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11 Things to look at when viewing a home of your dream.

Wednesday Sep 13th, 2017

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                   Once you established your price range by getting mortgage pre-approval, it is time to view your future home. Getting professional advice is always best. Say's Raj Sharma | Real Estate Agent | Brampton The hardest thing to do when looking for a home is to remain objective. It is easy to fall in love with a home's appearance, but it's very important to look beyond the window... [read more]

7 Home Inspection Mistakes That Cost Money.

Thursday Aug 31st, 2017

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  Get your house inspected by Professional home inspector. You can be confident that you are buying a good house even if you’re not a engineer, plumber, roofer, or professional air quality evaluator. Say's Raj Sharma | Real Estate Broker | Brampton Real Estate How? Hire a home inspector, of course. Here are few home inspection tips that could help save you money and helps to avoid making mistakes along the way. 1. Not getting... [read more]

What you need to know before buying a condo?

Thursday Aug 31st, 2017

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    When buying a new condo prospective buyers to review the condo declaration, bylaws and rules with their lawyer, real estate agent or accountant. If it’s a resale condo, buyers should also look at the condo board’s budget and the status certificate.Say's Raj Sharma | Real Estate Broker | Brampton Real Estate   What people should look into before they buy a condo, as well as buyer protections and developer... [read more]

10 Best Ways to Prepare Your Home for Sale

Thursday Aug 31st, 2017

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  Buyers are looking for the best home, home owners need to prepare their home for sale Say's Raj Sharma | Real Estate Broker | Brampton Real Estate Use these tips to prepare your home for sale.  1. Improve your landscaping  Curb appeal is crucial to a good first impression, so make sure your home's lawn is immaculate. Mow the lawn, prune the bushes, weed the garden and plant flowers. 2. Clean the outside A sloppy... [read more]

Top 10 Secrets for Selling Your Home for Top Dollars

Thursday Aug 31st, 2017

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    Secrets to selling your home for Top Dollars  #1 Selling Secret – Make Sure Pricing it right Find out what your home is worth, then shave 10 to 20 percent off the price. You’ll be rushed by buyers with multiple bids — even in the worst markets and they’ll bid up the price over what it’s worth. It takes real courage and most sellers just don’t want to risk it, but it’s the single best strategy to sell a home for top dollars... [read more]

What is Market Evaluation?

Thursday Aug 31st, 2017

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    Realtor is the best person to provide a market evaluation for local properties. A market evaluation analyses the current real estate market and the specific property in question. Market evaluations are done to provide a value of a particular property usually for the reason of buying or selling the property in question. Market evaluations use comparables with a specific area in mind over a certain period of time and other property factors that help narrow down subjects to... [read more]

Understanding Real Estate Housing Market

Thursday Aug 31st, 2017

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             Instability in the real estate market scares people – sometimes right out of moving. A better understanding of the market will help you choose the best time to sell or buy real estate. The housing market, like most markets, has cycles. These cycles in the market are strongly influenced by a number of factors including interest rates, economic conditions and consumer confidence, which can create a shortage or surplus in... [read more]

Tips on Selling Your Home in Different Housing Market

Thursday Aug 31st, 2017

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             Selling in a seller’s market is generally quick and easy. In a buyer’s market, with an abundance of properties sitting idle, you may want to do some hard work to help sell your home. There are a number of things you can do to improve your chances for making a sale. These include: Understand the local market and your competition Price your home right (and conservatively) Make sure your home is ready to be shown... [read more]

Tips on Buying a Home in Different Housing Market

Thursday Aug 31st, 2017

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           With more homes for sale than buyers and potentially lower prices, a buyer’s market could be a great time to buy a new home. Before doing so, however, consider the possibility that home prices could continue to fall, meaning your new purchase might be worth less than you paid for it in no time. Of course, what goes down may eventually come back up. Still, if you wait for prices to drop even further, you might miss out on a great... [read more]

What is Title Insurance? What are benefits of Title Insurance?

Monday Aug 28th, 2017

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What is "Title?" "Title" is a word lawyers use to describe the right of ownership to land. When you purchase a home, title is transferred to you, the new home owner. What is Title Insurance? Title insurance is an insurance policy that protects you, the home owner, against challenges to the ownership of your home or from problems related to the title to your home. The policy provides coverage against losses due to title defects, even if the defects existed before... [read more]

SELLING YOUR HOME - WHEN IS THE RIGHT TIME?

Saturday Aug 05th, 2017

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  When should I sell my home? Your answer to this question might be right now! If you have taken a job in another city or made an offer on a new home, or had an addition to your family, selling your home fast might be the most important goal you have. Most people, however, have some flexibility when they sell their home. Let us take a closer look at the most important factors that can go into this decision. Say's Raj Sharma | Real Estate... [read more]

Why Isn't Your Home Selling?

Tuesday Jul 11th, 2017

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  When a home isn't selling the feelings of frustration and confusion can overwhelm and cloud the reasons for the lack of a home selling. Say's Raj Sharma | Real Estate Broker | Brampton Real Estate   Here are six most common reasons why a home failed to sell and how to address those issues so the same result does not happen again.  1.  The Price of The Home The home seller often... [read more]

WHAT EVERY FIRST-TIME HOME BUYER SHOULD KNOW !

Monday May 29th, 2017

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Buying your first home can be both exciting and stressful at the same time. It’s also very expensive. You’ll need to start saving for a down payment and the costs that go along with purchasing a home. If you don’t think you’ll be able to afford a home, the federal government offers a variety of incentives for first-time homebuyers. Read the pages below to find out more about the tax credits and rebates, grants, and programs available to you. First-Time Home... [read more]

Ontario has doubled the land transfer tax rebate for first-time home buyers!!

Monday May 08th, 2017

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                   Ontario has doubled the land transfer tax rebate for first-time home buyers! New Ontario LTT Rebate  Effective January 1st, 2017, Ontario has doubled the land transfer tax rebate for first-time home buyers from $2,000 to $4,000. That means that a first-time home buyer will pay no provincial tax on homes sold for $368,000 or less.  Ontario REALTORS® lobbied hard for the improved... [read more]

WHY MY HOUSE IS SO COLD EVEN WHEN HEAT IS ON ?

Sunday Apr 23rd, 2017

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Most homeowners concerned about losing heat in their homes. This is especially during the winter months, when their furnaces are working hard. They still aren’t seeing their thermostats rising to the level expected, and even worse, they’re turning the heat way up, seeing that extra cost on their bills,but not getting the warmth they need. If your attic is not properly ventilated and insulated it can be the culprit of a home that will cost you, either through your furnace... [read more]

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