Cindy Kaufman AGE: 38. BACKGROUND: This professional works in the oil and gas industry downtown and has just bought her third home, all condominiums. In fact, she is now living in a condo close to the new one she just bought, NEXT in Bridgeland in the northeast inner city. “I love the area. It is vibrant with nice shops and things to do. It has a lot of history and it’s still relatively close, so I can walk to work,” says Kaufman. She is confident that the market is ripe for purchases. “It’s a good time to buy. Prices are great and by the time this condo is ready (about 18 months), projections are that real estate will bounce back or be even better.” She bought her first condo more than a dozen years ago and more than doubled her money when she sold that to move to her present location. She has been there for three years, but wanted “more functionality,” with better features such as the heated and secured underground parking with storage. WHERE SHE BOUGHT: NEXT in Bridgeland. DEVELOPER: Bucci Developments Ltd. POSSESSION DATE: About January 2013.