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Real Estate Investments in Canada
Posted on Sat, 10 Mar 2018, 02:50:00 PM  in Home buying tips,  Home selling tips
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Have you been looking for a new investment? You can try real estate. Real estate can become a regular source of income throughout your work life up to retirement. You can also sell it when you need cash or leave it to your kids for inheritance.

 

How do you go about finding the next property to invest in Canada?

Well, you will need a real estate agent to guide you on the available properties in the market. Most people have a misconception about agents. That the agents may run off with your money without finding the right property for you. Though this is true if you meet scammers, the honest ones, however, do make your work easier.

To find the right real estate agent, you will need to ask for referrals from friends or families, or to do the leg walk yourself from office to office. You can also search online and get one immediately. If you are going to trust someone with your investment, it would be advisable to visit them in their office.

Open houses will also provide you with an opportunity to meet an agent.Real Estate Investments in Canada

 

Ask questions

Don’t let them feed you with market prices and future projections of the value of a property. Ask questions if you have any. Don’t be afraid to voice out your concerns. If you are looking for a condo or an apartment tell the agent your choice.

Listen to their advice but be the judge. More so, do your own research.

 

Finances

If you opt for a loan, then you will need to apply for a mortgage with financial institutions. Mortgages are usually 75% of the cost of the property. So you will need to raise the 25% from your pockets. The lender may have to conduct interviews with you to find if you are eligible for the mortgage. The approval may take a few days or longer depending on the bank and your financial status.

You can also choose to invest in real estate with a group of investors. It can be family or friends or even business partners. Investing in a group will help you spread out the risk of your investment. If there are significant losses on the property, you get to share with your partners.

 

Lawyers

When buying a property for investment, it is crucial to seek the services of a lawyer. Although they will cost you a few dollars, they will help you with the mortgage review, Agreement of purchase and sale, and search the title. These are things that will make your purchase straightforward. The charges will depend on the lawyer’s experience, the property, and location.

 

Accountant

A professional accountant will come in handy for the purchase of the property. They can identify the little and minor costs incurred on the property such as insurance and interest fees. Accountants can also advise you on the best system for recording your income and expenses on the property to determine tax reports.

 

Taxes

The taxes charged on your property will depend on the location of the property, income, and expenses. Consult both the lawyer and the accountant on projected taxes on the property.

 

Maintenance

Well, investment is not just about making money. There will be days when you have to spend money on maintenance of the property. If it is an apartment, maintenance may be a regular thing as tenants come and go as they wish. Some of the typical maintenance costs are; electrical, doors, windows, paints, locks, shelves and taps. Floors and ceilings may take a few years before they need maintenance unless you get ‘unique’ tenants.

 

Buying land instead of property

You can choose to buy bare land instead of property. This land can remain bare until its value appreciates so that you can resell it or you can find capital to build a property of your choice. However, for bare land to appreciate, you will need to be patient for a few years to see the difference in value.

 


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4 Tips to Make Your Home Marketable
Posted on Sat, 20 Jan 2018, 11:30:00 AM  in Home buying tips,  Home selling tips
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Long gone are the days when fresh flowers, warm milk, and sweet treats could win over potential buyers. In today’s market, sellers have to develop unique and successful ways to attract buyers and gain their interest. Although some traditional methods work when marketing a home, sellers may have to try new tactics to help their home stand out to buyers. Here are some common tips to use, in addition to unique tactics that could make your home more marketable.

 

Neutral Colours

4 Tips to Make Your Home MarketableA fresh coat of paint can make a room seem bigger and more refreshing, but sellers can take things a step further by adding a little color and style. However, it is important to use neutral colours that make buyers feel welcomed, instead of bold colours that could turn them away. Adding color to the property could also help increase your odds of selling the home for more money.

Some neutral colours that sellers should try include:

  • Light and soft blue kitchens
  • Eggshell white bathrooms
  • Cadet blue adult bedrooms and antique rose for the children’s rooms
  • Light beige or pastel gray living rooms
  • Navy or dark gray front doors

 

Enlist the Help of Neighbours

Sellers don’t typically involve their neighbours, but doing so could help you sell your home faster. Your neighbours are likely just as interested in the potential buyers as you are. They will want to know as much about their future neighbours as possible, including where they are from, if they have children, do they like pets, and more. This is why enlisting the help of your neighbours could possibly make the selling process go faster, and a lot smoother. You could take it a step further by offering your neighbours gift cards for referring buyers to your home. Be sure to set stipulations when giving out gift cards and incentives, such as requesting serious buyers only.

 

Spruce Up the Curb Appeal

The exterior of the home is the first thing that potential buyers see; therefore, you want your curb appeal to be breathtaking. Removing clutter and touching up the paint are simple things to do, but planting a garden and enhancing the landscape can truly make a difference. If you have never had a garden, now may be the time to start one. You could also hire a professional landscaping company to help spruce up the exterior by pulling weeds, laying mulch, and adding a few plants and flowers that give your home a more personable touch. As a seller, remember that you only get one chance to make a good first impression, and sprucing up your curb appeal could entice buyers to come inside and see all of the great features that your home has to offer.

 

Use Your Web Savvy Skills

Being web savvy could help you discover more ways to sell your home, such as a virtual open house. You simply need a good camera, or photographer, and a compelling description of your home. Of course the property should be well-maintained, clean, have up-to-date features, and staged perfectly. You can also create a blog and post links to the blog online, via social media, message boards, and other websites that pertain to sellers and home buyers. You should speak with a sales representative and ask her about online sales techniques and strategies that can make your home more marketable.

When it comes to selling your home, you may need to work extra hard to make it more marketable. This is the best way to attract buyers and get your home sold faster. Before putting your home on the market, consider using these tips, in addition to any advice that your sales representative provides.


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4 Tips that can Simplify the Relocation Process
Posted on Wed, 10 Jan 2018, 11:25:00 AM  in Home buying tips,  Home selling tips
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Countless people relocate on a daily basis, for various reasons, such as a new job, a new home, to attend college, and to be closer to their families. Regardless of why you are relocating, it can be a difficult process. However, taking your time and researching the new area can make the relocation easier, especially when it pertains to buying a new home in a new neighbourhood. Here are four tips to help make the relocation process easier on you and your family.

 

Remain Organised

4 Tips that can Simplify the Relocation ProcessMost of the stress people experience when relocating is due to being unorganised. You can stay organized by making to-do lists and sticking to them. Refrain from doing everything at once; this will only lead to more stress and unrealistic time-frames. Your to-do lists should pertain to your current location and your new home. Movers should also develop checklist when packing up their homes. It’s a good idea to enlist the help of a sales representative and professional movers. Be sure to ask family and friends for assistance, regardless of how big or small the task may be.

 

Visit the Neighbourhood

Buyers should do this multiple times prior to choosing their new home. Driving through the neighbourhood of a home you are interested in purchasing can help you get a better understanding of the area, in terms of the local activity and the type of people who live in the community. Although you should plan out some of these visits with a sales representative, it is a good idea to make unplanned visits as well. This gives you the opportunity to see the area with a clear view, instead of taking a staged tour planned by the seller. While visiting the neighbourhood, be sure to verify that the area provides easy access to the places and things at the top of your want-list, such as local grocery stores and shopping malls, emergency care services, entertainment, parks, and more.

 

Ask for Relocation Assistance from an Employer

You should ask for assistance, regardless if your employer offers this type of help. Employers are often willing to negotiate when it comes to relocation services, even when it’s not in their policy. When you negotiate relocation assistance from an employer, be sure to have answers to the basic questions the company may ask, such as:

  • Transportation expenses
  • Quotes from professional movers
  • Temporary housing costs
  • Storage fees

Having this information handy could increase your odds of receiving relocation assistance from an employer. You will also need to have these details ready if relocation services or reimbursement is a part of your new job or company’s policy, in order to ease the process and reduce the risk of costly errors.

 

Research Moving Companies

Finding a reputable mover is essential when relocating, especially if you are moving long-distance. This is the business that you are entrusting to pack up, transport, and unpack your personal belongings. You want to choose a moving company that is licensed, provides insurance, gives you access to references, and has a thorough hiring process. A reputable company will be honest about its fees, and give you accurate tips and advice when conducting a walk-through.

When relocating, you should also check to see if your moving expenses are tax-deductible. You could be eligible for some type of tax reimbursement, which could ease some of the financial stress that comes with relocation expenses.

Before you begin the relocation process, create a list of the pros and cons that come with this type of move. Remember to stay organized and take multiple visits to the top neighbourhoods of your choice. The objective is to make the move simple and fun, instead of stressful, too expensive, and unbearable.


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Tips to help you Choose the Best Location for Your New Home
Posted on Wed, 20 Sep 2017, 12:10:00 PM  in Home buying tips
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Every neighborhood has its own appeal and character. If you have begun the search for a new home, you understand the importance of finding the right community for you and your family. Choosing the right neighborhood could be the most important decision that you make while searching for properties. Although everyone has different preferences, there are common strategies to help you narrow down your search for the best location. Here are some tips to use on your search for a great home, in the right neighborhood.

 

Create a Checklist

This list should include everything that you are looking for in a new home, including the location. Take the time to determine what appeals to your family the most, astips far as the neighborhood in general. Here are some of the things that you will need to ask yourself:

 

  • Do you want close proximity to shopping malls and restaurants?
  • Do you prefer quiet communities or busy streets?
  • Do school ratings matter to you?
  • Are there local activities?

 

Property Value

Regardless of what neighborhood you purchase your new home in, it is mandatory that you know the median property value in that location. It is necessary to know if the other homes within the area are stable, appreciating, or depreciating. Take a closer look at what is bringing down the values of the homes in that area, or what is making the property value go up. It could be new attractions, the construction company, deteriorating roads, wonderful school districts, and more. Knowing the property value will help you make a smart decision when choosing the right neighborhood.

 

Busy or Calm Area

This is perhaps one of the most important things to remember when you choose a new home. If you are moving into the area alone, or with a spouse, and you have no plans of having children in the future, it is a good idea to choose a neighborhood that doesn’t have a lot of families. You may want to choose a busy location that is constantly on the go. However, if you do have children, or having children is in your near future, be sure to search for areas that are kid-friendly. It is a good idea to drive through the neighborhoods that are at the top of your list. This gives you a chance to see how busy or calm the area truly is. Take a couple of trips to the location before you make your decision. You want to get a feel of how the neighborhood is during the week, as well as on the weekends.

 

Local Attractions

A good neighborhood will give you immediate access to everything that you need, including shopping centers, family entertainment, fast-food and dine-in restaurants, and more. When going over your checklist, look to see if the location offers most of the attractions that you have listed. Keep in mind that not every area will have all of the attractions that you are searching for, but a great location will have a large percentage of those attractions. You should decide if you want to be within walking or driving distances of those places. It may not seem like a big deal now, but on those days when you must go to the store, but you are tired, you will want to drive less than a mile away, instead of miles and miles into town.

You should also consider the distance from emergency services. You do not want to be too far from those services when an emergency situation occurs. This includes hospitals, the local police department, fire departments, urgent care clinics, and more.

When you begin searching for your new home, make sure you put a lot of thought into the location. Take your time and decide what you want in a neighborhood, what you can live without, and what you do not care for. This will help you choose a nice area to move into. Speak with an experienced real estate agent who can provide you with more information pertaining to the neighborhoods that are on your search list!


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Busy, Busy, Busy
Posted on Wed, 30 Aug 2017, 09:25:00 AM  in Home selling tips
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What do you do when you are simply too "busy, busy, busy" to look into local housing markets and plan every aspect of selling your old home, which needs to be sold within the next six months or sooner? You simply ask for help, and leave the many responsibilities of making calls, tracking buyers, making a listing and more in the hands of a good professional, a REALTOR® who has been rated as one of the best in your local area. To find him or her, simply conduct a basic online search, and you will find many such agents and businesses. Canada has many for you to pick from, so that part of the process should not be too difficult overall. Let someone handle the legal costs, move-out costs and fees and so much more so that you can simply focus your efforts on your current job, relationships, bills and so many other things on the to-do list; believe us, you are busy and we fully understand, that is why we would never ask you to take on more than you can handle at once.

 

When you pay a small commission or fee, depending on how it works from provider to provider as each REALTOR® is different, you can then leave the full Busy, Busy, Busyresponsibility of selling off that property to your licensed and trained specialists; now, doesn't it feel good to get some of that time crunch pressure and busyness of your own shoulders? Plus, if you have a trained REALTOR® do it all for you, you will also get the best rates, bonuses, discounts and selections than you would on your own as these professionals often employ special market databases of your own - which are only available to them. When you pay a professional, you get quality access to all such resources and more; also, if you ever have a question, comment, suggestion or concern about the process, you may also reach out to your assigned REALTOR® and get a timely response at his or her earliest convenience. Who would you reach out to for help if you we're trying to sell the home on your own dime and time?

 

You are "busy, busy, busy": You have places to go to, people to see, bills to pay, food to put on the table, and the list can go on and on until it reaches the floor. Thus, you can put all your eggs in one neat little basket and have that trained professional cover all aspects for you; he or she will usually create a case file under which every aspect of the transaction, from start to finish, is covered in full detail. He or she can make a copy of all such information available to you at no cost as well - for your personal or business records. Since your REALTOR® has thoroughly studied markets, demand and so many other factors that go into making a successful transaction in the end, you will be able to do so much more with your home.

 

Also, who knows if you find yourself coming across a similar situation in the not too distant future - either as a potential buyer or seller? Having had a good experience using a well-liked professional, this process can once again be easier and simpler than ever, saving you time, money and so much more in the end. In fact, you may even elect to use the same professional again and perhaps receive a discount from him or her for your continued, faithful business. Repeat customers and clients, after all, are always appreciated by REALTORS®.


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How to Raise Funding for Your Real Estate Deals
Posted on Sun, 30 Jul 2017, 10:25:00 AM  in Home buying tips
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For any business, raising capital is an important aspect. To grow and become successful in real estate field, you need to understand your finances. Real estate business requires funds and investments to scoop the best deals in the area.

There are also various risks associated with real estate investments. So, you need to plan your finances carefully to get the business funded.fundraise

 

Financial Techniques

Financial techniques are crucial if you want to close a deal. The first step to raising money is by investing your capital. Real estate investments hail from equity, personal savings, bonds, and mutual funds.

The liquid assets are also the foundations of real estate business. You look for a loan only when there is enough to invest.

 

Raise Your Liquid Assets

Increase your liquid assets to get capital. Once you know some liquid assets you have, consider other avenues of raising money. Create a list of the individual you can outsource private loan. Friends and family could help you if you related with them well.

 

Raising capital for real estate requires you to understand the market well. People will only work with you if they are confident of your means to pay them back, or if they know the market value is rising. You need to do market research and then plan to raise capital for real estate based on your needs.

 

Create a Project

Create a project to raise capital. Your project should be able to outline your particular needs and requirements of your projects. Determine the amount of capital required to invest in real estate.

 

List all the investments and returns the project is expected to make. Explain the project to those you want to get money from, so that they can have a glimpse of the nature of the investment. If your project is promising, they will invest.

 

Consider Private Investors

Private investors can lend you some loan for your project if they are sure that you will return the capital. Private loans accompany some interest fee. Therefore, you need to return the money plus the interest.

 

While seeking a private loan, your credibility and relations in the market make a huge difference. If you have good relations, you can raise a reasonable amount for your project. You can also seek capital from creditors who specialize in the field.

 

Consider Taking a Personal Loan

The banks may give you personal loans at interest. Personal loans can help you raise a considerable amount of capital.

A bank loan is also another great avenue to seek money for real estate. But you should be ready to pay different interest rates. Bank loan interest rates mostly vary from 12 to 22 percent.

 

Mortgage Loans

There are various mortgage loans out there for your project. However, you will have to mortgage your home against the loan. Therefore, to apply for a mortgage loan, you need to have a real property plus equity to get money out.

The tips discussed above may help you get the capital you are looking for your next project. However, do some due diligence as well before making any move.

 


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How to Organize Your Thoughts, Your Family, and Your Things When Buying Your Next Canadian Home
Posted on Thu, 20 Jul 2017, 10:20:00 AM  in Home buying tips
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Moving can be a stressful event in anyone’s life, but it can be complicated if you are the head organizer of your thoughts, your family, and your personal items during the process. If you’re looking for just a bit of guidance, keep reading.

 

Map Out Your Budgetorganize your thoughts

The most important thing you can do before you even start looking for your next house is to map out your budget. Your budget constantly changes as you change jobs, add your children’s medical needs, and start to factor in the luxuries and services that your family has grown to love. Unless the house that you move into has exactly the same taxes and costs stay exactly the same, you are going to have to map out how your budget is going to change. This will also keep you honest if you feel like an impulsive person that “can spend just a little bit more for the right house”.

 

Make Three or Four Lists for the House

There are three lists that you need to make if you want to organize your thoughts about the new house you are searching for to purchase. You need to have a list of the items that you need to have in the new home that are not negotiable, a list of items that you cannot live with if they were found in the home, and a list of things that you would like but are willing to go without for the right house. The last list can include items in the house that you are willing to remove as well as items in the house that you are willing to repair should they be in need of repair.

 

Have a Family Meeting

You need to have a family meeting if you want everyone to be on the same page throughout the process of moving from your current house into your next house. This is you and your family’s opportunity to talk through fears, the process of moving, the timeline of the moving process, and any information that you feel that you need to share with everyone involved. This helps to make everyone feel as though they have given their thoughts and to clear any confusion that may have otherwise come about.

 

Communicate With All of the Right People

You are going to want to communicate with a sales representative as often as possible during the process of buying a new home and selling the home that you are currently living in. If you fail to communicate with this individual, then you may find yourself homeless for a period of time that is longer than you are comfortable with. This is also your opportunity to talk with family, friends, coworkers, and neighbors as they can often provide a great deal of useful information and free labor.

 

Assemble a Team of Movers

You can be the strongest person you know, but you are still going to need help moving everything that you and your family own into a moving truck for the journey to the new home. If you have small children, your spouse may wish to take them as you do the powerlifting of boxes into the truck. In any case, remember that “many hands make light work”.

 

Enjoy Your New Home

After all is said and done, you have every right to sit back and relax in your new home.


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How To Embrace Canada’s Winter Season In Your New Home
Monday, 10 July 2017, 10:20:00 AM
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Are you moving to Canada from a warmer climate? Do you just know little about Canada’s beautiful winter season in general? Do not fear because we have a few tips that you can use to embrace Canada’s winter season in your new home.

 

Attend a Winter Festival of Your Choiceembrace winter

Canada has beautiful winters and people in Canada love them. That is why they are continuously celebrated through festivals and events. These types of festivals and events are so popular that you will likely be able to find one within a short drive in the province that you have moved to. There are also very big festivals that you can travel to outside of your province.

 

Learn a New Winter Sport

You should try learning a new winter sport if you are the type of person that loves to play sports or loves to get together with friends and try new physical activities. Winter sports are a very big deal in Canada and most Canadians are very open and willing to accept you onto their various teams- both competitive and for fun.

 

Play In the Snow with Your Family

There is something inherently magical about the snow that children are very drawn to. Why not pick up the kids and go outside to play in the snow. You can go sledding, build snow families, have a snowball fight, build forts, and create snow angels just to name a few. Your only limits are the limits you have placed on your creativity.

 

Cozy Up By the Fire and Watch the Snow Fall through the Window

Not everybody enjoys a long day outside with a cold, red nose and snow in their faces. Maybe you and your family would rather stay inside and enjoy Canada’s magic from a nice and warm place built for comfort. Try installing a fireplace or making use of the fireplace in your home to settle into a warm, cozy, and relaxing opportunity to enjoy Mother Nature’s finest from inside.

 

Go Sightseeing Through the Neighbourhood

Part of the fun of moving to any new place is the sightseeing that you get to do. Not only will you have a place to sleep after your long day’s adventures, but you’ll be able to get up and do it all over again the next morning. These sightseeing adventures can take you anywhere from hiking in the mountains to seeing what your neighbors put out as holiday decorations.

 

Find a New Coffee Shop or Restaurant

It is perfectly okay if you are not the type of person that wants to get out and interact directly with the snow. Maybe you would just like to take a ride and discover the new place that you have moved to. There is absolutely nothing wrong with taking a new approach to enjoying winter and finding coffee shops and restaurants that serve magnificent warm drinks to you in the winter.

 

Do A Little History

You most likely like what you know of a place before you decide to make the decision to move there. Maybe you moved because you liked the winter opportunities. Maybe you moved because you thought your family could live a more fulfilling life there. Whatever the reason may be, you’ll likely want to do just a bit more research for fun. Try curling up under a blanket next to a window and doing a bit of research on the computer, in books, or from visitors that have come to welcome you. You may really learning something that impresses you.

 


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What every potential investor needs to know about Canada
Posted on Mon, 20 Feb 2017, 09:50:00 AM  in Home buying tips
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When you are thinking about buying your own place, it is normal to feel a lot of pressure, especially when it is the first time or if you are doing it in a foreign place. Well, if you are wondering where best to purchase your first home, you need to think about Canada. Below are some of the things that you need to have in mind even as you invest in the country.What every potential investor needs to know about Canada

  1. Figure out what you can afford

If all potential home buyers took time to really weigh their ability when looking for a home and were honest about it, there wouldn’t be as many cases of foreclosures as there are. Before getting that mortgage and committing to pay for a home, because it is your dream property, make sure that you can afford it. The best steps to take to figure out what you can comfortably afford.

  • Look at the mortgage payment compared to your monthly income
  • Consider all your other financial obligations, putting in mind the other obligations that may come up in the future. For instance, you may be enjoying a good salary now, but when your children reach a school going age, the expenses go up, destabilizing your ability to pay mortgage fees.
  • Think about the stability of your job at the present and in the future. Weigh your finances and see whether you can keep paying even if you lost your job.
  • Make sure that you settle all your debts so that the credit score can be attractive. This is what will get you a good mortgage deal.
  1. Create a wish List

The other thing that you need to do is have a list of the features that you would like to be part of your home and those that you are willing to compromise on. The things that you should include in the list are:

  • The size of the home in square feet.
  • The number of bedrooms and bathrooms in the house
  • The presence of a backyard and a pool
  • The size of the kitchen
  • The location of the house in the country

When you have a list of the things that you feel strongly about and those that you o not, you will be in a better position to decide what best suits your needs.

  1. Aiming for a substantial down payment

The other thing you should do is make sure that you make at least 20 percent down payment for the property. This is a rule that is very useful, especially for first time home owners. Note that in some cases, the amount that you save to be your down payment will not be what you end up paying. It is best to ensure that you have some extra cash kept back so that in case of anything, you will have some extra to cover you.

  1. Keep in mind closing costs

There are other charges that are part of what you will pay for in your deals. These include the closing costs on the property. Research shows that these contribute to about 25 percent of the total cost of the home. The costs that will be part of this include:

  • Legal fees
  • Property transfer costs
  • Land transfer tax
  • Interest adjustment
  • Property and fire insurance

These are some of the things to bear in mind before investing in Canadian real estate. The best thing about the property market is that it is affordable and there is something for everyone. With the help of a competent realtor, it is possible to get a great deal on property.


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Real Estate in Canada
Posted on Tue, 31 Jan 2017, 12:50:00 PM  in Home buying tips
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Real estate business has been booming over the past few years with many individuals as well as companies wanting to engage in the business. Real estate business involves buying as well as selling of properties which can be either commercial or residential. Canadians have not been left behind in the REALTOR® business. The real estate sector in Canada has been expanding, and the people buying as well as selling a property has been increasing each year. Before the purchase of property in Canada, there are some factors that a buyer should put into consideration. Some of these factors are listed below.Real Estate in Canada

Factors to Consider when Buying Property in Canada

  • The use of the building: the first step is to know why one wants the property and the use of the building. Some individuals buy for commercial purpose while others buy for residential use. That helps the buyer to know what to for and who to contact for the best property.
  • Location: another important factor to put in mind when one is in a REALTOR® business is location. One should consider how far the property is from their place of work, the shopping mall and other amenities such as school, and hospital.
  • Budget: it is important for a buyer to stick within their budget. The first thing is to look around for a house then revise with one's budget or revise with the houses. If one cannot afford to buy a house, it is advisable not purchase a property.
  • Do not buy a perfect house: any individual who is in a REALTOR® business in Canada should consider not going for a perfect home, as most of the houses are only fixed to look good on the outside, yet the house is not as perfect as it may appear.

The REALTOR® business in Canada does involve not only the buyer but also the seller of the property. Selling a property is also not something that easy, a salesperson must also consider some factors before putting their property on sale. Some of these factors are listed below.

Selling a property in Canada

  1. Decide when to sell: in real estate investment time one of the most considered factors, so any seller should know when to sell their property and when not to sell as time is known to influence the price of property.
  2. Prepare your finances: a seller should be ready for the amount of cash that they will handle when their property is sold as the amount will be enormous.
  3. Signing a listing agreement: a seller should also consider signing a listing agreement which at the end of the day gives REALTOR® permission to sell the property.
  4. Determine your home’s asking price: setting a price for your home will see your property attracting more buyers, which is an added advantage to the seller as they will get maximum returns.
  5. Prepare the property for sale: the property for sale must be attractive and the homeowner must consider giving the home a makeover.
  6. Let your REALTOR® market the property: a property seller must let their REALTOR® do their thing by selling the property.

The real estate market in Canada has been experiencing tremendous growth despite the factors that have been affecting the sector including oil price, borrowing cost, as well as foreign investment. For every buyer as well as a seller should interact with the agent for a successful sale as well as buying. The real estate investment is one of the largest investments in Canada that has been growing for the good of the country as it has been a major contributor of revenue for the government.


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