With the right help, buying a condominium can be simple and rewarding. But watch out for these common mistakes--or you could end up with a unit full of nasty surprises.
Make Sure You're A Condo Person
Before you even think about looking for a condo, ask yourself whether you're suited to the lifestyle. That means being comfortable living with certain rules, in close proximity to others. You'll also need to make sure you're willing to live with common areas, condo board politics and other aspects of shared living and shared ownership.