Buying

REPRESENTATION AGREEMENTS:

REPRESENTATION AGREEMENTS:

When you are looking to buy or sell a home with a registered real estate representative, your broker or salesperson will ask you to sign a buyer or listing representation agreement. A representation agreement is the contract between you and the brokerage that permits...

Budgeting for purchase or sale

Budgeting for purchase or sale

Remember to include the following fees in your budgeting before you sell or purchase. LegalLand Transfer TaxMortgage InsuranceUtility hooks-upsHome InspectionHome AppraisalSurvey

Buying Checklist

Buying Checklist

Buying a home is a big decision – whether it’s your first home or a vacation home.  To help you make smart decisions, it’s important to think with your head and not your heart.  Here are some tips when you’re in the market to buy: Do your homework:  Get...

First Time Home Buyers – Why Would I want to live in New Tecumseth?

First Time Home Buyers – Why Would I want to live in New Tecumseth?

I’ve lived in New Tecumseth for over 30 years.  I’ve raised my children here.  I’ve worked here.  And I have volunteered here.  It’s a great community and one of the best places to live in Canada. That’s right – the Town of New Tecumseth is the only Simcoe County...

First Time Home Buyers – It’s all about the Money

First Time Home Buyers – It’s all about the Money

Getting Pre-Approved: The most important piece of advice I have for new buyers is that they should talk to their lender, bank, parents, great-aunt Rose, or whoever, and get pre-approved for a mortgage.  This will require a review of your net income, living expenses,...