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Category: Real Estate Buyer Info (19 posts)

  • August 17, 2017 @ 4:28 PM
  • Brookside Realty

Lessons a First-Time Home Buyer Should Know

Purchasing a home isn't as simple as other purchases. While it would be nice to purchase a home with a credit card and return it within 30 days if not satisfied, we all know this isn't possible. &nbs

  • August 17, 2017 @ 4:27 PM
  • Brookside Realty

How to Choose a Home With Good Value

Everyone wants a great home, but the key to a smart buy is finding a home that can retain its value. No one can predict the future, but you can make informed guesses with the right tips. The following

  • March 16, 2016 @ 10:02 AM
  • Brookside Realty

Location, Condition, Price: Top Features Of A Good Investment Property In Maple Ridge, Mission & Pitt Meadows

When you are shopping for an investment property in In Maple Ridge, Mission & Pitt Meadows, you should make some of the same assessment criteria important that you would use if you were buying the

  • March 3, 2016 @ 3:15 PM
  • Brookside Realty

Make Money When You Buy in Maple Ridge, Mission & Pitt Meadows

Every intelligent real estate investor understands the basic principle of making money when you buy. It’s extremely important to learn and understand this concept for your business because it ca

  • February 5, 2016 @ 5:21 PM
  • Brookside Realty

Can You Afford to Buy a New Home in Maple Ridge, Mission, or Pitt Meadows?

If you're throwing your hard-earned money away on rent each month in Maple Ridge, Mission, or Pitt Meadows, putting that same amount towards your own home could be an incredible advantage. However, it

  • November 17, 2015 @ 12:09 PM
  • Brookside Realty

Buying a New Home Instead of an Existing Home in Maple Ridge, Pitt Meadows & Mission? Consider These Advantages and Disadvantages First

If you're pre-approved for your mortgage and planning on investing in real estate in Maple Ridge, Pitt Meadows & Mission, then you're going to have two main options: to buy an existing home or buy

  • October 21, 2015 @ 12:23 PM
  • Brookside Realty

The Benefits of Investing in Income-Producing Properties In Mission, Maple Ridge, & Pitt Meadows

Making money in any real estate venture is a difficult task, and many people don't have the skills (or the stomach) for flipping houses. An alternative to this intrinsically risky activity is to purch

  • October 7, 2015 @ 12:09 PM
  • Brookside Realty

4 Homebuyer Tips To Make House Hunting in Maple Ridge, Pitt Meadows and Mission More Efficient

Going house hunting can be fun and exciting at first, but the more houses you look at, the more frustrating you might become -- especially if you just can't seem to find the perfect home. No one

  • June 11, 2015 @ 7:16 PM
  • Brookside Realty

Financing Your First Home

A lot of emotions are involved when preparing to apply for your first mortgage, including excitement, apprehension, joy, and dread. If you do the necessary preparation before diving into the home-buyi

  • February 19, 2015 @ 12:23 PM
  • Brookside Realty

Choosing the Right Neighbourhood in Maple Ridge for your next Home Purchase

Searching for a new home, condo or townhouse in Maple Ridge is an exciting process, but there is more to discover than just the home itself.  In fact, the location is one of the most important fa

  • October 1, 2014 @ 9:39 PM
  • Brookside Realty

First-Time Buyer Plan

Navigating the world of Canadian home buying   Step 1: Figure out how much you can afford. Falling in love with a house you can’t afford can be heartbreaking. Avoid disappointment by fig

  • October 1, 2014 @ 5:23 PM
  • Brookside Realty

Helping you assess your needs and wants

VIDEO: This home buying video guide helps you to zoom in on your needs and wants so you can purchase the right home.  Lots of excellent tips and goodies in this homebuying resource.   Enjo

  • October 1, 2014 @ 5:20 PM
  • Brookside Realty

Helping you close your home

VIDEO: In this home buying series, we look at the details that make up the home closing procedure and how we help you manage this process.  No worries, we're with you every step of the way! &nbs

  • October 1, 2014 @ 5:16 PM
  • Brookside Realty

Helping you finance your home

VIDEO: In this homebuying guide, we review the critical issue of financing and the top 5 tips for choosing the right lender to mortgage your home purchase.   Enjoy the video and don't hesitate

  • October 1, 2014 @ 5:11 PM
  • Brookside Realty

Helping you make an offer

VIDEO:  There are a number of considerations when you determine the price you will offer when buying a new home including interest from other buyers, what other comparable houses are selling for

  • October 1, 2014 @ 5:08 PM
  • Brookside Realty

Helping you with your home search

VIDEO: Some properties sell before they even hit the Internet or other advertising vehicles.  Agents notify and alert each other about the new listing before they are open to the public.  As

  • October 1, 2014 @ 4:56 PM
  • Brookside Realty

The True Costs of Home Buying

VIDEO: Once you decide that you're ready to own a home, this video guide will help you plan your finances ahead of time so you don't have any surprises down the road.   Enjoy the video and don'

  • October 1, 2014 @ 4:47 PM
  • Brookside Realty

Finding The Right Neighbourhood

VIDEO: Each neighbourhood is unique.  Finding the right area is just as important as finding the right house.  This short video guide touches on the main points you need to consider when you

  • September 26, 2014 @ 7:37 PM
  • Brookside Realty

Finding a Home

VIDEO: Since 1913, Royal LePage has been helping Canadians buy and sell homes.  This 2 minute overview is a great primer before you call us and we dive into finding the right home for you and you

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  • August 17, 2017
  • Posted by Brookside Realty

More Links & Articles!

  • August 17, 2017
  • Posted by Brookside Realty

Home buyer/home seller tips continued

  • August 17, 2017
  • Posted by Brookside Realty

Maple Ridge/Pitt Meadows Features and Activities!