Saving Money – A guide to saving thousands of dollars when buying a home Buying a home is one of the most expensive purchases you’ll ever make, and by following some simple guidelines you can stand to save thousands of dollars. If you’re like most people shopping for a home you’re probably trying to match … Read moreSave Thousands When Buying
Stop Paying Rent – A guide to becoming a homeowner rather than a home-renter From basement suites to full houses, renting is a huge business in this country. If you currently rent, you know that paying out those hundreds of dollars every month to line the pockets of your landlord is not a pleasant task. … Read moreHow to Stop Paying Rent
How Much Should I Expect to Pay on Closing Costs? Whether you’re looking to buy your first home, or trading up to a larger one, there are many costs – on top of the purchase price – that you must figure into your calculation of affordability. These extra fees, such as taxes and other additional … Read moreHow Much are Closing Costs?
No matter which way you look at it buying a home is a major investment. For many homebuyers however, it can be an even more expensive process than it needs to be because many fall prey to at least a few of the many common and costly mistakes which trap them into either: paying too … Read more9 Buyer Traps to Avoid
So you’ve finally decided to buy your next home. Problem is while you were making up your mind, other fence sitters jumped into the home market too. Now you may be facing some competition for the best properties. What to do? Just because there are other buyers in the market doesn’t mean you can’t come … Read more8 Simple Secrets to Avoid Costly Mistakes Buying Your Dream Home
Mortgage regulations have changed significantly over the last few years, making your options wider than ever. Subtle changes in the way you approach mortgage shopping, and even small differences in the way you structure your mortgage, can cost or save you literally thousands of dollars and years of expense. Get the Right Information Whether you … Read more6 Must-Know Mortgage Facts
Unlike the experience of buying a first home, when you’re looking to move-up, and already own a home, there are certain factors that can complicate the situation. It’s very important for you to consider these issues before you list your home for sale. Not only is there the issue of financing to consider, but you … Read more6 Mistakes to Avoid When Trading Up to a Larger Home
“… Your home is your castle–even when it’s for sale…” Let’s say your terms are competitive: your timing’s clearly set. Now, what about your asking price? Without question, price is your most important sales tool. Here’s why: The period of best opportunity for selling a home at a reasonable price is the first four weeks … Read moreImportance of Pricing Correctly
If you ask anyone who has ever tried to sell their home themselves, they’ll tell you that from the moment the “For Sale by Owner” sign goes up, the phone begins to ring. Unfortunately, many of those calls will not be from prospective buyers but rather from real estate agents looking to obtain your listing. … Read moreHow to Sell Yourself
“… The first thing to do is take a step back and analyze the situation…” You put your home up for sale and it simply didn’t sell. Undoubtedly, this has created a lot of stress, inconvenience and anxiety for you and your family. Perhaps you already bought another home. Maybe you needed this home sold … Read moreHome Not Selling… Now What?
“… an 80% recovery at resale is still a 20% loss…” Whether you’re considering remodelling worn-out surroundings, enlarging your home for a growing family or rebelling against yesterday’s standards, you have important investment choices to make. You’ll want to choose home improvements that not only pay off in recovery of the money you spend, but … Read moreHome Improvement
“…discover how to protect and capitalize on your most important investment..” Because your home may well be your largest asset, selling it is probably one of the most important decisions you will make in your life. To better understand the home selling process, a guide has been prepared from current industry insider reports. Through these … Read more27 Home-Selling Tips
Major mistakes made by sellers From incorrect financing to lack of preparation, there are countless mistakes that a seller can make when putting their house on the market. This report covers some of the most common mistakes made by sellers during the property selling process. If you’re serious about selling your house, it’s important that … Read more10 Biggest Mistakes Sellers Make