Categories for Buying

8 PRO Tips for First Time Buyers

When it comes to buying your first home, what sort of advice can you expect from a real estate agent? We find that the advice professionals in real estate give to first-time home buyers is pretty consistent, regardless of whether one is looking to buy a small, two-bedroom home or ...

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Journey to the Center of a “Change”

If you are buying for the first time or changing your current home, you’d need an agent in order to protect your interest by guiding you through the jungle of paperwork, forms, multiple offers, counter offers, pressure and tricky clauses. But hiring an agent to represent you should not be ...

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The RAW Truth about “Buying vs Renting”

I have to confess that what you’ll read below was not intended to be on a Blog. Actually, all these figures were prepared by me for a client of mine who was not sure if for him would be a better deal to buy or to rent a two bedroom ...

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Saving for a bigger Down Payment ? THINK AGAIN !

If you are renting but you have been toying with the idea of buying your first condo, then I’d suggest you to take just one minute of your time and read Peter’s story (before “saving more money” for your down payment) One year ago (in June 2015), Peter wanted to ...

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Do you have “Bologna” or “Prosciutto” Expectations ?

When I begun my career as a Realtor fifteen years ago, I worked for a small realty firm. One day, talking to the owner about the unrealistic expectations of some clients, he told me something that’s still stuck in my mind: “There are people who have budget only for Bologna ...

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