Kathy Craig - ERA Key Realty Services


For many people, nothing beats condo living. As such, the demand for condos continues to grow, and many property buyers are relocating to condos across the nation.

Before you buy a condo, however, it is important to remember that condo living is different from living in a traditional house. Therefore, property buyers who plan accordingly can set realistic expectations for condo living.

How can a property buyer find out what it's like to live in a condo community? Here are three tips to help you prepare for condo living.

1. Learn About Condo Communities in Your Area

Condo communities come in all shapes and sizes, and you should take a close look at the condo communities in your city or town to find out what they're all about.

Even a quick drive through a condo community may prove to be exceedingly valuable. This will enable you to see the size and style of assorted condos, along with the distance between the properties themselves.

After you view a few condo communities, consider what you'd like to find in your ideal residence. This will enable you to compare and contrast your home must-haves versus what condos offer and map out your property search accordingly.

2. Meet with Current and Past Condo Owners

Do any family members or friends who currently live in a condo community? If so, schedule a meet-up with them so they can share their thoughts and views on condo living with you.

Nothing beats firsthand knowledge about condo communities. By meeting with current or past condo residents, you can better understand the pros and cons of condo living.

Be sure to come up with a list of questions before you meet with current or past condo residents as well. Remember, the more you prepare, the better off you'll be as you determine whether condo living is right for you.

3. Collaborate with a Real Estate Agent

A real estate agent has a simple goal: to help you find a residence that you'll be able to enjoy both now and in the future. As a result, this housing market professional can set up condo showings for you, allowing you to find out what it's like to live in a condo community.

In addition, a real estate agent can provide extensive details about what to expect if you decide to purchase a condo. This real estate professional can provide a copy of a condo community's homeowners' association (HOA) rules, inform you about any HOA fees and offer details about community pools and tennis courts that may be available to condo residents.

Perhaps best of all, a real estate agent is happy to offer honest, unbiased condo buying recommendations. He or she can provide you with plenty of information about a broad assortment of condos to help you make an informed purchase decision.

When it comes to browsing condos, don't leave anything to chance. Instead, collaborate with a real estate agent, and you can explore a variety of condos any time you choose.


This Condo in Natick, MA recently sold for $420,000. This Townhouse style home was sold by Kathy Craig - ERA Key Realty Services.


21 School St, Natick, MA 01760

Condo

$419,900
Price
$420,000
Sale Price

5
Rooms
2
Beds
1/1
Full/Half Baths
Updated townhouse in Natick Center. This home features a kitchen with granite countertops, stainless steel appliances, and generous dining area, a sun-soaked living room and a half bath on the first floor. On the second floor, there are two spacious bedrooms and a second bathroom. Recent updates include the furnace, A/C unit and hot water tank. There is also a walk-up to the third floor which provides lots of storage or additional space just waiting to be finished!! Convenient location, just minutes away to the town shops, restaurants, library and commuter rail in Natick Center.

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This Condo in Hopedale, MA recently sold for $188,000. This Hi-Rise style home was sold by Kathy Craig - ERA Key Realty Services.


54 Dutcher St, Hopedale, MA 01747

Condo

$199,900
Price
$188,000
Sale Price

4
Rooms
1
Beds
1
Baths
*Please submit highest and best offers by Monday, April 29, 2019 by 4PM* You will feel like you are living on top of the world in this very bright and sunny condo! High ceilings, lots of windows and amazing charm are all here for you. Spacious living room and bedrooms complete with all appliances. Private loft area has so many possibilities - in home office, studio or study. Elevator and plenty of parking. Walking distance to town center, coffee shop, park and beautiful trails around the nearby Hopedale Pond. This is your opportunity to have the comfort and convenience of a condo lifestyle! You have to see this one!





54 Dutcher St, Hopedale, MA 01747

Condo

$199,900
Price

4
Rooms
1
Beds
1
Baths
You will feel like you are living on top of the world in this very bright and sunny condo! High ceilings, lots of windows and amazing charm are all here for you. Spacious living room and bedrooms complete with all appliances. Private loft area has so many possibilities - in home office, studio or study. Elevator and plenty of parking. Walking distance to town center, coffee shop, park and beautiful trails around the nearby Hopedale Pond. This is your opportunity to have the comfort and convenience of a condo lifestyle! You have to see this one!
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This Condo in Grafton, MA recently sold for $225,000. This Townhouse style home was sold by Kathy Craig - ERA Key Realty Services.


14 NOTTINGHAM ROAD, Grafton, MA 01519

Condo

$222,900
Price
$225,000
Sale Price

7
Rooms
2
Beds
2
Baths
Beautiful townhouse in Bruce Hollow II. Living room features fireplace, vaulted ceiling, skylights, hardwood floors and new windows (2015). Dining room also has new windows and hardwood flooring. Kitchen has Skylight (2017), new counter and sink (2016) and is fully applianced. Full Hollywood bath has tile flooring and vanity (2014). Master features vaulted ceiling and hardwood floors. Bedroom 2 is presently an office has hardwood floors and new slider (2018). Family room boast newer cabinetry, newer wall to wall, new ceiling and lighting fixtures (2016). Hallway also has newer ceiling and lights (2016). New Deck within the last 2 years. Mass Save installed insulation in the attic within the last 4 years. Another full bath on the lower level. The family room could easily be used for a 3rd bedroom. Washer and dryer hook ups on lower level. Utility room for storage. Come and see it now, great unit.

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