Tag Archives: buying homes

What Photos Should You Take in an Open House?

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The whole process of house-hunting may seem very exciting but everyone who has experienced it would probably tell you to enjoy every part that you could while you still could. Why? Well, things could get really stressful fast – especially if you are in that stage where you attend open houses. And if you have … Read More

Should You Move or Should You Renovate?

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You come home from work, wanting nothing but to be able to relax with a good cup of coffee only to find that there is no area in your home where you can even do that. You look at the chaos that was once your beautiful home when you suddenly realize that it no longer … Read More

Responsibilities of a Homeowner

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Congratulations! You are now an official homeowner. However, being a homeowner is not all fun and games. You have to understand that you now have commitments as a homeowner. We want you to be a responsible homeowner, and that is what we are going to talk about right now. How you can have your home … Read More

Helpful Tips for Buying Your Second Home

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Having your very own vacation home can upgrade your lifestyle and even your investment portfolio, but more importantly, it gives you that reassuring feeling that you can always escape your busy life and not worry about accommodations. But much as exciting as it is to have a cottage or even a villa waiting for you, … Read More

New Costs of Being a Homeowner That You May Never Have Thought Of

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So you know about your mortgage and you’ve got those covered. Unfortunately, that is not all. You learn more about a house when you’ve been living in it for at least a couple of months. You can hear creaky stairs or realize you have weird neighbours. Then your bills start to arrive and you get … Read More

Planning to Buy a House? This Timeline Can Help!

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How long does it actually take to purchase a house? It’s one of the most important questions that people who hope to find their dream home always want their real estate agents to answer. This is especially important if you’re rental lease is almost up, or you’re about to close on the sale of your … Read More

What Styles of Homes Do Millennials Want?

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If you want to know what styles of homes millennials are into, it’s probably easier to first look at what they do not want to buy. For instance, the 1980s is a decade most millennials don’t really like, and homes from around that time are not exempted from their raised eyebrows. Some of the elements … Read More

Your Guide to Buying a Home with a Yard

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If you are moving from a condo or an apartment, the idea of getting a house with a yard can both be exciting and overwhelming. You are probably looking forward to getting a grill and perhaps a fire pit and hosting barbeques. Or you are probably worrying about the upkeep of such a large space. … Read More

What to Look for When Buying a New Home

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Finding the perfect home for you and your family is not as easy as choosing the perfect pair of shoes. If you can go from one store to another just to find the perfect pair, then you might also end up looking at dozens of homes before finding the right one for you and your … Read More

Mistakes to Avoid When Buying a Home for the First Time

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Are you planning to buy a new home for the first time? CONGRATULATIONS! It is one of the most exciting things to do, but truth be told, it can also be time-consuming and complex. No need to worry, though, because we are here to let you in on the common mistakes you should avoid when … Read More