Investing in Downtown Toronto<br />
vs. the Suburbs

By: Sushma Khinvasara

Investing in Downtown Toronto
vs. the Suburbs

Tags: Investment, GTA, Condos, Suburbs, Benefits of investing in downtown

Investment Condominiums can be a great way to invest money, but when investing in real estate it's always important to be aware of potential issues before making a purchase. Simply being aware of the potential issues can help the person avoid them or minimize the impact. Those who are interested in condominiums for an investment in Toronto should consider the following. Location is Important ...Read More

5 Costly Mistakes

By: Sushma Khinvasara

5 Costly Mistakes

Tags: First time buyers

5 Costly Mistakes Home Buyers Make. Mistake #1Not knowing what they can afford before making an offer. The best way to avoid this is to get pre-approved for a mortgage so you know exactly how much you can afford. Usually pre-approvals are free. Mistake #2Not knowing who the agent represents. Unless an agent is working as your buyer representative, they represent the seller. Many people don't...Read More

Money Pit

By: Sushma Khinvasara

Money Pit

Tags: First time buyers

How to Avoid a Money Pit: Be on the Lookout for these 6 Warning Signs That Could Mean Expensive Repairs... Many people think that serious defects in a home are easy to spot, but the truth is, often the most serious and costly problems can only be detected upon very close inspection. When you are considering buying a home, look for the following six telltale signs of serious problems... 1. Roof L...Read More

Save on Interest

By: Sushma Khinvasara

Save on Interest

Tags: First time buyers

How to Save Thousands of Dollars in Interest and Pay Your Mortgage off Faster There are a few easy ways to make extra principle payments that can save you a ton of money in interest expenses and get you mortgage-free sooner than you thought possible. Here are a few simple strategies you can use: 1. Round your monthly payment up The results of this simple strategy can save you a fortune and dras...Read More

Credit Score

By: Sushma Khinvasara

Credit Score

Tags: First time buyers

How Your Credit Score Affects How Much House You'll Be Able To Buy... Your credit score is now the most important factor in determining how much house you can buy, so if you are in the market for a new home, you need to understand how it affects you. In order to make it easy for mortgage companies to determine the risk of lending to you, they are using a system called credit scoring (also ca...Read More