There is a common misconception that condos are simply highrise buildings. There is a wide variety of condos available such as; condo townhomes, condo stacked townhomes, condo apartments, live and work condo units etc.
Mississauga offers a variety of condos that include; City Centre (Square One Area), Central Erin Mills, Churchill Meadows, Hurontario, Meadowvale Village, Meadowvale, Port Credit and more. View Top Neighbourhoods, Square One Condo or New Listing Alerts to view other condo options.
Differences between Condo Apartments and Condo Townhomes
In a highrise condo apartment, the maintenance fees TYPICALLY covers utilities (excluding hydro and cable). Residents also get to enjoy the amenities offered, that can include; an indoor pool, sauna, hot tub, fitness room, weight room, guest suites, visitor parking, party rooms, lounge areas, terrace and more. These are just few of the reasons why the maintenance fee is higher in highrise condo apartments than a condo townhome.
Visit Square One Condo to view some of the amenities offered in buildings.
Condo townhomes have a lower maintenance fee, but the owners are TYPICALLY responsible for utilities (hydro, heat, water, central air conditioning, hot water tank etc). For some condo townhomes (dependent on the Condominium Corporation) the roofs, windows, grass cutting and maintenance of the common elements are the responsibility of the Condominium Corporation.
The Condominium Corporation is governed by the Condominium Act and the Condominium Board is run by a list of board of directors that are selected by the Condo owners. The Condominium Board manages the Condominium Corporation, with major decisions held on votes in an owners meeting. It is important to remember that the property is owned in common with other owners, for example; amenities, lawns, roofs, etc. The monthly maintenance fee that owners pay are required to maintain, repair and service the areas that are shared in common.
The status certificate is an important document which is given by the Condominium Corporation. This document lists the information and financial facts of the condominium. The status certificate documents also include information on the management, board of directors, insurance information , financial statements, declarations (rules, bylaws and regulations), detailed report of the reserve fund study, pending lawsuits against the Condominium Corporation and more. Each unit in the condominium will have their own status certificate which displays (maintenance fee amount, liens on the property, legal descriptions etc.)
Search Condos for Sale in Mississauga
HOMELIFE/MIRACLE REALTY LTD, BROKERAGE
1+1 Bed / 1 Bath $499,800 80 Absolute Ave, Mississauga $2377/mo*
RE/MAX GOLD REALTY INC., BROKERAGE
1+1 Bed / 1 Bath $449,900 145 Hillcrest Ave, Mississauga $2140/mo*
CITY CENTRE REAL ESTATE LTD., BROKERAGE
2 Bed / 2 Bath $585,900 75 Eglinton Ave W, Mississauga $2786/mo*
CITYSCAPE REAL ESTATE LTD., BROKERAGE
3 Bed / 4 Bath $739,000 5255 Palmetto Pl, Mississauga $3515/mo*
KINGSWAY REAL ESTATE, BROKERAGE
1+1 Bed / 1 Bath $609,990 1575 Lakeshore Rd W, Mississauga $2901/mo*
ROYAL LEPAGE SIGNATURE REALTY, BROKERAGE
2+1 Bed / 2 Bath $598,900 350 Webb Dr, Mississauga $2848/mo*
SAM MCDADI REAL ESTATE INC., BROKERAGE
2 Bed / 2 Bath $639,000 680 Atwater Ave, Mississauga $3039/mo*