Buying

Avoid Bidding Burnout!

Posted on Feb 24, 2016 in Buying

Avoid bidding burnout

Did you know the more homes you bid on and lose, the more likely you are to pay too much for a home? Here’s a primer on the phenomenon of “bidding burnout” and what you can do to avoid it.

As real estate markets continue to improve, and the neighborhood you’ve had your eye on is suddenly the “hot spot” on the map, there’s a real risk you could end u...

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4 Tips for Finding Short-term Rentals for Relocating Home Buyers

Posted on Jun 03, 2015 in Buying



Relocating? Shop for Your Home from a Short-term RentalWhen you're relocating to a new city, home hunting remotely is no fun. Have you considered a short-term rental? Here are four ways you can secure a short-term rental that will give you the time you need to find your new home.If you're relocating to a new city, hunting for a home remotely can be...

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Ten Ways to Plan Ahead for the Purchase of a New Home

Posted on Jun 03, 2015 in Buying




There are many advantages to purchasing a new home: buyers are able to build equity, to enjoy the pride of ownership, and to obtain accommodation that is often larger and/or more luxurious than what is available to rent.

If you are planning to buy a home within the next few weeks or months, preparing now can help you save time and money. When compet...

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Insuring Your Condo

Posted on Jun 03, 2015 in Buying



WHAT YOUR STRATA CORPORATION INSURES:
The strata corporation policy insures the buildings and common property outside your unit. It also insures permanently affixed items inside your unit such as kitchen cabinets, light fixtures, permanent floorcoverings, stoves, intercom, built-in dishwashers and other similar items that were permanently installed...

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Renting versus Ownership - Pros and Cons

Posted on Jun 03, 2015 in Buying



Spring has sprung and along with the daffodils, it seems, so has the age old debate of “Rent or Buy?”.

To those of us committed to the business of real estate, the preferential route seems all too obvious.
To buy is to build equity in your future.
To rent is a virtual license to pour hard earned money down the drain.
To buy is to see gains surpass thos...

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