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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.
There are special considerations to keep in mind when purchasing residential lots and land. Here are 5 of the most important ones. Continue reading →
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 →
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 →
While not required, we recommend that all buyers request a home inspection as a condition in their offer to purchase. Here are some key things that you should have the inspector look for during the home inspection. Continue reading →
You’ve done it all: done the home inspection, met the conditions, signed the papers and taken possession of your new home. Now comes the stressful part of moving. Here are 5 things to do when you move into your new place. Continue reading →
Closing costs in Canadian finance laws can be a complicated subject. Many potential homeowners who are shopping for a new home will underestimate what the total costs may be. Here is the down low. Continue reading →
Are you a first time home buyer looking to break into the real estate market? In Canada, we’re often told that a real estate investment is one of the best investments you can make. But is home ownership really right for you? Here are some important factors you need to consider when preparing to buy your first home. Continue reading →
This article will help you understand what goes into calculating your home insurance premiums. Knowing how insurance companies calculate your monthly costs can help guide your decision-making when it comes to buying a home. Continue reading →
House hunting does not have to be a stressful drag. It can even be fun! Though it does take some motivation to go out and visit yet another open house, being prepared with just a little organization goes a long way to making the process easier. Here are our 5 tips for making house hunting as stress-free as possible. Continue reading →
Being one of the biggest purchases people will make in their lifetime, it helps to know lessons that others have learned from their home buying experiences. Here are ten of them. Continue reading →