Condo, PUD, Co-op: What's the Difference?

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Condo, PUD, Co-op: What's the Difference?

The Vincent Team knows you have questions and we try to be available to help answer all and any of your Real Estate needs. See below descriptions of properties not a single-family home.

Condos: Walls, floors, and ceilings owned by all residents; HOA dues; covenants, conditions, and restrictions; value depends on the desirability of entire development.

Planned Unit Development (PUD): Individuals own structure and some land.

Co-op: Corporation made up of all tenants; larger units have more power in how building is run; fees for taxes, mortgage, repair, improvement; heavy scrutiny of financial, personal history.

Townhome: Not a form of ownership, but a term for an attached row house.

Advantages of each: Prices often lower than for single-family home; maintenance minimal or nonexistent; safety in “cluster” environment.

Disadvantages: HOA dues; CCRs may be complex.