Originally Posted by confused about Triangle
Searching through the various realtor websites, I see a fair amount of condos and townhomes in Cary/Morrisville priced below $180,000.
Are there any subdivisions in this price range that are preferred in terms of quality of construction or for being well-maintained?
On the flip side, are there any that you would avoid or that you have heard bad things about?
Is price a measure of quality or more about square footage? There are a few listings right now that are below $100,000.
Condos and townhomes are two completely different housing options.
I don't think it is true that "You get what you pay for."
I think it is very true that "You don't get what you don't pay for."
Price can be affected by quality.
Location is key. Some of the cheap condos you cite are in great locations, but not great buildings.
Some of the cheapest townhomes are within spitting distance of CSX/Amtrak tracks.
I think that there is workable housing in the low end Morrisville/Cary townhome market, in the $130,000-$140,000 range.