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Condos, Townhomes & Villas - What's the Difference?


Purchasing Clearwater area real estate isn't difficult if you know what type of property you want to buy. Before you start looking at properties, you need to decide whether you want a condo, townhouse, or a villa or if either one will do. It pays to learn the difference between these three property types before you start looking at all the available Clearwater real estate, especially when housing inventory is so low right now.

When you purchase a condo, you're purchasing one unit in a larger building. You own the unit that you live in and are required to pay condo association fees to help maintain the common areas of the property. Owning a condo is ideal for anyone who enjoys apartment-style living, but doesn't to rent.

Townhouses are slightly different than condos. In most cases, townhouses have several floors, and when you own a townhouse, you own the interior and exterior of your unit. Some townhomes even come with a garage. Basically, when you own a townhouse, you have a home with similar features to a free-standing home, but at least one wall is shared with your neighbors. Like condo owners, townhouse owners are typically responsible for paying a monthly maintenance fee to keep the property in tip-top shape.

If you're looking for a vacation home, you might want to consider purchasing a villa. Many villas sit on larger properties and usually have larger interior space than condos and townhomes. They are typically lavish homes that...

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My New Madeira Beach Condo Listing

13000 Gulf Blvd, #210, Madeira Beach, FL 33708

This newly available unit in the Madeira Norte is rare and won’t last long. Whether you’re searching for a new primary residence, vacation home, or investment opportunity, #210 is an excellent choice. This two-bedroom luxury condo offers awe-inspiring Gulf front views and is in close walking distance to the St. John’s Pass historic site. Your guests will love visiting this early 20th century fishing village, which is the #1 most popular tourist attraction in all of Pinellas County!

You can even leave your car at home in the property’s underground parking and hop on the trolley. It goes from one end of the beach to the other so you don’t have to miss any of the fun. The beachfront is two and one-half miles of relaxation and breathtaking beauty. This can be your daily reality if you choose to live at Madeira Norte Condos at 13000 Gulf Blvd, #210, Madeira Beach, FL 33708.



Features of Madeira Norte Condos

  • Heated, in-ground Pool on Gulf side

  • Small pets allowed for residents

  • Gated Community with Guard

  • Maintenance available 24 hours a day, seven days a week

  • Balcony and Sun Deck

  • Secure Entrance

  • Stackable washer and dryer

  • Free High-Speed Internet

  • Hot tub

  • Barbeque Pits

Condo association fees are approximately $413 per month. This unit...

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