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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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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 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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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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5 things to do when moving into a new home

5 Things to do When Moving Into a New Home

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

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House vs Apartment

House vs Apartment: 5 Reasons it’s Better to Buy a House

Living in an apartment can feel liberating as you more than likely don’t have responsibility for a great deal of the maintenance and work that goes into the establishment. If there’s an issue with the building (for instance the roof leaks) it is up to the superintendent to deal with the issue. However, there are some advantages to buying a home than an apartment. Here we look at one side of the debate House vs. Apartment and give 5 reasons why you’re better off buying a house than an apartment. Continue reading

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