Buying a Home

July 7, 2022

Do You Need a Home Inspector for Your Condo Purchase?

Home inspectors are amazing – however a lot of their work is done behind the walls and under the floors, which doesn’t fit the mould for condos. The reason for that is that when you buy ownership into a condo, you’re buying everything that is insidethe walls; behind the ...

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July 7, 2022

Should I talk to a Lender or a Realtor First?

This question doesn’t come up enough and we have a straight answer; consult your friends with the money first! It’s like going shopping for a car without knowing what your budget is – there are always amazing products on the market that aren’t always affordable which sets expectations for the ...

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July 7, 2022

Should I Buy or Sell First?

 

Our take on this is simple… it depends. 

Hear us out!

 

We need to understand what your current position is and what your goals are to appropriately answer this question. There are a few scenarios in both cases, and we’ll break them down for you. 

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July 2, 2022

The Buyer Series - SHOWINGS

 

So your pre-approval’s in place, you know where you want to be and now it’s time to see some condos! How many should you see? 🤔

 

I’ve noticed that buyers usually want to see as many properties as they can – now there’s pros and cons to this ...

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July 1, 2022

The Buyer Process

In this series, we’ll be writing about the offer process. So, at this point, you’ve seen a fair share of properties, you like one, and you want to offer on it! Now what? 

 

Well, you’re going to be asked to sign a whole lot of paperwork, and you’ll ...

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June 25, 2022

5 Things You Should Do When You're Shopping Condos

 

1.    Stand outside the building you want to buy in for 30 minutes 

You get to know what your area is really like when you stand outside the building. Being able to gauge foot traffic and street traffic going in and out of the building is important. You’re ...

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June 24, 2022

TSD Law Q&A

 

 

Lawyers and real estate go hand in hand – our friends at TSD law were nice enough to answer some questions for us for our clients to get to know them and the process a little better!  

 

How long have you been doing real estate law ...

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May 24, 2022

Who in the World Are The Condo Nerds?

Did we ever even introduce ourselves?

Hi! You may received our emails or seen us on Instagram and thought "Who the hell are these guys?". Well, we're the Condo Nerds! 

There was once a time when a solid educational foundation was the only way to survive and thrive ...

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May 19, 2022

If you're a buyer, ACT NOW

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The Bank of Canada interest increase has put the real estate market and some sellers on their toes, worried that they missed an insane chance to get 10-15% above the true value of their home. We're seeing that a lot of these sellers aren't as active, giving the ...

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May 7, 2022

Are We Moving Towards a Buyers Market?

Now that the Bank of Canada has decided to take matters into their own hands, they've begun to raise interest rates - this translates to money being harder to get and thus, booting out some of the competition. The last year has been wild when it came to the selling ...

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