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Benefits of Living in a Townhouse

The Benefits of Living in a Townhouse

Benefits of Living in a Townhouse: A Guide 

There are a lot of great benefits when it comes to living in a townhouse, from the peace of mind that you might not have to take care of certain elements such as snow and gardening. There might also be other things that make life easier including cost-effective living, community living, space efficiency, location advantages, security and so much more. 

In this blog post we want to go over some of the benefits that you might enjoy when you choose to live in a townhouse. The VanDinther Team is ready to work hard to help you find the perfect townhouse that will suit your needs – at the end of this blog we’ll explain how you can get in contact with The VanDinther Team and start your search for your dream townhouse. 

What You Might Expect When Living in a Townhouse

Living in a townhouse can often offer a unique blend of advantages that can cater to the various lifestyles and preferences of its owner. The following list will help you determine if these advantages are what you’re looking for when it comes to townhouse living.

  1. Cost-Effective Living:
    • Affordability: Townhouses often provide a more budget-friendly option compared to single-family homes or apartments and they can offer a middle ground in terms of pricing.
    • Lower Maintenance Costs: Typically,  townhouse communities have shared maintenance costs for common areas which then helps to reduce individual expenses for landscaping, exterior repairs, etc.
  2. Community Living:
    • Tight-Knit Community: Townhouse living often fosters a strong sense of community due to shared walls and closer proximity to neighbours – which then leads to potential friendships and a supportive environment.
    • Shared Amenities: Many townhouse complexes offer shared amenities like pools, gyms and parks. This of course helps to foster a sense of belonging and access to facilities without the full maintenance responsibility – carefree living! 
  3. Space Efficiency:
    • Vertical Living: Townhouses often come with multiple floors and help to optimize vertical space and provide lots of room for living areas, bedrooms and storage.
    • No Yard Work: For those who prefer not to spend time on yard maintenance then this is perfect, townhouses usually have smaller outdoor spaces or communal areas that are maintained by the homeowners’ association.
  4. Location Advantages:
    • Urban Convenience: Townhouses are frequently situated in urban or suburban areas and in close proximity to city centres, public transportation, shopping centers and entertainment hubs.
    • Accessibility: They are often strategically located near major roads or transportation links, making commuting more convenient. Could it get any better?
  5. Privacy and Independence:
    • Individual Ownership: Townhouses offer individual ownership, giving residents more control over their living spaces while still being part of a community.
    • Separate Entrances: Many townhouses have private entrances, providing a sense of privacy similar to a detached home.
  6. Potential for Investment:
    • Resale Value: Townhouses often hold their value well in the real estate market, making them a potentially lucrative investment option.
    • Rental Opportunities: Townhouses can be attractive rental properties due to their size, amenities, and location, thus offering an additional income stream for owners.
  7. Security and Safety:
    • Close-Knit Community: The tight community in townhouse complexes often leads to increased vigilance and a safer living environment.
    • Gated Communities: Some townhouse complexes offer gated or secured entries, enhancing security measures.
  8. Customization and Flexibility:
    • Interior Customization: Townhouses allow for personalization and customization of interiors that enable residents to adapt the space to their preferences.
    • Less Restrictive Regulations: Compared to condos, in some cases townhouses may have fewer stringent rules regarding renovations or modifications.

These are some really interesting points about what it can be like when choosing to live in a townhouse. In the next section we’ll talk about how embracing townhouse living is truly a fantastic option and can greatly benefit your life in a number of ways.

Embracing Townhouse Living

Embracing townhouse living presents so many incredible benefits that can help cater to diverse lifestyles and preferences. From fostering a strong sense of community to offering cost-effective yet spacious living arrangements – townhouses can really stand as a versatile housing option for many.

With this blend of individual ownership, shared amenities and a close-knit environment it makes townhouses the appealing choice for those who are seeking a balanced lifestyle. The convenience, affordability and potential for investment also help to highlight the value that townhouse living can bring to its owners. Now let’s get you in touch with The VanDinther Team and get the process started and find you the townhouse of your dreams. 

Contact The VanDinther Team 

As we mentioned in this blog, there are plenty of great advantages and benefits to choosing the townhouse lifestyle. Living in a townhouse can often offer a blend of communal living, affordability, and the perks of individual ownership. Are you ready to make a move and start looking for the ideal townhouse? The only thing you need to worry about now is finding the right one for you and The VanDinther Team is here to help. 

Contact The VanDinther Team today and let’s get started. Getting in contact with The VanDinther Team is simple and can be done right now either by phone or email. Please contact the team by phone directly at 905-330-2002 or by email at info@loriv.com. Clients are also able to find us on both Instagram and Facebook, give us a follow and lets get started on your journey to find your dream townhouse. 

Curb Appeal houses with snow

Curb Appeal During The Winter

Winter Curb Appeal 

Curb appeal is important even while we’re in the middle of winter and some days can seem very grey and dark. But that doesn’t mean you can’t make your home look cozy and inviting, especially if you’re in the process of selling your home during this season. 

It can be the little things that can really make the difference when it comes to winter curb appeal. You can add some door decor, a bird feeder, or a fresh coat of paint can go a long way. The following is a list of tips that you can use to enhance the curb appeal of your home. 

Update Your Homes Numbers

That’s right, it can even be just changing your house numbers to new and fresh ones. Why not try getting a new mailbox, it can give you an instant upgrade. You can try going for something modern and sleek. 

Fresh Coat of Paint

Sometimes it can be as simple as adding a fresh coat of paint to your front door. Since your door is usually the first thing someone will see it’s great to add a blog primary colour, however, you might want to do this before or after the very cold weather. This is because most paints need at least three days of 12 degree weather to dry properly. 

Functional Lighting 

There are a lot of benefits to having good lighting on the exterior of your home, one of them being the safety aspect. Providing added visibility during the darker and shorter winter months is something everyone will appreciate. 

Contact Lori VanDinther and Team Today

If you have any questions about what other tips there are about curb appeal, we will be happy to help! 

Make sure you contact Lori VanDinther and her team today if you’re interested in buying or selling your home. If you’re interested in learning what your home is worth, try our free home evaluation.

Front Porch Decorated for Autumn

Interior Design Trends for Fall

Interior Design

This fall we have seen some lovely interior design in 2020 fall trends when it comes to design. We have to remember that when it comes to design you’re allowed to give it your own twist and character. After all, this is your home and you need to make it your own. In this blog, we’ll go over some of the trends that we have seen this fall, colours, wallpaper, kitchen, and the bedroom.


Navy Blue Walls
Navy Blue Walls

When it comes to colours we are seeing lots of blues, particularly navy blue. Navy has been very popular, adding a wonderful contrast to any room. Whether that’s blue walls, accent walls, or accessories.

The Kitchen

Fall Trends Beautiful kitchen
Beautiful kitchen

The Bedroom

Canopy Bed
Canopy Bed

We’ve seen a lot of canopy beds this fall, you can see them everywhere this year. What’s great about the canopy bed, is that they are very on trend this fall because this type of bed really acts as a statement piece. It also adds dimension to the room and allows you to make your room stand out.

Floral Wallpaper

Floral Wallpaper
Floral Wallpaper

Now this is a trend we can get behind. Floral wallpaper has been so popular this fall, adding another element of contrast to the room of your choosing. The vintage look is strong when it comes to floral wallpaper, you can get in in peel and stick if you’re unsure, for a less permanent commitment and easy application.

Contact Lori VanDinther and Team Today

If you see a design you love, don’t be scared and get out there and try something new. Making your home your own by bringing in elements and designs that you love. This is your home and we should always make sure it’s a place we want to spend time in. Get creative!

We know there’s a lot going on in the world and we know you might have some questions. If you’re looking for more information about market up dates related to COVID-19, Lori will be happy to help answer those questions as well. Or you might be looking to put your property on the market, please make sure you contact Lori and her team today. You can contact her either by email or phone, the team is waiting for your call and to help you find your dream home.