Condo or Townhouse: Top 4 Reasons to Buy

If you’re shopping for homes in the Dallas-Fort Worth area, you certainly have your share of options. If you’ve never considered buying a condo or townhouse, check out this article. We’ll show you four reasons this type of home might be right for you.

If you’re shopping for homes in the Dallas-Fort Worth area, you certainly have your share of choices — from chic condo or townhouse living to sprawling single-family homes.

The Metroplex boasts some breathtaking communities with gorgeous homes, but for many house hunters, a condo or townhouse is the way to go. You might be wondering: What’s the difference? Check out this article to learn what sets these two home styles apart.

If you’re undecided about which is right for you, it pays to consider the many perks that come along with buying one of these types of homes. Here’s a look at four of the top reasons to opt for condo or townhouse living in North Texas.

1. It’s a low-maintenance lifestyle.

When you buy a condo or townhouse in the Dallas area, you get all the benefits of owning a home — but without the hassle of maintaining it. You don’t have to spend your weekends mowing a huge yard or repainting your shutters. You can be out enjoying all the many activities and events that draw people to the Metroplex. Which leads to the next point …

2. You’ll be right in the mix of things.

You get urban living at its best when you purchase a condo or townhouse. You’ll be right next to all kinds of shopping, restaurants, and entertainment. Depending on where in the Metroplex you’re searching, you can enjoy the Dallas nightlife and be steps away from home.

3. You’re part of a community.

With condos and townhomes, you can’t help but get to know your neighbors — you likely see them in the clubhouse, at the pool, or maybe the rooftop terrace overlooking the Dallas skyline. If a sense of community is what you crave, you’ll get it when you purchase a condo or townhouse in the Dallas area.

4. You get exciting amenities.

The amenities that come along with many condos and townhomes are some of the biggest perks. It’s almost like living in a boutique hotel when you get to enjoy lavishly landscaped pools, state-of-the-art fitness centers, fireside lounges, and even dog parks with pet-washing stations. Check out the perks that one condominium community in uptown Dallas is offering.

Both forms of ownership — a condo or townhome — are great investments. It’s simply a matter of finding the best fit for you and your lifestyle. Whether you lead a busy life and you want simple living arrangements, or you want to downsize from a large home, condos and townhomes offer some big benefits to Dallas-Fort Worth residents.

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Audrey Sellers is an award-winning, Dallas-based writer and editor with a background in marketing and promotions. She’s a former magazine editor turned blogger who’s a pro at crafting all kinds of engaging content: blog posts, case studies, feature stories, social media content, and more. When her fingers aren’t flying on her laptop, she’s busy not relaxing with her husband and two young kids.

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5 Comments

  1. Scott
    February 21, 2017

    I have been thinking about buying either a condo or town house a couple months after graduation. Like you point out, one of the things I like is that I won’t have to take care of the yard or other maintenance related things. Seeing as how I graduate in a couple months, I’ll have to start looking around now.

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  2. Derek Mcdoogle
    April 6, 2017

    In your article, you stated that the amenities that come along with many condos and townhomes are some of the biggest perks and it’s almost like living in a boutique hotel when you get to enjoy lavishly landscaped pools, state-of-the-art fitness centers, fireside lounges, and even dog parks with pet washing stations. My cousin and his wife have been trying to figure out what type of home they want to live in and someone suggested that they buy a townhome. I wonder if the process of buying a townhome is different from buying a house.

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  3. Ridley Fitzgerald
    July 19, 2017

    Buying a townhouse sounds really fun. I like how you will be able to find a location right in the middle of bustling town. Living in the middle of all the hustle is what I want to do, and my wife agrees.

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  4. Daniel
    September 6, 2017

    A family friend of mine is getting rather old and is living on her own. My mom has brought it up a few times and I’ve been trying to think of a good solution. You brought up a few good points, and I really liked what you said about not needing to maintain a yard or worry about other maintenance. This seems like this could be a really good option. It’s independent living without as much responsibility. I’ll pass on the word because I think finding a condo would be a good idea in that situation.

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  5. Theodore Winston
    October 4, 2017

    I’m trying to move into smaller space, and my co-worker advised that I should try and consider moving into a condo. As I had read, I was surprised that there’s a lot of perks by moving into a condo. It would be a lot wiser and cheaper if I would just move into a condo. I will definitely consider this. Thanks for the information.

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