Chances are that you’re well aware that the housing market in many parts of Canada has seen strong growth over the past couple of years. As well, regional housing booms in parts of Ontario and Vancouver have received a lot of media attention and the federal and provincial governments have made an effort to cool these markets. 

 

Home-Selling-Tips

If you are considering selling your home you may just want to take advantage of the current housing market. We refer to this market as a “Seller’s Market”. What this means is that the demand for “Homes For Sale” is greater than the number of homes listed to sell.

Buyers have limited options because of the low inventory of houses for sale. They are eager to see homes as soon as they appear on the market and they move quicker in presenting an offer.

A seller’s market can be the ideal scenario when you list your home. Be prepared by reviewing the following recommendations. 

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 15-Questions-To-Ask-When-Buying-A-Home

Buying a home will most likely be the biggest financial decision of your life. It is important that when you begin this journey you are prepared. There will be more to think about than the types of flooring or the number of bedrooms in a house. No question is silly when there is a huge price tag on what you may be about to purchase.

I have compiled some important questions that should always be asked. If your real estate agent doesn’t have the answer, they should definitely do the research and find out what you need to know.

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For many Ontarians, a rural home or cottage provides an escape from the noise and the hustle and bustle of the city. However, the farther you get from the city, the farther you’re getting from municipal water and sewer systems. When a property is reliant on well and septic systems, you should ensure that your buyer or seller is well-informed about their current state, and how to keep them in good condition.

Before making the decision to buy, people shopping for homes consider many factors, including the location of the house, the school district, size of the lot and also interior features.  Most buyers insist on a house that grants most of their wishes, but shoppers often settle for a house without getting everything they want.