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5 Ways to Save Money When Buying A Home

Ready to make the jump from renting or living at your parents house to home ownership? Most homebuyers enlist a real estate agent to help them through the process. No wonder: buying a home is complicated and when it’s your first time, you feel like you could use some hand-holding….

Why Winter Is The Best Time To Buy

The winter months are full of spending times with family and friends eating, giving, and celebrating. Even though it is freezing and snow is on the ground there are many great reasons to buy a home during this time.    MOTIVATED SELLERS Typically those who list their homes in winter…

Now it’s time for the Home Inspectors to be Inspected

“Now, it’s the home inspectors’ turn to be inspected. The Ontario government will finally regulate the home inspection industry with a licensing regime designed to protect buyers. “Home inspectors are one of the only professionals involved in a real estate transaction that are not currently provincially regulated,” Government and Consumer Services Minister Marie-France…

Who Pays the Realtor Fees When Buying A House?

The Seller typically pays ALL of the Realtor fees in a real estate transaction. The exception is when a buyer makes an accepted offer on a For-Sale-By-Owner (FSBO) and they do not cooperate with real estate. Therefore, refuse to pay Realtor fees, however most FSBO’s do cooperate with real estate…

Six Questions to Ask Yourself Before Buying Your First Home

  Source: centsandorder Buying your first home. How do you know if you should buy a house or if it’s the right time? Making the leap to home ownership can be scary and exciting all at the same time. Before you buy a home, you should ask yourself these six questions:…

Moving With Kids

Sold your house and now ready to move? Moving can be stressful and quite a challenge if you have hyper-active kiddos at home. This is why I have collected research from multiple sources to provide you with a few tips and tricks for moving with your children. Keep the routine –…