I’ve written before about the potential downsides for buyers when it comes to the purchase of a private sale. A recent example highlighted this for me, yet again. Let’s call this one A Tale of Two Townhomes.
I’ve already written about the importance of getting a mortgage pre-approval when you are in the market to buy a home in Guelph. Now… how to prepare for that first meeting with a Mortgage Agent?
The trend of raising urban chickens has grown significantly. In fact, backyard chickens are downright, dare I say it, trendy in some parts. Well, you can’t raise backyard chickens in every town in Ontario, but as it happens, Guelph’s bylaws allow you to do so.
It never hurts to look online or visit open houses if you’re thinking about buying a home in Guelph, but if you’re serious and your timing for a purchase is imminent, one of the first orders of business is to get a mortgage pre-approval.
Have you ever heard the term functional obsolescence? In real estate, the term refers to features that are impractical or undesirable. For example, lack of closets, outdated wiring or plumbing, even an architecturally ‘out of place’ style within a neighbourhood can all be examples of functional obsolescence.