If you were to buy a single-family home, you may not worry about getting enough storage because you can get an attic, garage, basement, and storage shed with your purchase. But you may be interested in owning a condo, which means your storage options will be a bit limited.
While it may not be as easy to get all the storage that you want and need in a condo compared to a house, you can find enough by getting strategic and making the right demands as you look at residential properties for sale.
While there are many features that will help you with storage, you should not underestimate the importance of square footage. Most condos are not going to be as large as single-family homes, especially huge ones, but you cannot go wrong with prioritizing condos on the larger side.
When you have extra square footage that you do not need to set up furniture, you can use it to invest in storage solutions such as bookcases, armoires, dressers, shelving units, and more.
An effective way to get a lot of storage space in a condo is by getting one with a lot of cabinetry in the kitchen and bathrooms. For instance, you will appreciate having floor-to-ceiling cabinetry in some areas as well as cabinets that go all the way to the ceiling over the countertop area.
Checking out the cabinets in person is important because you may find that a condo you are interested in has deep cabinets that provide a ton of extra storage upon taking a close look.
Looking for a condo with several large closets is also worth doing because you can get a lot of valuable storage within them. Even better, you can get your hands on a walk-in closet or two that provides quick and easy access to all the storage since you can walk into the storage area.
If you do not want to put a lot of work into organizing the closets, you should pick a condo that already has drawers, shelves, and hanging rods so that you can store things right away.
While it may not be attached to the condo, you should consider getting a condo that comes with a separate garage. This will give you a place to park your vehicle safely, but it will also give you ample space to store belongings along the walls and even on the ceiling if you invest in racks.
Buying a condo with these tips will lead to getting all the storage that you need.