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Exploring the Pros and Cons of Purchasing a Condo in Waterloo, ON

Exploring the Pros and Cons of Purchasing a Condo in Waterloo, ON

August 21, 2019 | Posted by: Jack Russell

When you decide to take your first step on the property ladder, you will have plenty of property-types to choose from. Many buyers prefer to buy an existing single-family home, some want to buy a plot ...

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10 Benefits of Buying a Newly Constructed House in Waterloo, ON

10 Benefits of Buying a Newly Constructed House in Waterloo, ON

August 7, 2019 | Posted by: Jack Russell

There are two options available when seeking a new home for your family. You can purchase a resale (meaning an older home that has already been lived in) or a new construction. While each choice pro ...

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How Much House Can You Afford in Waterloo, ON? Ask Yourself These Critical Questions to Find Out

How Much House Can You Afford in Waterloo, ON? Ask Yourself These Critical Questions to Find Out

July 17, 2019 | Posted by: Jack Russell

It is the perennial question for every first-time homeowner. How much house can I afford? As with so many life-changing decisions, there is no one right answer to this common query, and the size of th ...

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3 Simple Ways to Repair Your Credit in Waterloo, ON

3 Simple Ways to Repair Your Credit in Waterloo, ON

July 3, 2019 | Posted by: Jack Russell

For many Canadians looking to purchase a home, bad credit scores stand in the way of getting a mortgage. Most lenders prefer your score to be 650 or higher. If they do allow for lower credit scores, i ...

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First Time Home Buyers Guide: What Happens after Sending an Offer to Purchase in Waterloo, ON

First Time Home Buyers Guide: What Happens after Sending an Offer to Purchase in Waterloo, ON

June 19, 2019 | Posted by: Jack Russell

After sending the offer to purchase to the seller, there's nothing left to do but cross some fingers and hope for the best. Or is there? What happens now and when will the keys finally change hands? T ...

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First Time Home Buyers Guide in Waterloo, ON: What about Pre-Qualification, Pre-Approval, and Mortgage Commitment Letters?

First Time Home Buyers Guide in Waterloo, ON: What about Pre-Qualification, Pre-Approval, and Mortgage Commitment Letters?

June 5, 2019 | Posted by: Jack Russell

Securing pre-qualification, pre-approval, and mortgage commitment letters can simplify the mortgage application process. These steps can also help home buyers avoid disaster. They don't need all three ...

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Three Mistakes to Avoid as a First Time Homebuyer in Waterloo, ON

Three Mistakes to Avoid as a First Time Homebuyer in Waterloo, ON

May 15, 2019 | Posted by: Jack Russell

Purchasing your first home is always an exciting life milestone. However, if you want to make a smooth and easy transition into home ownership, there are a few mistakes you should try to avoid along ...

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Mortgage Mistakes - How to Avoid Getting in Over Your Head When Buying Your First Home in Waterloo, ON

Mortgage Mistakes - How to Avoid Getting in Over Your Head When Buying Your First Home in Waterloo, ON

May 1, 2019 | Posted by: Jack Russell

If you are tired of renting and ready to buy the home of your dreams, you need to plan carefully. The dream of home ownership is a wonderful thing, but without careful planning and a proactive approac ...

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Four Tips to Sell Your Home in a Hurry in Waterloo, ON

Four Tips to Sell Your Home in a Hurry in Waterloo, ON

April 17, 2019 | Posted by: Jack Russell

Selling your home can be a time-consuming process - a situation which is less than ideal if you want to move sooner rather than later. Luckily, though, there are a few things that you can do to spee ...

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Mortgage Questions for First-Time Buyers in Waterloo, ON

Mortgage Questions for First-Time Buyers in Waterloo, ON

April 3, 2019 | Posted by: Jack Russell

While purchasing a home qualifies as the largest acquisition in many peoples' lives, it doesn't have to invoke anxiety. As long as you know what to expect, you'll be set to become a successful homeo ...

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