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3 - Logical Preparations You Need When Buying House

Posted by art cortez on Thursday, April 27, 2017, In : Home Buyers Tips 

Three Logical Preparations You Need When Buying a House

By Art Cortez

April 27, 2017

 


We buy our house at some point in our life. When doing it, we execute our decision based on things we get carried out from our behaviour. From years of experience working as real estate property inspector and my wife as a licensed realtor, we both learned and observed many important aspect of every buyer’s decision-making process. We both understand that every situation is unique but the home ownership ...


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The Importance of Pre-Delivery Inspection or PDI

Posted by art cortez on Thursday, December 4, 2014, In : Home Buyers Tips 
By Art Cortez - Building Consultant & Inspector

So, you're buying a brand new or newly-built house and think everything is okay. The house is brand new and you don't need inspection. Absolutely wrong decision! Proper inspection is your responsibility and always part of your due diligence. If you are buying a brand new home, your builder will typically schedule a pre-delivery inspection or PDI at least days prior to your possession.

You will schedule a PDI with the builder. If you feel the buil...
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Why You Can Use Your RRSP To Buy Your First House?

Posted by art cortez on Monday, March 4, 2013, In : Real Estate 

Blog: March 2013

Home Buyers Tip: You can use your RRSP to buy your first house

Source: FCAC

Did you know that if you live in Canada, you can use your RRSP to buy a house? Hmmmn! You may have this idea before, but this little information will reinforce your knowledge. As a first-time home buyer, you can use your RRSP to buy your first house under the Home Buyers' Plan (HBP). This allows you to use the money from your RRSP as your down payment towards the purchase. The HBP is ...


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Buying Your First Home

Posted by art cortez on Thursday, September 20, 2012, In : Real Estate 

Buying Your First Home

Source: CMHC

 

Home ownership is the cornerstone of the North American Dream. Almost everyone or each family wanted to own their dream home they call their own. But before you start looking, there are a number of things you need to consider.

 

First, you should determine what your needs are and whether owning your own home will meet those needs. Want to picture yourself mowing the lawn on Saturday, or leaving your urban condo for the beach? The best advice is to...


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