8 Things to Be Aware of When Buying a Second Home

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You can afford a second home, let us show you how! Now that low interest Canadian mortgage rates are readily available, it seems like the perfect time to invest in a second home. Here’s what you should know before purchasing a second property. Things to Learn Before Buying a Second Home 1) Do your research. You will need to resist … Read More

Listing This Spring? Sounds Like You Could Use a CMA

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Thinking about listing your property this spring? Then now’s the time to request a comparative market analysis¬†(CMA) from your real estate agent. A CMA is an evaluation of listings and sale prices of similar houses in your neighbourhood. Similar to an appraisal in that it provides sellers with an estimate of their home’s market value, a CMA can help you … Read More

Should You Invest in Real Estate?

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Does the thought of investing in real estate appeal to you? Well, now could be the perfect time to take the leap into the rental investment arena. The continued strength of the nation’s real estate market, along with the expectation that interest rates will remain low, should provide plenty of appeal for investors looking to ramp up their real estate … Read More