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ADVICE - BUYING

QUESTIONS TO ASK BEFORE LISTING YOUR HOME

Just as buyers need to do their research before taking on homeownership, those who are considering placing their home on the market also need to spend some time contemplating certain aspects before they list their property. In fact, there are three q... Read more

SPRING CLEAN TO SELL YOUR HOME

The property market sees an uptick in sales as the temperatures rise, making the warmer months an ideal time for would-be sellers to spring clean their homes and prepare for listing on the market. There are some things that homeowners can do to get t... Read more

BUY A STARTER HOME OR WAIT FOR YOUR FOREVER HOME?

When people think about a starter home, they may have a fixer-upper in mind. However, this is not necessarily the case. One person’s starter home might be what another person is looking for in a forever home. Generally speaking, a starter home ... Read more

STAY IN THE RENTAL MARKET OR BUY?

There will be consumers who will remain within the rental market because they are worried about the country’s economy and how the factors surrounding the market will impact their financial well-being. There will also be those that simply enjoy ... Read more

YOUR JOURNEY TO BUYING A HOME

There are several advantages that buying a home has over renting, such as the sense of ownership and not needing to get permission from a landlord to do anything to the home. Another major benefit is that owning a property is, in fact, a kind of f... Read more

THINGS TO AVOID DURING THE HOME BUYING PROCESS

While the majority of buyers will require a deposit when applying for a home loan, this is not the only financial consideration that needs to be taken into account. There are several other aspects that prospective buyers need to keep in mind when pre... Read more

THINGS TO CONSIDER BEFORE BUILDING A HOME

Instead of purchasing an existing property some buyers like the idea of buying a stand and building a home to their specifications. While this can be a very fulfilling experience with many benefits, there are a few things that need consideration befo... Read more

WHAT YOU WANT ISN’T ALWAYS WHAT YOU NEED

It can be an exciting endeavour to shop for one of your largest investments – a home. However, before getting carried away with a list of dream features, it is best to define what it is that you want in a home versus what it is that you actuall... Read more

YOU GOT TO LOVE THE HOUSE YOU BUY

Property is a long-term investment, in fact, on average it takes a minimum of approximately five years to see real returns on a property sale, provided there are no other unusual circumstances.  Given the fact that most people will end up stayin... Read more