Real estate agent Parimal Gosai assesses how often you access condo amenities.
"Agents and condo showroom staff try to ease concerns about small square footage by promoting common space - party room, gym, etc. Do people use the common areas in their buildings?
It's highly dependent on who you are as a person. If you're a young, single student or professional living in your first condo, you might use things like the rooftop terrace, but I think you'd rather be seen on the rooftop terrace of a trendy restaurant or bar.
Older buyers are most likely to use things like gym facilities, since they tend to maintain far more regular routines. If they're living in a building with amenities, they've made a conscious choice to be there and take full advantage of what their dollar is buying them.
Generally, if a building with extensive amenities is managed by a good property management company and the condominium corporation does its job well, having great amenities can be a really good thing."
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