, but it is enough for an individual to enjoy everything within the maintenance fee.
  • Even if two condominiums share one wall, their quality of construction is superior enough to block noise and provide privacy to every neighbor.
  • As a home owner, you have to install your own burglary alarm, security locks and take serious steps for safety and security. However, while staying in a condo, one doesn’t need to worry about all these things, because the entire building is guarded by the security staff.


The price of a house and a condo is completely different because you pay per the size and other benefits of the place. A property’s value differs according to its surroundings. However, research says the value of a house appreciates faster than the value of a condo. Therefore condominiums are always affordable.

Sometimes, your neighbors aren’t as friendly as you expect while staying in a home which can be difficult if you leave your elderly ones home alone. However, in a condo, all neighbors are close to each other, therefore every gathering or event is celebrated together as an association.

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Craig Lebrau

Assistant Director (Landed Property) for Mourne Property Co. (Sydney) from 2001-2015. Founded and led Lebrau Estate Agents from 2015 until now - a boutique real estate firm serving private buyers.  

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