Author Archives: The ComFree Team

What To Look For When Buying A Home

When buying a home, people are often more concerned about the appearance of the home than the major components. As a home buyer, you should be diligent when looking at a home and not easily persuaded by nice decor and … Continue reading

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Mortgage Broker vs Your Local Bank

Are you better off heading straight to your bank or consulting a mortgage broker when it comes to taking out a mortgage? Find out. Continue reading

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New Mortgage Rules for 2011

UPDATED: SEPTEMBER 6, 2011 In January 2011, Canadian Minister of Finance, Jim Flaherty, announced new mortgage rules for Canadians. The federal government announced that Canadian mortgage insurance rules would become more stringent due to rising household debt in a low-interest … Continue reading

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Open house tips

Open House Tips

An Open House is your time to shine as a private seller. It’s also your home’s time to shine and get sold! Here are some open house tips that will ensure that your open house goes smoothly. Continue reading

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Benefits of Using a Home Stager

According to statistics, 93% of properties that used home stagers sold, on average, in one month or less. Perhaps it’s time to consider hiring a home stager. Continue reading

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Home Inspection Tips

A home inspection is a huge part of the home buying process and can go a long way in protecting your property investment. Continue reading

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Home Staging Really Does Work!

How do you know that Staging a Home for sale will bring you tangible (meaning $$$) benefits ? There are few statistics available on the subject and every marketplace being different, it’s hard to measure the exact impact Home Staging … Continue reading

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CMHC Offers Home Comparison Worksheet

CMHC, Canadian Mortgage and Housing Corporation, has designed a worksheet to help buyers compare 3 different houses. Continue reading

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Questions to ask during a visit to a property

When you visit a property, it is normal to have certain questions to ask the seller. This allows you to clarify certain things that will help you in making a decision. It is the seller?s responsibility to respond adequately and … Continue reading

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