Don’t wait until the last minute to pack - make a commitment to ...Read More
The market has begun early. Things are heating up as there isn't much inventory. When buying how will this affect you? So the critical thing one must ask is: How much can I afford?
Why is it so important to know how much you can afford to spend on a home? There are many reason, but the key 2 reason are:
- You dont' want to buy ... Read More
Average Selling Price Up Strongly in January
Home ownership in the Greater Toronto Area remains affordable and there are many people looking to purchase a home. In January, the number of homes listed for sale was down quite strongly compared to last year, which means that it was difficult for some buyers to find a home. Greater Toronto Area REALTORS® reported 4,135 sales through the TorontoMLS system in January 2014. This result was down by 2.2 per cent in comparison to January 2013. New listings entered into the system were ...Read More
Nothing worst than approaching a home and there's no curb appeal and the lawn hasn't been maintained. First impressions are very importing when selling a home and when the outside is maintrained the potential buyer will assume the inside isn't either. During the long winter months, lawns take a beating from freezing temperatures & lack of sunlight and then this is followed up by the spring runoff.
Your lawn needs help during spring to prepare it for the upcoming growing season so it can look its best ...Read More
Most new buyer's will search the internet for answers. However, there are many items one must look for while educating oneself looking for the "perfect" home. I have put together a check list of items of what to look for and have also attached a spreadsheet to calculate costs when purchasing your new home:
- What kind of home do you want
- What area do you want to live in. Chosing the right neighbourhood is key. Location, location, locations
- What do I ... Read More
8 Ways to Save a Down Payment for a Home
There are many great ways that you can save for a home, but we have put together a list of what we think are the eight best ways you can save for a house. These tips can be used for saving for a home and can also be used for purchasing high end items ...Read More
As the spring market approaches many will be looking to sell their homes and in doing so they will go thru the process of interviewing real estate agents for the job. I have noted the TOP TEN asked questions a potential client should ask the incumbent during the interview process. I have listed my responses for those TOP questions:
- How long have you been in the business?
It is very important to know whether you are dealing with a seasoned veteran or rookie. &...Read More