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If you're a Kitchener Waterloo area home buyer, you need to know this!: Myths and Facts about fixer uppers and things you should know before you buy! so if you're thinking about buying in the KW area!, you need this freee report! A home will only sell for what the market can bear. What this means is that no matter how many upgrades were made, or how much money has been invested in the upgrades, a home will only sell for what the majority of homebuyers are willing to pay." Before deciding that your next hom
What Is Title Insurance?!
Title insurance is protection against loss arising from problems connected to the title of your property. Before you purchased your home, it may have gone through several ownership changes, and the land on which it stands went through many more. There may be a weak link at any point in that chain that could emerge to cause trouble. For example, someone along the way may have forged a signature in transferring title. Or there may be unpaid real estate taxes or other liens. Title insurance covers the insured
What is VTB mortgage?
A vendor take back mortgage, also known as VTB mortgage, is a type of financing arrangement in Canada that involves the seller of a property lending money to the buyer to help them purchase the property. In a vendor take back mortgage, the seller acts as the lender and accepts payments from the buyer over a specified period, just like a traditional mortgage. However, instead of a bank or other financial institution providing the mortgage, the seller provides the financing, which benefits both parties involv
Ask the right questions when accepting an offer
10 Things to do before showing your home on a short notice1
I bought a pre construction condo what are my options?
some of my clients have bought pre construction condos that will close this year, and some will close next and others 2 years doen the road, and they always ask what is the best course of actions, we'll.... that depends on what terms and conditions where there at thetime of purchase and what was your end goal at the time of purchase. some builders will allow for assignment before closing with certain restrictions, and some builders will give a rental guarantee for one year after occupancy. if your goal w
Local agent VS OOT agent
There are many differences between local agents and out of town agents, and why would a buyer or seller choose one vs the other. ?? learn the benefits of working with a local expert: 1?? In-depth knowledge of the BEST neighborhoods ??? 2?? Insider access to HIDDEN gems in the market ? 3?? Personalized attention & QUICK response times ? 4?? A vast NETWORK of local connections ?? 5?? Real-time market insights & PRICING expertise ?? and local agents wil be there after the purchase to help with local utilites,
When hiring us to handle your lease property
I am a landlord and looking to lease my property, what can you do for me to get the best tenants for me? When you hire me to lease your property, we handle the process from start to finish, meaning, we'll list the property on local and toronto mls after assessing rental value in the market, it will be visible on realtor.ca for the whole country to see, we'll hire a professional photographer and post on all social media platforms and online classified platforms, once we start getting applications we'll make
5 ways to pay your mortgage faster
any one that has mortgage payments to make, always have on their mind the burden of making the payments and when will this thing be over, so here are a few ways you can pay off your mortgage faster: 1. make bi weekly payments or accelerated bi weekly payments, the reason this will help is because there are 26 payments you would be making the equivilant of 13 months instead of 12 2. increase your regular payment when possible, the extra money you pay towrds your mortgage will help brig down the borrowed prin
top 5 moves for buyers and sellers to take in today's market without making a move they will regret
1. Get rid of your BIG house for a SMALLER house. because it's so unaffordable an inflation is so high and things cost more, get rid of something you don't really need, like maybe you don't need a 3000sqft house or a 4000sqft house, so it's a huge opportunity for people that want to downsize and reduce the overall carrying cost of having a big home, and for some people you can go from having a mortgage payment to maybe not having one at all. so the #1 opportunity in the unaffordable market place is,,, goin
#5 opportunity for buyers and selers in this unaffordable market is Buy a home for your kids.
if you're worried and scared that your kids and grand kids will never be able to afford a home in the future, we can ll see that homes right now are really unaffordable, the prices went down alittle bit but not enough to offset the cost of borrowing, rates are so high and who knows if that is ever gonna change. so for many canadians home ownership is a pipe dream, unless they tap into the generational wealth, the baby boomers can help their kids and grand kids, right now we see more and more people gifting
Market update for the week of November 4th 2023
Welcome to Deer Ridge In Kitchener
Welcome to one of Kitchener's most prestigious neighbourhoods, DEER RIDGE / PIONEER TOWER, Located conveniently within 2 minutes from the 401, Costco Kitchener, Highway 8, Sportsworld Crossing centre and all it has to offer from fantastic dining and shopping. Walking trails to the Grand River, Deer Ridge Golf club, River Edge Golf Club and luxury homes are just some of the features this neighbourhood has to offer. The area is a mix of older, prestigious almost rural properties (mostly in the south east and
3 Big Reasons to Buy a House in the Winter
The traditional “When should I buy?” real estate advice goes something like this: home buyers looking during the cold months often find hidden gems because their competitors are shopping holiday sales and vacationing on tropical beaches. This sentiment does still hold true, but assumes there is plenty of real estate to be bought. Today’s housing inventories are the tightest in recent history, meaning although you won’t fight hordes of competitive buyers out in the cold, your local market probably has less p
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I received a letter from one of sick kids : Louise 8 years old, from Toronto
I received a letter from one of sick kids : Louise 8 years old, from Toronto
How your referrals help the kids at SickKids Hospital
What is the difference Between Firm Offers and Conditional Offers When Buying a House
Why do agents brag about their rewards!
Ok, so I'm wearing my winter hat, that means it's cold, and we are at the end of 2023, just before christmas, I would like to humbly wish you and your loved ones a merry christmas and a new year filled with happiness and success, this year has been challenging for many of us, and some had to alter their whole life style as a result, many had to make sacrifices and give up some of lifes conveniences to cope with life's challenges. In our profession we see many that are thankful for their clients as they win
4 considerations we use to advice Home owners whether or not it's a good time to sell or to stay
Here are the 4 considerations we use to advice Home owners whether or not it's a good time to sell or to stay, When it come to sell your home or staying in your home, you need the best advice from a local real estate expert, and the considerations I use for our clients are: 1. What is the properties demand on the marketplace today, is it something that is in demand, that is in favor of the seller, or in other words is a good time to put it on the market 2. Number two is what is the value of the property,
Why Did I Move To EXP?!
What is the foreign buyers ban in Canada and why was it extended?
For those that don’t know, back in 2022 , the Canadian government announced the foreign buyer ban in whole of Canada, with some exceptions, this ban was supposed to last 2 years, and it was aimed at stopping foreign nationals from buying single family homes in Canada with exceptions for some international students, refugee claimants and temporary workers. The ban was introduced as a counter measure to the heating up real estate market in Canada and as an attempt to cool down the market, and some experts may
what is the non resident speculation tax or non resident foreign buyer tax
the NRST is a tax implemented by the Ontario government to slow down speculative real estate activity by non-residents in the province. why do we need such a tax? Well, over the past few years, Ontario, particularly in cities like Toronto and the Greater Golden Horseshoe area, has experienced huge increases in housing prices, and this! has led to concerns about housing affordability and access for local residents. Many believe that speculative activity, including buying homes solely for investment purpos
Kitchener Waterloo Markets stats simplified
Today, I'm gonna talk about something really important for anyone interested in real estate in the Waterloo Region: understanding real estate market stats and price differences across the three main cities - Kitchener, Waterloo, and Cambridge, as well as their neighborhoods. So, let's get started! The Waterloo Region, is a dynamic area known for its vibrant economy, thriving tech sector, and diverse communities. Within this region, Kitchener, Waterloo, and Cambridge stand out as key urban centers, each off
Cash Flow explained
Rental properties cash flow - When investing in rental real estate it's important to understand the market you're investing in and it's dynamics. watch this video to learn about Waterloo region , Kitchener, Waterloo and Cambridge real estate investing.
Open offers when buying a house in Ontario
Open offers in Ontario is a thing and it's here to stay, but are sellers buying into it, lets take a look and see.
What's happening in Waterloo Region
@agentdk interviews @eliasjiryis1 , talking about the real estate market in Kitchener Waterloo and Cambridge, attraction, jobs and all things Waterloo Region.
Is a home inspection really necessary?
Ralph Schade a very trusted home inspector in the region of Waterloo, shares tips and valuable info and years of experience regarding home inspections. Do you really need a home inspection when buying a brand new house?
March 2024 market update
The real estate market in the region has shown signs of high demand considering the interest rates. Even though the number of sales is less than March of 2023, prices are up considerably. The inventory levels are still lower than where they need to be, looking at numbers from the past 10 years, the number of homes for sale as of today(April 8th 10:30am) is 1084 units, but in April of 2014 the number of homes for sale on any given day averaged at 2360 units for sale, considering this data, the average price
June 2024 Market update
5 Tips to make your home stand out
You want to sell your home without spending major money on improvements but want to make sure it stands out, here are five essential tips to get it market-ready. Tip 1: Declutter Your Space First things first, decluttering is key. Clear out any excess stuff to make your home feel spacious and inviting. Buyers want to envision themselves living there, so less is definitely more! Tip 2: Paint in Neutral Colors Next, consider a fresh coat of paint in neutral colors. While gray was popular, neutrals like soft
3 tips to make your offer stronger
Looking to score your dream property with the best offer? sellers are the ones who decide which is the best offer for them Here are three tips to help you stand out and get that deal sealed. Tip 1: Have a Pre-Approval Letter Ready First things first, get pre-approved for a mortgage. Having a pre-approval letter shows sellers that you're serious and financially capable. It gives them confidence that you can secure financing, making your offer stronger right off the bat. Tip 2: Understand and Meet the Sell
3 things to do to add value to your land
Hey there, landowners! If you're looking to sell your property at the best price possible, here are three essential tips to maximize its value. Tip 1: Improve Access to the Property First up, accessibility is key. Ensuring your land is easily reachable can significantly boost its appeal. Consider upgrading roads or creating new access points. This not only makes your property more attractive to potential buyers but also enhances its usability. Tip 2: Make It Build-Ready Next, make your land build-ready.
3 Mistakes to Avoid When Selling Your Home
In this video, I'm going to share with you three mistakes that most people make when they're selling their home. By avoiding these mistakes, you'll be able to sell your home faster and for more money. Hey everyone, Elias here with Re/max Twin City Realty and today I want to talk to you about the three biggest mistakes people make when they're selling their home. Most people don't realize that these mistakes can end up costing them a lot of time and money, so by avoiding them you'll be in a much better posi
5 Keys to Buying Real Estate the Smart Way
Everyone dreams of owning a home, but buying a home is a complex process that involves a lot of paperwork, a lot of time, and a lot of money. So today I am going to talk about the 5 KEY things you need to do in order to buy real estate the smart way. First of all, you need to educate yourself! Understand the process, understand the different types of real estate available, and understand the local laws and regulations. This is important to ensure that you make an informed decision. One of the best ways
How Staging Your Home Can Make You More Money
If you are selling your home, how would you like to make 6%, 7%, 8% or MORE money on that sale? Today I am going to talk about staging your home and how it can make you more money. Hey everyone, Elias with Remax Twin City and today we are diving into home staging and the positive effects it has on your home selling process First of all, you need to understand that humans are naturally visual animals. On a psychological level, we make purchases based on what we see. A well staged home, or a poorly st
Key Factors Affecting Home Affordability Today
We often see news segments discussing how unaffordable housing has become for many buyers. These stories tend to revolve around the subject of mortgage rates and how they have increased in recent months. While it’s true that Rates are up, we must remember that there are other influencers of affordability such as home prices and wages. There are three key measures used when determining housing affordability: #1 Mortgage Rates The primary focus for people discussing homebuying today is mortgage ra
Have you been feeling like your current home is just too small? Or maybe you're finally ready to upgrade to your dream home. But how do you know if it's really the right time to make the move? When thinking about upgrading there are a few things to consider... First, understanding that prices in a market like this are likely to rise, is key. This means that if you've been waiting to buy your dream home, it may be time to start looking, to ensure you can qualify for more house instead of wishing you had a

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