Buying a home is a big deal. It’s one of the biggest milestones in a person’s life, and as such, should be undertaken only after extreme consideration and careful thought. Here are some questions to ask yourself before taking the plunge into being a homeowner.
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Whether you’re going up to the cottage for the weekend or traveling abroad for an extended period of time, one of the most important things you have to consider is how to protect your home while you’re gone.
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Everyone knows that the best time to put your house up for sale is in the Spring; the sun is out, people are on vacation and in a good mood, and you have the opportunity to really boost your home’s curb appeal. But what if you’re looking to buy a new home rather than sell? Can the same be said about Spring being the optimal time? No. Surprisingly, the best time for homebuyers to go home shopping is in the Fall or Winter (ideally around December or January).
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Buying your first home is a big deal. You’ve got your eyes on some properties, you know how much you can afford to pay each month, and you’ve already dog-eared at least fifteen different pages in the furniture section of the Ikea Catalogue. You’ve gone to your bank and been pre-approved for a mortgage loan so you know just how much money you’ll be allowed to borrow. But there’s still some key information you feel like you’re missing. What’s the next step?
Let’s start with the down payment.
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If you’re considering selling your house, it’s important to make sure you’re able to get as much money out of it as possible. What better way to do that than by making some positive alterations to your home? We’ve compiled a list of some renovation must and must nots to consider before hammering that ‘for sale’ sign into your lawn.
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