Typical Costs of Purchasing a Home in Waterloo Region

When purchasing a home in the Region of Waterloo, there are additional costs that you should expect to incur.  Listed below are the typical costs that most home buyers can expect.  Please note that costs will vary depending on your specific circumstances. Ontario Land Transfer Tax These costs are levied by the Provincial Government. Costs…

Home Owners Primer

Closing on Your Dream Home

Okay, so you’ve found your dream home, you’ve made an offer, it was accepted, and the conditions of finance approval and home inspection have been satisfied. So now you wait. Waiting through the weeks and days until you can finally call the house your own, can be a stressful time, especially for first time home…

The Whys and Whens of Selling your Home

Navigating Through Multiple Offers

As we move closer to spring of 2016, it has become evident that the housing market in Waterloo Region is continuing to evolve and heat up. With a less than adequate supply of new listings and an abundance of buyers, multiple offers are becoming more common, especially for homes that appeal to first time buyers.…

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Home Staging

Home Staging It’s a well known fact that the more a home looks like a “model home” the easier it is to sell and the higher the sale price will be.  Here are some things to consider when preparing your home for sale: Create welcoming curb appeal – it will encourage buyers to come and…