Buying Real Estate
Should I Buy? Is it the Right Thing for Me?
When contemplating whether to
buy your first home or your fifth home, I can help guide you through the
process. For first time buyers I can help you discern between the pros
and cons of renting vs. buying. A simple evaluation can help you
decide if you are financially and personally ready to make that first
commitment of home ownership.
Don't assume your credit is spotless.
Ask your lender to pull your credit report. It may contain errors or old unpaid
debts you've forgotten. Get errors and omissions fixed now.
Between pre-qualification and closing, consult your lender before any major
Credit purchases affect your qualification for a mortgage, even after you've
On resale homes, always
get a Home Inspection by a qualified home inspector to uncover any faults in
the home. Then, the Seller, not you, pays to correct any problems.
Buy a home you can really afford.
While there are definite
advantages to owning your own home, there are also expenses (decorating, lawn
care, repairs) that you may forget in all the excitement. "Buy a bit less,
rather than a bit more than you can afford," is good advice.
View current Right at Home Inc. Brokerage properties for sale in the Mississauga, Brampton, Oakville, Milton and Toronto areas on the Featured
Listings page and also visit our Financing page with mortgage calculator.