Ty Lacroix Broker of Record
181 Commissioners Road W London, ON N6J 1X9
Phone: 519-435-1600 Email Ty

Buying a Condo London Ontario & Area


                                   

                          Make Buying a Condo in London More Pleasant

  The specific way you progress through a condo buying transaction varies but there are many  buying steps that are standard, even though they might not be accomplished in the same order in every location.

  You'll feel more confident about your condo buying journey when you understand what is required of you and every other person who is involved in the transaction.

  I believe that there should be a thorough plan BEFORE a  buyer even starts looking  because when there is a systematic plan in place before you shop, you’ll know what to expect and if any unforseen events occur, you will know how to overcome them.

                             Working to ensure you find the right condo for you

 I know there are buyers who prefer to search MLS real estate listings, go to lots of open houses, spend weekends & evenings looking and looking and trying to find the right place or perhaps, even a bargain, for you "lone rangers", go for it!

 As a professional Realtor and owner of the brokerage, I have helped hundreds of house & condo buyers in London Ontario and I can verify that buying a home can take an enormous amount of time,  patience & fortitude,  I do it every day and I can tell you, there are events and people that sometimes challenge my mindset!

  search condos in London Ontario on MLS

 For those of you who are looking for that ideal condo, perhaps one not even on MLS yet & would like professional real estate guidance, negotiation, diligence and care, our "Dedicated Home Buyer Program" may be something that you will find will benefit you and your family. 

 

         Happy Buyers of a condo in London Ontario

 

  The Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) has created a  guide to help you become an informed condominium buyer and to help you make the best choice. At the end of the CMHC Guide you will find full definitions of some of the terms used.

   It will identify important questions to ask—and the people you should be asking—before you make this important purchase.

  Searching to buy a condo in London Ontario

 At the end of the report, there is a selection checklist to help you narrow down the choice between the different types of condominiums you might see.

  Another great information tool is our own Condos in London guide,  one that I have been providing to Londoners for the last 15 years, in it you will see price ranges and styles of condos, neighbourhoods, specific buildings or complexes, local London Ontario links and telephone numbers, maps and tips.

   I hope you will find it as helpful as hundreds of these clients have.

Here are a few more free information reports for you with no strings attached, no obligation what so ever!

Enjoy

Insider Condo Buyer Tips No One Tells You About
Finding the right condo for you and then making an offer & getting it accepted means “buying it right.” If you’re like most, the decision to buy a condo involves a number of stresses and strains & for 90% of buyers; it’s the single largest financial transaction of their lives. Not being thorough in any part of the buying process may cost you thousands. That’s why I wrote this exclusive report…to give you a number of helpful, straightforward tips for buying a condo that meets your needs, AND in time become a wise financial investment for you.
London Ontario Condo Guide
A helpful guide for condos in London with area prices, styles, neighbourhoods, apartment condos, town homes & townhouses, phone numbers& access to further condo rules and good practices. Exclusive to Sutton Group Envelope Real Estate because we designed it, wrote it and published it, and it is yours with no obligation and best of all, no charge!
A Committed Real Estate Buyer Guide
Our Exclusive 37 Page Real Estate Buyer's Guide takes you from starting to think about a purchase and all the steps from start to finish, you moving in! You will be able to buy with confidence that the price you pay and the property you chose is right for you. As well, packing and moving check lists, who to call, choosing a home inspector, lawyers, 8 home comparison check lists , how to be thorough, even coping with your pets when moving. Get this free 37 page free report now!

Top 10 Condos For Sale in London Ontario


    If you are finding it confusing searching MLS, newspapers and magazines or agent websites for a condo in London Ontario, I get it!

Top picks London Ontario Condos

  Knowing the price, styles, location and amenities that every condo apartment or town home or townhouse complex has in London can be daunting and my goal when working with a buyer  is to first educate about what is available, then assist in narrowing down the search and then offer  guidance and experience & negotiating skills to get the best property that fits.

  In London at present there are these apartment condos for sale in London Ontario:

  • 2 under $100,000
  • 3  $100,000 - $150,000
  • 11  $150,000 - $200,000
  • 16 $200,000 - $300,000
  • 12    $300,000 - $400,000
  • 23 over $400,000

Top 10

    Top 10 Apartment Condos For Sale in London  (My Picks)
Bedrooms Bathrooms Price Description
2 1+1 $169,850 near Western
2 2 $179,000 insuite laundry, freshly painted
2 1+1 $181,900 Downtown, hardwood, fireplace, 5 appliances
2 2 $239,000 5 appliances, pool, underground parking
2 2 $259,900 9' ceilings, hardwood, ceramic, master ensuite
2 2 $299,900 Luxury, green space, underground parking
2+1 2 $449,000 Downtown, luxurious, spacious
2 2 $479,000 1850 square feet +, a wow factor
2 2+1 $678,000 Great View
    Top 10 Townhouses

 

 

 Top 10 Townhouse Condos For Sale in London (My Picks)
Bedrooms Bathrooms Price Description
3 1+1 $169,900 Forced air, finished basement
3 2 $183,900 Finished Basement, Patio, 5 appliances
3 2 $194,900 Master ensuite, garage, bus route UWO
4 2+1 $239,000 garage, finished basement, large rooms

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2+1 $289,000

Walk to UWO, garage

2+1 2+1 $339,000

one floor, double garage, finished basement

2+1 2+1 $399,900 one floor, detached, double garage, finished basement
2+1 2+1 $449,000 End unit, park like setting, one floor, double garage
2+1 2+1 $579,900

Exclusive area, 3500 square feet +, double garage

 

  Townhouse Condos that are currently for sale:

  • 1 under $100,000
  • 4 $100,000 -$150,000
  • 17 $150,000 - $200,000
  • 22 $200,000 - $300,000
  • 16 $300,000 - $400,000
  • 13 $4000,000 - $500,000
  • 28 over $500,000

So, looking for a condo in London Ontario that is right for you should not be guess work or by luck. I know condos, where they are, the best locations, the better built ones,  the better managed ones, the best values, the safest ones, and buildings or complexes to stay away from.

  Because of the volume of business I do, I also from time to time have listings that are not on MLS yet, it could be because they are doing last minute touch ups or I have clients that will be listing soon.

 Buying a condo takes much more diligence than buying a house, protect yourself and your bank account by having some one with condo skills help you.


Sutton Group Envelope Real Estate Brokerage Inc.


Sutton Group Envelope Real Estate Brokerage Inc.

181 Commissioners Road W. London Ontario N6J 1X9

Phone 519-435-1600 

www.enveloperealestate.com

www.condosinlondon.com

Ty Lacroix Realtor

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