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Spring is the busiest season for condominium sales. There are many reasons for buying a condo instead of a house. They make great affordable first homes. They also make great "last homes" if you are downsizing from a large family house to a smaller residence. Although condos are no longer the "ugly ducklings" of housing since they now often appreciate in market value about the same as comparable single-family detached houses, there are special questions condo buyers should ask to avoid buying a "bad condo." Buying a condo can be more complicated than buying a house. Purchase Bob Bruss reports online. CONDO ADVANTAGES. The many reasons for buying a condo instead of a house include (1) usually less expensive than buying a similarly sized single-family house; (2) exterior maintena...