Number one, avoid Condos if you need a mortgage and want the lowest down payment and rate.
Numbers two, avoid Condos if you want the best appreciation
Number three, avoid Condos if you want access to the biggest range of possible renters
Number four, avoid Condos if you want to be able to sell the property in the future as condo loans will always be more difficult for most buyers to obtain
Number five, there is a reason lenders consider them "Toxic" properties.
Go with a Townhome