3 Tips To Find A Quiet Condo To Buy And Live In


If you envision living in a peaceful and quiet home, you may know that buying a single-family home in a rural area would make it easy to get these results. However, you may want to live in a condo to enjoy a built-in community, shared amenities, and little to no exterior maintenance. To find a condo that satisfies your wants and needs for a quiet home, you should pay attention to a number of important details that will have a clear impact on the outcome.

3 December 2020

Negotiating Tips To Keep In Mind When Buying A House


One of the hardest parts of buying a house is negotiating with the seller of the house you want to purchase. Negotiating can be difficult, but it is a necessary step in the process, and your real estate agent will help you through it. Here are several good tips to keep in mind, though, as you begin to negotiate for the house you want to buy. Make sure you are a qualified buyer for the property and are ready to move

3 July 2019

3 Things To Avoid When Shopping For A Fixer Upper


A fixer-upper is an excellent way to save on your next real estate purchase, especially if you are the type of person that actually enjoys taking on in-depth DIY projects. Unfortunately, not all fixer-uppers are created equally. There are some problems you should avoid because the headache and cost of repairing them far outweighs any savings on purchase price. The following are a few things to watch for. #1: Foundation woes

27 May 2016

Home Sweet Home? Holy Cow!: 3 Tips To Help You Enter Canada's Expensive Housing Market More Easily


If you're on the hunt to buy your first single family home in Canada, you've no doubt noticed that prices are high and inventory is low. How can you get into the real estate market under these conditions?  Here are 3 suggestions for making your first home purchase easier:    1. Buy a fixer-upper in a good location. This is standard real estate advice for investors who regularly buy, renovate, and resell homes.

16 September 2015

Four Updates You Should Do To Help Your Home Sell


If you are going to put your home on the market, there are a few quick tricks that you can do to put your home in a better position to sell. If you can make your home inviting and move-in ready, you will have more luck with potential buyers and offers. Here are four quick fixes that you can do to help sell your home. 1. Take the Time to Clean

9 June 2015

5 Tips For Landscaping A Home To Sell While Working With A Budget


Selling your home requires a lot of work since you want your home to sell at a fair price and be confident that you're not getting less than the home is worth. If you're preparing to put your home on the market or are disappointed by the amount of interest your home is receiving from potential homebuyers, it may be time to consider the impact of its curb appeal. With just a few landscaping projects, you can quickly transform the exterior of your home without spending a fortune.

5 April 2015

Questions You Should Always Ask At An Open House


If you are in the market for a new home, going to open houses and seeing what is out there is part of the game. It can feel competitive, especially if you are in a real estate market where affordable homes are few and far between. You need to know exactly what you are looking for and how to hopefully set yourself apart from other potential buyers. Here are five inquiries to make at an open house that can help you.

3 April 2015