Category Archives: Buying A Home

Takeaways

Transcript: Here are a few takeaways from the recent shift in the real estate market everywhere, including Milton.

Misconception

Transcript: Hi guys, the kind of market we are in at present, where the home prices have come down dramatically in past few weeks, there’s often a false belief that the buyers can walk away from their purchase by forfeiting their deposit. Let me tell you, that’s far from true. Reasons for a buyer wanting … Continue reading Misconception

Condos and status certificate

  Transcript: Hi guys, I can’t stress enough on the importance of having your lawyer review the status certificate when buying a condo. Upon acceptance of the offer, the seller orders the status certificates through the condo corp, and then it’s forwarded to the buyer’s lawyer. Condominium corporation puts together this status certificate and it contains details like the legal description, parking spots, … Continue reading Condos and status certificate

Conditional Offer(s)

Hey folks, say you have an offer accepted conditional upon home inspection up until 5:00 pm of fifth day from acceptance of this offer. And you do your inspection, everything turns out fine, and you go ahead and remove your condition to firm up the purchase. But what if there are some issues that are uncovered through the inspection? In that case, you … Continue reading Conditional Offer(s)

Buying an investment property?

  Transcript Hey folks, so what makes sense to buy as an investment property – freehold or condo, resale or new build. If possible and available within your budget, freeholds are always advisable over condos. Resale is a good option when homes are not selling in multiple offers and thousands of dollars over list price. Given the current environment, new build freeholds are a … Continue reading Buying an investment property?

Are we a good fit?

Transcript “Coming together is a beginning, keeping together is progress and WORKING TOGETHER is SUCCESS! — Henry Ford” Hello everyone, with 13 plus years of making home ownership a reality for clients, I am one of the top and trusted real estate agents in Milton. I cover all of Halton, Halton Hills, Peel, and neighboring areas. Over the years, I have sold and bought … Continue reading Are we a good fit?

Contracts in Real Estate

    Transcript Hi there guys, there are a few things that you should keep in mind with couple of the most frequently used contracts in real estate, namely, the listing agreement and the buyer representation agreement. A signed listing agreement establishes the terms between the listing brokerage and the sellers for the duration of the contract. Some of the terms are list price, length of … Continue reading Contracts in Real Estate

Besides the deposit

Transcript Hi there guys, with every accepted offer there is a deposit required to accompany with the offer or to follow within one day from the acceptance of this offer. Hence as a buyer, you should have those funds available readily. In addition to the deposit, I want to remind you of a few other closing costs that are highly important for you to keep … Continue reading Besides the deposit

When to make the move

   Transcript Hi guys, a question that often gets asked in markets like the one we are at present, “should we buy now or wait until the prices come down?” Answer to that totally depends on your individual needs and circumstances. If you’re a buyer and have to sell, then it really does not matter if you buy now or later, because my advice … Continue reading When to make the move