September 2019

Found 4 blog entries for September 2019.

What to Know About Interest Rates When Buying a HomeWhile finding the perfect home may not always be challenging for Glenrosa buyers, the in-depth processes necessary to complete a sale transaction usually are somewhat formidable. Some of the most misunderstood aspects of buying a home involve finances—particularly within the realm of choosing the right kind of mortgage and calculating interest costs over the course of the loan. With this in mind, we offer a guide to understanding more about mortgage loans and interest rates in Canada.

For informational purposes only. Always consult with a financial advisor before proceeding with any real estate transaction.

Mortgage Payment and Interest Considerations

Most buyers are aware of the basic concept of mortgages, even if they are first-time

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Missed a Couple Mortgage Payments? What You Can DoFalling behind on a conventional mortgage payment can be scary for a homeowner. If you've recently missed one or two payments, there are many things you can do to get back on track with your mortgage lender. Understanding why you're in default and knowing your options can help you decide how to proceed.

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

Identify Why You're Not Able to Make Your Payments

Before a homeowner can start to get back on track with their bank, it's important for them to understand why they're having a hard time making a payment. Sometimes the reason is obvious, like loss of a job or death in the family. Other times, the reason is

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How to Research the Market Before Buying a HomeTruly understanding the Canadian real estate market takes a lot of time and expertise. The trends and nuances of each neighborhood are so specific that even professionals may feel at a loss from time to time. But despite the intricacies of real estate, homebuyers can still learn plenty if they take the time to do their research first. Acquiring general knowledge of what homes are selling, why certain homes may sell more than others, and why certain features are more valuable than others can be the keys to getting started. Homebuyers who want to approach their research as efficiently as possible should keep these tips in mind.

Historical Trends

Most buyers will start with the average sale price in the area to get a general sense of what they can

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Improve Your Home Office to Add Value to Your PropertyBuyers who are searching for a new home to buy are often looking for a place that offers functional rooms amid an open floor plan. A home office is a desirable feature for buyers across all demographics, from young professionals who want a comfortable place to work from home to retirees who still need a quiet place to retreat from daily life.

By creating an efficient home office, homeowners can increase their property value while simultaneously improving their current living space.These tips can help anyone create an efficient home office:

Design a Home Office Where Privacy is the Top Priority

A home office should be an escape from the rest of the household, where people may be cooking, cleaning, playing or watching the game on TV. Privacy

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