Townhouse vs. Duplex

For many first-time home buyers and young families, purchasing a traditional detached house is not an investment they are prepared to make. In this case, both townhouses and duplexes are ideal alternatives because they offer more reasonable price tags than detached homes and larger living areas than apartments. While the differences between a townhouse and a detached home are fairly obvious, closer examination is required to determine the differences between a townhouse and a duplex. So if you are hunting for a townhouse or a duplex in Saskatoon hopefully the information below will be helpful.


In general, townhouses can be described as a series of individual residences attached side by side in a row, with each home sharing at least one wall with its immediate neighbours. There are two types of townhouses – freehold, in which you own the townhouse and the land it sits upon, and condominium, in which you lay claim only to the interior living space while sharing ownership of...


Townhouse vs. Condominium

Whether you’re in the market for your first home or looking to downsize, townhouses and condominiums may be on your radar. Both are viable options for those who don’t want to invest their money into a traditional house, and each has its positives and negatives. Deciding which one to choose will depend on a variety of factors. So, if you are looking for townhouses in Saskatoon or a condo it is important to understand the differences between a townhouse and a condominium.


If you are looking for something that is similar to a conventional home and yet doesn’t want all the stress of having the responsibility of a house, a townhouse may be right up your alley. Unlike detached houses, townhouses are lined up side by side and each residence shares a wall or two with their adjacent neighbours. Despite the shared walls, each unit Is recognized as a separate home with its own individual outdoor property. This gives people the ability to individualize their homes more freely....

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