Category Archives: House buying Tips

How Important is Choosing the Right Neighbourhood?

Custom built luxury house in the suburbs of Toronto, Canada.

When purchasing a property these days, there are considerations to be made aside from the structural and aesthetic qualities of the home. The location and the lifestyle that area offers are just as important. Convenience and security should be prioritized. If you want to be really happy in your new home, make sure that you … Read More

A Beautiful Historic Home – Is It for You?

A large custom built luxury house in a residential neighborhood. This high end home is a very nicely landscaped property.

They don’t make houses the way they used to. We’ve heard this more than a few times before and we agree. From carved moldings that are exquisitely intricate to stone fireplaces that are hand-carved to perfection, historic homes do offer a distinct charm that simply isn’t that common in modern homes. There are historic homes … Read More

Great Mortgage Loan Tips for You

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As you start your journey in finding the best mortgage rates you can find, you will surely encounter companies that would try to lure you in with the promise of the lowest rates on the market. Before you get swayed, you should understand that mortgage rates differ on various points that make it difficult to … Read More

What You Can Expect from Your Realtor

What You Can Expect from Your Realtor

Because the whole business of buying a home is not really that simple, it’s not that surprising that most homebuyers get a realtor to help them find their dream house. If you don’t have an agent, it might take you long months or even years finding the right home, having sufficient financing, negotiating the contract, … Read More

Is a Rent to Own House as Ideal as It Sounds?

Is a Rent to Own House as Ideal as It Sounds?

Who doesn’t want to have his or her own house? Nobody. Unfortunately, it’s not exactly a breeze to purchase a home, especially if you are a first-time buyer. There is the challenge of getting approved for a mortgage. In some cases, the buyers have a really good credit score but they don’t have enough for … Read More

How to Get the Most of Resale Condos

How to Get the Most of Resale Condos

When you are buying a resale condo, you’d find that the perils you have to avoid are not the same as when you are purchasing directly from a developer. To help ensure that you’re getting the most of this kind of purchase, here are some buying tips for you: Know the exact boundaries of the … Read More

How to Know You’re Ready to Buy Your Second Property

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Many investors own only one property. There may be quite a few reasons for this but one of those may be the likelihood that a lot of people miss the signs that tell them it’s time to buy a second investment property and grow their wealth. Having two investment properties means you also have twice … Read More

Last Minute Moving Home Checklist

Young couple carrying big cardboard box at new home.Moving house.

You may have been preparing for your move for half a year now, or perhaps you were just given one month to move to a new home for your work. Whichever it is, the thought of going through all your belongings to figure out which ones you’re going to take with you can be quite … Read More

Tips on Saving Up for a Home Down Payment

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You have found your dream home. You check and interest rates are still low. You feel like you’re ready to be a homeowner, except for one thing – you don’t have enough money for a down payment. Does that mean you should say goodbye to your dreams of being a homeowner? Not at all! Here … Read More

Planning to Purchase a House? Plan for What Comes After, Too!

Couple With Keys Standing Outside New Home

Most people think that the whole process of buying a house ends when the keys are handed to them.  While that is partly true, you should also make sure that you plan for what will happen once you become a new homeowner. If you’re not sure what we’re talking about, then there’s a lot you … Read More