From Our Blog - Buying a Home
First Time Home Buyers

First time Home Buyers If you are a first-time home buyer, use the guide below for helpful hints and tips and learn how to avoid common mistakes when buying your first home in Vancouver, BC. Pre-Qualification: Meet with a mortgage broker and find out how much you can afford to pay for a home.... Read more

Accepted Offer: Now What?

Accepted Offer: Now What? Congratulations, you are on your way to owning your very own home! Follow these suggestions (and your Realtors's advice) so that your closing will go as smooth as possible. You will be asked for a down payment on the home you are purchasing. You can choose to put down as ... Read more

Making an offer

Making an Offer Before the offer to purchase is created, it is very important that you have been at least pre-qualified or better yet... pre-approved by a lender. This is one of the best negotiating tools a buyer can have. It shows the seller that you are financially able to purchase the home.... Read more

What are the Costs when Buying Real Estate in Vancouver

What are Closing Costs? You've found your dream home, the seller has accepted your offer, your mortgage has been approved and you're eager to move into your new home. But before you get the key, there's one more step--the closing. Also called "Completion Date", the closing is the process of ... Read more

Will Increasing Mortgage Rates Impact Home Prices?

There has been some discussion recently on home prices in relation to mortgage rates. Some believe if there is a rapid rise of mortgage rates, home prices should decrease. Logically it makes the most sense for the price of the house to drop when interest rates are rising, but this is not always ... Read more