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Buyers

Buyers

FIRST TIME BUYERS Purchasing your first home is an exciting experience.  Your real estate agent will walk you through the process. Things to remember: YOUR CREDIT This information is called your “credit history”. A credit reporting agency provides information about...

Empty Nesters

Empty Nesters

The kids have finally moved out, and you have more space than you need in a home?   We can help in finding the right-sized home to meet your needs.  Downsizing allows to reduce expense and frees up equity in your home to put towards things like traveling, investing in...

Purchasing Is a Process

Purchasing Is a Process

Purchasing is a Process NOT an Event First of all, it’s important to understand that purchasing a house is a process not an Event.   People generally don’t wake up one morning, without any preamble, and go buy or sell a house. lnstead, the decision to buy and sell an...

Ready to Buy

Ready to Buy

Are you ready to buy? here are some tips to make a budget before buying a house. MONTHLY HOUSEHOLD BUDGET Creating a Budget for Your Family                       If you find yourself falling behind on your monthly payments, then it’s time to start learning some of the...

Using Mortgage Professional

Using Mortgage Professional

Mortgage Professional There are generally two ways to get a mortgage in Canada: From a bank or from a licensed mortgage professional. While a bank only offers the products from their particular institution, licensed mortgage professionals send millions of dollars in...

Home Ownership Basics

Home Ownership Basics

Hire an AgentI am an agent, I believe in hiring a buyer’s agent first. But you don’t have to if you prefer to go to open houses and look through a mumbo jumbo of homes online. Mostly, an agent will save you time. An agent can send you listings directly from MLS that...

Glossary

Glossary

REAL ESTATE TERMS AMORTIZATION – The number of years it takes to repay the entire amount of a mortgage. APPRAISAL – An estimate of a property’s market value, used by lenders in determining the amount of the mortgage. APPRECIATION – The increase of a property’s value...

Real Estate Investments

Real Estate Investments

Why rental income properties make a sound investment? There are a number of reasons of why real estate and rental income properties specifically make a good investment, but here are few basic reasons: i) You are leveraging and using Other People’s Money The beauty...