Being a First-Time Buyer Can Be Tough

We know all too well how scary it can be purchasing your first property

That's why we created the 10-Step Program to give you all of the info you need to make an informed decision to start your homeownership goals!

 

1.) Are You Ready to be a Home Owner?

This is a critical question that every first-time buyer should ask themselves before beginning the process as it can have a big impact on your lifestyle & finances

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2.) What Does the Home Buying Process Look Like?

Now that you've decided you want to be a homeowner & purchase a property, knowing all of the steps in the buying process is crucial! 

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3.) How to Get a Mortgage Pre-Approval

Having a mortgage pre-approval in place before starting your property search can help you in numerous ways while saving you from potential heartbreak!

 
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4.) Creating Your "Must-Have" Buyer Checklist

Having this list made before you head out on showings can save you a ton of time & headache by seeing properties that match what you're looking for!

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5.) Picking the Right Agent For You

With over 50,000 real estate agents working in the Greater Toronto Area, it can be hard to know who you can trust to help guide you through one of the most expensive investments of your life!

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6.) The Fun Part - SHOWINGS

Once you have decided on an agent you want to work with, the fun part begins when we get out on showings & discover what works best for you in the real world

 
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7.) Making An Offer

The scariest & must crucial point of your home-buying process is without a doubt the offer presentation

Knowing what to expect can help ease some of those fears & put you in a better mindset for negotiations!

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8.) Firming Up The Deal

Now that you've got an accepted offer, the first thing you have to do is provide a deposit to the listing brokerage

Any conditions that were put in the offer must be met & waived (includes Financing, Home Inspection & Condo Docs/Status Certicate Review

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9.) What You Need to Know For Closing

Closing costs can be an additional expense that some homebuyers don't anticipate, potentially leaving you in a tight financial position!

Your lawyer will go over any of these costs plus pertinent information relating to the property before giving you the keys to your new home

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10.) Time to Move In & Celebrate

Now that you've got the keys to your new home & have signed all the necessary paperwork, it's time to move in & celebrate!

Here are some final tips to make your move & life as a new home owner as stress-free as possible

 

First-Time Buyer VR Webinar Program

Are you a First-Time Home Buyer looking to buy a house or condo but don't know where to start?

We've designed a Virtual Reality Webinar program specifically for you! From the most basic real estate terms to the point where you have the keys to your new home, we cover it all in our Weekly video so that you can be informed about home buying process!


How Much Money Do You Need to Afford a Downpayment on a Condo or House?

Knowing how much you need as a downpayment to purchase a condo or home is an extremely crucial step in making your First-Time purchase successful!

If you have any questions or concerns about your downpayment or any other details, feel free to leave it in the comments section below & we will gladly respond to you :)


What is the Best Way to Save for my First Home Purchase?

Knowing how to save for your first home purchase is a crucial preliminary step in putting yourself on the path to homeownership!

In today's episode, we go over the best ways for you track your budget, set a savings plan & consolidate your monthly debt