Posted by Sandra Tessier on 2/6/2018

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.




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Posted by Sandra Tessier on 10/18/2017


25 Essex Green Court, Merrimack, NH 03054

Condo

$102,000
Price
$99,000
Sale Price

2
Bedrooms
5
Rooms
1
Baths
Why Pay Rent ??? Move in Condition 2 Bedroom End Unit With Great Southern Exposure !! Ranch Style Condo With A 1 Car Garage !! Appliances Including AC Wall Unit. Unit has all new flooring!! Sliders to Private Patio !! No FHA/VA Financing For This Complex. This Is Not A Short Sale or Bank Owned Property. Condo Fee Monthly Is $305 Plus Land Lease $98 Monthly.






Tags: Merrimack   Real Estate   Condo   03054  
Categories: New Homes  


Posted by Sandra Tessier on 9/18/2017

This Condo in Manchester, NH recently sold for $289,900. This style home was sold by Sandra Tessier - RE/MAX Property Specialists Group Inc..


93 Forest Hill Way, Manchester, NH 03109

Condo

$289,900
Price
$289,900
Sale Price

2
Bedrooms
5
Rooms
2/1
Full/Half Baths
Nicely maintained 2-story open concept contemporary cape with first floor master with full bath and walk-in closet. 1st floor laundry. This home offers 2-bedrooms, 2.5 baths and a large 2nd floor loft which could be den or office. Living Room has cathedral ceiling and gas fireplace. Dining area with hardwood floors & sliders out to rear deck & gazebo o'looking private back yard !! Vinyl siding, nice landscaping, farmers porch and heated 2 car garage. Full unfinished basement offers ample storage or could be finished for additional space. Best of all this property offers a whole house 16K natural gas generator. NOT a 55+ Unit.






Tags: Manchester   Real Estate   Condo   03109  
Categories: Sold Homes  


Posted by Sandra Tessier on 8/4/2017

This Condo in Manchester, NH recently sold for $55,000. This Conversion style home was sold by Sandra Tessier - RE/MAX Property Specialists Group Inc..


29 Old Hackett Hill Road, Manchester, NH 03102

Condo

$58,000
Price
$55,000
Sale Price

2
Bedrooms
4
Rooms
1
Baths
Affordable 3rd floor corner unit at Westbrook with 2 bedrooms, living room having sliders to deck!! Amenities include pool/ clubhouse, storage unit and laundry facilities. Convenient location offers easy commute both north & south. Shopping right around the corner !! Ready for immediate occupancy.






Tags: Manchester   Real Estate   Condo   03102  
Categories: Sold Homes  


Posted by Sandra Tessier on 7/28/2017


93 Forest Hill Way, Manchester, NH 03109

Condo

$289,900
Price

2
Bedrooms
5
Rooms
2/1
Full/Half Baths
Nicely maintained 2-story open concept contemporary cape with first floor master with full bath and walk-in closet. 1st floor laundry. This home offers 2-bedrooms, 2.5 baths and a large 2nd floor loft which could be den or office. Living Room has cathedral ceiling and gas fireplace. Dining area with hardwood floors & sliders out to rear deck & gazebo o'looking private back yard !! Vinyl siding, nice landscaping, farmers porch and heated 2 car garage. Full unfinished basement offers ample storage or could be finished for additional space. Best of all this property offers a whole house 16K natural gas generator.
Open House
No scheduled Open Houses






Tags: Manchester   Real Estate   Condo   03109  
Categories: New Homes