Category: Buying

fixer upper

Should I Buy a Fixer Upper, New Build, Single Detached or Town Home?

When you initially consider buying a home, you most likely have a pretty good idea of what you want — at least you might think you do. However as you consider your...

Millennial must-haves

Millennial must-haves in homes

Some must-haves for Millennials I’m not a big fan of real estate TV. Maybe I get enough real estate while I’m at work. Maybe it is the ease and superficialness of...

moving day tips

The rocket science of your moving day

On the move Since the dawn of time, people have been moving. In fact, up until the Agrarian Revolution, we were always on the move, chasing game, or avoiding becoming...

dream home

What’s stopping you from finding your dream home?

What is your dream home? Everyone has their own idea of exactly what a perfect house is like. If you are beginning to wonder why you have not yet found your own dream...

purchasing a home

Purchasing a home the easy way

Purchasing a home is easy if you follow these 7 steps Purchasing a home can really feel frustrating and difficult, particularly when arranging your own showings via...

5 things you should never compromise on

5 things home buyers should never compromise on

You will likely have to compromise, but not on these five things Buying a home is a process of elimination with a final compromise at the end. Although it is near...

high rise condo

10 critical questions to ask when buying a condo

Thinking of buying a condo? If the latest launch and sell-out sales event in Waterloo Region is any indication, condos are gaining a lot of popularity here. Condos are...

monetary considerations

What are some monetary considerations to think about before buying a home?

Q: I have my downpayment saved up and I am pre-approved. What other monetary considerations should I consider? A: Buying a home is the biggest financial investment most...

relocate

4 things that will make your move remarkable

I like to move it, move it When I was growing up, I never lived in the same house for more than four years. My father worked for an international company and those were...

Listing

How is buying new different than buying a resale home?

Buying new? Buying a brand new home, like buying a new car or a custom made suit is a thrill. It is, in essence, a blank page, a clean slate, a chance to be the first...