Property Types

Residential-Detached (No Condominiums)

Residential-Attached (No Condominiums)

Condominiums (Any type of property with a CC#)

 

Residential-Detached (No Condominiums)

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Two-storey – a detached, single-family dwelling with two levels above ground, on its own lot, and completely separated from any adjacent housing.

Three-storey – a detached, single family dwelling with three levels above ground, on its own lot, and completely separated from any adjacent housing.

Bungalow – a detached, single family dwelling with one level above ground, on its own lot, and completely separated from any adjacent housing.

Split – a detached single-family dwelling with multiple levels above ground separated by small flights of stairs, on its own lot, and completely separated from any adjacent housing.

Semi-Bungalow (sometimes referred to as a 1 1/2 storey) – a detached, single-family dwelling with one and half levels above ground, on its own lot, and completely separated from any adjacent housing.

Hi-Ranch (Raised Ranch or Split Entry) – similar to a bungalow except the basement appears higher up. The entrance to the hi-ranch is located between the basement level and the main floor. A small flight of stairs leads from the entrance up to the main living area, and a small flight of stairs leads to the basement, on its own lot and completely separated from any adjacent housing.

Mobile – A trailer or other moveable structure that is used as a permanent dwelling, is usually connected to utilities, and may or may not have a permanent foundation. Land could be leased or owned.

Summer Home – generally a single-family dwelling which includes cottages, chalets or other seasonal residences. The land may be leased or owned.

Other – Any other type of dwelling which is not detailed above.

Residential-Attached (No Condominiums)

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Link – looks like a separate unit but is linked underground by either a concrete wall connecting two foundations or a steel rod stretching from foundation to foundation. These dwellings may be a two storey style, bungalow style, etc., but it is most important they be identified as a link. Legal description must be checked carefully to determine if a dwelling is a link.

Semi-Detached – contains two separate dwelling units attached each on its own lot.

Semi-Detached Bungalow – A bungalow attached to another dwelling, each being on its own lot.

Semi-Detached Split – A split which is attached to another dwelling, each being on its own lot.

Semi-Detached Two Storey – A two storey which is attached to another dwelling, each on its own lot.

Double (Side-By-Side) – looks like a semi-detached except there are two municipal addresses under the ownership of a single person.

Duplex (Up and Down) – Consists of two dwelling units, one above the other under the ownership of a single person. If this property is attached to another dwelling it should be noted in the “Remarks”

Triplex – Consists of three units, all owned by the same person.

Row – Three or more dwelling units of similar design and size, are attached together, each on its own lot with separate ownership.

Carriage Home – Similar to a row house except the garage may allow access to the rear yard via an overhead door.

Other – An other type of dwelling which is not detailed above.

Condominiums
(Any type of property with a CC# and may be described as follows:)

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Apartment – One unit of a complex of self-contained units lying within a low-, mid- or high-rise building offering common facilities such as hallways, parking lots, elevators, etc,. Each self contained apartment may be on one or more levels.

Court Home – A group of attached dwellings arranged in a checkerboard fashion each with its own courtyard.

Garden Home – A row type unit with a front and back door without a garage.

Residential (Attached) – Similar to a semi-detached with condominium ownership.

Residential (Detached) – Separate single family unit under condominium ownership.

Townhouse – is a row unit, usually with a garage or carport.