Benefits of a Downtown San Diego Condo

July 6th, 2015

“The prices of Downtown San Diego condos are going up in some areas and down in other areas, but one thing is for sure, condos are here to stay! Condo living looks like being the way of the future and there are several quite diversified reasons for their popularity.

One is obviously a reflection on our society – many of us just feel safer living in a close community that offers protection of some sort. There is also the fact that most condo owners live up higher than ground level and it is known that more burglaries happen in first floor condos.

A higher proportion of condos are also being built as gated communities these days, so condos offer much more security than a single family dwelling. Many condos also offer 24 hour security patrols or underground parking.

Security is a big factor for all of us, but especially older people who may feel frail. With the baby boomers reaching retirement age, the largest ever population of pensioners will be looking for secure housing.

After a long day of work, many of us want to do fewer chores and have more peace. Another reason why a condo is so appealing is that most condo maintenance is looked after by the management. Being able to walk though lawns that are fed, watered and cut by someone else has its appeal, as does swimming in a pool that is always at the perfect Ph balance!

In Downtown san Diego it is easy to find friends in the unit and to visit without too much effort. Many Downtown San Diego condos also have a balcony, which is about enough outdoors once your back does not let you do the gardening anymore!

Real gardening buffs can search out a condo block that has large balconies and grow vegetables in pots! Make sure that you are able to grow vegetation on your balconies, this ‘permission’ thing may be an unfamiliar idea for those who are moving from single family dwellings.

Condos always have ‘house rules’. They are there to protect rather than to hinder, but they are all individually designed. Rules can be vastly different from one condo unit to another. It would be extremely important to check the rules before you make your decision to buy.

If you find a condo with the type of rules that would fit into your normal lifestyle pattern, then there will be no conflict in your new life – that is if you are planning a change!”

The Latest Headlines

Buying a San Diego Condo? The time is now!

For those who want to purchase their own San Diego condos, either as their residence or as a means to create income, things are getting brighter these days. For one thing, mortgage rates......

read more

Horizons San Diego Market Updates

Horizons – Market Updates This downtown San Diego luxury condo is located in the beautiful Marina District, and has a wonderful family atmosphere. The Horizons East tower is packed with amenities that......

read more

Downtown San Diego July 2013 Events

July 3rd Celebration of City of Oceanside The Oceanside Chamber of Commerce is hosting an event complete with music, speeches, and cake at 11 a.m. at the Civic Center Plaza. At 9......

read more

Common Risks Involved with Downtown San Diego Real Estate Investing

While a good many millionaires will agree that their fortunes were made in real estate, the honest ones will also tell you that they’ve probably lost a few fortunes in real estate......

read more

Crown Bay San Diego Market Updates

Crown Bay – Market Updates The secret is out, Crown Bay offers the most competitive Homeowners Association fees in the Downtown San Diego Marina District. This downtown property offers plenty of amenities,......

read more

Downtown San Diego July 2014 Events

San Diego County Fair Through July 6 The Fab Fair is celebrating the 50th anniversary of The Beatles’ first visit to the United States, sparking the British Invasion in music and pop......

read more

Downtown San Diego May 2013 Events

May 4th San Diego SPCA Walk for Animals Walk with (or without) your dog to promote the humane treatment of animals. The event takes place from 7 a.m. until noon at Liberty......

read more

Doma San Diego Market Updates

Doma – Market Updates Doma consists of two distinct buildings in historic Little Italy, and is bounded by Kettner Boulevard and Fir, Date and California streets. The architecture, as seen in the......

read more

Downtown San Diego June 2014 Events

San Diego County Fair June 7-July 6 The Fab Fair is celebrating the 50th anniversary of The Beatles’ first visit to the United States, sparking the British Invasion in music and pop......

read more

El Cortez San Diego Market Updates

El Cortez – Market Updates The historic El Cortez, designed by Walker & Eisen Architects, has become a treasured landmark in Downtown San Diego since its completion in 1927. Built on the......

read more

Get Listings and Articles Delivered Straight to your inbox