In this crazy time of bidding wars (especially on entry-level houses) a first time buyer might consider purchasing a condominium for their first home. In fact there are many great reasons to buy a condominium, not just for a first time buyer. To see a list of reasons, read 7 Reaons
With 700-sq-ft bungalows selling in the south end of the city for over $200,000, there are a number of condominiums available for prices perfect for the first time buyer. To find out a little more, read Condos between 120K and 180K
As an example, an 800 sq ft apartment style condominium, with upgraded kitchen, bath, flooring, new appliances and much more, sell for approximately $160,000. And 1100 sq-ft townhouse condos, with c/air and insuite laundry can be purchased for approximately $165,000 to $170,000.
As an added bonus, although condominiums sometimes do receive multiple offers, these situations are far more rare, making condominiums an excellent choice for the first time buyer who need to put financing conditions into their offers.