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Open House Checklist

Open House Checklist

A beautiful open house is easy to achieve using this handy checklist. This can’t be overemphasized. A cluttered home is a turnoff to most buyers. It’s also potentially dangerous: you don’t want people to be injured as they try to navigate in your junk. Remember, it’s...

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...

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...

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...

How to Get Top Dollar for Your Home, Fast!

How to Get Top Dollar for Your Home, Fast!

Your home is likely your largest asset, so selling it may be the biggest financial move you’ve ever made, one that requires significant thought and strategy. However, once you’ve entered the market, the process may move very quickly: your property has the best chance...

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...

Passing Inspection

Passing Inspection

When the potential sale of your home rests on a home inspection, you want to ensure you have done everything possible to make sure your home passes the inspection. Here is a link to Home Inspection Checklist from Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) that...

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...

Moving Up

Moving Up

House owners discover very a few distinct factors to move-up, ranging from the basic need for much more square footage to make room for a growing household to the wish to have a greater neighborhood or even just taking advantage of the option of increased income to...