Alison Brown, Realtor, Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage President’s Elite, CRS, CBR


Believe it or not, buying a condo can be a quick, easy process, particularly for those who understand their homebuying needs.

Ultimately, there are several factors to consider before you purchase a condo, including:

1. Your Budget

How much can you afford to spend on a condo? You should evaluate your homebuying budget closely to ensure you can cover all of the costs associated with condo living.

Getting pre-approved for a mortgage usually is ideal. With a mortgage in hand, you can browse a wide range of condos and find one that matches your budget perfectly.

Furthermore, don't forget to account for homeowners' association (HOA) fees before you buy a condo. HOA fees will vary depending on the condo community, and you should learn about them in advance so you can budget accordingly.

2. Property Size and Location

How much space do you need to accommodate your family? Consider the short- and long-term ramifications of a condo purchase, and you should have no trouble finding a condo that is the right size for you.

If you're uncertain about how big of a condo that you'll need, don't hesitate to consult with a real estate agent. This housing market expert will learn about your homebuying needs and help you narrow your search for the ideal condo.

Also, be sure to consider the location of a condo. If you want to find a place to live near school or work, you should search for condos that will help you cut down on your commute time.

3. Condo Rules and Regulations

Condo living is different from living in a traditional house. In a condo community, you'll have your own property, but there may be numerous condo rules and regulations in place that you'll need to follow at all times.

For example, many condo owners cannot modify a property's exterior without first getting approval from an HOA board. This means if you want to paint your condo bright pink or upgrade the property's windows, you'll need to ask the HOA board for permission.

Examine a condo community's rules and regulations prior to purchasing a condo. This will enable you to review the HOA board's mandates and determine whether you would feel comfortable following these rules and regulations.

When it comes to finding a condo, there is no need to look for a property on your own. Conversely, if you work with a real estate agent, you can take the guesswork out of searching for a top-notch condo.

Finding a real estate agent with condo experience is essential. This real estate professional will set up condo showings, keep you informed about new condos as they become available and negotiate with property sellers on your behalf. That way, this real estate agent will make it easy for you to acquire a first-rate condo at a budget-friendly price.

Kick off your search for the perfect condo today, and you can move closer to securing a condo that will serve you well for an extended period of time.



2 King Phillip Street, Medway, MA 02053

Condo

$315,000
Price

6
Rooms
3
Beds
1
Baths
WONDERFUL CONDO ALTERNATIVE. For price of many condo's you can own your own home! Welcome to this great starter 3 bedroom colonial with hardwood floors, tile, vinyl siding, large deck, low maintenance yard. Nice white kitchen and a finished walk-out basement. Conveniently located on a cul de sac in great neighborhood. This is a great condo alternative with easy access to major routes. Just blocks from the Charles River, close to shopping. Roof and siding around 10 years old. Windows have all been replaced with vinyl windows. Sellers can close quickly! NOTE - 2nd and 3rd bedroom are connected - you go through one to get to the other. Great master suite, bedroom with attached office/ tv room/ teen suite! Vinyl siding and vinyl windows makes this a home very to care for!
Open House
Sunday
January 13 at 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM
CONDO ALTERNATIVE - Come see this great starter home n Medway just before the Pat's game ! An adorable home with 3 bedrooms - note one bedroom is accessed from another. Should we say 2.5 bedrooms? Great for a master suite, teen suite - Hardwood flooring - finished basement - nice level lot!
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Location: 2 King Phillip Street, Medway, MA 02053    Get Directions





2 King Phillip Street, Medway, MA 02053

Condo

$315,000
Price

6
Rooms
3
Beds
1
Baths
Wonderful condo alternative. For price of many condo's you can own your own home! Welcome to this great starter 3 bedroom colonial with hardwood floors, tile, vinyl siding, large deck, low maintenance yard. Nice white kitchen and a finished walk-out basement. Conveniently located on a cul de sac in great neighborhood. This is a great condo alternative with easy access to major routes. Just blocks from the Charles River, close to shopping. Roof and siding around 10 years old. Windows have all been replaced with vinyl windows. Sellers can close quickly! NOTE - 2nd and 3rd bedroom are connected - you go through one to get to the other. Great master suite, bedroom with attached office/ tv room/ teen suite! Vinyl siding and vinyl windows makes this a home very to care for!
Open House
Sunday
January 06 at 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Great condo alternative -
Cannot make the Open Houses?
Location: 2 King Phillip Street, Medway, MA 02053    Get Directions





2 King Phillip Street, Medway, MA 02053

Condo

$315,000
Price

6
Rooms
3
Beds
1
Baths
Wonderful condo alternative. For price of many condo's you can own your own home! Welcome to this great starter 3 bedroom colonial with hardwood floors, tile, vinyl siding, large deck, low maintenance yard. Nice white kitchen and a finished walk-out basement. Conveniently located on a cul de sac in great neighborhood. This is a great condo alternative with easy access to major routes. Just blocks from the Charles River, close to shopping. Roof and siding around 10 years old. Sellers can close quickly!
Open House
Sunday
December 09 at 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
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Location: 2 King Phillip Street, Medway, MA 02053    Get Directions




This Condo in Walpole, MA recently sold for $551,900. This Townhouse style home was sold by Alison Brown - Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage - Westwood.


9 Marisa Lane, Walpole, MA 02081

Condo

$559,900
Price
$551,900
Sale Price

6
Rooms
2
Beds
2/1
Full/Half Baths
Desirable end unit, townhouse condo, freshly painted, like new condition, in Dela Pond Village, an active 55+ Community. First floor master bedrm with his and her walk in closets, master bath with double vanity sinks. All hardwood floors up & down, tile in bathrms, Enjoy the gas fireplace living room with cathedral ceiling and sliders to deck with remotely controlled awning for those sunny days. Second floor has a large bedroom with full bath and sitting/exercise area, could be second master, and a bonus sun filled room/loft perfect for an office. Fully applianced granite kitchen with breakfast bar & pantry. 1st floor laundry & half bath. Gas heat, hot water & cooking, central air, central vac, garage, full basement with plenty of storage space. Lovingly care for home & well maintained complex, low condo fees. Convenient location near town center, shops, commuter rail & major routes. Come take a look, you won't be disappointed.






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