This is Durand, a neighbourhood in the city of Hamilton with 2 Pre-Construction buildings with condos for sale.
A very special portion of the real estate market exists in the area of development, or Pre-Construction, condos. These are units that are purchased based on the projected plans for a building that is not yet built. A buyer may visit a temporary showroom, located near to the proposed location of the building to see models and floor plans of the various units the seller hopes to construct, or simply receive a package with this information electronically. Purchasing at this stage allows the buyer to have greater control in the outcome of their unit. They can make a different type of investment and purchase at a lower price per square foot than what is typically available post-construction. If you want to be able to choose your floors, finishes and appliances, at less than the cost to purchase someone else's choices from the past, Pre-Construction condos for sale might appeal to you. It's not often that you have so many design choices when looking to purchase a home. There will be a number of layouts, options for total square footage, number of bedrooms and location within the building to choose from. Usually, this type of customization will require a second investment in renovations, as well as the purchase price of your home.
When taking the leap on a Pre-Construction condo for sale, you'll be given a list of options that you'll be able to customize. Everything in the home will be brand new and they will likely be under warranty. Keep in mind that the developer is speculating on what they believe the final outcomes will be for the unit and building, they require some flexibility, not everything can be fixed into even the best agreements. This can make a good case for looking at the past projects of the developer. How close to their projected dates did they come? Do they have a history of big surprise closing costs or a history of great relationships with their buyers? How have their projects held up over time as places people want to live and as investments. This type of home purchase, more than others, requires a long term deal with your developer. You'll want a long term relationship that is mutually beneficial. Purchasing a unit in a building prior to the work beginning can have some tremendous benefits. It also requires deeper knowledge to arrange this type of purchase. A Real Estate Professional who specializes in development or Pre-Construction condos for sale may be helpful for protecting your investment. The money spent on a qualified agent may be easily recuperated with the thorough shaping of your agreement. You'll want to understand how the Pre-Construction payments are going to be structured and where you'll be spending versus saving. In an already finished home, it's easy to see how your money is being spent. With a Pre-Construction condo, being well informed will be a must.
If you're looking for more Pre-Construction condo buildings in this area, the neighbourhoods Corktown and Downtown Hamilton are nearby. This neighbourhood is Very Walkable with a walk score of 75. Excellent Transit is available in Durand. This neighbourhood is Very Bikeable with a bike score of 70.
Known as one of Hamilton's condo hubs, Durand, has a total of 19 condo buildings. Condo development in this neighbourhood has been thriving with 6 High-Rise, 2 Pre-Construction, 7 Mid-Rise, 6 Low-Rise, and 1 Luxury. Many condos for sale in Durand feature excellent amenities perfectly located in Hamilton. Condos for sale in Durand are on the market for an average of 34 days. Durand had 62 condos sold within it in 2020, an increase of 138% compared to the year before. Last year condos for sale in Durand had an average sale price of $$586,471, an decrease of -10% from the year before. This neighbourhood is Very Walkable with a walk score of 75. Excellent Transit is available in Durand. This neighbourhood is Very Bikeable with a bike score of 70. You can find the neighbourhoods of Corktown and Kirkendall North nearby.
Sams Pretzels is a great bakery in Durand. There are some great cafes in Durand such as Durand Coffee, House Of Java, and MacNab Cafe. Whether you are looking for brunch, a quick snack or a quality dinner Durand has plenty of options like Rustic Reuben and Odds Bar. There is a surprising amount of green space with Durand Park, Hamilton and Barton Incline Railway, and Oak-Park in Durand. You can find the pharmacy Charlton Pharmacy in Durand. Main Hess Mall is a shopping center in Durand that has something for everyone. There are always new exhibits and events happening at WESTDALE GALLERY. Schools in Durand include Adagio piano lesson and David Mc Isaac. There are many students in this neighbourhood as Metropolitan College is located within it.