Pros and Cons of Buying a Condo in Ontario

By: Marlene Boyle

Pros and Cons of Buying a Condo in Ontario

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Buying a condo in Ontario can be a great investment and a great way to own a home. However, there are also some potential downsides to consider as well. Make sure you do your research and really think about what the best decision for YOU is!

- Generally more affordable than a house, depending on the area
- Less maintenance required compared to a house
- Condos often come with amenities like gyms and pools
- Condos can be great for people who want to downsize or those who don’t want to deal with the hassle of maintaining a house
- Condos can provide a great investment opportunity, as the value of condos tends to appreciate over time

- Condos in Ontario can be more expensive than in other provinces
- Condos often come with extra fees, like maintenance, utilities, and common area fees
- Condos often have more restrictions than houses, such as restrictions on pets or noise levels
- You may be subject to the rules and regulations of the condo board, which could include restrictions on renovations or other activities
- If the condo board is not managed well, the value of your condo could decrease

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