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10 Condo Eyesores Most People Overlook That Are Easy to Upgrade

Do you ever walk around a city and wonder how all of those condo buildings got there? When did it happen? How do they build them so tall – so fast! Buildings are bigger, condos are smaller and prices seem to climb by the minute. And as soon as a unit hits the market, it sells just as quickly, often without time for conditional offers or a proper home inspection. This hotcake condo trend has promoted sub-par finishes, cheap builder basics and the bare minimum required to pass inspection, leaving its residents with a ‘brand new’ unit that looks like it was built 30 years ago. Here are 10 easy updates for condo eyesores that you’ve probably overlooked.

Brian McCourt is a contractor, design expert and co-host of HGTV Canada’s Backyard Builds.



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