Buying a home, whether its your first or fourth time, can be daunting. I have included some useful links here to browse to help you get more information about buying a home.
After browsing these useful links, if you have any questions, contact me! I’m happy to put my over 24 years of experience to work for you!
Canadian Mortgage And Housing Corporation
Here you can learn all about the mortgage loan insurance that is required if you have a down payment of less than 20% of the purchase price. You can also use their mortgage affordability, mortgage payment or household budget calculators, to name a few or check out their Mortgages 101 link.
Fit to Buy
This website has videos that explain the role of a Realtor and points out things to look for when buying a home. It also offers a very informative e-book that goes into detail about every aspect of buying a home.
How Realtors Help
Here you can learn all about what Realtors do and the Buying process. There is also a very good FAQ section along with videos of buyers and sellers talking about their experiences with the process and how their Realtor helped.
This is a very handy website to search for listings. They also have an app for your mobile phone where you can add me as your Realtor to make it easy for you to email me when you see a listing you like.
This website outlines some tips and things to think about when buying a home, as well as outlines some government programs and tips for maintaining and renovating your home.
Realtors Association of Grey Bruce Owen Sound (RAGBOS)
This website includes a handy Home Buyers Checklist along with an FAQ and glossary of terms section. This website also includes information on the Real Estate Council of Ontario which administers the standards and rules for real estate professionals in Ontario.