We’re very lucky in Prince George, BC. Our city still has plenty of affordable options for homebuyers, whether you’re in the market for a house, a condo, an acreage or a townhouse.

But which option is the best fit for you?

If you’re curious about condominiums, here are five signs that a condo lifestyle might be ideal for you:

 

1)  You want to downsize

Maybe your kids have left home, and you’re having trouble managing a larger property. Or, you’re looking for a simpler lifestyle for yourself or your family.

Maybe you don’t use all the space you have, and you don’t want to spend time and money maintaining a larger home. A condo could be the ideal solution if you’re ready to downsize.

 

2) You worry about budgeting for home expenses

If you own a house, it can be extremely stressful when major issues arise. Need a new roof, or repairs to the foundation? You could suddenly be faced with a bill for thousands of dollars.

When you buy a condo, your monthly strata fee will help pay for shared building costs. That means peace of mind when it comes to budgeting for monthly expenses and getting major issues fixed.

 

3) You like to travel

When you own a house, it isn’t always easy to leave it. There are a host of problems that could emerge, and go unnoticed, while your house is unoccupied.

When you live in a condo, you’re free to lock up and leave, knowing that you live in a secure, managed building. You also won’t have to worry about leaving a house that looks unoccupied.

 

4) Convenience is more important to you than extra space

Yes, if you buy a condo you will be giving up space, but you’ll also be simplifying your life. You’ll only keep the things you actually use, and with the convenience of managing a smaller space, your home life will probably feel much less hectic.

Many condo developments have storage lockers available to residents, so you won’t have to give up your weekend hobbies to enjoy clutter-free daily living.

Some condo buildings offer a range of other convenient amenities. You won’t have to make an extra trek to the gym to stay healthy if you chose a development with a residents-only gym.

 

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5) You need more time in your daily routine

Many of us lead busy lives. Whether its finding time to work out, socialize with friends or look after the grandkids, most of us wish we had more time for the things we really care about.

It is very time consuming to clean and maintain a house. In Prince George, many property owners also lose a lot of time to snow shovelling and seasonal yard maintenance.

Choosing a condo close to where you work means you could save time on all those chores and your commute. In a downtown urban area, you’ll also save time by being next door to a range of services and entertainment options.

 

Park House Condominiums

Team Powerhouse Realty is proud to be the exclusive sales team for Park House Condominiums. Currently under construction, Park House Condos offers modern one and two bedroom spacious homes in the heart of downtown Prince George. For more information, check out our Park House website page or call one of our experienced REALTORS®.

 

Park House Condos, Prince George, BC, condos for sale

Cam McLeod

Pursuing a successful real estate career in beautiful Prince George has been an amazing opportunity for me. I pride myself on high standards, professionally and ethically, and I work hard to get my clients the results they are looking for. Home renovation projects are a passion of mine, and I enjoy discussing how buyers can adapt properties to suit their needs.

I like to tackle projects that are both creative and technical, and I’m often tinkering with Hot Rods and motorbikes. I also host a local radio show, which has been a great way to express myself. I look forward to the future and to working with you to achieve your real estate goals.

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Chris Lodge

Hi, my name is Chris Lodge and I am in my sixth year of selling Real Estate in Prince George and Fort St. James. I have always loved houses, whether it be fluffing, decorating, renovating, preparing them for sale or selling them I am in my element.

I am professional, knowledgeable and personable and I would love to help you sell your home or help you find one that suit’s you needs. I try very hard to offer my clients a stress-less, drama free Real Estate experience. I will do my best to meet and hopefully exceed your expectations of a Real Estate Professional.

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Crystal Brown

My name is Crystal Brown, REALTOR® at Team Powerhouse Realty. My career as a professional agent began in May 2015. Since then I have enjoyed many successes in helping people buy and sell homes.

I have lived in Prince George for nearly 20 years. During that time I have been actively involved in the community through my business and personal life, and have also taken on a variety of volunteer positions. I have built valuable networks and a deep understanding of the city and its people. I use that knowledge every day when advising residents and newcomers on their next move. Great relationships are the foundation of true success.

I continue to look ahead to the future of real estate with excitement and determination as I see many opportunities for growth in my business, as well as in my community.

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Mark McVey

I am a long-term resident of Prince George and have been selling real estate here since 1997. I am CEO at Team Powerhouse Realty, a company I co-founded in 2007. I have a passion for helping people, and get great fulfillment out of negotiating the best terms for my loyal clientele.

I love sharing my real estate skills and knowledge with others, and am a Buffini & Company Certified Mentor. In addition to my busy work schedule, I am also actively involved in men's soccer, the Cinema CNC Film Festival and PG Roadrunners. I am also a RYT200 Certified Yoga Instructor.

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Steve Andersen

Like most realtors I began my real estate career doing residential sales, and since I live on a rural property I really enjoy doing the more complicated country property sales.

While I still enjoy helping buyers and sellers with their housing needs I have transitioned over to doing more commercial sales and leasing. I find this both interesting and challenging and feel my skills are well suited to dealing with complicated commercial/industrial/business real estate transactions.

I endeavour to provide exceptional professional service to my clients putting their needs first so they trust me, enjoy dealing with me and recommend me to their friends and acquaintances.

On a personal level I am married with two children, have lived in Prince George since childhood and have always been a real outdoorsman. Prince George has so much to offer, is a great place to raise children and I really enjoy taking the family on camping and fishing trips throughout the Prince George area and our beautiful province.

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Rolf Van Driesum

Rolf was born and raised in Prince George, BC. A previous career in construction and current involvement in the mining industry provide him with an unparalleled insight into market trends and commercial opportunities throughout the region.

Rolf is driven by a desire to provide leadership in a number of capacities, both locally and internationally. He is engaged in development opportunities in Thailand, Myanmar, and the Dominican Republic as well as in British Columbia. Rolf joined Team Powerhouse Realty in 2011, and has since become part of the management team.

Rolf is also a husband, father to four and grandfather to four. He is a member of the Westwood Church.

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Rebecca Worthington

I work by referral helping buyers, sellers and investors stay focused on their big picture goals while I focus on the details. Exceptional client care, current market expertise and strong negotiating tactics are paramount to my business. I specialize in family homes and investment properties.

My husband and I were both born and raised in Prince George and are now raising our beautiful four daughters here. This is a wonderful community to be a part of as it has so much to offer.

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