7 Tips for Buying Your First Condo

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Buying your first condominium is not exactly the same as buying a house. Instead, it is a different process which has different considerations and requirements. Also, there are different condominium communities and you must know about their fees, rules, and amenities through your research and analysis.

Here are 7 tips mentioned to help you buy your first condo.



First of all, you must be sure about your need for a condo before buying it. There are different factors which you should consider like the need for socialization, amenities, long-term profit, and so many others.

If you leave the process in between because of being unaware and unsure about your needs, you would have to bear the significant loss and disastrous consequences.


Right fit

The condo you choose for yourself must be the right fit for you. It means that the condo must have the rules and policies which fit your personal preferences and needs.

For instance, you must consider the maintenance requirement of a condo to see if it is fitted well to your routine and schedule or not. If you like to trim and manage your plants on your own, the fees and policies of your chosen condo must not include it.


Real Estate Agent

It is always a wise decision to hire the real estate agent who can provide you with relevant information and knowledge regarding different Cabo San Lucas Condos.

The agent you choose must be able to help you the sign the contracts and understand the rules & regulations to keep the entire buying process as smooth as possible.



You must also consider the financing of your first condo as it would be different from the financing of homes. You need to understand the policies, requirements, and programs of different financial sources which allow the condo purchases.


Review Rules

Before buying your first condo, you must review the rules and regulations it has. Once you are able to understand and remember the mentioned rules, you can get the peace of mind as you won’t have to worry about any unnecessary hassle or trouble at the end of the day.


Special Assessments

It is important to know about the special assessments of the condo beforehand. You must talk in detail with your contractor to make sure that there are not any additional hidden charges which may cause to frustrate you later. You can also add some special assessments if you think they are required to keep your condo well-maintained and long-lasting.


Future Plans

You can’t predict the future but you can surely have a few future plans to make your purchase of first condo worthwhile.

For instance, if you plan to use your condo for the coming ten years of your life, you won’t have to worry much about the rate of appreciation as compare to the other situation in which you plan to remain in your condo only for two to three year maximum.


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Sarah Hizon

Thank you for your tips! this is a big help to me, Im planning to buy a new condo for my own at ayala land. Hope you post more helpful article.

Aug 15, 2019 12:20 AM #1
Sheena Hans

OMG!!!! Im 25 now, and my parents agreed that Im going to live alone now, Im planning to buy a condo unit, got some ideas from you. Thanks!

Aug 27, 2019 01:31 AM #2
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