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.

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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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

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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Tips to Rebuild Credit Prior to Buying a House

Don’t give up on your dreams of buying a house just because you have less-than-perfect credit. A low credit score — or even bankruptcy — doesn’t preclude anyone from getting a mortgage, thanks in no small part to Canada’s competitive … Continue reading

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How to Buy a House from the Owner

With more and more Canadians choosing to sell their home without the assistance of a traditional real estate agent, buyers are more and more likely to find their dream home is for sale FSBO (for-sale-by-owner) or with a flat-fee realty. … Continue reading

Home for sale in Manitoba

Million Dollar Homes in Canada – 2014 Edition

Beautiful million dollar homes in Canada for sale on the ComFree network. All these homes are absolute must-sees! Continue reading

First-time home buyers can buy a home by dipping into their savings

First-time home buyers can cash out to cash in

Rising housing prices and shorter amortization periods make buying a first home more difficult for young people today. But that isn’t stopping them. Continue reading

Common misconceptions about Ontario home inspectors

12 Common Misconceptions about Ontario Home Inspectors

A lot has been said about Ontario Home Inspectors in recent years, and not everything has been representative of the profession. Continue reading

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