Buying Tips

What Are the Top Energy Conservation Solutions Buyers Look For in a Home?

Posted on Feb 01, 2020 in Buying Tips

With energy efficiency and awareness for our environment becoming more and more important and sought after in real estate, many people who are currently in the home-buying stage have energy conservation as a high priority on their house hunting checklist. When it comes to energy efficiency, there are several different things that can be done in hom...

Read More

Are Real Estate Taxes And Property Taxes The Same?

Posted on Jan 30, 2020 in Buying Tips

Taking that first step on the real estate ladder can mean a steep learning curve when it comes to financial terms and how they affect you. One common area of confusion for those entering into the real estate market is the terms real estate and property taxes, which are often used interchangeably. So the real question is, are “real estate taxes” and...

Read More

6 Hidden Expenses Buyers Often Forget About When Purchasing a House

Posted on Jan 16, 2020 in Buying Tips

Buying a house is one of the biggest purchases you will make in your lifetime and a lot goes into the planning and finances of purchasing a home, especially if it is your first home. From a down-payment, to repairs & maintenance, to purchasing furniture and appliances, there are hidden expenses that one might not think of when in the home-buying pr...

Read More

Buy First or Sell First?

Posted on Jan 14, 2020 in Buying Tips

If you are a homeowner and you decide to enter the market, you’re faced with a difficult question: Especially if you’ve never sold your home before.

Do you buy your next home before selling? Or do you sell your current home before buying?

We reached out to our RE/MAX Influencers—a panel consisting of RE/MAX Sales Associates from throughout Canada—to...

Read More

How Do You Choose A Real Estate Agent?

Posted on Jan 12, 2020 in Buying Tips

Buying your first home is one of the most complex transactions you may ever undertake. Your first step involves deciding how you will approach your home search. Who will you work with throughout this process, and how will you work with them?

As a buyer, you have a choice in representation. Most buyers today choose to have a RE/MAX agent represent th...

Read More

Buying Real Estate? Great! Before You Do…

Posted on Jan 12, 2020 in Buying Tips

There’s no denying that Canadians value the idea of buying real estate. In spite of all the housing policies and promises, bubble rumours, speculation and trepidation, 51 per cent of Canadians are still planning to purchase a home in the next five years. This number is up from 36 per cent at the same time last year.

Home ownership is a great way to...

Read More