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Ah, the age-old question: buy a home, rent an apartment, or get a condo?
Of course, each of these options come with upsides and downsides. Owning a home means you have a long-term investment, as well as the benefits of keeping unwanted neighbors at bay. But the expense, in terms of initial cost and upkeep, can be enormous.
Renting an apartment might be less expensive, but there’s no ownership—your money is going straight into someone else’s pocket. So that leaves us with living in a condo.
Condos are a great way to combine homeownership with the peace of mind that comes from eliminating the hassle of home maintenance. And sometimes condominiums are the most conveniently located real estate in town.
So let’s take a look at five perks of living in a condo.
1. Luxurious Living
One of the real benefits of living in a condo is the extra amenities.
In many ways, you’re living a resort lifestyle, and that means luxuries that you won’t find in most apartment buildings, and certainly not in a private home.
For instance, at Palma Sola Bay Club, you’ll have access to a spectacular community clubhouse, a heated pool, fitness center, bocce ball court, putting green, and much more.
2. Laid-Back Lifestyle
Living in a condo means never having to stress out over maintenance and property repairs.
That’s because taking care of your home is our responsibility. You don’t have to worry about mowing the lawn, cleaning the pool (no more trips to the pool store to pick up chlorine!), fixing broken pipes, or any of the other disagreeable nuisances that come with homeownership.
At your Palma Sola Bay Club condominium, you can just sit back and enjoy Florida living.
3. Great Locations
Another great thing about purchasing a Palma Sola Bay Club condo is the location.
Situated on beautiful Palma Sola Bay, you’ll be surrounded by gorgeous beaches, and Anna Maria Island is only a hop, skip, and a jump away. This is premium waterfront living, but without the astronomical prices that come with trying to buy a home.
Also, you’re close to the fun and activities of downtown Bradenton and Sarasota.
4. Safety First
Probably one of the best reasons to live in a condo is safety.
With our gated entry, it restricts who has access to the community. Plus, surrounded by neighbors, there are always extra eyes to make sure your property is safe.
If you’re worried about home safety, condo living provides some peace of mind that is difficult to get elsewhere.
5. A Sense of Community
Humans are social animals, and if you miss the social connections, then it’s time to consider living in a condo.
There are plenty of opportunities to meet your neighbors and make new friends. You can socialize by the pool or in the clubhouse, and enjoy BBQ get-togethers at our grilling pavilions.
If, on the other hand, you’re an antisocial curmudgeon, then condo living probably isn’t for you.
It’s Time to Give Living in a Condo a Try
So there you have it. These are five reasons that living in a condo beats the alternative.
Still not convinced? Come check out our resort living at Palma Sola Bay Club—you won’t be disappointed. Contact us today to see how we can get you started.