A lot of people are torn between wanting the privacy of a single-family home and the maintenance-free convenience of a condo. There are pros and cons to both houses and condos, and the decision ultimately comes down to what works best for you.

So how should you decide which one is best for you? Well, there are a few things to consider.

Some of the most important considerations are ones that don't jump to mind right away, like the 'commute time' from your car to your front door if you live in a condo. You may have to carry groceries and luggage farther than you would if you were pulling into the driveway of your single-family home. On the flip side, condo owners don't have the same liability for the building and maintenance that you take on with owning a house.

So there are pros and cons to both houses and condos, but there's definitely a home style in Sarasota that will suit you. Each of our communities has a variety of options, so you can choose the perfect location - Downtown, overlooking the beach, or more secluded - and the right home to create your ideal lifestyle.

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