Category Archives: Home Ownership
One of the first things you should do when you decide to buy a home in London Ontario is to get pre-qualified for a mortgage loan. It is even more important now that the government has changed the mortgage rules limiting you to a 25 year amortization period. Continue reading
Moving the amortization period to 25 years means that home buyers will not be able to afford some homes that they can currently purchase, since these changes will increase monthly payments. However, since they home will be paid for 5 years sooner the total cost to purchase the home will be less over the life of the mortgage. Continue reading
Most home sellers know that street appeal is extremely important when it comes to selling a house. Once the home buyer is inside it remains important to maintain a strong presentation that highlights the selling points of the house and helps the buyers envision themselves living there. Continue reading
Many home buyers like to close their home sale on a Friday so they have the weekend to move in and get settled, and long weekends with the extra day are especially great for this. By the time the banks (or finance companies) have transferred the funds and the lawyers have completed their role, it is normal that a home sale is not ready to occur until late in the afternoon.
A new article on 7 Tips to Help You Get Your Kitchen Ready For Sale is now available over on my main website. However, in the interests of saving my readers some time I figured that I would post a quick summary of the 7 Kitchen selling tips.