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February 24, 2020
David Lowes

Diligent Preparation When Buying a Home

The home checks all the boxes ~ right number of bedrooms, adequate kitchen and living space, great storage space, and is in overall good condition. Yet you still have many unanswered questions
February 23, 2020
Aerial view

7 Things to Look for in a New Neighbourhood

Choosing a neighbourhood that suits your needs and wants is one of the most important decisions you’ll make in the home-buying process; your choice of environment will affect the way you experience your new home.
February 23, 2020
Home and lawn

Know the Market before You Buy

In deciding upon a selling price, a home-seller must establish a balance between the desire to draw the highest offer and finding a price that will be reasonable enough to attract an appropriate pool of prospects, and competitive offers.
February 23, 2020
White bathroom

How to Set an Offer Price

You’ll need to look at sales of comparable properties, and factor in additional data such as the condition of the property, the current market, and seller circumstances.
February 23, 2020

Buying a Home: What Expenses to Expect

Not only are there mortgage installments and the down payment to consider, there are a host of other—sometimes unexpected— expenses to add to the equation. The last thing you want is to be caught financially unprepared, blindsided by taxes and other hidden costs on closing day.
February 21, 2020

Stop Paying Your Landlord! Own Your Own Home

Putting the buying process into motion isn’t nearly as impossible as it may seem. No matter how dire you believe your financial situation to be, there are several little-known facts that may be key to helping you step from a renter’s rut to home-owning paradise!
February 21, 2020

8 Mistakes to Avoid When Buying a Home

Now you’ve finally decided to do it—you’re ready to buy a house. The process of buying a new home can be incredibly exciting, yet stressful, all at once. Where do you start?