Understand your housing options, choose your priorities and select your homebuying professionals. Think long term when buying a home. What kind of home do you need now? What will you need in 5 to 10 years? Consider: the location and neighbourhood the size of the property and home the type of home — for example, detached, […]Read more "Find the Right Home"
Are you financially ready to own a home? Look into these 5 calculations and questions before you meet with your broker or lender. Compare how much you currently spend on expenses and debt payments with the amount you have saved or invested. How much can you afford to spend on housing each month without risking your financial health? […]Read more "Are You Financially Ready to Own a Home?"
Buying a home is a big decision. Ask yourself 5 questions before you decide if you’re ready to own a home. Am I financially stable? Do I have the financial management skills and discipline to handle this large a purchase? Am I ready and able to take responsibility for all the costs that come with being a […]Read more "Decide if Homeownership is Right for You"
Good job! As a first time home buyer you have worked hard, scrimped and saved every shiny dollar to make your dreams of home ownership come true. But, before you jump into the deep end, consider how much home fits into your lifestyle. Green Thumb Gripes Green thumb? If you love the idea of […]Read more "First time home buyer lifestyle considerations"
When it comes to buying and selling homes, most contracts include a contingency that will allow buyers to back out or re-negotiate the sale based on issues found during a home inspection. Selling a home can be stressful, to feel confident in the sale of your home check out these common home issues before listing. […]Read more "Top Issues Found During Home Inspections"
7 SIGNS YOU HAVE HIRED THE WRONG REAL ESTATE AGENT (and questions you should ask to avoid it) Buying and selling real estate is a high stakes game. You work hard, scrimp, save, stress and invest to find the perfect home. When time comes to move, who sells your home and how your home […]Read more "7 SIGNS YOU HAVE HIRED THE WRONG REAL ESTATE AGENT"
Whether you are in the market to buy a new home, or you are planning on selling your current home it is important to do your homework before coming up with a price. Putting the wrong price tag on a property can be the difference of your house selling in days or in months, or […]Read more "Overpriced homes and how to identify them."