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Huge Savings Are Now Available on Condominium Resorts Worldwide

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 Alan Beers (July 28, 2008)  Most readers are aware that travel to timeshare resorts normally allows you to stay in one of the best condos in town. You are probably not aware that you are able to stay in these beautiful condominiums without the high cost of a timeshare purchase or the payment of numerous fees associated with timeshare ownership? A unique situation has been created over the last 25 years with .. (Condominiums)

Condos Are the Perfect Home in Miami Beach

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 Vanessa A. Doctor (July 28, 2008)  When you are looking for the perfect home in Miami Beach, then a condo unit for you and your family is a fine addition to your lifestyle. Miami Beach is considered as one of the most glamorous and luxurious of cities in the world. Tourists, from average individuals to star-studded Hollywood figures, frequent many of the most elegant shops, restaurants, resorts, and entertainment areas .. (Condominiums)

Thai Condominium Market Developers Need to Consider the Law

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 Neil Matthew Simmons (July 25, 2008)  There is some confusion over the law for foreign purchase in Thailand. Most developers and government officials agree that foreigners can buy up to 49% of the units in any one particular condominium building. However, the law used to limit foreign ownership at 40%, and this was increased to 49% on a 5 year basis. This 5 year period has now expired and so legally the limit should revert .. (Condominiums)

How to Select the Right Miami Beach Condo For You

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 Vanessa A. Doctor (July 25, 2008)  Considered as a prime tourist destination, Miami Beach is one of the ideal places to invest a residential property in. The sights and sounds, as well as facilities in the city ranging from white sandy beaches to the historic Art Deco district is sure to give homebuyers a memorable and fulfilling experience when they settle down. The modern lifestyle that is quite common in Miami Beach .. (Condominiums)

A Guide to Buying a Condominium

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 Marjorie Labay (July 24, 2008)  The easiest way to understand the concept of condominium ownership is like seeing an apartment that you own (in fact, many condominiums are apartments that have become in recent years). Their property extends into the interior of their interior walls, floors and ceilings. In addition, you are a partner, with all other owners in the complex, the field structure (the foundation, exterior .. (Condominiums)

Is Downtown Condo Living For You?

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 Marjorie Labay (July 24, 2008)  In the past year has seen an increase in the number of buyers moving into downtown condos. With the proximity of amenities and affordable prices is easy to understand why buyers want to live in a condominium for sale in Calgary. Many buyers of condominium living seen as an attractive option because of traffic congestion nightmares, the longest commute times and increasing the .. (Condominiums)

Pick the Perfect Condo

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 Marjorie Labay (July 24, 2008)  Take our advice rent for the last place to stay in their next vacation. Our friends Travis and Patricia, Lake Charles, Louisiana, returns every summer to a beautiful apartment to rent in Orange Beach, Alabama. My wife and I are not that lucky. We spent half our lives looking for the perfect vacation rental. It's like seeking the Holy Grail, but more difficult. Google .. (Condominiums)

New Condos Impact of Internet Marketing and Technology

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 Marjorie Labay (July 24, 2008)  More and more diverse segments of the population are discovering that the Internet has an ocean of information, and home buyers took advantage of websites like New Condos online every day. Below are some important facts related to the positive impact of technology in the real estate sector: Home buyers who use the Internet as a fundamental part of the process went from 73 percent in .. (Condominiums)

A Beginners Guide to Condominiums

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 Marjorie Labay (July 24, 2008)  The condominium market has ido rising steadily in recent years. According to the National Association of REALTORS (R), condominium values increased by more than 27 percent between 2000 and 2002, and the median value of condos ($ 163500) sat just below that of single-family homes ($ 168400) in mid - 2003. While this trend is not guaranteed to continue, the condominium market has regained . (Condominiums)

Norfolk Waterfront Condominiums Are it For the First Time Homeowner in Tidewater

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 Sarah Reece (July 23, 2008)  Norfolk condominiums are the new wave for first time homeowners in Tidewater. One of the greatest benefits to owning a Norfolk condominium is minimal maintenance requirement, more space as opposed to an apartment, and additional security provided by the condominium association and community. To keep with Tidewater fisherman's way of life, several waterfront condominium communities have .. (Condominiums)

Virginia Beach Condomiums What to Think About Before You Take Your Tour

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 Sarah Reece (July 22, 2008)  When moving to a condominium in Virginia Beach, there are a few key things to think about. There are a couple factors when finding your dream Virginia Beach condo that should be addressed before you begin your search. First things first: size. Size matters depending on the number of occupants, need for space, pets, etc. Determine how much space you need over how much space you want. .. (Condominiums)

Is a Condo in Norfolk a Good Investment?

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 Sarah Reece (July 22, 2008)  The slumping housing market in Norfolk has many people wondering if size really matters.  Many Norfolk home-owners are trading in their two stories, multi-bedroom homes for smaller Norfolk condominiums.  The question is whether or not owning a Norfolk condominium is a good investment.  A condominium in Norfolk can be a great investment if the owner wants convenience, space, and .. (Condominiums)

Brickell Condos Is Now the Time to Buy?

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 Mandel Dominus (July 22, 2008)  In spite of the bad press that the Florida real estate market has been receiving in the past couple of years, there are still some bright spots to be found. You have to understand that it is far more easier for the media to cover something with a broad brush then to spend the time that it takes to research a subject carefully. The Miami real estate market is as diverse as the rest of .. (Condominiums)

Aventura Condos Are There Still Bargains Available?

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 Mandel Dominus (July 22, 2008)  For years, Aventura was viewed as a suburb of Miami with not not much to offer other than some great shopping at the big mall that was the focal point of the town. While growth has changed all that, Aventura is still regarded as offering a unique standard of living that is hard to come by in other regions of the country. It sits in an excellent location between two airports and .. (Condominiums)

Hotel Conversions Are the Latest Trend in South Beach Condos

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 Mandel Dominus (July 22, 2008)  The condo market in South Beach is still alive and well. The latest trend to hit the south beach condo market is hotel conversions that are basically just what they sound like. A decade ago a hotel condo conversion meant that an older outdated hotel was being converted into condo units, which were then sold off individually. The technique worked so well that now big names in the hotel .. (Condominiums)

Atlanta Condos and Lofts For the Busy Executive

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 Julian Bryce (July 21, 2008)  Atlanta condos and lofts are ideally situated for busy executives that prefer to spend their time working rather than driving to their workplace. If you are planning to purchase a family home in Atlanta, Georgia, this is just one of the things that you might want to consider. Knowing the reasons why you are purchasing a home in this lovely area of southern USA will help you to make the .. (Condominiums)

Why Condos Are a Good Investment Fort Lauderdale Real Estate

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 Vanessa A. Doctor (July 20, 2008)  The city of Fort Lauderdale, being one of the main tourist attractions in Florida, is a perfect place to settle down. Dubbed as the Venice of America, the city has a booming economy attributed to tourism and the large number of investors setting up their own businesses in the area. If you want to start a new lifestyle in Fort Lauderdale, then you need to look for a residential real .. (Condominiums)

Condo Rentals Are an Excellent Vacation Option

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 Mike Selvon (July 19, 2008)  If you want the chance to enjoy some of the finest vacation destinations in the world without going broke, then condo rentals may be the perfect option for you. Vacation condos come in a multitude of sizes and rental rates, providing options to fit every family size and budget. Most people discover that it is easy to find multiple condos that are perfect, yet rather difficult to choose .. (Condominiums)

On the Fence With Miami Condo Real Estate

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 Jron C. Magcale (July 18, 2008)  Many says that although the popularity of Miami beachfront condos may cause you some difficulty, when it comes to buying one, it could also work out to your advantage, especially if you are not planning on living in your Miami condo all year long. If you are only planning on using your Miami condo for business trips or regular vacation trips to Miami, there is a good chance that your .. (Condominiums)

Great Escape With Miami Condo Real Estate

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 Jron C. Magcale (July 18, 2008)  Remember that as with just about everything else in life, there are certain things that are perfect for one individual, but not for another. For that reason, you may be wondering whether or not a Miami beachfront condo is really in your best interest. If that is the case, you are urged to examine the advantages and disadvantages of owning a Miami condo that is located along the coast. .. (Condominiums)

Harbor Towers Boston Condos A History

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 Daniel Amodeo (July 17, 2008)  Harbor Towers is one of Boston's original luxury high-rises. The building was originally an affordable housing apartment building, and was completed in 1971. Harbor Towers apartments was designed by the same person who built the new “brutalist-era" city hall. The complex consists of 2 40-story 40 towers, and have some of the most incredible views in Boston. It is located directly . (Condominiums)

Advantages of Getting a Miami Condo

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 Eliza Maledevic (July 16, 2008)  There are people who prefer to buy condo than single home, since there are advantages that they can get from it. Indeed, these days, more and more people are seeing the advantages that they can get in buying a condo. If you are one of them who wish to get a Miami condo, yes, there are advantages associated with it. In getting a condo, you can have a comfortable house which you do not .. (Condominiums)

Buying a Condo Whos Running the Show?

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 L Eskildsen (July 15, 2008)  When buying a condo, we are all seduced by the decor, the ambiance, the view, and other visual effects, when we should really be checking something else that is not visual! The Home Owners Association (HOA) often plays a very nondescript part in the whole process of choosing a condo, - especially for first-time condo buyers. However, the HOA can play a very large part in using up your .. (Condominiums)

Getting to Know Miami Beach Condos Before Acquiring One

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 Vanessa A. Doctor (July 15, 2008)  It is important to get to know a product first before you purchase one for your very own. The same concept also applies when you plan to acquire a Miami Beach condo for your own use. In fact, you need to know all the features and specifications of a condo unit in Miami Beach as well as the benefits you will get from having one. What Are Condos? Condominium, or condo, is a residential .. (Condominiums)

Surfside Beach Condo For Rent Getting the Most For Your Money

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 Craig Delman (July 13, 2008)  When in search of the lowest cost surfside beach condo or any other seaside vacation home, there are a few factors that significantly determine the cost of your oceanfront property rental. Location The more popular vacations destinations and vacation spots close to tourist attractions generally have the highest rate for oceanfront property accommodations. If the main objective of your . (Condominiums)

Quick and Easy Tips For a Miami Beach Condo Acquisition

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 Vanessa A. Doctor (July 13, 2008)  Miami Beach is home to many luxurious condominiums in this side of the United States. Since the city is a popular tourist attraction, both the local and foreign home buyers are combing the city out for a condo unit that will suit with their home specification and lifestyle. If you are one of these individuals looking for the perfect condo unit to call home, then here are some quick and . (Condominiums)

Lets Take a Walk With Miami Condo Real Estate

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 Jron C. Magcale (July 12, 2008)  Notable assets that Miami have are location, weather, and culture to name a few so that probably lured in some of the big commercial companies that are big in investing in real estate particularly in the condo market. As we all know the reality of it comes to the factor that Miami does have the potential. Now the tables have turned and the condo market has been having down turn. Looking . (Condominiums)

Benefits of Living in a Waterfront Condominium

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 Sarah Reece (July 07, 2008)  A condominium in itself is a great investment for the first time home buyer. Condominiums are not only spacious as opposed to apartment style housing, but they are relatively affordable compared to traditional housing. However, when choosing the best backdrop for condominiums, a waterfront property has a plethora of benefits. Here are a few of the more underrated benefits of living in .. (Condominiums)

Owning a Corpus Christi Condo

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 Andre Zayas (July 07, 2008)  Owning your own home can be one of the biggest steps that you will take in your life. There are many types of homes that one can choose from that will allow them different advantages and disadvantages. Many people still live in apartments because they don't think that they can afford a home or do not want to deal with all of the yard work. For these people, a Corpus Christi condo can be . (Condominiums)

Getting the Best Deals on Miami Beach Condos

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 Vanessa A. Doctor (June 29, 2008)  Settling down in Miami Beach requires a residential unit that will fit your specification of a family home. Considering that the city is a hodgepodge of cultures, you can practically see dozens of different architectural designs available that will suit your taste. One of the most sought after residential properties in Miami Beach are the condominiums. These luxurious homes are prized .. (Condominiums)

Norfolk Condominiums Span Norfolk Virginia's Best Neighborhoods

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 Karen Vertigan Pope (June 26, 2008)  Norfolk Condominiums can be found all over Norfolk, Virginia. Downtown Norfolk is compact making walking to just about anywhere easy. Within the downtown area are neighborhoods, each with their own distinct character and flavor. On the Elizabeth River, just west of the Central Business District, is the Freemason Historic District. The Freemason Historic District is Norfolk's oldest .. (Condominiums)

Condominiums Is it the Best Investment?

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 David M Siegel (June 24, 2008)  If you have been recently thinking of buying a condominium you might want to think again. There are many factors that might cause your condominium to depreciate, some of these factors influenced by other condominium owners within your building. For further discussion of these factors you can read the article “Risks of Buying a Condominium. " However, for further explanation on how . (Condominiums)

Buying a Condominium Beware of the Risks

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 David M Siegel (June 24, 2008)  Buying a condominium can be a very risky decision. Any condominium is vulnerable to depreciation that can be caused by other condominium owners within the building. Today many investors that have bought condominiums couple of years ago are finding themselves to owe more for the mortgage than the condominiums are worth leading them to abandon their investment properties. However, this .. (Condominiums)

Buying Condominiums For Investments

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 Joseph Devine (June 24, 2008)  Buying a condominium can be different from buying a home because of the different costs that are involved in the monthly upkeep of your condo. There are many added expenses that you need to take care of while you own a condo that you might not have while owning a home and vice versa. The first thing that you should consider when buying a condo is the resale value that you will be able .. (Condominiums)

A Quick Guide to Real Estate in Grand Turk

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 Ryan Gilbert (June 23, 2008)  Grand Turk is an exciting town on the Grand Turk Island, a small island paradise off the coast of the Bahamas. Containing the capital of the Turks and Caicos Islands, it attracts many visitors each year, owing to the beautiful white sand beaches and turquoise blue waters off the island's shore. The Grand Turk Island contains the administrative and financial center of the Turks and .. (Condominiums)

Midtown Real Estate Condos and Lofts and the Lifestyle You Can Expect

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 Chris Jith (June 20, 2008)  Midtown real estate can be found just to the north of the city centre of Atlanta, lying in an exquisitely classy and vibrant area of Atlanta. Midtown is ideally placed just north of the thriving and highly affluent commercial district, and has as its neighbours on either side two other very affluent and exciting districts, Ansley Park and Buckhead. Its location is ideal since it nestles . (Condominiums)

Life is For Living Atlanta Condos Are For Lovers of Life

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 Chris Jith (June 20, 2008)  The idea of Atlanta condos is one which holds enormous appeal for those who are in tune with the vibrant beat of a city which is not only very much alive but becoming more vibrant and appealing every day, with billions of dollars’ worth of investment making sure that life in Atlanta is exciting, social, fun, modern and affluent. It is of no surprise, therefore, that the market .. (Condominiums)

How to Settle Condominium Disputes 3 Practical Tips

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 Giuseppe Leone (June 19, 2008)  It seems a paradox: in order to enjoy your independence in a condominium, you must accept the cost of inter-dependence. You have to abide by the house rules, and get along with board members, neighbors and managing agents, who can make your life there more enjoyable, or more miserable. Of course, the vast majority of condominium owners understand the need for clear regulations, and the . (Condominiums)

Fort Lauderdale Real Estate Picking Out a Condo Unit For Your Very Own

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 Vanessa A. Doctor (June 18, 2008)  Fort Lauderdale is one of the most popular tourist hotspot in the entire U. S. This city in Florida is best termed as the Venice of America due to the number of canals and waterways, like those found in Venice, Italy half a world away. Tourism is considered as the bread and butter of Fort Lauderdale, especially the real estate market. In fact, visitors from all over the world check out .. (Condominiums)

Dunn Loring Merrifield Real Estate For Sale Condos and Apartment Communities

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 Eugene Pace (June 18, 2008)  Dunn Loring (often misspelled as “Dun Loring") is an area in Fairfax County that covers the cities of Fairfax, Vienna, and Falls Church. The Dunn Loring / Merrifield area has an excellent school system and is one of the fastest growing regions in terms of developed real estate in Fairfax County. One of the several factors attributed to Dunn Loring's growth is its metro .. (Condominiums)

Factors That Affect the Popularity of Miami Beach Condos

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 Vanessa A. Doctor (June 10, 2008)  A condominium is a residential complex wherein an individual owns a residential unit, while jointly owns the rest of the in-house amenities along with the rest of the residents. The condos around Miami Beach have been gaining popularity of late, even when the mortgage crisis that gripped the U. S. sent the city's real estate market to a steep decline that started in 2006. Currently, .. (Condominiums)

Obeying The Condo By-Laws

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 Peter With (May 27, 2008)  Many people who are looking to purchase their first condominium unit, be it a townhouse or condo apartment, are attracted to the condo lifestyle. With condo living the day to day day concerns are not the same as with owning a house. Cutting the grass, gardening, and general maintenance of the outside of the home is not everyone's cup of tea. Condo living can eliminate all of this as the . (Condominiums)

Los Angeles California Condos for Sale

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 Paul Escobedo (April 30, 2008)  Los Angeles is an attractive city to make home investments. This is because Los Angeles is a vibrant and growing city and to buy a new single family home will cost you. Of the many type of home properties coming up for sale, here is plenty of ads seen for condominium units. Why are condominium popular now-a-days? Here is a look at the advantages in buying a condominium: You do not .. (Condominiums)

Condo Sellers Offer Giveaways as Buying Incentives

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 Karen Vertigan Pope (April 23, 2008)  In this time of uncertain housing prices, many buyers are turning to condominiums. Some sellers are even offering interesting incentives to attract potential buyers. The good old days of condo hunters scrambling to get the best deals are over. A quick scan through Craigslist's “real estate for sale" reveals a totally different market than was found even a couple of years ago. .. (Condominiums)

Six Things to Keep In Mind Before Buying a Condo

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 Karen Vertigan Pope (April 23, 2008)  You have found the perfect place, in the right neighborhood. You are ready to relax and enjoy the amenities, the sculptured grounds and the ambiance. Before settle into that comfy chair, there are some things you should do before committing to buy your dream condo. Whats to Complain About? Take a look at the condo association's board meetings minutes to see what residents are .. (Condominiums)

The Other Side Of The Real Estate Market

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 Paul Escobedo (March 27, 2008)  Arizona State has a fast growing population as shown by population statistics taken in 2006, which means that people are interested in relocating or coming here for better business and employment prospects. The state's economy is poised for growth and this factor will reflect positively on the real estate market. Making a home investment here is a good option, because the value of real .. (Condominiums)

Condo Living - How Are Pets Accepted in Your Condominium Building?

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 Gilles Martin (March 26, 2008)  If there is an issue that can generate endless and passionate discussions if not arguments, are the rules and regulations regarding pets in the condo unit. Of course, it's always wise to inquire as to the policy before buying the condo. Someone who has to stay away from a certain kind of animal especially due to allergies will be wise to know beforehand what the true situation in the .. (Condominiums)

Condo Living - Should I Get Involved, and How Deeply?

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 Gilles Martin (March 26, 2008)  Well, here you are, proud owner of a condo unit. You were careful before buying this new type (to you, at least) of real estate, to inquire as to the suitability for you to purchase this dwelling. But yes, it suits your needs and you bought it at a good price and the unit does not need many repairs and the neighbors seem very compatible with your socio-economic background. I don't .. (Condominiums)

Condo Living - The Traveler's Choice

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 Gilles Martin (March 18, 2008)  Living in a condominium offers many advantages to the traveler that an ordinary house doesn't. While we could go down in great details, I will examine two of the most pressing reasons why a condo is better than a house for travelers. Reason One - Cost. Unless one has bought a very, very expensive condo, a 2-bedroom condo is much cheaper to run that a comparable house. The costs of .. (Condominiums)

What Every Condo Tenant Should Know

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 Kamyar Shah (March 18, 2008)  Anyone thinking about going into condominium property management must be aware of the real estate laws in the state, county and city in which the property lies. Most people who work in the field have a four year degree in a related field or a real estate license issues by the state in which they practice. It is essential to know the law when it comes to condominiums in the state in .. (Condominiums)




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