Brampton Home Seller Resources

Why Should You Sell This Winter?
Ever since the new stress tests have been announced, many prospective homebuyers have been advised to get a mortgage approval before New Year. Probably, many of them are in the application process, and since a mortgage approval can expire, they& full article
The Art Of Staging
Staging is one of the most efficient marketing strategies for sellers as it improves the overall appearance of a home. Staging can range from minor fixes to a complete makeover of a home. It all depends on the condition of the home as well as on how full article
Reasons To Invest In Brampton Properties
Brampton is one of the fastest growing communities in Canada with a population of almost 500,000, and there is yet more to come in the following years. The city offers many conveniences and nice houses and condos at a reasonable price if compared to full article
How To Advertise Your Home For Sale?
Listing agents know that it is key to have a decent marketing strategy to sell a home, so they always make sure that a part of the budget goes for advertisement. But, what is a good marketing strategy and how can you tell that your listing agent is full article
Mold In The Home. What Causes It And How To Prevent It?
Mold can cause a series of problems if not timely addressed. If the indoor air quality is poor, one may expect mold and damp patches to appear, sooner or later. They may not be visible at first sight, so they’ll require a closer look to be full article
The Sudden Shift From A Seller's To A Buyer's Market
The year started promising for home sellers, with prices as high as they have ever been, and by March/April, they sky-rocketed, threatening to cause a housing bubble. The high prices earlier this year were driven by extreme demand in a time when full article
How To Pick The Right Listing Agent?
Today, real estate transactions are rarely conducted without a professional realtor whose job is to carry out a smooth transaction on behalf of the seller or buyer. Most sellers realize that they need a professional on their side and that they could full article
Is The Vacancy Tax Going To Increase Empty Properties Sales?
Apartment search in Toronto resembles the quest for the Holy Grail as it grew spectacularly difficult to find a place despite sky-rocket high prices. The Fairness Act 2017 led to many discussions and an overall confusion in the real estate full article
When The For Sale Sign Goes Up: What Are The 11 Things To Do?
When everything is ready, and you put a house on the market for sale after giving it the final touch, there are still some things to consider that could contribute to a better vibe between you and potential buyers.The following eleven details will full article
Ontario Proposes Banning Real Estate Agents From Representing Both Seller And Buyer
In an effort to offer a fair representation and a “fair trade” to homebuyers and sellers, the Ontario Government decided to introduce amendments to real estate regulations, and among others, a part of the fair treatment policy would full article
How to Understand the Change in the Market in the GTA
Now, you decided to enter the real estate market in Greater Toronto Area. Well, there is no way for you not to take advantage of it since it can offer you lots of opportunities whether you are a buyer or seller.
On the other hand, you need to full article
How to Sell Your Home for Top Dollar
Are you one of the aspiring home sellers in today’s digital generation? Then, it is time for you to renovate your home to sell it for a top dollar. By just applying a creative exploitation of your knowledge, abilities and creativity, you can full article
How to Sell Your Home and Move With Children
Selling homes is one of the decisions that parents come up with to give their child a better life. However, we all know that selling your home itself is a difficult and so, what more if you would be moving with your children? So, we are here to full article
How to Make Your Kitchen Appeal to as Many Buyers as Possible
Are your ready to sell your home? How about your kitchen?         
One of the most common questions that home sellers ask is how they are going to make their kitchen more appealing to buyers. Admit it. full article
How the Government is intending to stop the Hot Real Estate Market in Toronto
Latest figures which has shown the soaring home prices in Canada is becoming a real area problem in Toronto and if this continues, some parts of the country will escape the economic blow. The home sales in Canada hit the high record last March with full article
Peel Region Second Units Program
Peel Region Second Units Program
If you have been looking into renovations for your second property, then there are important financial aids that you should be aware of. Everyone wants to renovate their home, storage building, or other full article
Hiring a Contractor
Hiring a Contractor
Home repairs, renovations, and additions are a common desire for most homeowners in this day and age. With the majority of individuals looking into the parameters of this particular activity, there are many people getting full article
Baby Boomers Downsizing
The home has always represented a large financial investment, with the prospect of a return on the commodity being quite high. Assuming that the house is well-maintained and located in a pleasant area, homeowners have consistently expected to full article
Feng Shui To Sell Your Home?
Feng Shui is the ancient art that has endless cures, tips and suggestions.  These tips and suggestions are for all areas of your life - from improving relaxation in the home to attracting career success.   Many are firm believers in full article
Can I Claim Moving Expenses?
It's that time of year again, where everyone is interested or confused about what they can and not claim during the upcoming tax season. 

As a home seller, if you moved in 2016 you are eligible to claim your moving expenses full article
What Are Tax Implications Exist for Selling a Home?
What Are Tax Implications Exist for Selling a Home?

In Canada, there are several important things that individuals need to be aware of before planning to compete in the dangerous real estate market. Selling your home is a big decision full article
Getting Your Home Winter Show Ready
Getting Your Home Winter Show Ready

Getting your home ready to show to prospective buyers is a big job no matter the season, but each season comes with its own specific things you can do to get your house ready to make the best full article
I Have Just Accepted a Conditional Offer on My House; Can I Still Look at Other Offers?

I Have Just Accepted a Conditional Offer on My House; Can I Still Look at Other Offers?

After Accepting a Conditional Offer
Accepting an offer on your home is an exciting moment. You are about to sell and full article
2017 Real Estate Forecast
Forecast for 2017 Real Estate Market in the Greater Toronto Area
Home buyers and home sellers are twiddling their thumbs and ripping out their hair in exasperated anticipation of the market in 2017. Prior real estate predictions are nothing full article
Vancouvers Tax Rule for Foreign Buyers ? How Does that Affect the GTA Housing Market?
Vancouver’s Tax Rule for Foreign Buyers – How Does that Affect the GTA Housing Market?

When the Vancouver’s tax rule was introduced, it looked as if it would adversely affect the GTA housing market in Toronto but full article
Why You Need a Realtor to Sell a Home
Hiring a real estate professional is not only the easiest way to sell your home, it’s also the smartest.

It’s natural to focus on maximizing profit when it’s time to list your home for sale, and selling your home full article
Why a Decorative Front Door can help sell your Home
Does curb appeal really matter? You bet it does! When you put your home on the market, it is no longer your "home," but a "product." It has to shine...inside and out! It is said that a first impression is a lasting impression. So what is the first full article
Real Estate Design Trends
Whether you are considering a home renovation or exploring designs for a new house, one of the common suggestions that you will get both from architects and engineers is to make it adaptive and earth-friendly. For those who may not be too inclined full article
Easy Ways to Update a Room
As the signs of spring make their first appearances in nature, it's time to wake up your room design, as well. From fashionable new window treatments to freshening up the home décor that you already have, these are tips to help you bring full article
How to Keep Your Home Energy Efficient In Summer
As a home owner you want to make sure your home is energy efficient especially during the summer months.  Keeping costs down will also help you in the long run.  When you are a home seller, the same is especially true for several reasons. & full article
Can Pokemon Go Sell Your Home
You cannot go any where without hearing about Pokemon Go and the craze it has created.  Pokemon is a Japanese cartoon that was very popular in the 1990s and 2000s.   It has recently resurfaced in an online game that was created by Niantic full article
Will Brexit Affect Our House Market?
With the British leaving the European Uniton (Brexit), many changes are bound to happen with the economy, local and international.  Many homeowners and home buyers are wondering if Brexit will have any affect on our housing market.  At full article
Timing the market to get more money on your Brampton real estate is a strategy, which doesn't always work. Experts predict a balancing out of prices and an influx of new construction for Brampton later this year. So, whenever you see the full article
Selling a home in today's market is a big decision and one that many people have decided to explore. That is also why it becomes increasingly more important to anticipate smarter buyers and do all you can to improve the charm and value of your full article
How Does Selling Your Home Affects You At Tax Time?
Selling your home is a sizable life event and many of our past clients have been curious to know what implications there are when selling.  In Canada, if you are selling your primary home, then the sale doesn't affect your taxable income.& full article
I live in Brampton and I'm thinking of selling my house. I keep hearing it's a sellers market and the market is rising, if I wair a few months prices will strengthen even more. Should I wait or sell now?

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Maximum Exposure Marketing
You have made a decision to sell your home but you should consider if you are doing everything in your means to actually sell it. The way you market your home will definitely impact how quickly your home goes off the market. By working with the full article
Selling Your Home: What to Disclose
One of the most frequent questions that sellers ask their agents when selling their home is ‘do I need to disclose everything?’

There are consequences if you do not provide the basic information about certain problems full article
Home Not Selling: Should You Lower the Price?
Selling a home is not an easy task. You can have one of the better homes in the area but for some reason the DOM keep on building up and it’s getting to a point where you fear you may have to lower the price. If you are finding yourself in the full article
What Not to Say When Selling Your Home
‘Silence is golden’ shouldn’t be taken as just a cliché term. In some situation, and one of those situations is while selling your home you will be much better off by not saying much. Of course there are certain things that full article
Sellers: Getting Through the Closing Process
The closing is the last part of the real estate transaction. However, this doesn’t mean that you’ll get to pass on the key right away. The closing process takes about a month and there’s good reason why – this is the part of full article
Price Your Home Right
Selling your home is a stressful process and it will only become more of a burden if you don’t price it right in fact you’ll pay in the end in more ways than one if you make this critical mistake. Pricing your home too high will result full article
New Wacky Tricks to Sell Your Home
We live in a day and age where competition runs high in all categories from sports to cool business ideas, the same can be said for the home selling process. Baking cookies, putting pamphlets at the front door is cliché. If you want to stand full article
Selling Your Home This Spring: Start Prepping Now
Spring is just around the corner and if you are planning on putting the ‘for sale’ sign up during the prime house shopping season you need to start preparing now! There is a lot more work involved than just putting the sign up. Read on full article
Learn How to Accessorize
Whether you are selling your house or you want to spruce up your living space you will need to spend some time accessorizing! Without these small deco. pieces your house will look like a generic show room. It is the accessories that give the room full article
Getting Top Dollar for Your Home during the Off-Season
There are many advantages to selling your home during the spring/summer selling season. However, if you choose to sell your home during that off-season all is not lost. In fact one advantage is that there will be less competition. The other full article
Winter Selling Tips
Although selling a home is not common during winter, it has been done. People do it for various reasons, some have no option due to certain life circumstances such as a job change, yet others will do it consciously as there is less competition. full article
It seems that a new real estate trend has hit the GTA called flipping homes for a profit. Before this was something that only contractors or other industry professionals did. However, today everyone seems to be trying their luck, if it could be full article
How to pick the best offer
Choosing the best real estate offer will depend on your initial goals. Below we explain various offers sellers are presented with and provide advice about how to choose the right one.  
Real estate transactions involve the following full article
Increase your Homes Value with these Simple Spruce Ups

Summer is still here and what better way to make use of your weekend than to do some inexpensive projects which will increase the overall value of your home.  Read below the five changes you can make to enhance the value of your full article
Listing Lessons
You have definitely decided to sell your home, but before you go ahead and list it read the tips below. You want to approach your home from a buyer’s perspective, and keep this in mind when prepping it up for sale. 
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Choosing the Perfect Color Scheme for Your Home

One of the most frequently asked questions when it comes to home design is ‘how to pick a color scheme that works?’ It is definitely not a matter of just picking the first few colors that come to mind and then incorporating them full article
Your Home Will Not Sell itself Even In a Sellers Market

You have done your research and have put your home on sale during the best time possible, that is during the seller's market. However this is not even the half way mark in terms of selling your home. Even in a seller's market your full article

Brampton is the third largest city in the Greater Totonto Area (GTA) and it is also the youngest community in the GTA, with the median age at 33.7. Looking at the 2015 real estate stats, Brampton continues to be one of the fastest growing full article

Brampton Home Buyer Resources

How Much Does It Cost To Live Alone in Toronto?
Many young professionals are seeking to live and work in one of Canada’s most exciting cities, Toronto, but one or the other might get discouraged to try their luck when they hear or read about the crazy real estate market in this city and the full article
The Advantages And Disadvantages Of Buying An Old Home
Older homes, like the 19th-century Victorian or Greek Revival houses, have always been desirable in the real estate market due to their special character and their uniqueness. Even if some of them are around 100 years old, their distinct features full article
How To Improve Your Credit Score?
If you are about to apply for a mortgage, then, you are probably thinking about your credit score and what you can do to polish up your credit report. There are several things you can do to help your case. It is not only about getting full article
Canadian Millennials In Today's Real Estate Market
Millennials are seen as a generation of renters who rather spend their money on traveling and other pleasures than on property investments. This is not quite true even if 40% of them live in rented homes.  The market simply seems not to work in full article
Why Is Buying A House During The Fall A Smart Move?
Spring and summer are known as the ultimate real estate seasons; the market is heated with competition on every corner. Therefore, jumping into the market during the less popular fall season has its own perks and advantages.

First of full article
What Exactly Does A Home Inspection Cover?
Perhaps, all of us all heard about the importance of a home inspection and that it is highly recommended after making an offer for a home. You can fall in love with a house and miss out on certain details, and even if you approach the whole thing full article
Are Short-Term Rentals Contributing To The Housing Crisis?
Are Short-Term Rentals Contributing To The Housing Crisis?
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What Is Better For You As A Buyer: A Condo or A House?
Life has grown more complex with time, and it seems, that we, as humans, are busier than ever. Our lifestyle also reflects on our living situation and the place we want to live. If you are one of the lucky ones who got the extra cash or a mortgage full article
Pace Of Housing Construction Goes Down More Than Expected - How Does This Affect Buyers?
The 16-points plan for the housing market that was adopted in April 2017 accounted for a slowdown in the real estate market including also the pace of housing construction. Toronto’s real estate market hype caused the Government to cool off full article
How Is The Bank of Canada Interest Rates Increase Going To Affect Buyers And Their Mortgages?
It has been one of the hot topics lately, and the main question was would they or would they not raise the interest rate in the end. Even though it suggests economic growth, the Canadians are not happy at all about the news that the Bank of Canada ( full article
How to Make Money from Real Estate
Are you one of those people who wishes to make money? If you are, then real estate might be the answering that you have been looking for. Yes, there are many ways for you to make money from real estate and here are some of them.

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How to Find the Best Priced Home in Brampton
It is natural that everybody has his or her own dream house. In connection to this, it is a fact that finding the best-priced home in Brampton in Ontario, Canada is never an easy task that others might think. Fortunately, you do not have to worry full article
How to Deal with Bidding Wars

How to Deal with Bidding Wars

Buying a new home is both an enjoyable and rewarding experience. One of the aspects in order to challenge people by a bidding war. There is an excitement which is not just limited to the buyers and the real full article
All About Assignment Sales
This is a sales transaction where the assignor, also known as the original buyer of the property permits the assignee, known as the buyer to take over the rights and obligations on the Agreement or Purchase before the buyer closes the property. The full article
Do You Buy Old or New Condo? (Pros and Cons)
Do You Buy Resale or New Condo? (Pros and Cons)
The desire in owning something new has always been there. On the other hand, with the market right now, there are usually great older homes and condos which are full article
How to Choose the Right Community to Live In
How to Choose the Right Community to Live In
Where should you live? Which community will make you feel at home? These are only two of the several complicated questions that every person needs to consider so full article
Why Does It Make Sense To Buy In Brampton
Why Does It Make Sense To Buy In Brampton
For most homebuyers considering a home in Brampton, style and comfort are just a few reasons why buying in the area is a good idea. Indeed, the Peel Region may not have similar high full article
What Is A Marginal Buyer
What Is A Marginal Buyer & How Does It Affect Our Market

A marginal buyer is the outlier who pays huge premiums over the consensus price that skilled real estate agents would come up with according to the full article
Will A Foreign Buyer Tax Cool Our Market?
Will A Foreign Buyer Tax Cool Our Market?
As the home prices continue to rise today, there is a new report stating that a tax of a foreign buyer along will be enough to lower the prices of real estate properties. However, full article
Co-ownership? Is this a Good Trend
Co-ownership? Is this a Good Trend..What's Involved?
Getting into the real estate market is being considered very difficult for those who have been trying to purchase in the last six months or so.  This is especially full article
Using RRSP to Buy a House
There is an increasing trend of using retirement savings early to make big financial decisions, like purchasing a house. Many Canadians are frustrated and dismayed by the ever-increasing price in the housing market, and as such, they are resorting full article
Are Foreign Buyers Really to Blame?
In the last few years we have seen the real estate market in the Greater Toronto area, including Peel Region grow substantially.  Many buyers and the general public believe that the foreign buyers are to blame for the hike in our pricing. full article
What to Do If There Is an Issue with the Title Before Closing?
What to Do If There Is an Issue with the Title Before Closing?


Buying a home can be a stressful and immensely challenging prospect, even for those who are not first time home buyers. The paperwork and funds full article
Making an Open House Offer ? Can I Represent Myself?
Making an Open House Offer – Can I Represent Myself?
The housing market can cause a lot of economic distress, especially in places with large populations and minimal government regulation and interference. The greater Toronto area is full article
Providing a Large Deposit
Large Deposit on Purchase - Will Interest Be Paid on It?
Putting a large deposit down on a property comes with its own financial stresses. Making matters worse is a long wait period, forcing you to leave your money in an full article
Renters Concerned With Affordability - Should They Buy?
Renters Concerned With Affordability - Should They Buy?

The issue of renters who are concerned with affordability is becoming something of a growing concern for those in Toronto, Ontario area of Canada. This is because most of them full article
How to Choose a Good Home Inspector
How to Choose a Good Home Inspector

The decision to choose a good a home inspector can greatly determine the type of home that you will eventually buy in Toronto, Ontario area of Canada. That is the reason it is important you hire the full article
What To Look For In Home Insurance Company
Before Your Purchase Closes, You Need to Get Home Insurance – What To Look For In Home Insurance Company
The excitement of becoming a home owner in Toronto, Ontario is enough to make you get confused full article
Why You Need a Realtor to Buy a Home
Most people are familiar with hiring a real estate agent to sell a home, but fewer are aware that as buyers, they are also able to hire an agent to work diligently, protect their interests and find the best possible property for the best possible full article
Small Houses The New Craze

Small Houses - The New Craze

Is it the economy? Is it the concern over the earth and our ecosystem? In case you haven't heard, there is a movement ... some would say a craze, but small is in when it comes to home designs and full article
Vacation Properties and Income Properties

Vacation Property

Can you afford a vacation home? There are numerous holiday villas for sale in every country and the process of buying a vacation property is the same as that of buying a primary residence. full article
Property Survey
A property survey shows the boundaries of the property indicating the lot size, and includes a written description of the property. Property surveys, which resemble a map, are carried out during the original construction of a house and full article
Mortgage Rules to Follow
In the most basic sense a mortgage is a loan to buy a property. The process of securing a mortgage means lender approval based on your income, credit rating and other debt.
The home loan industry now has to adapt to new mortgage full article
Buyer Wish List: The Difference between Needs and Wants
Before home buyers do their first home inspection, they have a lot to consider when buying a home.
Home buyers first have to decide on their basic present needs, and their future [secondary] needs and their wants, and be able to full article
Do I Really Need a Home Inspection
Buying a home can be quite exciting. It doesn't matter if you are a first time home buyer or not. Buying a home is always exhilarating. You get to choose new paint colours. You get to shop for floor coverings and hire someone to install new full article
What To Look For When Looking At Homes
Looking for homes can be an exciting time for an home buyer, whether this is your go round or you purchased a few homes in your lifetime.   When you are looking at a home, many look to see if it has many of their needs and wants.  Do they full article
The Brampton real estate market continues to present itself as the most effective in Canada. Over the last five years, average home prices have increased by more than 50 percent. There are concerns that this growth may be too much, too quickly, but full article
At present, there is a condo property boom in Brampton. In November 2015, the average selling price for a condominium in downtown Brampton was $ 415,316, according to data from the Brampton Real Estate Board. This is an increase of 5.4% compared to full article
Thinking of buying your first home? It's normal to feel a little anxious and possibly overwhelmed. After all, it's the biggest financial decision you will make in your lifetime. In an effort to remove some stress from the buying process, full article
Getting Your Earnest Money Deposit Back
Once you have agreed to purchase a home you will have to put down an earnest money deposit. This deposit is usually 1% of the home's price and it is there to protect the seller in case you back out of the deal. If you choose not to buy the home full article
Dont Qualify for a Mortgage: Your Car Lease Could be in The Way
You’ve done all that you could to get approved for a mortgage; you’ve paid down your credit cards, you’ve been paying all your bills on time, and you’ve even saved a bit for a down payment, but you are still being declined. full article
Should You Get An Adjustable Rate Mortgage?

Most people fear adjustable rate mortgages, and there is good reason to do so. Unlike the fixed rate mortgage where the interest rate doesn’t change, the adjustable rate mortgage has an interest rate that may go up or down. The ARMs full article
Do Not Make There 3 Emotional Home Buyer Mistakes
Buying a home is a big deal and this is probably one of the biggest investment decisions you'll make in your life. The problem starts when first time home buyers get too emotional and forget the fact that a home is in fact an investment. Read on full article
Toronto Condos: The Two Main Types of Buyer
Many have been speculating for years that the Toronto condo market will collapse. Of course this is a reasonable assumption - hundreds of condo sky rises have been built and construction is continuing in fact the market is also filled with many full article
Tips to Enjoy Your Home that Much More in the New Year
Often New Year’s resolutions will involve going to the gym more, and eating healthier among other positive life changing goals. Most people do not think about their home, and the changes that they could make within their home that will improve full article
Say Farewell to these 2015 Trends
Looking back at the decades we may think we have perfected home design, but just as with fashion only later do we spot our mistakes. Even this past year (2015) was filled with design elements that shouldn’t be reused in 2016, after all we are full article
The Consequences of Buying the Best House in the Neighborhood
To become the potential owner of the best house in the neighborhood would seem like more than an ideal scenario, you'll get the AWWs and admirations of all the neighbours and visitors. However, if you dig deeper you may not want to own the full article
Know Your Home Buying Closing Costs
If you are thinking about buying a home you need to do your homework. The first thing that you should put down on paper is your budget. When creating a budget you will need to jot down all of your money coming in and the money coming out. There are full article
Ontario Mortgage Facts
If you are thinking about buying a new home, your first step would be to get a pre-approval for a mortgage. With the pre-approval you will know what your financial limit is and it will help you focus on homes that are within your budget. Below we full article
Buying an Investment Property: 3 Features to Help you Turn a Profit
Investing in real estate is far less risky than investing in certain stocks, moreover you will also get a steady return if you are looking to buy an ‘investment property’. To turn a profit on your investment property you should seek home full article
Fall Chores that Come with Purchasing a House
With the changing of seasons you will be faced with a list of new chores that should be done to prepare your home for the winter days. Give yourself a one week’s time to accomplish the tasks listed below. full article
Looking For a New Home: Think About New Construction
You have finally decided to move out and look for a new home, but have you only thought about existing homes? Perhaps building your own home is the thing for you.  By choosing new construction you get to design your home just the way you want full article
Buying a Home: Set Your Boundaries
When you are buying a home you should focus on two things, the price of the home and the potential resale value of the home. Read on to find out how to best approach the home buying process.

If you are looking to buy a home the first full article
BILD: Design and Innovation
The building and development industry (BILD) is constantly inventing new construction and design techniques. Read on to find out how BILD is making our communities more efficient.

Innovation include remote-controlled home management full article
Understand the Energy Buzzwords
There is a lot of hype about energy efficiency and efficient home design but you may ask yourself if differences exist between the green building systems. Read on to find out about LEED, Passive House, Energuide and the Living Building Challenge.
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10 Important Tips to Follow for DIY Project
If you have been thinking about renovating your home and plan on doing it yourself you should first prep and plan ahead. In order for your project to be successful follow the tips below.

Create a plan: In order to full article
Buyers: Looking at Homes

One of the hardest things for buyers is to keep perspective when looking at homes. Buyers, beware do not fall in love with a home’s appearance, you need to learn to look beyond the outer layer and to focus on the home features that are full article
Searching for the Dream Home
Before you begin attending open house events, you should sit down and figure out what it is that you want in a home. Of course your desires will be limited by your budget. The first thing you will need to do is speak with your bank or mortgage full article
Obtainging a Mortgage: 5 Simple Steps
You have thought about buying a a house for quite some time and now you are finally ready to find your dream home. However, before you begin house hunting it is important to know how much of a home will you be able to afford. This means that you full article
Making an Offer on a New Home

One of your biggest financial investments will most likely be your new home. Buying a home is a time consuming process and the better you understand it the more you will save in terms of money and hours spent searching for the right home. full article
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