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Know What You Get When You Buy a Condo in Marysville

October 18, 2017  

Buy a Condo in Marysville

There are so many options available in today’s market for affordable housing. You may choose to buy a condo in Marysville, rent an apartment or townhome, purchase a home or buy land to build the home of your dreams. Since a great deal of money is involved in any of these choices, it is one of the most important decisions you will make. When you buy a condominium, you only own the actual living space in your unit, while in a house, you possess both the land and the building itself.

There are numerous advantages and disadvantages to both types of purchases. The ultimate verdict is determined by your personal goals and what you and your family require. Examine the following chart for some of the pros and cons of both choices.

Pros Cons
House
  • More space, both indoor and outdoor
  • More storage space
  • Privacy
  • Total control over appearance, inside and out

 

  • Interior and exterior maintenance and cost of the tools involved
  • Utility bills are typically higher
Condo  
  • Urban living availability
  • Resort-like amenities, like pools and gyms
  • Convenience and access to local businesses
  • Low-maintenance
  • Safety
  • Sense of community and belonging
  • Less space
  • Association fees
  • Shared decision-making regarding condos
  • Excess rules and restrictions

Call New House Match at (425)268-0347 to schedule an appointment with Lacey to learn about your options for houses in the area or to buy a condo in Marysville. We have multiple resources to locate both types of properties and can help you narrow your decision to determine what will work best for you.