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Single Family, Condo, Townhome – The Differences

by | Jul 26, 2023 | Real Estate Realities Podcast/Vidcast | 0 comments

Robert Whitelaw, Realtor®

Robert Whitelaw, Realtor®

Published:Jul 26, 2023

Born and raised in Silicon Valley, Robert has helped clients successfully buy, sell and invest in real estate throughout Santa Clara County. Robert uses his local market knowledge to help clients across Silicon Valley!

Today we explore the legal differences between single family homes, condominiums and townhomes.

There are benefits and drawbacks to the various property types available in our real estate market. Make sure that the one you choose matches with your lifestyle.

Single Family Homes

The homeowner takes more responsibility in a single family home, but also gets more freedom.


In this case, you own the airspace. Aside from what is actually inside the walls of your home, an HOA will be in control of just about all other elements of your home. Of course, this comes with a monthly HOA cost.


Also usually existing within an HOA. However, usually you share at most 2 walls with neighbors.

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