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Things to look for before buying a new home

Things to look for before making an offer

Found the right home? Once you have narrowed properties down to the one you want, there are a few steps you should take before putting in an offer.  If possible, go back for another visit. This will allow you to do a little more investigating before you place an offer. Here are a few things to look for. How old are the windows? While most home owners are happy to share the age of their...

Buy or sell my home first?

Buying or Selling First? Which one makes sense for you

The home ownership journey is different for everyone, and whether to buy or sell first depends on your unique circumstances. In Ontario’s evolving real estate markets, it is important to gather the right information and consult experts in your area. When buying and selling at the same time, the process becomes even trickier; it involves a clear understanding of all the steps involved, especially if...

how to sell your house fast and for more money

How To Sell Your House Faster And For More Money

If you've already decided to buy a new house and relocate, you should seek advice on how to sell your house faster and for more money. CRE reports that there were 4.1% more newly listed properties available, leading to the national home sales falling by 5.6% recently. So, to receive the highest price possible for selling your home, it's vital to be aware of local market trends and have some helpful advice...

5 tips to help you find a home in the city of your dreams

The process of buying a property may be challenging at times. Your emotions, financial choices, and a few obstacles may all play a role in determining how much you enjoy or struggle during the process. For the best outcome and to fulfill your goal of finding a home in the city of your dreams, it is crucial to remain positive, patient, and realistic. To start, you’ll require a well-thought-out strategy...

Renting VS Owning

Renting vs Owning – Which is Better?

When determining a living place, one of the most common questions is between renting vs owning. It isn't easy to choose between the two possibilities. Any decision you make will directly influence your financial condition, present lifestyle, and future personal ambitions. It should be no surprise that both have benefits and drawbacks, challenging your choice. However, this subject will undoubtedly arise...

home improvements that gain the most for you home part 2

Home Improvements that Gain the Most for your House – Part 2

In our last blog post, we suggested some smaller and less expensive upgrades you can do in 2022 to increase the curb appeal and value of your property. In this entry, we will tackle those larger home improvements that require more investment but can reap huge rewards for your bottom line. Your first decision is whether you want to make improvements primarily for yourself, or for a potential sale. If you...

home improvements that help gain the most for your home

Home Improvements that Help Gain the Most for your House – Part 1

As we approach warmer weather, many homeowners start to think about their summer improvement projects to spruce up their homes. Sometimes these are built around winter repairs and seasonal needs, but some projects are meant to prepare for sale or refinancing. Enhancement projects can take on a large scale and require investment, which we will discuss in our next blog. Today, we are tackling home...

How to choose a realtor part 2

How to Choose a Real Estate Agent: Part 2

 What skills should you look for in a Realtor?  In our last article, we shared out top tips for how to choose a real estate agent that would meet your needs. In this article we will cover what skills you should be looking for in your realtor. These skills make them more effective at their jobs and therefore should make the process simpler for you, in addition to achieving your goals based on preference...

How to Choose a Real Estate Agent: Part 1

Tips on How to Choose a Realtor  Buying a home is such an exciting time. You combine hopes and dreams with the thrill of house hunting, and the practicality of budgets and markets. The whole journey can be significantly impacted by your choice of a real estate agent who is there to help you negotiate each step to your maximum benefit. Choosing a real estate agent might seem easy, but your decision will...

Rising construction costs

Are Rising Construction Costs Taking a Toll on Home Builders and Buyers?

Just as the pandemic has impacted businesses and lifestyles across the country, it has also impacted the rebuilding of those lifestyles as we trade cities for rural living and look for houses that we can happily quarantine in. One of the more popular options for finding your dream home…is to build it, or to look at a pre-construction option in the area of your choice. Read ahead to learn about how...

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