Category Archives: Buying

Welcome to the Buying section. Here you will find articles about how to buy a home, first-time home buyers, the cost of buying a home and much more.

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Looking at homes? Don’t bypass the basement!

With soaring summer temperatures, a cool basement can be a breath of fresh air – that’s why it deserves your attention when you’re hunting for a new home. In a recent CTV segment, Kim Ewchuk, Licensed Sales Representative and General … Continue reading

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ComFree Commonsense Network on CTV News Winnipeg!

  Look but don’t touch? Not so much when you’re buying a home! In a recent CTV news segment, our very own Kim Ewchuk, Licensed Sales Representative and General Manager, educated home buyers on what they should be looking for … Continue reading

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Five not-so-obvious home buying questions

Anyone who has purchased a home knows that the process of choosing the right house involves a mix of sound logic and good instinct. But, it’s easy to get caught up in the excitement of it all – especially when … Continue reading

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ComFree Commonsense Network’s Home Buying Service in Metro News

In a recent Metro News article, Winnipeg home buyers learned that there’s another side to the services offered by ComFree Commonsense Network – a home-buying side! In the article, entitled “Buy a home and get thousands in cash back,” readers … Continue reading

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3 Areas to Inspect Before Buying an Older Home

3 Areas to Inspect Before Buying an Older Home

  While many older homes have wonderful characteristics, they can easily turn into money pits if you do not inspect certain areas before buying them. Here are three important areas to inspect before buying an older home: The Plumbing and … Continue reading

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Five things to consider when buying a home

Our very own Kim Ewchuk, Licensed Sales Representative and General Manager at ComFree Commonsense Network broker in Manitoba signs her latest column in the Winnipeg Free Press. Buying a home doesn’t have to be a complicated process.  The secret to … Continue reading

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Spring’s eternal hope: Edmonton housing market a study in contrasts

                          Our very own Scott Bollinger, Licensed Associate Broker for ComFree Commonsense Network brokerage in Alberta, talks real estate in his monthly column for the Edmonton Journal. In … Continue reading

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Official launch of our Manitoba Home Buying Service!

  With a successful first year as a registered real estate broker behind us, we officially launched our full Home Buying Service, on March 15th, in Manitoba! This new service provides buyers with everything they would expect when shopping for … Continue reading

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How to Get the Best Mortgage Rate

If you’re planning on purchasing a home, then you’ll need to get a mortgage (unless you’re independently wealthy, which isn’t the case for most of us). There are two ways to go about this: get financing through a bank or … Continue reading

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Making An Offer on a Home

When it comes to buying a home, it’s pretty clear that making an offer that is merely verbal simply does not fly. That is why, when it comes to making an offer, you need to enter into a written contract … Continue reading

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