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Category: First Time Home Buyers (9 posts)

Is it a Good Time to Become a First-Time Home Buyer in Victoria, British Columbia?

Is it a Good Time to Become a First-Time Home Buyer in Victoria, British Columbia?

May 20, 2020 | Posted by: Bobby Smart

We are facing a challenging time as we work together to combat COVID-19 in our country and even our own neighborhoods. With so much uncertainty in the air, is it a good time to think about buying a ho ...

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5 First-Time Homebuyer Mistakes To Avoid

5 First-Time Homebuyer Mistakes To Avoid

May 6, 2020 | Posted by: Bobby Smart

Buying your first home is a scary and exciting process because it’s a HUGE commitment. It’s easy to get swept up in the excitement of home shopping and mistakes can leave you with buyer&rs ...

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Real Estate 101: Essential Tips for First-Time Home Buyers in Victoria, BC

Real Estate 101: Essential Tips for First-Time Home Buyers in Victoria, BC

February 5, 2020 | Posted by: Bobby Smart

Buying a home is always a big decision, but when you're a first-time buyer it's even more important to get it right. Without home-buying experience to draw on, it's easy to make mistakes you could reg ...

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10 Essential Tips for Taking Out Your First Mortgage in Victoria, BC

10 Essential Tips for Taking Out Your First Mortgage in Victoria, BC

January 22, 2020 | Posted by: Bobby Smart

Taking out your first mortgage presents a major financial commitment, possibly the biggest one you'll ever make, so it's crucial that you get the best deal available. Getting a mortgage is often not a ...

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First Time Home Buyers Guide: What Happens after Sending an Offer to Purchase in Victoria, BC

First Time Home Buyers Guide: What Happens after Sending an Offer to Purchase in Victoria, BC

June 19, 2019 | Posted by: Bobby Smart

After sending the offer to purchase to the seller, there's nothing left to do but cross some fingers and hope for the best. Or is there? What happens now and when will the keys finally change hands? T ...

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First Time Home Buyers Guide For Victoria, BC: What about Pre-Qualification, Pre-Approval, and Mortgage Commitment Letters?

First Time Home Buyers Guide For Victoria, BC: What about Pre-Qualification, Pre-Approval, and Mortgage Commitment Letters?

June 5, 2019 | Posted by: Bobby Smart

Securing pre-qualification, pre-approval, and mortgage commitment letters can simplify the mortgage application process. These steps can also help home buyers avoid disaster. They don't need all three ...

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Three Mistakes to Avoid as a First Time Homebuyer in Victoria, BC

Three Mistakes to Avoid as a First Time Homebuyer in Victoria, BC

May 15, 2019 | Posted by: Bobby Smart

Purchasing your first home is always an exciting life milestone. However, if you want to make a smooth and easy transition into home ownership, there are a few mistakes you should try to avoid along ...

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Mortgage Mistakes - How to Avoid Getting in Over Your Head When Buying Your First Home in Victoria, BC

Mortgage Mistakes - How to Avoid Getting in Over Your Head When Buying Your First Home in Victoria, BC

May 1, 2019 | Posted by: Bobby Smart

If you are tired of renting and ready to buy the home of your dreams, you need to plan carefully. The dream of home ownership is a wonderful thing, but without careful planning and a proactive approac ...

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Mortgage Questions for First-Time Buyers in Victoria, BC

Mortgage Questions for First-Time Buyers in Victoria, BC

April 3, 2019 | Posted by: Bobby Smart

While purchasing a home qualifies as the largest acquisition in many peoples' lives, it doesn't have to invoke anxiety. As long as you know what to expect, you'll be set to become a successful homeo ...

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