How Do I Know if a Real Estate Agent is Right for Me?

Posted on May 26, 2023 in First-Time Buyers

How Do I Know if a Real Estate Agent is Right for Me

Buying a home is one of the most complex and important transactions that most of us will ever undertake. As a homebuyer, you get to choose who will represent you throughout the process. When choosing to work with a real estate agent, you expect a professional who has experience in both the market and your preferred neighbourhood, as well as in the...

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What Should You Look for when Evaluating a New Neighbourhood?

Posted on May 12, 2023 in Moving & Relocating

What Should You Look for when Evaluating a New Neighbourhood

It can be tough to find the perfect place to live. Each neighbourhood has its pros and cons, and the definition of an ideal neighbourhood can change depending on your stage in life. Young families may want to live within walking distance of great schools, while single Millennials may be more interested in an area in proximity to work and play in th...

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The Complete Guide to Compost: How to Get Started at Home

Posted on May 03, 2023 in Home Ownership, Maintenance, & Repairs

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As many gardeners will attest, there is great joy in transforming your yard and kitchen waste into eco-friendly organic fertilizer that nourishes the earth. It is rewarding to recycle materials into compost that enriches the soil that keeps your veggies, plants, and flowers healthy. If you are a beginner, investing time and energy to learn about co...

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Selling Your Home Before Your Mortgage Term Ends

Posted on Apr 28, 2023 in Mortgages

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There are a variety of reasons that you might choose to sell your home before the mortgage term ends. The most common reason is that you are moving to a new location or that your family situation has changed, with the addition of children or adult children moving out. In all these cases, your home no longer meets your needs, and you may want to bre...

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Can I Use Life Insurance for a Down Payment?

Posted on Apr 20, 2023 in Down Payments

Life Insurance for a Down Payment

Buying a home is a significant investment that requires careful financial planning. One crucial aspect of buying a home is making a down payment, and coming up with one tends to be a source of stress for potential homebuyers. While there are various ways to save for a down payment, you may wonder if you can use your life insurance policy to help co...

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What Is the Difference Between An Exclusive And Non-Exclusive Listing Agreement?

Posted on Apr 18, 2023 in First-Time Buyers

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When diving into home ownership, you may notice words and terms flying around that you don’t understand. To avoid overwhelming you with the ins and outs of the real estate language, let’s start by talking about the difference between an exclusive and non-exclusive listing.

An exclusive listing agreement grants the real estate agent sole rights to se...

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