8 Mistakes to Avoid When Buying a Home

There are 8 common mistakes that can be easily avoided during the purchase of a new home which are as follows:

[1] Searching for houses without getting pre-approved by a lender

[2] Being heavily influenced by "first impressions" in the decision making process

[3] Overlooking the need for a home inspection prior to buying your home

[4] Not fully knowing and comprehending your rights and obligations as per the "Offer to Purchase"

[5] Blindly making an offer based on the asking price rather than the market value

[6] Failing to familiarize yourself with the neighbourhood prior to buying your home

[7] Neglecting to research on home insurance

[8] Failing to recognize the various styles of negotiation 

By avoiding these common pitfalls, you are now ready to make wise, informed decisions on the purchase of your new home. To learn more, feel free to contact us by phone at 604-618-7000 or by e-mail at

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