The more prepared you are as you start looking for a new home, the easier and more enjoyable the process will be. Here is a step-by-step plan that takes you through all the essential elements of buying a home.
With many homes on the market it can be difficult to choose where to live unless you narrow your choices. You can begin this process by first identifying one or a few neighbourhoods that are right for you by:
When it comes to the largest purchase in one’s life, the key phrase is “you’d better shop around”. Don’t settle on the first home you see.
Making the right choice when it comes to purchasing a home is a matter of good planning, not good luck. No one person can be expected to know everything, so it’s important to surround yourself with qualified professional assistance throughout the pr...
You pull up to the curb and there it is – the home of your dreams. Calm down. Take a deep breath and start again. The hardest thing to do when looking for a home is to remain objective. It is easy to fall in love with a home''s appearance, but it''s ...
Real estate is becoming increasingly more valuable as more people buy property for personal or investment reasons. With this in mind, the question of how to take ownership of a property is becoming extremely important.
Mortgage questions to ask your mortgage broker/agent before you sign. Remember you can shop around for the best price, finding a good mortgage broker to shop around for you is the best approach as they will be up to date with market rates and condit...
The same advice applies to selecting your lawyer as to your real estate agent. Competitive fees, excellent service, knowledgeable, approachable and, in a word, VALUE...make sure that you get the right combination of price and service.
What do I do when I''ve found a home I''m interested in?
Closing refers to the preparation for the transfer of ownership of a property from the seller to the buyer. There is no standard method for closing. In some places, "round table" closings bring all parties together at the closing table. In other ...
Buying or selling real estate can be a tricky process. There are hundreds of commonly used terms that could make up a language of their own. Here are some home buying terms that you will most likely encounter when you purchase your home.
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