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By: Megan Scott

4 Steps to Prepare for Homeownership

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Buying a home is a big undertaking. From finding the right property and negotiating to sorting out the legal details and moving in, there are dozens of important steps along the way. And for many first-time buyers, it can seem overwhelming.  Fortunately, there are a few things you can do to make the process easier, even if you’re still in the planning phase. If you know buying a home i...Read More

By: Megan Scott

My Loan Was Sold. What Gives?

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You've just moved in to your new home. You've unpacked, and you're starting to settle in when you receive a letter informing you that your mortgage has been sold and is being serviced by a new institution. Is this allowed? Have the terms of your mortgage changed? Why would your lender sell your mortgage? ? Among the many documents you signed when you first applied for a loan was a Mo...Read More

By: Megan Scott

Should You Buy the “Less Than Perfect” Home?

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When you’re shopping for a new home, you want to find a property that has all the features and characteristics you want. Perhaps you’re looking for a large deck surrounded by picturesque landscaping, a beautiful kitchen with gleaming marble countertops, or a cozy living room with a fireplace. You should be looking for the ideal home. You deserve it! But some home buyers become fixated...Read More

By: Megan Scott

Have you checked out the neighbourhood?

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You wouldn’t pick out shoes before choosing an outfit, right? Or buy car accessories without first deciding if you want a truck or a sedan?   Well, looking for the perfect home should be treated the same way. You shouldn’t search for a dream home without screening neighbourhoods or experiencing the new area for yourself. If the area doesn’t meet your prerequisites, the prope...Read More

By: Megan Scott

Down Payment Dilemma: How Do You Know How Much to Put Down On A Home?

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For many prospective home buyers, the down payment is the most daunting hurdle in the race to buy a home. Even for people with decent credit and a healthy paycheck, the down payment can be the great homeownership killer. The big question for all prospective buyers is: how much should my down payment be? Most lenders will tell you that 20 percent is the standard, but is that really necessary? The...Read More

By: Megan Scott

How to Find the Perfect Neighborhood

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Location, location, location. Half of buying a home is finding where you want to live. You may have found your dream house, but it might not be in your dream location.  Here's how you can find the perfect neighborhood:  Check It Out Online Look up what people are saying about the neighborhood you're interested in. Do people actually enjoy living there? What do they like and d...Read More

By: Megan Scott

Worried You Won’t Find the Home You Want?

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If you’re thinking of selling your home, you may be concerned that you won’t be able to find the kind of property you’re looking to buy. After all, getting into a more desirable home is the main reason many people move in the first place. Should you be concerned? There are a couple of things to consider: First, think about the last time you purchased a car. You probably had a p...Read More

By: Megan Scott

Your Really, Really Great List

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When buyers shop for a new home, they typically start by viewing properties that meet a specific criteria… four bedrooms, a finished basement, a quiet neighbourhood, etc. But often there is something special about a home that catches a buyer’s eye that can very well tip the scales toward your home. Think about it. How many times have you heard someone who has just purchased a home s...Read More

By: Megan Scott

What You Need to Know When Thinking About Moving to a New City

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Perhaps you recently accepted a job offer in a new city, or you just needed a change of scenery and decided now was the time to make that change. Uprooting your life isn't an easy feat—yet, it's exciting and new. You'll get to explore a whole new place and all that that new place has to offer! There'll be new activities, new restaurants, new friends, new parks, and more. Wha...Read More

By: Megan Scott

Selecting the Right Mover

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The last thing you want on moving day is a problem with the moving company. Ideally, you want them to show up on time, handle your possessions with care, and act professionally. Here are some tips that will help you choose the best mover for your needs.     Get a recommendation from someone you trust. That could be a friend, family member or colleague. As your real estate agent, I ...Read More