What Buyers Notice Most When Viewing a Home

Do you remember the last time you viewed a home for sale? What do you recall about that property? You likely remember the features and characteristics that stood out, such as the gorgeous hardwood floors, the spacious kitchen with the long island, or… the faucet that was dripping in the main floor washroom! Obviously, you […]

Wish List: Tips for making one

Before shopping for a new home, people often create a “wish list” of the features they desire most.

Picking The Perfect Neighbourhood

Today’s post is about selecting the perfect neighbourhood for you and your family. Shopping for a new home should be fun, not tedious and overwhelming and with a little ‘homework’ you will be able to enjoy the process.

Tips For Viewing An Open House Objectively

Remaining objective can be a difficult task when viewing an open house. It is easy to fall in love with a home’s appearance, blind to problems that may make it unsuitable.

5 Things to Ask Before Hiring a Home Inspector

Hiring the right home inspector is important when buying a home. Here are 5 questions to ask potential home inspectors before hiring them.

Buying A New Home: 5 things to do before you start shopping

As most savvy buyers know, there are a few things you’d be wise to do before you begin shopping for your new home. Here are 5 tips for getting ready.

Homebuying 101: You need good credit, here are some ways to improve a bad credit score

Here is a simple truth: if you want the lowest mortgage rate in Canada you have to have good credit. So what happens when you run your credit score and it turns out that it isn’t as good as you had thought?

Shopping For A New Home? Here are some tips for creating a property wish list

Shopping for a new home should be an enjoyable experience, however, in reality for many it can often become a frustrating and challenging burden. That’s why I recommend putting together a property wish list before starting the process.

Buying A Condo: Guidelines for Buying an Assignment Condominium

With many new condominium projects in Toronto still under construction and in the pre-registration phases, it is possible that some buyers’ may find themselves contemplating purchasing a unit that is being sold as an Assignment.

Advice For Buyers: Make sure to allow for additional closing costs

When buying a new home it is important to remember that there are additional costs to the purchase price of the property. These costs are payable on closing day and according to the CMHC can range anywhere from 1.5% to 4% of a homes selling price.