Posts Tagged ‘Before you buy’

Know the difference between an agent and a broker

Finding a house, commercial space, or a rental apartment that perfectly suits your requirements and budget can be a tough job. Bringing in a specialist like a real estate broker or agent makes it substantially easier. But who’s right for the job?

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Quick tips for rental property investment

Rental property investment can be a good wealth-building option, provided you understand certain rules. Since many consider the stock market a risky proposition, people are opting for real estate investments.

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Is your dream home a former grow-op?

Before you’re sold on a home’s granite countertops and stainless steel appliances, you should know that a previous owner might have cooked up a lot more in the basement, bedrooms or even the family room. There may be some stigma attached to buying or owning a home that was formerly used as a grow-op

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Why you should house-hunt in the rain

As the old adage goes, April showers bring May flowers…but they may also help you find your next home, too. June through October are always the best and busiest months for house hunting – the sunshine of summer and full colours of fall have everyone and their homes looking their best

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