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Finding that dream property is an exciting journey – the kind that makes you envision cosy evenings and vibrant mornings in your new home. But before you dive headfirst into the commitment pool, there is one important step you don't want to skip – the home inspection.
Cambridge is a vibrant city in Ontario with a rich history, a thriving economy and a beautiful natural setting. With an average selling price of $653K, it is also one of the most affordable places to buy a home, compared to cities like Toronto or Mississauga. The city is a rapidly growing tech secto
With an average selling price of $640K, Welland is one of the cities you should be looking to buy your dream home in. Not only the average selling price is a lot more affordable when compared to a city like Mississauga and Toronto but this city is also located in one of the most beautiful areas of t
When starting on the journey of choosing, purchasing, and settling into a shared residence, it is crucial for any couple to recognize that factors beyond aesthetic preferences and desired neighbourhoods come into play, which the survey clearly provides evidence for. That is why there are certain har
While many people choose to co-own a property for cultural reasons or to assist in the care of ageing parents or young children, more Canadians are increasingly using co-ownership to tackle housing inadequacy.
Winter house hunting might not sound as appealing as cosy viewings in the summer, but hold on a second! There's a secret buried beneath the snowflakes of the colder months. Imagine yourself as a house-hunting pioneer, venturing into a market quieter than a library on a Sunday. While everyone else is
Niagara Falls, offers a unique blend of natural beauty, urban amenities, and affordability, making it an attractive place to live for individuals, families, and retirees alike. As of October 2023, the average price of a home in Niagara Falls is $670.18K which is 39% more affordable than Mississauga
The biggest selling point of Oshawa for any aspiring home buyer is simply its affordability. It is one of the most affordable cities to buy a home in the Greater Toronto Area, making it a great option, especially for first-time home buyers. According to the Canadian Real Estate Association, the aver
The Canadian Home published a market report this October, in which we talked about the state of the Ontario housing market and the many cities which have had a price decline in September. Kitchener topped that list with a whopping 12% decline in home prices making $737K the new average selling price
Getting the keys to your new home – it's a moment many of us dream of. The day you can finally call that place your own, where memories will be made and walls will echo with laughter. But before you can unlock that front door and step into your new life, there's a crucial step you need to navigate:
As a general rule of thumb, Ontario lenders will typically approve up to five times a borrower's mortgage amount. This means that if you have an annual household income of $150K then you could potentially qualify for a mortgage of up to $750,000. Considering the fact that the average selling price i
When searching for properties, first home buyers usually look for these factors in the location - safety and security, nearby educational institutions, community and lifestyle, and future growth and development. Toronto, the biggest city in Canada, checks almost all of these boxes. So it's no surpri