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There is understanding mortgages, long term rates vs short term, fixed vs variable, the difference and savings of making weekly payments instead of monthly. Downpayments and what it means to put 5 percent down or 25 percent. How does CMHC work and what does it costs.
Then there is location. Everybody has heard the saying, “location, location, location,” but what does it mean? Is it near schools? Is there future development coming? Is it in a flood zone or high crime zone? Will something be built that blocks your view? Are there bus routes? Is there a lot of noise, excess traffic? Personally when I helped people buy homes, I asked them to visit the same home at different times of the day. I suggested talking to neighbors. Asked about the history of the neighborhood. The military always bragged that time for reconnaisance is never wasted.
Will you agent accomodate your schedule? Will he respect your limits? Who does he really work for? Is his job to get the most money for the seller or the lowest price for the buyer. You need to ask questions and you need a great agent. This writer will interveiw Ottawa real estate agents and publish the findings here. We will find you the top ten real estate agents in Ottawa just for you.
* A new home is a newly constructed or substantially renovated home.