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06Nov
How to Calculate What You Can Afford in a Mortgage
Savvy Buyer
calculate what you can afford in a mortgage

Are you thinking of buying a home? It’s often the largest personal investment you’ll make! But the amount you can afford to borrow is dependent on a variety of things, not only what the bank is willing to lend you. That’s why we’re going to break down everything you need to consider to figure out how much you can really afford.

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30Oct
What is Bridge Financing and How Can it Help You Purchase a Home
Savvy Buyer
what is bridge financing

Do you want to sell your current home and use the proceeds as a down payment to buy a new construction home? What if the closing dates don’t fall on the same day? Or what if you have to finalize the purchase of your new home before you complete the sale of your old one? The answer is a bridge loan! So if you’re considering this option, we’ll break down what you need to know in this post.

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11Sep
5 Mortgage Terms Every Homeowner Should Know
Savvy Buyer
mortgage terms

If you’re buying a new construction home, congratulations! Purchasing a home is one of the most crucial milestones in your life, but it’s also one of the most complicated — and costly — purchases you’ll ever make. By understanding the following five mortgage terms, you’ll be prepared to make smarter decisions in the home buying process and ease some of the stress! So read on and get savvy.  

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06Dec
How to Coordinate Selling Your House with Buying a New Construction Home
Savvy Buyer
coordinate selling your house with buying

Congratulations on purchasing a new construction home! But, before you move you need to sell your current house. Coordinating selling your house with buying can be stressful! However, with a little planning and by following our tips below both transactions can run smoothly.

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07Nov
Fall Lawn Care Tips to Keep Your Yard Beautiful All Year Round
Communities
Fall Lawn Care

Did you know fall is the perfect time for lawn care? Not only does it prepare your lawn for next spring, but by following these fall lawn care tips, your yard will be a beautiful place to retreat to and relax until the first snowfall!

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home buyer questions answered
10Oct
6 COMMON HOME BUYER QUESTIONS ANSWERED
Community & Lifestyle

If you’re looking for a home you know firsthand how many elements factor into the decision to buy. Before you start your search, consider how you’d answer some of these big questions.

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08Aug
What to Look for When Picking a Floor Plan
Savvy Buyer

Choosing the right home is a major decision in everyone’s life. Whether you’re moving to a new city or neighbourhood, you want to ensure that your new home fits the lifestyle you and your family have created. This all comes down to picking the right floor plan because it will shape how you experience your home significantly! Don’t get overwhelmed though, because we have our top tips for what you need to look for when picking a floor plan!  

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23May
Strategies to Save Up for your First Home
Savvy Buyer

Getting your first home is a wonderful new step in your life that can be highly rewarding and intimidating at the same time. If you find that you’ve been looking at housing prices with dismay, let us be the first to tell you that it is not impossible for you to get what you want. With these 5 strategies and a little patience, you’ll be able to save up for your first home.

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12Apr
Trends in Residential Construction You Should Look into For your Next Home
Savvy Buyer
trends in residential construction

The construction industry is always evolving to reflect design interests as well as efficient building practices. If you’re in the market for a new home, you are probably noticing some of the newest trends that are emerging in residential construction these days. With so many changes, we’ve collected some of our favourite trends that we think you should look into for your next home.  

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01Mar
The Differences Between Fixed and Variable Rate Mortgages
Savvy Buyer
Fixed and variable rate mortgages

Choosing a mortgage to suit your lifestyle is a very big decision to make. So when the time comes to make the decision on whether you want a fixed rate or a variable rate, this guide will ensure that you are aware of the differences between them. This, in turn, will make it easier to choose the one that is best for you!

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