Condo or Single-Family Home?
So you want a condo in Tahoe? Or maybe a cabin of your own with a little yard, and elbow room, and no homeowner's fees. Condo or single-family home? Close to half of my buyers flipped-flopped on this question last year, and buyers who are on the fence ask the same question: which one is better for me? The answer depends on your goals.
Convenience vs. Constraints
Most condos and townhomes are maintained by a homeowner's association, eliminating the need for costly exterior repairs, landscape maintenance and snow removal. The convenience of a turn-key vacation property in your favorite destination is a price worth paying for some. If you work long hours at a stressful city job all week, the last thing you…