The 9 Best Reasons Why You Want An Agent When Selling!

By: Joerg Everding

The 9 Best Reasons Why You Want An Agent When Selling!

Tags: Selling Agent, Selling my home, How to sell my home, Working with an real estate agent, Why do I need an agent to sell my house

Selling your home by yourself and "saving on commission" might sound initially appealing but I can promise you will likely regret this decision. There is so much more to consider than just signing a contract and pocketing the money. Your real estate agent is taking care that you will get the most money possible out of your home. Yes, even after commission! The following list of things to...Read More

What Is Better For Me: Bank or Mortgage Broker?

By: Joerg Everding

What Is Better For Me: Bank or Mortgage Broker?

Tags: Mortgage Broker vs Bank, Get the best rate, Where to get a mortgage, Get a mortgage, Financing a home, Mortgage Calculator,

The mortgage broker is working on getting you the lowest possible rate. That is because he is requesting quotes from different lenders to find the lowest rate. Also you should always talk to more than one mortgage broker to see who can get you the best rate. Banks on the other hand are the lender. So you will get their rate. Which means they do not compare. They might tell you that they will matc...Read More

The 7 Most Important Things To Know For Foreign Buyers!

By: Joerg Everding

The 7 Most Important Things To Know For Foreign Buyers!

Tags: Foreign Buyers, Real Estate Investment, Vancouver, Canada

  Considering buying a property in Vancouver, Canada but you are not Canadian? Can you own land in Canada without a citizenship or PR?  There are many questions when it comes to buying a house or condo but even more when you are from a foreign country. Below are frequently asked questions and answers to the topic of investing as a foreigner in Canada. 1. Can I buy Canadian real estate ...Read More

The 6 Best Things To Know If You Are A First Time Home Buyer!

By: Joerg Everding

The 6 Best Things To Know If You Are A First Time Home Buyer!

Tags: First Time Home Buyer, Vancouver Living, Real Estate Investing

For most people buying a home is the biggest financial investment they will ever do! For some it is an investment to generate money. For others it is to pay their own mortgage and not their landlords anymore. And for others to raise a family and give it to the their children in the future! Regardless your intention, the following 6 steps are good to know beforehand! 1.  Get pre approved ear...Read More

The most important things to consider when buying your new home!

By: Joerg Everding

The most important things to consider when buying your new home!

Tags: Buying a home in Vancouver, BC

Why do I pay rent again? Instead of paying someone else's mortgage, I should pay into my own pocket!.. If you came to that realization you are one step ahead of most people that still pay rent and thus someone else's mortgage. Clearly you need a good credit score and at least some savings to realize this dream but if there is a will there's a way in my mind.  So, you did it. You ...Read More

Do I need a real estate agent to buy a property?

By: Joerg Everding

Do I need a real estate agent to buy a property?

Tags: Benefits of working with an agent.

It is a legit question when starting to consider buying a property for any reason. All you need is to find a property you like and sign a contract that states that you are the sole owner of the property, move in or rent it out and done! Indeed if that was the case, the profession of a "Real Estate Agent" would not exist or only in very limited numbers, for example for foreign buyers who ...Read More

Things To Know About Getting Pre Approved!
 

By: Joerg Everding

Things To Know About Getting Pre Approved!
 

Tags: Mortgage Pre-Approval For Buying A Home

Getting pre-approved by a mortgage broker or bank is crucial for most of us who want to purchase real estate for investment or to live in it. Starting this process before contacting a real estate agent is recommended because it will speed up the process by a lot and barely any real estate agent will start looking at homes with you before you are pre-approved. The simple reason is that it is uncle...Read More