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Tuesday, May 16, 2023   /   by Evelyn Lopes- Klarine

TIPS on How to OWN A HOME in high priced Toronto GTA- 5 Unique Approaches

TIPS on How to OWN A HOME in high priced Toronto GTA- 5 Unique Approaches 

Affordable Homeownership Strategies for Toronto GTA Communities! ????
Are you dreaming of owning a home in the vibrant Toronto GTA communities of Peel, Halton, Dufferin, or Wellington? We know that skyrocketing home prices can make it seem impossible, but fear not! We're here to share some creative and practical strategies to help you afford your dream home. From house hacking to tapping into your network for funding, we've got you covered. Let's explore these exciting options together! ????
House Hacking: Unlock the Potential of Your Home! ????

House hacking is a brilliant real estate investment strategy that allows you to generate income and offset your expenses by renting out a room or a basement apartment within your home. This extra income can even help you qualify for a larger mortgage, making homeownership more accessible. You can also explore unique opportunities like making your home avai; ...

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Tuesday, December 20, 2022   /   by Evelyn Lopes

8 CRITICAL MISTAKES First Time HOME BUYERS MAKE and How to Avoid them!

8 First Time HOME BUYER MISTAKES what they are and how to avoid them 
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Thinking about buying a home?  It's so exciting, especially when buying your first home. The temptation is to run out and start looking at homes (which is the fun part!). BUT, before you do that, check out this list of 8 critical mistakes that most first time homebuyers (and even some seasoned buyers) make and more importantly find out how to avoid these costly home buying mistakes..
 
There are a lot of moving parts involved in buying a home- especially for first-time home buyers. There are some common and critical mistakes that you will want to avoid.
 
1- Looking at homes without being pre-approved:
 
Believe me, there is nothing worse than finding a home you absolutely fall in love with and later learning that it is $50,000 out of your price range. By finding out what you can borrow from the bank upfront you will save yourself a lot of heartache. Ensure that you get a Mortga; ...

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Tuesday, November 2, 2021   /   by Evelyn Lopes

New Build or Existing Home: Which One Is Right for You?

Homebuyers today are facing a huge dilemma. There simply aren’t enough homes for sale.1
Nationwide, the number of newly listed homes dipped slightly in September, down 1.6% from August. According to the Canadian Real Estate Association, that’s only about 2.1 months of inventory, which is far less than the five to six months that is generally needed to strike a healthy balance between supply and demand.2
Given the limited number of available properties, if you’re a buyer in today’s market, you may need to expand your search to include both new construction and resale homes. But it can feel a little like comparing apples to oranges.
Let’s take a closer look at some of the factors you should take into account when choosing between a new build or an existing home.
 
TIMEFRAME
How quickly do you want (or need) to move into your next home? Your timeframe can be a determining factor when it comes to choosing between a new build or resale.
New Build/ ...

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Monday, January 28, 2019   /   by Evelyn Lopes

February 2019 - HomeWard Bound Newsletter

HOMEWARD Bound
Impactful Real Estate News
 
FEBRUARY 2019


Evelyn Lopes
The Evelyn Lopes Realty Team
Your Home Sold Guaranteed*!
 
 

 
 
Happy Valentines Day
to You and Yours! 
 
Love Covers a Multitude of Wrongs
 
I was cruelly led to believe when I was young, that Valentines Day was reserved ONLY for those closest to us. That it was weird to wish strangers or acquaintances a Happy Valentines Day. That would be equal to telling them I love them. But aren’t we suppose to love others?
 
Of course I’m bringing up Valentines because its February, the month for Valentines, and it’s a BIG deal… bigger than just flowers or dinner with that special someone. 
 
I may have shared this story with you before but when my husband and I were planning our wedding back in 1989 he suggested we reveal to all in attendance words that would convey our LOVE for each other.  Some of those words ...

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