7 Costly Mistakes Home Sellers Make (And How to Avoid Them)
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No matter what’s going on in the housing market, the process of selling a home can be challenging. Some sellers have a hard time saying goodbye to a treasured family residence. Others want to skip ahead to the fun of decorating and settling in a new place. Almost all sellers want to make the most money possible. Whatever your circumstances, the road to the closing table can be riddl...Read More
9 Tips for Buying and Selling Your Home at the Same Time
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Trying to align the timing of selling your current home and buying a new one can feel daunting to even the most seasoned homeowner - especially when the demand for new homes keeps rising, but the supply feels like it's dwindling.¹ You're not alone either if you're already feeling drained by the complex logistics of trying to make it all work – that’s why I’m here...Read More
5 Factors That Reveal Where the Housing Market Is Really Headed
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5 Factors That Reveal Where The Real Estate Market Is Really Headed In a July release, the Canadian Real Estate Association reported that home sales had fallen for three months in a row after reaching an all-time high in March.1 So could one of the world’s hottest real estate markets finally be headed for a downturn? We wouldn’t bet on it. That’s because even th...Read More
Will the Real Estate Market Crash?
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Hi everyone! The talk of the town - is our real estate market going to crash?? Where is our market going?? This is the million dollar question these days! Everyone has an opinion, too - I have clients that are holding their homes to wait for prices to go up and I have buyers waiting to buy as they think prices will go down. RBC just announced that they think prices are going to contin...Read More
How Much Should I Expect to Pay on Closing Costs?
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Whether you're looking to buy your first home, or trading up to a larger one, there are many costs – on top of the purchase price – that you must figure into your calculation of affordability. These extra fees, such as taxes and other additional costs, could surprise you with an unwanted financial nightmare on closing day if you're not informed and prepared. Some o...Read More
Stop Paying Rent – A guide to becoming a homeowner rather than a home-renter
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From basement suites to full houses, renting is a huge business in this country. If you currently rent, you know that paying out those hundreds of dollars every month to line the pockets of your landlord is not a pleasant task. However, like most renters you probably feel stuck in a home that isn't even yours simply because you can't save up that down payment for your own home. This...Read More
6 Mistakes to Avoid When Trading Up to a Larger Home
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Unlike the experience of buying a first home, when you're looking to move-up, and already own a home, there are certain factors that can complicate the situation. It's very important for you to consider these issues before you list your home for sale. Not only is there the issue of financing to consider, but you also have to sell your present home at exactly the right time in order ...Read More