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Buying a House?
Here's Where To Start.

When you're thinking about getting into the real estate market, there are some things you need to know before buying a house. From the mortgage to the closing costs, there are many things you should be aware of before thinking about purchasing a home - whether it is your first or tenth.

Before Your Start

Make a complete checklist of what you want and what you need to do. This will help you in the buying process and ensure you don't forget anything important. It's also good idea to have realistic expectations about the things you need in a home.

How's Your Credit?

Strengthen your credit score. Your monthly payments will be lower when you have a high credit score. Experts also recommend that you stop…

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Are You Worried About Buying and Selling in Today's Market?

Perhaps the most common concern that I've been hearing from homeowners lately, is that of uncertainty in regards to finding a new home after committing to the sale of their current one. "Where will we go, and what if we can't find a new home in this market?" The fact is true that the market has been interesting to navigate over the last two years, but that should never prevent you from your real estate goals.

Thinking about selling your current home, but worried about buying your next one?

- The Purchase -

The market has been a bit crazy over the past two years, but things have started to settle down. As more homes hit the market this Spring and average selling prices begin to…

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Buying a Home While Going Through a Divorce Buying a Home While Going Through a Divorce

Divorce is one of the most emotionally devastating events that you can experience, and you understandably want to get your life settled as quickly as possible. Buying a new home can help you to establish new roots and get back on your feet. However, if you plan to buy real estate before your divorce is finalized, you should consider a few important points before you get started.

The Assets for the Down Payment

Simply filing for divorce does not dissolve the marriage, but assets may be divided when you are legally separated. Whether you are using cash for a down payment or to buy the property outright, you will likely need to pay out of pocket with a large sum of money. It is important to speak…

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House Hunting in a Hot Housing Market
House Hunting in a Hot Housing Market

Real estate in the Cambridge Ontario area is in high demand. Whether you are looking for the perfect new home in Cambridge or in another surrounding community like Kitchener, Waterloo, Guelph or other areas, you may be wondering how you can be successful with your house hunting efforts in a hot real estate market. These tips can help you to enjoy a smoother, easier process when searching for a home in a popular market.

Get Pre-Qualified for a Mortgage

One of the first steps you should take is to get pre-qualified for your mortgage. Pre-qualification helps you to determine how much house you can afford, and this can narrow down the scope of your search. A pre-qualification letter can also be provided to…

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