Asking Your Real Estate Agent The Right Questions

Do Rising Canadian Real Estate Prices Continue To Dwarf Your Down Payment? What Are Your Options?

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If you’ve always dreamed of owning your own piece of property – whether a high-rise condominium in downtown Vancouver or a more rural piece of farmland in midwest Manitoba – you may be discouraged by the continuing rise in real estate prices in much of Canada and wondering whether you’ll ever be able to save enough for your initial down payment. Fortunately, there are some alternative financing options that may help you boost your cash reserves and put in an offer sooner than you might expect. Read More»

Why You Should Hire A Real Estate Agent For Your House Search

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Did you relocate to a different province and need to find a house to purchase in a timely manner? If you are not familiar with the province you have moved to, a real estate agent can help you with your house search better than doing it on your own. There are actually several ways that a real estate agent can be beneficial to your needs. The article below will answer some of the questions that may come to mind about getting assistance from a real estate agent. Read More»

How Much House Can You Really Afford?

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An alarming number of people lose their homes to foreclosure each year. One common reason for this unfortunate process is purchasing a home that you really cannot afford. Some buyers get caught up in the idea that owning is cheaper than renting and they don’t accurately budget how much it costs to really take care of a property. If you’re thinking about purchasing a home, don’t let foreclosure steal your dreams. Read More»

Tips For Selling Your House Quickly

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If you are in a rush to sell your house, think of what is important to buyers. It is important to focus on the buyer and what they would want to see. If you were looking to buy your house, what would you want to see? Taking time to focus specifically on the buyer allows you to make the right impression, which will eventually lead to a quicker sale. First Impressions Matter Read More»

Three Home Accessories And Features That Require More Maintenance Than They're Worth

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When you’re looking for a home, it’s easy to get sucked into one with a lot of fashionable features and accessories. A year or two down the road, however, some of these accessories will be requiring so much extra maintenance and care that you’ll probably wish you’d bought a home without them. So, which features and accessories should you stay away from when house hunting? Watch out for these three in particular: Read More»