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Buying Instead of Renting: Condos & Co-Ops


In today’s market, many homeowners are opting for renting over buying because of market conditions, rental rates, economic causes, and many other contributing factors. However, homeowners may want to consider the benefits of buying something affordable, such as a condo or co-op. While there have always been tons of reasons to become a homeowner, here are just a few of the best reasons to consider buying, instead of renting.


#1) Appreciation Value: Through home ownership, you may achieve the greatest overall value of appreciation value on your co-op or condo.   


#2)  Easy Sale: Selling a condo is considerably easy. With fixed costs for maintenance, community security, along with ample other benefits, living within a condo has tons of perks, so selling comes easy!


#3) Financing: Financing a condo offers considerable options when it comes to buying. Speak to a local mortgage department, or just click on the link for fast access to mortgage information –


#4) Simple Ownership:  When buying a condo, ownership is easy. With tons of financing options, it makes owning a condo as simple as 1-2-3!


#5) Covered Maintenance: Maintenance costs for condos cut out all the guess work for homeowners. Consider that when the cold winter months hit, and the snow is already shoveled, or hot summer months when the pool is clean and ready for use.


#6) Exclusive Rights: When renting, you may not have the freedom to change the unit or do any kind of alterations. When owning a co-op, you have the exclusive freedom to make any changes to suit your living needs.


#7) Tax Deductable: Payments towards ownership may be tax deductable. Deducting eligible expenses helps you to cut costs, and save money.


#8) Cheap To Buy: Condos and Co-ops are considerably easier to afford then regular homes. Not only are they more affordable, but you are also forced to save money, rather than pay off someone else’s mortgage!


#9) Mortgage Rates Are Low: Now is a great time to buy, rather than rent. With mortgage rates at an all time low, this is a great opportunity for those looking to buy, to take advantage of a low mortgage rate. This fixed rate also can’t go up, so you know exactly what to expect!


#10) Privacy: Living within a secured building, as well as a community, offers a sense of security for those living there. Knowing that there is either a gated entry or registry to sign in, homeowners get a sense of relief in knowing that people in the area are there for the right reasons, therefore making those who don’t belong, stand out.


Buying a condo or a co-op couldn’t be easier, so if you’re considering buying for the first time, or keeping costs low, now is the time to buy! If you’re still not convinced, check out some beautiful co-ops and condos for sale today, and then give us a call!


Rolling Hill Green: Beautiful and spacious 3 bedrooms condo in Arden Heights,  Staten Island NY 10312. This beautiful condo is spacious and has plenty of parking as well. Move right into this unit and enjoy features such as: hardwood floors, large entry foyer into comfortable family room, new bathrooms, sliders to patio, living room & dining room, updated eat-in-kitchen, master bedroom overlooking living room & dining room, walk-in-closet, built in 1-car garage, plus much more! Contact Agents: Ayman Aid 347-668-2335 & Denise Gallo 917-975-7123


Wellington Court: Wow! is what you will say when you see this beautiful 2 bedroom 2 bath duplex condo in the beautiful Heartland Village area of Staten Island NY 10314. Enjoy living in a super private elevator building with underground assigned parking plus 2 storage units, new kitchen with granite, living room with screened in terrace and hardwood floors. This condo unit features newer bathrooms and a master bedroom with a walk-in closet. Not only is the unit beautiful, but the amenities include a clubhouse, health club, playground, pool, and tennis courts, not to mention tons of additional interior extras like a dishwasher, washer & dryer, refrigerator, and microwave.  Contact Agent: Joseph Haskell 917-697-2042


Cypress Loop: Move right into this extra wide 19X34 end unit condo in peaceful, park-like setting. Living in this spacious Rossville condo couldn’t be easier – with community amenities such as a pool, playground and tennis courts, this community feels more like a resort! Interior features include: large living & dining room with hi-hats, eat-in-kitchen with maple cabinets and stainless steel appliances, sliding glass doors to fenced in yard, 2nd floor cherry hardwood floors, extra room that could be an office or additional bedroom, designated parking +10 guest spots! This condo is great for entertaining, and offers plenty of room to do so! Contact Agent: Deborah Bracco 718-619-5701


Hart Blvd: Beautiful & large 1 bedroom condo in charming art deco building in Silver Lake, Staten Island NY 10301. This all brick building is close to all stores and transportation, with features such as: large sunken living room, huge bedroom, gorgeous hardwood floors & all new windows. Fees include: heat, hot water, outside maintenance, snow removal. Building has renovation assessment.  Contact Agent: Joseph Zubrycky 917-923-4504


Fort Pl: Besides spectacular views from this newly renovated large one bedroom co-op, this building also boasts indoor parking, garden space, and a community terrace with amazing views! This co-op also features a large living room, L-shaped dining room with harbor, Verrazano Bridge & Manhattan views, brand new modern kitchen and bath, plus hardwood floors throughout. Contact Agent: MaryLou Palladino 917-363-6076


Maryland Ave: No need to rent! Move right into this beautifully updated and large co-op in Rosebank, Staten Island NY 10305.  Enjoy sitting on a private terrace with tranquil setting and views all around. This unit features professionally customized closets, appliances, hi-hats, ceiling fans, window treatments plus 2 a/c units. While already offering tons of features, this co-op association fee covers: taxes, heat, hot water, pool, sewers, maintenance, garbage, snow, super, handyman and landscaping! Contact Agent: Teresa Carmona 917-921-3092


Clove Road: Luxury high-rise living at a fraction of the cost! Enjoy New York City style living in this beautiful high-rise co-op in Clove Lake, Staten Island NY 10301. This co-op unit had been completely renovated with top of the line amenities, including a cherry wood kitchen, granite countertops, stainless steel appliances, cherry wood floors, recessed lighting plus more! This building also features handicap access, maintenance including: pool, electric, gas, hot water, outside maintenance, sewers, snow removal and taxes. This co-op also offers a dishwasher, washer, refrigerator, and microwave.  Contact Agent: Frank Selovic 646-267-8889


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