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.

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

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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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How to Buy a House in Ontario

Spring is finally on its way and this weekend lots of house hunters will hit the open house circuit. Before you go out hunting for the home of your dreams, take a minute to read our 6 tips for how to buy a house in Ontario. Continue reading

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4 Things Home Buyers Need to Remember

Here are 4 often-forgotten elements that home buyers need to keep in mind when getting ready to purchase a new home. Continue reading

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Buying Land 5 Things to Keep in Mind

Buying Land: 5 Things to Look Out For

There are special considerations to keep in mind when purchasing residential lots and land. Here are 5 of the most important ones. Continue reading

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5 Small Signs of Larger Problems While House Hunting

House hunting is an exciting time. However, you shouldn’t let your excitement cloud your judgment. Some homes have real problems that can change your dream to a nightmare. Here are five small signs of bigger issues to be on the lookout for as you visit homes for sale and open houses: Continue reading

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Questions to ask your home inspector

4 Questions to Ask Your Home Inspector

A home inspection is an invaluable tool for evaluating your current home and / or the potential of a new home. While the process seems fairly straightforward, there is one thing homeowners and home buyers often overlook: asking questions. Here are the top 4 questions you should always ask your home inspector. Continue reading