Why is Spring a Busy Time In Real Estate?

Why is Spring a Busy Time In Real Estate?

Spring has always been the busiest time of the year for real estate in Canada. Whether it’s the weather, supply, or timing, there are a number of reasons why more people choose to buy and sell this time of the year over the others. To understand why spring is a busy time in real estate, … Continued

Where You Should Move to in Ontario in 2018

Where You Should Move to in Ontario in 2018

Are you considering a move in Ontario in 2018? It can be difficult to pinpoint where the best location is for your needs. But there are many great options to consider beyond the most popular major cities like Toronto and Ottawa. Smaller cities like Guelph or St. Catharines have so much to offer. And with … Continued

House vs. Condo – Which is Right for You?

House vs. Condo - Which is Right for You?

When you’re ready to buy a property, you’re often faced with the challenging decision between purchasing a house vs. condo. Each one has its own benefits, but only one is best suited to your lifestyle. So when you’re stuck choosing between which property type is right for you, first ask yourself these five questions before … Continued

7 Tips for Buying an Investment Property

7 Tips For Buying An Investment Property

Buying an Investment Property is an excellent way to make some supplementary income. Some people even focus their entire careers now on having investment properties. But, of course, there is lots to consider and a lot of work involved before jumping in. So, before you decide to become a landlord, read these seven tips for … Continued

Canada’s First-Time Home Buyer Plans: The Basics

Canada’s First-Time Home Buyer Plans: The Basics

Buying your first home can be an adventure full of wonderful moments, and thanks to Canada’s First-Time Home Buyer (FTHB) Plans, you can reap some tremendous benefits. What are these plans and how do you qualify for them? Here are the basics that every first-time homeowner should be aware of: What are Canada’s FTHB Plans? … Continued

Are You Financially Prepared to Buy a Home?

Are You Financially Prepared to Buy a Home?

The decision to purchase a house is not one that can be taken lightly. Though homeownership is a rewarding opportunity and a lifelong aspiration for many, it is not suited for everyone. Unless you win the lottery, the average person does not have the funds available to purchase a house outright without the aid of … Continued

Understanding the Home Buyers’ Plan

Understanding the Home Buyers’ Plan

A house is the most expensive purchase you will ever make. In order to successfully make this purchase you will require a significant down payment, a minimum of 5-20% of the total value of the home. For first-time home buyers in Canada, there are programs available to give you an advantage in coming up with … Continued