Santa Cruz Real Estate Blog

Deciding if Townhome or Condominium Living is Right For You?

When shopping for a new home, aside from price, one of the biggest decisions involves choosing the type. If you’re considering a Santa Cruz condominium or townhome, here is what you need to know to help you decide if either will be a proper fit.

Definition of a Condo

condominiums for sale in santa cruzA condominium, commonly referred to as a condo, is similar to an apartment, though constructed differently: It is one unit in a building that has many co-owners. The difference is that you own a condo but rent an apartment. However, a Santa Cruz condominium is normally situated on a single level and that can range from ground floor to multi-stories high with lovely views. Some oceanview condominiums are highly desired.

Condo Advantages

condominiums with swimming poolOne of the biggest advantages of moving into a Santa Cruz condo is that you won’t have to worry about any exterior maintenance repairs or maintenance issues because they will be handled by the ( HOA ) home owners association. Depending on the condo, you can also have some of the utility bills included in the fee. That’s because the association often covers part of them. Dependingon location, many amenities such as fitness centers, pools, tennis courts, and security services are...

Current Homes for Sale
Santa Cruz County
City # Price Range
Aptos Homes 50 $350k - $3.0m
Capitola Homes 23 $215k - $6.3m
Rio Del Mar / Seascape Homes 25 $399k - $2.7m
Santa Cruz Events 130 $155k - $10.0m
Santa Cruz Homes 130 $155k - $10.0m
Santa Cruz Real Estate 130 $155k - $10.0m
Monterey County
City # Price Range
$0-$300000 168 $18k - $28.5m
Alta Mesa-Monterey 168 $18k - $28.5m
Big Sur Homes 4 $2.8m - $35.0m
Carmel Homes 111 $250k - $40.0m
Fishermans Flats 168 $18k - $28.5m
Glenwood Circle Monterey 168 $18k - $28.5m
Monterey Homes For Sale 168 $18k - $28.5m
Oak Grove Monterey 168 $18k - $28.5m
Old Town Monterey 168 $18k - $28.5m
Pebble Beach Homes 25 $1.0m - $33.5m
New Listing

Email Alerts

Subscribe Today!
Why List

With Us?

Learn More!
What People

Are Saying

Recommendations!