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How to Make Your Offer Stand Out in a Bidding War

How to Make Your Offer Stand Out in a Bidding War

So, you’ve found yourself in the midst of a bidding war?  In today’s day and age, bidding wars are just another reality of purchasing property in a seller’s market. When a seller feels confident that their property will generate a lot of interest, they tend to...

Your Go-To Condo Buying Checklist

Your Go-To Condo Buying Checklist

When it comes to purchasing your first condo, it’s easy to get emotionally attached to units that look good. While a unit may appear flawless, it’s crucial to take a long, hard look at the other details of the unit and the condo building itself. In knowing these...

Moving With Pets

Moving With Pets

Few events in life can be as stressful as moving. Add pets into the mix, and everyone’s blood pressure, including your dog’s or cat’s, will most likely rise. Pets can easily get stressed out when there's unexpected activity in their home or when they're introduced to...

How to Master Small Space Living

How to Master Small Space Living

In urban cities such as Toronto and Vancouver, small space living has become a reality. As prices continue to skyrocket, people are finding creative ways to live happily in smaller spaces. Let’s call it the art of living minimally. This is exemplified perfectly by a...

Five Tips on Furnishing Your First Home

Five Tips on Furnishing Your First Home

You’ve officially entered the world of homeownership and it’s finally time to furnish your first home. Ah, yes, the moment your Pinterest account has been waiting for! As exciting as the prospect of furnishing your home might be, it’s also safe to say that it can be a...

The 3 Best Neighborhoods to Purchase a Home in Toronto

The 3 Best Neighborhoods to Purchase a Home in Toronto

First-Time Home Buyer Edition For first-time homebuyers in Toronto, finding an inexpensive yet oh-so-hip neighborhood is no easy feat. Let’s be honest, the hottest neighborhoods in Toronto such as Trinity Bellwoods and Leslieville have already witnessed their boom. As...

What to Expect on Offer Night

What to Expect on Offer Night

So, you’ve found the house that you have your heart set on and... it has an offer date. Now what?! The good news is that it means you have time to prepare yourself. In most cases, an offer night is scheduled for about a week after the property first hits the market....

How to Save for a Downpayment

How to Save for a Downpayment

Ah, yes, down payments. That oh-so-essential yet oh-so-daunting aspect of home ownership. In a way, the notion of a down payment can feel downright impossible. After all, how are we expected to save such a large degree of money whilst also tending to rent payments,...

A Guide for Buyers: Offers Whenever or Offer Night?

A Guide for Buyers: Offers Whenever or Offer Night?

A Guide for Buyers: Offers Whenever or Offer Night? Are you getting ready to submit your first offer on a property? If so, it’s time to acquaint yourself with the offer process. In this day and age, there’s no longer just one way for sellers to accept offers....

What Exactly Happens on Closing Day?

What Exactly Happens on Closing Day?

What Exactly Happens on Closing Day? So, you’ve found “the one” and your offer has been accepted. Now it’s time to pop the champagne and celebrate! When you tell family and friends of your exciting news, the first question they’re going to ask is when the closing date...

Costs to Consider with Condo Ownership

Costs to Consider with Condo Ownership

Costs to Consider with Condo Ownership So, you’re thinking of buying your first condo? It’s safe to say that this is reason enough to celebrate! Condo ownership provides buyers with the opportunity to purchase property when freehold home ownership is not yet possible....