Real Estate Tips

Feb. 19, 2024

The Bright Side of Property Investment

With the prospect of mortgage costs falling through 2024, the property market is beginning to experience a resurgence in interest from investors and landlords.

 

Investing in property has again become an attractive proposition thanks to a combination of strong returns and long-term capital gain.

 

Portfolio diversification, including a ...

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Feb. 1, 2024

Selling to Gen Z Buyers

If you intend to upgrade your entry-level home, or you're an investor seeking to divest a cheaper property, you'll likely have to deal with the Gen Z buyers as they start to filter into the real estate market.

The Gen Z cohort, which follows the much-discussed Millennials, were ...

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Dec. 15, 2023

Will DIY Work Impact Property Value?

When it comes to home maintenance, owners tend to overrate their DIY skills, producing work that either doesn't add value to their property or damages it.

Be aware that poorly executed and finished work will diminish the property's value.

If buyers recognize poor work they will often seek ...

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Dec. 1, 2023

Advantages of Buying During Winter

If your company is transferring you, or you've decided it's time to make a fresh start elsewhere, you'll be among the thousands of Canadians who begin searching for a new property at this time of year.

For the most part, only serious buyers check out the real ...

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Nov. 1, 2023

Ask Your Lender These Six Questions

In the market to buy a home? These are six questions everyone should be asking their mortgage lender before they choose the direction they want to go so you are fully informed.

 

 

1. What type of loan do you recommend for me?

 

This will help you understand ...

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Oct. 3, 2023

Accumulated Home Equity: Exploring Options

 

Do you have accumulated equity in your home? That's a reason to celebrate! It may be the perfect time to leverage it for your benefit. Here are some avenues to explore:

 

Revamp and Revitalize

 

Is your kitchen yearning for a makeover? Or is your living space ...

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Sept. 15, 2023

Taking Advantage of a Slow Market

 

FOR BUYERS

 

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Be patient and strategic

 

In a slow market, buyers have the advantage of time. Take advantage of this by carefully researching and analyzing properties. Don't rush into a purchase; instead, wait for the right opportunity that aligns with your needs and ...

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Sept. 1, 2023

3 Questions to Ask a Builder When Considering New Construction

 

 

When it comes to buying new construction, make sure to ask your builder these questions.

 

Is there a lot premium?

 

Knowing whether there's an additional cost for premium lots can help you select the most ideal location within your budget. Uniformed buyers can easily fall ...

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Aug. 15, 2023

Maximalism Mistakes That Can Deter Home Buyers

Living in a maximalist environment can be incredibly stimulating—until it's time to put it up for sale.

 

Maximalism is all about embracing boldness, whether it's an explosion of colours saturating every nook or layers of textures and patterns that refuse to hold back.

 

At its finest ...

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July 17, 2023

3 Questions to Ask When Choosing Your Realtor®

 

How do you know if a potential REALTOR® is right for you?

 

Communication is key when it comes to finding success in working with your REALTOR®.

 

An experienced and passionate REALTOR® will respond promptly, answer all questions with detail, and ease your concerns. There really are no ...

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