August 2018

Found 2 blog entries for August 2018.

Considering Condo Ownership? Explore the Pros and Cons of CondosBuying a condo can provide the ideal housing opportunity for certain families while others simply cannot imagine investing anything other than a single-dwelling home. However, condo ownership can—and does—have its privileges. And as with all things good, there are a few aspects of the condominium lifestyle that won't appeal to all buyers. For potential Canadian home buyers still weighing the pros and cons of condos, here are a few top considerations.

For informational purposes only. Always consult with a licensed mortgage professional before proceeding with any real estate transaction.

Enjoy a Low Maintenance Lifestyle… But at a Cost

The fact that most of the exterior and common area maintenance is handled by a Homeowner's Association

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Home inspectors are looking for a variety of structural flaws of a home, but that doesn't mean they know everything. Learn more about how inspections work.

What to Know Before Hiring a Home InspectorA home inspector can find potential safety hazards in a home, such as black mold in a bathroom or frayed electrical wiring in the wall. However, inspectors may still miss important elements due to the restrictions of the inspection. For a home buyer to really understand the report the inspector fills out, buyers should keep in mind the following tips when hiring a local professional to look at the home they plan to buy.

The Exterior Elements

Home inspectors typically start by assessing the outside components, such as the roof and the walls. They're trained to spot sagging lines that may not

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