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How To Save For A Downpayment

How to save for a downpayment We’ve put together 5 super saving tips to grow your downpayment and fast track your home buying goal!  Let’s start this blog off with this appropriate quote “ The speed of your success is limited only by your dedication and what you’re willing to sacrifice.” -Nathan W. Morris Now [...]

By | 2018-08-01T13:56:03+00:00 August 1st, 2018|BUYING REAL ESTATE, ONTARIO|Comments Off on How To Save For A Downpayment

Do I buy before I sell or sell before I buy?

Do I buy before I sell or sell before I buy? This is a common question that we get asked all the time It’s a tough decision that most home owners will be faced with at some point and there’s really no right or wrong answer. Thinking of buying first? Pros: If you decide to [...]

By | 2018-03-31T23:58:36+00:00 April 1st, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Do I buy before I sell or sell before I buy?

How to spot an overpriced home

How to spot an overpriced home Here’s 3 simple ways to identify an overpriced home. The first way is to compare the home to the neighbourhood sales. If the homes are basically the same size and style generally neighbourhood values will be close and consistent. So if 2 homes just sold in the same area [...]

By | 2018-03-01T19:05:05+00:00 March 1st, 2018|BUYING REAL ESTATE|Comments Off on How to spot an overpriced home

DO’S & DON’TS when buying your first investment property

DO’S & DON’TS when buying your first investment property… DO get pre-approved for a mortgage with either your bank or a mortgage broker.  Investment properties typically require a larger down payment than does a primary residence, get all the facts from your lender before you start shopping! DON’T buy an overly unique home! You want [...]

By | 2018-03-01T19:02:41+00:00 February 1st, 2018|BUYING REAL ESTATE, HOME IMPROVEMENT, WOODSTOCK|Comments Off on DO’S & DON’TS when buying your first investment property

A buyer’s guide to home inspections

A buyer’s guide to home inspections Working with buyers we’re always getting asked questions about home inspections so we’ve put together a little guide of frequently asked questions.   What is a home inspection? A home inspection is primarily a visual inspection done by an objective professional to assess a homes current condition. The inspection [...]

By | 2018-01-01T11:59:16+00:00 January 1st, 2018|BUYING REAL ESTATE, WOODSTOCK|Comments Off on A buyer’s guide to home inspections

What can you do when your home just isn’t selling….

What to do when your home just isn’t selling.... You made the decision to list your home, went through the process of getting your home ready, put it on the market and now it’s not selling….What do you do?? There’s 3 main reasons a house doesn’t sell… 1) The condition of the house 2) The [...]

By | 2017-12-01T01:57:18+00:00 December 1st, 2017|ONTARIO, SELLING REAL ESTATE, WOODSTOCK|Comments Off on What can you do when your home just isn’t selling….

What’s a final walkthrough and what’s the purpose of it?

A final walkthrough in real estate is a walk through of the property you have agreed to purchase prior to you getting the keys and taking possession. The primary purpose of this walk through is to inspect the home to ensure the condition of the property hasn’t changed since the last visit. When does this [...]

By | 2017-11-01T14:11:46+00:00 November 1st, 2017|BUYING REAL ESTATE, ONTARIO, WOODSTOCK|Comments Off on What’s a final walkthrough and what’s the purpose of it?

Improvements that DON’T add value

We've talked about the best renovations to add value to your home now it's time to focus on improvements that DON'T add value. We've compiled a list of 5 improvements that won't give you a good return on your investment. #1) Pools: Although it's true that people love swimming pools most prefer enjoying them at [...]

By | 2017-07-20T15:17:22+00:00 July 6th, 2017|HOME IMPROVEMENT, ONTARIO, SELLING REAL ESTATE, WOODSTOCK|Comments Off on Improvements that DON’T add value

Best renovations to add value to your home!

If you are planning to do some renovations on your home you want to be sure that all your hard work and money spent goes towards the right upgrades, not all upgrades equal a  profit. So where should you put your time and renovation dollars to add the most value to your home? The number one place that adds [...]

By | 2017-06-27T20:35:46+00:00 June 27th, 2017|HOME IMPROVEMENT, WOODSTOCK|Comments Off on Best renovations to add value to your home!

A little checklist to make house hunting A LOT easier

House hunting can be overwhelming, exciting, and exhausting all at the same time. Let's make the process easier with these 5 steps. #1 Get Pre-Approved:  Do yourself a huge favour and get yourself pre-approved for a mortgage by a mortgage broker or a bank mortgage specialist- what could be worse than finding, and falling in love with the [...]

By | 2017-06-27T19:50:25+00:00 June 12th, 2017|BUYING REAL ESTATE|Comments Off on A little checklist to make house hunting A LOT easier