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n. pl. con·dos Informal
A condominium.
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n, pl -dos
(Building) a condominium building or apartment
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(ˌkɒn dəˈmɪn i əm)

1. an apartment house, office building, or other multiple-unit complex, the units of which are individually owned, with each owner receiving a deed to the unit purchased, including the right to sell or mortgage that unit, and sharing in joint ownership of any common grounds, passageways, etc.
2. a unit in such a building.
a. joint sovereignty over a territory by several states.
b. the territory itself.
[1705–15; < New Latin, = Latin con- con- + dominium rule, ownership; see dominion]
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Noun1.condo - one of the dwelling units in a condominiumcondo - one of the dwelling units in a condominium
condominium - housing consisting of a complex of dwelling units (as an apartment house) in which each unit is individually owned
dwelling, dwelling house, habitation, home, abode, domicile - housing that someone is living in; "he built a modest dwelling near the pond"; "they raise money to provide homes for the homeless"
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Understand specifics about HOA fees for either a condo or a house.
Lippert (criminology and sociology, University of Windsor) employs a sociology of governance approach as he chronicles the history of condo governance and condo law and describes the many factors that affect condo governance.
In turn, the rise of the condo, as a viable popular form of housing, coincided with the incredible rise in price of single-family homes which in most instances has become out of reach for most first-time buyers.
Paul-based Momentum Design Group and the condo design from Long Lake-based Weber Architects and Planners.
Developers are aiming their product at buyers like Narith, who recently bought a unit in a condo in Boeung Trobek commune as a second home.
However, because townhouse communities do not handle as much maintenance -- exterior repair and roof maintenance may be the responsibility of the townhouse owner -- homeowners association fees tend to be less expensive than those incurred by condo owners.
has acquired Canada-based condo review platform to better inform Toronto residents about the city's condominiums and create greater transparency in the marketplace.
The sold Henderson condo in Ladera Villas also has two bathrooms, one of those is an en suite to the master bedroom.
itself was named the Best Condo Developer, Best Mixed-use Developer for its Laguna project Nuvali and the Developer that Provides the Best Amenities.
Caption: Legacy Investors Group, led by Mitchell Massey, has brought new energy to residential condo sales at Fayetteville's Legacy Building.
Yet Condo also manages to signal a conflux of banked emotion through the warped madam's strange calm.