Brampton Home Seller Resources

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 a...read 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 seconda...read 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 s...read 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 receive...read 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 Fe...read 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 if...read 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 ...read 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 impress...read 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 get...read 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 mo...read 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 that...read 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 your...read 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 im...read 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 on...read 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 i...read 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. &...read 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 I...read 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 this...read 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 followin...read 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 ho...read 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.&nb...read 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?

The answer:
Rega...read full article
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 right...read 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 faced...read 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 ...read 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 y...read 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 t...read 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 in...read 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 o...read 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 to...read 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 ene...read 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 important...read 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. Whate...read 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 calle...read 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 offer...read 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 home.read 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. 
The first thing ...read full article
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 a...read 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 hom...read 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 cit...read full article

Brampton Home Buyer Resources

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 est...read 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 a...read 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 ren...read 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 right...read 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 pr...read 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 micro-mar...read 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, many...read 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 ...read 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 to...read 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.  ...read full article
Zero Mortgage Offers Halal Home Mortgages in Canada
Zero Mortgage Offers Halal Home Mortgages in Canada
Zero Mortgage Canada is now offering Islamic home mortgages to home buyers.  Our halal home mortgages are compliant with Islamic law (Sharia) and offer as much flexibility and convenienc...read 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 requir...read 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 cur...read 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 accou...read 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 can...read 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 ...read 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 o...read 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 pri...read 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 new...read 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. It...read 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 ...read 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 ...read 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 ...read 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 cabin...read 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 l...read 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 t...read 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 N...read 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, here...read 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 y...read 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. Pe...read 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 are...read 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 ...read 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 resal...read 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 ...read 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 s...read 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 neighb...read 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 v...read 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 hav...read 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 ...read 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.

Garden:...read 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 an...read 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 t...read 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 sy...read 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 crea...read 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 ...read 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 lender...read 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 shou...read 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. Don...read full article
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