REALTOR.CA VERSUS A REALTOR

By |May 10th, 2018|Buying, Featured Buying, First-Time Buyer, Real Estate Tips, Toronto Market|

Realtor.ca is the perfect search tool if you’re a passive browser, but if you’re a serious buyer it can leave you locked out of what could have been your dream home come true. We discuss exactly when you should be using their search tool.

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STEP-BY-STEP GUIDE TO SAVING FOR A DOWN PAYMENT

By |March 22nd, 2018|Buying, Financial, First-Time Buyer, Investing, Toronto Condos, Toronto Houses|

Buying your first home is kind of a big deal. With today's sky-high real estate prices, you need a good chunk of change for your down payment. Use some of these handy tips and tricks to save for your down payment and into your new home.

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UNDERSTANDING CLOSING COSTS BEFORE YOU PURCHASE THAT PROPERTY

By |February 22nd, 2018|Buying, Financial, First-Time Buyer, Investing|

In today’s hot real estate market you need to ensure you have all of your finances ready to go so that you don’t get sidelined when that perfect property comes along. One thing that we can’t forget to budget for are closing costs. We break down everything you need to know.

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YOUR TORONTO HOME: RENTING VERSUS BUYING

By |February 6th, 2018|Buying, Featured Buying, Financial, First-Time Buyer, Investing, Rental, Toronto Condos, Toronto Houses|

When you’re a kid, the big dilemma you face is whether to spend your allowance on candy or ice cream. All of a sudden when you're forced to ‘adult’ it shifts to: do I continue to rent or do I buy? We’ve got the two biggest factors to consider when purchasing your first home and we’ve even broken down the math for you.

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RENO VS READY: YOUR NEW HOME PURCHASE

By |January 18th, 2018|Buying, Financial, First-Time Buyer, Toronto Houses|

When it comes to buying real estate, there’s a bit more to the reno vs ready equation than meets the eye. This means if you’re on a budget, you’ll be walking a fine line between your reno allowance and a cash downpayment large enough to actually get you that fixer-upper.

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