Real Estate Blog for Buyers & Sellers

  • October 9, 2019
  • Donna Bubic

When is the Best Time of Year to Buy a Home?

Spring may be the most popular time of the year to buy a new home, but is it the best time of year to go home shopping? While the best time to browse real estate is when you need a new home, there are

  • September 25, 2019
  • Donna Bubic

How To Stage A House For Sale

It's time to sell your house, and you know you need to stage it for sale, but you're not sure how. This step-by-step guide will help you successfully prepare your house for the market, from fixing nec

  • September 11, 2019
  • Donna Bubic

Real Estate: How to Boost Your Credit Score Before Buying Applying for a Mortgage

For the vast majority of home buyers, obtaining a mortgage will be a vital part of the purchasing process. Of course, in order to be approved for that mortgage, you will need to ensure that your cre

  • August 28, 2019
  • Donna Bubic

Exploring the Pros and Cons of Purchasing a Condo

When you decide to take your first step on the property ladder, you will have plenty of property-types to choose from. Many buyers prefer to buy an existing single-family home, some want to buy a plot

  • August 14, 2019
  • Donna Bubic

10 Benefits of Buying a Newly Constructed House

There are two options available when seeking a new home for your family. You can purchase a resale (meaning an older home that has already been lived in) or a new construction. While each choice pro

  • July 24, 2019
  • Donna Bubic

How Much House Can You Afford? Ask Yourself These Critical Questions to Find Out

It is the perennial question for every first-time homeowner. How much house can I afford? As with so many life-changing decisions, there is no one right answer to this common query, and the size of th

  • July 10, 2019
  • Donna Bubic

3 Simple Ways to Repair Your Credit

For many Canadians looking to purchase a home, bad credit scores stand in the way of getting a mortgage. Most lenders prefer your score to be 650 or higher. If they do allow for lower credit scores, i

  • June 27, 2019
  • Donna Bubic

First Time Home Buyers Guide: What Happens after Sending an Offer to Purchase

After sending the offer to purchase to the seller, there's nothing left to do but cross some fingers and hope for the best. Or is there? What happens now and when will the keys finally change hands? T

  • June 12, 2019
  • Donna Bubic

First Time Home Buyers Guide: What about Pre-Qualification, Pre-Approval, and Mortgage Commitment Letters?

Securing pre-qualification, pre-approval, and mortgage commitment letters can simplify the mortgage application process. These steps can also help home buyers avoid disaster. They don't need all three

  • May 22, 2019
  • Donna Bubic

Three Mistakes to Avoid as a First Time Homebuyer

Purchasing your first home is always an exciting life milestone. However, if you want to make a smooth and easy transition into home ownership, there are a few mistakes you should try to avoid along