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Should You Buy a Property that May Need Expensive Repairs or Upgrades?

Imagine you’re shopping for a new home and come across a listing that seems ideal. It’s in a great neighbourhood. It has all the characteristics on your “must-have” list. You can see yourselfliving there. However, there are a couple of serious maintenance issues that are likely to need attention within the next year or two. For example, the roof shingles need replacing or the wiring needs to be...

Navigating Real Estate Markets: Buyer's, Seller's, and Balanced Markets Explained

Navigating Real Estate Markets: Buyer’s, Seller’s & Balanced Markets Explained

In real estate, the terms “buyer’s market,” “seller’s market,” and “balanced market” are used to describe the conditions of supply and demand in the housing market. These conditions can greatly influence the dynamics of buying and selling homes so it’s important to understand what market you are in. In this post, I will explain how you can determine what type of market you are in and how that may affect you.

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