Entries by Diana Klejne

>Information for buyers -How Realtors Help

> Is now a good time to buy? It could be. A REALTOR® can help you make that decision – and others, such as what type of home to buy and where. Home buying is a complex process that can be confusing. A REALTOR® can guide your through every step. REALTORS® understand the market, the […]

>CMHC — Home Buying Step by Step

>CMHC — Home Buying Step by StepCMHC’s Homebuying Step by Step guide is here to make things easier for you by providing the information you need to make a wise homebuying decision. This section provides examples and worksheets that will guide you through the entire homebuying process, from the moment you make the decision to […]

>What is Halloween?

>Halloween (or Hallowe’en … but also known as Samhain, Summer’s End, All Hallow’s Eve, Witches Night, Lamswool, and Snap-Apple), is a holiday that’s celebrated annually on the night of October 31. It originated in Ireland, and is celebrated in quite a few countries including Ireland itself, the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Japan, New […]

>Do it Your Self, or an Expert’s touch ?

> Many homeowners these days are willing to get their hands dirty with home improvement projects in the hopes of saving money – especially with the fabulous free courses being run by many home improvement superstores on an ongoing basis. But although some projects can be tackled by homeowners, the do-it-yourself (DIY) route isn’t always […]

>Know your facts about Mortgage and HST

> New Mortgage Rules: 1. VRM (variable rate mortgage) and fixed mortgage terms less than 5 years are now qualified on the bank posted rate when the LTV is 80% or higher on a purchase or refinance. 2. Minimum down payment for rental units is now 20% 3. Maximum LTV (loan to value) is now […]

>Thinking of Selling?

>Selling your home is one of the most important decisions you will make in your life. Your home is likely your largest asset – this may be the biggest financial move you’ve ever made. Selling your home is an involved process that affects your family and your future. Before you begin this process, you’ll want […]

>Thinking about Buying Real Estate?

>If you are a first time home buyer or an investor with a real estate portfolio. Buying Real Estate is one of the biggest decisions you will ever make and one of the most stressful processes for sure. When you own your own home, your hard-earned dollars contribute to your mortgage instead of rent and […]

>How to Feng Shui Landscaping

>Feng Shui is all about balancing the elements around you to create a harmonious environment. Creating an atmosphere of positive energy will give you energy and peace. It can help your landscaping coming alive both physically and spiritually for you. Make your landscape harmonious and a welcome retreat for yourself and your guests by utilizing […]

>Establishing your Asking Price

> Establishing your Asking PriceDeciding what price tag to put on your home is never easy. Price is often the determining factor for potential buyers. Location, layout and amenities are important but in the end most of us have to look at the bottom line. Many sellers like to think they can start with the […]

>Getting the Best Service

> If you are planning to purchase a home, you will be faced with many decisions. What comes first buying the next home or selling your present home? What is your price range? What will be the location, size and style of your next home? Before getting the answers to these questions there is one […]

>Five Ways to Pay off Your Mortgage Faster

>Most homeowners would love nothing more than not to have to put that mortgage check in the mail every month. Trying to pay off your mortgage ahead of schedule is not something to be undertaken lightly. You must make sure you are financially secure, with no other significant debt, and have money in reserve for […]