Home Buyer Tips

Moving with Children? Here’s How to Quickly Assess Whether a Community Is Family Friendly
By September 30, 2016 Read More →

Moving with Children? Here’s How to Quickly Assess Whether a Community Is Family Friendly

If you’re looking for a home that’s in a family-friendly neighborhood, there are a few key things you can look for to make sure your new house is a good fit for both you and your children.

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3 Things You Need to Consider Before Buying That Fixer-Upper Home
By September 29, 2016 Read More →

3 Things You Need to Consider Before Buying That Fixer-Upper Home

The idea of buying a home that will need a fair bit of renovating can seem like a great investment opportunity, but some renovations come with high prices and may actually end up costing you more than you think. If you’re trying to determine whether or not a fixer-upper is worth the cost, here are some important things to consider.

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Three Key Points to Remember When Investing in a Cottage or Waterfront Getaway
By September 22, 2016 Read More →

Three Key Points to Remember When Investing in a Cottage or Waterfront Getaway

If you’re looking to invest in a cottage or waterfront getaway, there are three key things to keep in mind throughout your search.

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Feeling the Squeeze of Rising Rents? Here Are 3 Reasons You Should Consider Buying a Starter Home
By September 21, 2016 Read More →

Feeling the Squeeze of Rising Rents? Here Are 3 Reasons You Should Consider Buying a Starter Home

With real estate becoming more affordable, new homes being sold in a range of prices and the cost of rent going up, there has never been a better time to consider buying a starter home.

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Real Estate Investing: 3 Insider Tips to Winning House, Land or Foreclosure Auctions
By September 14, 2016 Read More →

Real Estate Investing: 3 Insider Tips to Winning House, Land or Foreclosure Auctions

House, land and foreclosure auctions can be one of the most nerve-wracking ways to buy a property. However, if you prepare yourself with proven bidding tactics, auctions can be a great way to purchase your dream home at a competitive price.

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Buying for Retirement: 3 Reasons Why You’ll Want to Buy Your Retirement Home Before You Retire
By September 7, 2016 Read More →

Buying for Retirement: 3 Reasons Why You’ll Want to Buy Your Retirement Home Before You Retire

While it may seem like a big time commitment to find a new home while you’re still busy with your work there are several significant financial benefits to purchasing your retirement home before you actually do retire. Here are our top reasons why.

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Buying Your First Home? Learn These 5 Essential Home Maintenance Skills as Soon as Possible
By August 24, 2016 Read More →

Buying Your First Home? Learn These 5 Essential Home Maintenance Skills as Soon as Possible

New homes can be scary. But when you take the time to think about it, and plan ahead, maintaining a home is easier than you think – a manageable mix of experience and common sense. Here are five skills that will help maintain your new home for years to come.

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Getting to Know the Neighbors: 3 Tips for Building Good Relationships
By August 23, 2016 Read More →

Getting to Know the Neighbors: 3 Tips for Building Good Relationships

One of the factors involved in feeling truly comfortable in your community is the relationships that you’ve been able to establish with the locals in your neighborhood, but it can be hard to know how to nurture a good relationship. Whether you’re moving to a new home soon or are wondering how to make some nearby friends, here are some simple tips for ingratiating the ones that live closest to you.

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Real Estate Investing: How to Find Great Deals on Undeveloped Lots with Big Potential
By August 19, 2016 Read More →

Real Estate Investing: How to Find Great Deals on Undeveloped Lots with Big Potential

Purchasing a plot of land can be one of the best investments to make. A landowner has great (but not unlimited) freedom in how to develop their plot, and land never expires so its potential is essentially infinite. That said, buying undeveloped or vacant land can be risky business, so read on to find tips on purchasing a plot.

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Thinking about a ‘Fixer Upper’? Understanding the Balance Between Purchase and Reno Costs
By August 5, 2016 Read More →

Thinking about a ‘Fixer Upper’? Understanding the Balance Between Purchase and Reno Costs

Fixer uppers can come with huge price benefits and opportunity, as well as problems. Make sure you understand what you’re getting yourself into before you purchase a home that needs significant restoration.

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