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7 Reasons why condo-living might be perfect for you


Condo living has a number of benefits for people of all stages of life. There are many condo buildings currently being built or being transformed from previous historic warehouses in downtown Winnipeg, and this is an excellent time to begin thinking about living in a condo. Condo living might be right for you if…

1) You’re a new or first-time home-buyer.
Buying your first home can be daunting. There’s a lot involved in owning a home that can be overwhelming if you have never been in this situation. Why not make your life that much easier by making your first home a condo? With a condo you can work with your condo board and condo agency to determine the big decisions, such as how to deal with damaged property, and a caretaker will be available to clean the outside of your building (including everything that you won’t personally own, like the hallways).

2) Your kids have moved out.
Thirty years ago you bought a nice big house in anticipation of having several children. But now that they’ve moved out, it feels like there’s a whole lot of empty space and rooms that you just don’t need. This is the perfect opportunity to transition to a condo that’s more suited for you and your spouse.

3) You want to make the transition from renting to buying, without the hassle of caretaking for the building.
Washing outside windows. Shoveling the snow off the driveway. Caring for the lawn. Cleaning the eaves troughs. All of this takes a lot of time and effort, and they are all tasks you dread (or don’t know how to do). Purchase a condo and you won’t have to worry about any of these chores!

4) You are looking to downsize in general.
How much “stuff” do any of us really need? You might have roomfuls of things that you haven’t used in years. By the time you get rid of all of it and clear your house of the clutter, you might see that the amount of space you have is just too much. Downsizing to a condo can be a nice way to get rid of old things you don’t need and just keep what you really want – and give yourself some peace of mind.

5) There is only one or two of you in your household.
Condos are ideal for one- or two-person households. You might be too busy to take care of a big home or it might just feel too empty, as in the above reason of kids moving out, in which case living in a condo will feel like just the right size for you.

6) You travel frequently.
Why deal with the headaches of arranging for people to take care of your home and yard while you travel when you can live in a condo? Condo living allows you to simply lock the door and walk away – after asking your neighbour to take in your mail, of course. You can also trust that your home will be very secure and safe while you travel due to the extra locked doors between the door to your condo suite.

7) You’re interested in living in the heart of downtown Winnipeg.
This was right at the top of my

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  • 1. Direct Cell # (204) 333-2202 Twitter: @ bokauffmannFacebook: facebook.com/winnipeghomefinder Blog: blog.winnipeghomefinder.comEmail: boknowshomes@gmail.com web: WinnipegHomeFinder.comQuickTime™ and aAVC Coding decompressorare needed to see this picture.Performance Realty7 REASONS WHY CONDO-LIVINGMIGHT BE PERFECT FORYOUBy BO KAUFFMANN
  • 2. Direct Cell # (204) 333-2202 Twitter: @ bokauffmannFacebook: facebook.com/winnipeghomefinder Blog: blog.winnipeghomefinder.comEmail: boknowshomes@gmail.com web: WinnipegHomeFinder.comCONDO LIVING HASA NUMBER OF BENEFITSFOR PEOPLE OF ALL STAGES OF LIFE.Direct Cell # (204) 333-2202 Twitter: @ bokauffmannFacebook: facebook.com/winnipeghomefinder Blog: blog.winnipeghomefinder.comEmail: boknowshomes@gmail.com web: WinnipegHomeFinder.com
  • 3. Direct Cell # (204) 333-2202 Twitter: @ bokauffmannFacebook: facebook.com/winnipeghomefinder Blog: blog.winnipeghomefinder.comEmail: boknowshomes@gmail.com web: WinnipegHomeFinder.comThere are many condo buildings currently being built or beingtransformed from previous historic warehouses in downtownWinnipeg, and this is an excellent time tobegin thinking about living in a condo.
  • 4. Direct Cell # (204) 333-2202 Twitter: @ bokauffmannFacebook: facebook.com/winnipeghomefinder Blog: blog.winnipeghomefinder.comEmail: boknowshomes@gmail.com web: WinnipegHomeFinder.comCONDO LIVINGMIGHT BE RIGHTFOR YOU IF…
  • 5. Direct Cell # (204) 333-2202 Twitter: @ bokauffmannFacebook: facebook.com/winnipeghomefinder Blog: blog.winnipeghomefinder.comEmail: boknowshomes@gmail.com web: WinnipegHomeFinder.com1) YOU’RE A NEWOR FIRST-TIME HOME-BUYER.• Buying your first home can be daunting.• There’s a lot involved in owning a home that can beoverwhelming if you have never been in this situation.
  • 6. Direct Cell # (204) 333-2202 Twitter: @ bokauffmannFacebook: facebook.com/winnipeghomefinder Blog: blog.winnipeghomefinder.comEmail: boknowshomes@gmail.com web: WinnipegHomeFinder.comWHY NOT MAKE YOUR LIFETHAT MUCH EASIERBY MAKING YOUR FIRSTHOME A CONDO?Direct Cell # (204) 333-2202 Twitter: @ bokauffmannFacebook: facebook.com/winnipeghomefinder Blog: blog.winnipeghomefinder.comEmail: boknowshomes@gmail.com web: WinnipegHomeFinder.com
  • 7. Direct Cell # (204) 333-2202 Twitter: @ bokauffmannFacebook: facebook.com/winnipeghomefinder Blog: blog.winnipeghomefinder.comEmail: boknowshomes@gmail.com web: WinnipegHomeFinder.com2) YOUR KIDS HAVE MOVED OUT.Thirty years agoyou bought a nice big house in anticipation ofhaving several children.
  • 8. Direct Cell # (204) 333-2202 Twitter: @ bokauffmannFacebook: facebook.com/winnipeghomefinder Blog: blog.winnipeghomefinder.comEmail: boknowshomes@gmail.com web: WinnipegHomeFinder.comThis is the perfect opportunity to transition to acondo that’s more suited for you and your spouse.But now that they’ve moved out, it feels likethere’s a whole lot of empty space and roomsthat you just don’t need.
  • 9. Direct Cell # (204) 333-2202 Twitter: @ bokauffmannFacebook: facebook.com/winnipeghomefinder Blog: blog.winnipeghomefinder.comEmail: boknowshomes@gmail.com web: WinnipegHomeFinder.com3) YOU WANT TO MAKE THE TRANSITIONFROM RENTING TO BUYING, WITHOUTTHE HASSLE OF CARETAKING FOR THEBUILDING.
  • 10. Direct Cell # (204) 333-2202 Twitter: @ bokauffmannFacebook: facebook.com/winnipeghomefinder Blog: blog.winnipeghomefinder.comEmail: boknowshomes@gmail.com web: WinnipegHomeFinder.com• Washing outside windows.• Shoveling the snow off the driveway.• Caring for the lawn.• Cleaning the eaves troughs.
  • 11. Direct Cell # (204) 333-2202 Twitter: @ bokauffmannFacebook: facebook.com/winnipeghomefinder Blog: blog.winnipeghomefinder.comEmail: boknowshomes@gmail.com web: WinnipegHomeFinder.comAll of this takes a lot of time and effort,and they are all tasks you dread(or don’t know how to do).Purchase a condo and you won’t have toworry about any of these chores!
  • 12. Direct Cell # (204) 333-2202 Twitter: @ bokauffmannFacebook: facebook.com/winnipeghomefinder Blog: blog.winnipeghomefinder.comEmail: boknowshomes@gmail.com web: WinnipegHomeFinder.com4) YOU ARE LOOKING TODOWNSIZE IN GENERAL.• How much “stuff” do any of us really need?• You might have roomfuls of things that you haven’t used in years.• By the time you get rid of all of it and clear your house of the clutter,you might see that the amount of space you have is just too much.
  • 13. Direct Cell # (204) 333-2202 Twitter: @ bokauffmannFacebook: facebook.com/winnipeghomefinder Blog: blog.winnipeghomefinder.comEmail: boknowshomes@gmail.com web: WinnipegHomeFinder.comDOWNSIZING TO A CONDO CAN BE A NICE WAY TO GET RID OF OLD THINGSYOU DON’T NEED AND JUST KEEP WHAT YOU REALLY WANT –AND GIVE YOURSELF SOME PEACE OF MIND.
  • 14. Direct Cell # (204) 333-2202 Twitter: @ bokauffmannFacebook: facebook.com/winnipeghomefinder Blog: blog.winnipeghomefinder.comEmail: boknowshomes@gmail.com web: WinnipegHomeFinder.com5) THERE IS ONLY ONE OR TWO OF YOUIN YOUR HOUSEHOLD.• Condos are ideal for one- or two-person households.• You might be too busy to take care of a big home or it mightjust feel too empty, as in the above reason of kids moving out,in which case living in a condo will feel like just the right size for you.
  • 15. Direct Cell # (204) 333-2202 Twitter: @ bokauffmannFacebook: facebook.com/winnipeghomefinder Blog: blog.winnipeghomefinder.comEmail: boknowshomes@gmail.com web: WinnipegHomeFinder.com6) You travel frequently.Why deal with the headachesof arranging for peopleto take care of your home andyard while you travel when youcan live in a condo?
  • 16. Direct Cell # (204) 333-2202 Twitter: @ bokauffmannFacebook: facebook.com/winnipeghomefinder Blog: blog.winnipeghomefinder.comEmail: boknowshomes@gmail.com web: WinnipegHomeFinder.comCondo living allows you to simply lock the door and walk away –after asking your neighbour to take in your mail, of course.You can also trust that your home will be very secure andsafe while you travel due to the extra locked doorsbetween the door to your condo suite.
  • 17. Direct Cell # (204) 333-2202 Twitter: @ bokauffmannFacebook: facebook.com/winnipeghomefinder Blog: blog.winnipeghomefinder.comEmail: boknowshomes@gmail.com web: WinnipegHomeFinder.com7) YOU’RE INTERESTED IN LIVING IN THE HEARTOF DOWNTOWN WINNIPEG.This was right at the top of my personal reasons for choosing acondothere’s nothing quite like living in the centre of a city, andwith the many condos popping up all over downtown Winnipeg,NOW IS THE TIME TO BUY!
  • 18. Direct Cell # (204) 333-2202 Twitter: @ bokauffmannFacebook: facebook.com/winnipeghomefinder Blog: blog.winnipeghomefinder.comEmail: boknowshomes@gmail.com web: WinnipegHomeFinder.comBO KAUFFMANNDirect Cell # (204) 333-2202Email: boknowshomes@gmail.comWeb: WinnipegHomeFinder.comBlog: blog.winnipeghomefinder.comTwitter: @ bokauffmannFacebook: facebook.com/winnipeghomefinder
  • 19. Direct Cell # (204) 333-2202 Twitter: @ bokauffmannFacebook: facebook.com/winnipeghomefinder Blog: blog.winnipeghomefinder.comEmail: boknowshomes@gmail.com web: WinnipegHomeFinder.comFollow me on Twitter@bokauffmann
  • 20. Direct Cell # (204) 333-2202 Twitter: @ bokauffmannFacebook: facebook.com/winnipeghomefinder Blog: blog.winnipeghomefinder.comEmail: boknowshomes@gmail.com web: WinnipegHomeFinder.comAre you interested in real estate issues?Tips for home owners, buyers and sellers?Real Estate Market Updates?Mortgage information?New listings?SIGN UP FOR MY BI-WEEKLY E-NEWSLETTER!