Thinking about buying a home? Whether you are a first time home buyer or an experienced investor, you will find some useful tips below.
What are the benefits of home ownership?
Pride of home ownership is likely the number one reason why you desire to buy your own home. There is no landlord looking over your shoulder and you are free to improve your home knowing that any appreciation that results will be to your benefit. Home ownership gives you and your family a sense of stability and security. It's making an investment in your future.
When is it time to buy a home?
Deciding when is the right time to purchase a home requires some time for reflection and some planning. This is a major decision that can greatly improve your wealth but it can also result in financial hardship and stress. Home ownership is a big step and it carries a lot of responsibilities. The following are some considerations you should take before making the move.
Arranging for Financing
If you're like most of us, you'll probably need to get a mortgage for your home purchase. The thought of owing a large chunk of money for a large chunk of time doesn't fill most people with excitement but here are some useful things to know about mortgages.
Finding the right neighborhood
As you likely know, the Metro Vancouver market moves fast and the going rate for any class of home changes faster than most home buyers expect. As a result, home buyers need to change their approach to selecting homes and neighborhoods. Here are some tips on how to choose your future hood.
What's a REALTOR good for?
With all the information that is readily available online, you might be wondering if there is really any point to hiring an agent anymore. Although it is true that you can gather a lot of information online, not all important information is at your finger tips. Here are some reasons why REALTORS still have a job in this tekky age.