Tag Archives: home buying

House Hunting? Familiarize Yourself with These Terms!

House-hunting – what an exciting thought! There are few times in your life that can match the thrill of finding and buying your very first home. But like any other major decisions in your life, choosing your first home is not something you should rush into. Aside from getting your finances sorted out and knowing … Read More

Does Size Matter? 5 Things to Think About When Choosing Your First Home

When it comes to houses, size does matter – although perhaps not in the way you understand. While you shouldn’t purchase a house that is too small for your family and your needs, bigger does not always mean better. That is why it is important that you carefully consider these things before you buy your … 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!

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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

Can You Really Afford That House? Find Out Here

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So you’re planning to buy a house. You have already made a list of your top “neighbourhoods” and have a clear idea of what style and size of house will suit you best. It’s all so exciting, right? Before you get too carried away, though, it’s a good idea that you take some time to … Read More

Buying a House? Don’t Overlook These Issues!

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House-hunting is a very exciting time. But sometimes buyers get a little too excited that when they see a home they like, they immediately think it’s their ultimate dream home. So they go ahead and hastily make the purchase. Everything is perfect… until it isn’t anymore. Why? It’s because they realize that they have overlooked … Read More

Important Highlights of a House Hunt

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Every important event in your life has its own highlights – those vital stages that can either get you to your goal if done right or take you a step back if you do it all wrong. What does that have to do with house hunting, you might ask. Well, it has everything to do … Read More

Commute Time – An Important Factor to Consider When You Buy a House

Commute Time - An Important Factor to Consider When You Buy a House

If you have ever been stuck in traffic, you understand how important commute time really is. Millions of Canadians drive an hour or more to work every single day. Now commuting may not be the first thing on your mind when you’re looking for a new house, but you should not forget about it either. … Read More

Buying Signals You Shouldn’t Miss

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Any seasoned real estate agent would tell you – if someone goes out on a showing and is actively engaged while looking at your house, that person has every intention to buy a property.   That does not mean that it will be your home he or she would buy for sure. There are some … Read More

Why You Should Focus on Curb Appeal

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For most sellers, improving the interior of their house is really important, knowing how every nook and cranny of their property goes through the microscopic eyes of prospective buyers. Surprisingly however, they tend to overlook one big factor that may be the deal breaker – their home’s exterior.   Ask any buyer and he or … Read More