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.

Preparing to buy

What to consider before you buy a home

What to consider before you buy a home When we start thinking about buying a new home, the checklist of things to consider often starts out with the obvious: is the house attractive, does it have enough bedrooms, is it … Continue reading

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First-time home buyers

Tips for the First-Time Home Buyer

Tips for the First-Time Home Buyer When venturing into the world of home ownership, first-time buyers often find themselves having to make important, fast decisions in what feels like a surreal situation — after all, it might have only been … Continue reading

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Quick Fixes for the Home that’s a Fixer-Upper

Quick Fixes for the Home that’s a Fixer-Upper For most Canadians, buying a new house doesn’t necessarily mean you’ve purchased the manifestation of your dream home – it usually takes some time, patience, and a bit of elbow grease to … Continue reading

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Hand holding a small wooden house with wooden cutouts of people on either side

What are buyer’s, seller’s, and balanced markets?

What are buyer’s, seller’s, and balanced markets? In the world of real estate, the usual pattern is that when spring temperatures start to climb, buyers and sellers start pushing the real estate market into high gear. Around this time, we start … Continue reading

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Clues for Homebuyers

Signs of Trouble? 5 Clues for Homebuyers

Signs of Trouble? 5 Clues for Homebuyers Despite the fact that buying a house is often the biggest purchase any of us will make in our lifetime, the decision to put in an offer is usually made quickly and largely … Continue reading

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ComFree at the Blue Jays Game

A Big Win for ComFree at the Jays Game! If you caught last night’s Blue Jay’s game like thousands of other Canadians, you’ll have noticed that ComFree was proudly on display in the ad behind home plate! While it wasn’t … Continue reading

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ComFree Home Buying

ComFree Offers a Home Buying Service

ComFree Offers a Home Buying Service Mention ComFree to most Canadian homeowners and they’ll probably say, “They help you sell your home without charging a commission, right?” While that’s definitely true (to date, the ComFree network has helped over 215,000 people … Continue reading

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Searching for a house

House Hunting Tips: Staying on the Straight and Narrow

Keeping Your House-Hunt on the Straight and Narrow When you’re looking for a new house and visiting potential properties, it’s easy to get caught up in the moment and to start making concessions about what you want. Not only is it … Continue reading

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Five Things to Consider When Buying a Home

Five Things to Consider When Buying a Home Buying a home doesn’t have to be a complicated process.  The secret to an easy experience is doing your homework prior to making a purchase. Whether you’re buying with our Home Buying … Continue reading

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A new and improved ComFree website

A Message from ComFree’s President and CEO, Marco Dodier Dear customers, website visitors, and friends of ComFree, With the help of thousands of Canadians who put their trust in us, the ComFree network has been a forerunner in revolutionizing real estate … Continue reading

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