Why You Should Hire a Local Real Estate Agent

By: Mitchell Saldanha Real Estate Team

Why You Should Hire a Local Real Estate Agent

Tags: Realtor, Brampton homes for sale, selling a home, realtor near me, real estate agent near me

It is a fact that more than 8 out of 10 real estate transactions occur with the help of a real estate agent or real estate broker and for that, there is a good reason for this statistic. A real estate professional, especially a local realtor, is going to be intimately familiar with the home buying and home selling process. Realtors are highly experienced with marketing homes, as well as what is ne...Read More

What is a Reverse Mortgage?

By: Mitchell Saldanha Real Estate Team

What is a Reverse Mortgage?

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  Did you know? Reverse mortgages are continuing to gain popularity for 55+ homeowners in Canada! For many Canadians who are looking to retire but currently facing high debt load and ongoing expenses, as well as reduced income, it can be a challenge. This is where the reverse mortgage can help! This product is also a great option for anyone wanting to assist their elderly parents. Instead of...Read More

Tips for Creating a Summer-Ready Outdoor Space

By: Mitchell Saldanha Real Estate Team

Tips for Creating a Summer-Ready Outdoor Space

Tags: your outdoor space in the GTA, GTA homebuyers and homeowners, GTA real estate

Summer is almost here, which means you will most likely be spending a lot more time outside in your backyard. Here are some tips on creating a summer-ready outdoor space in Caledon, Brampton or Orangeville perfect for any size backyard:    1. Create a comfortable hangout area - Creating an outdoor space means creating one or mor distinct and purposeful zones that allow people to feel wel...Read More

Sell Your GTA Home Fast With These Staging Tips

By: Mitchell Saldanha Real Estate Team

Sell Your GTA Home Fast With These Staging Tips

Tags: GTA HOME SELLERS, SELLING YOUR HOME, ASKING PRICE, SELLING TIPS

If you are planning to put your home on the market, it probably goes without saying,  you want your home to sell quickly and get at least your asking price. There are many ways to do this, however a lot will depend on the current market, but staging your home is something that will always benefit you as a seller regardless of the current market. Home staging is important because it allows &nb...Read More

6 Spring Home Maintenance Tips for Homeowners

By: Mitchell Saldanha Real Estate Team

6 Spring Home Maintenance Tips for Homeowners

Tags: home maintenance, your GTA home, GTA home value, GTA real estate

Thinking about home maintenance can be quite daunting, especially to a new home owner. Caring for a new home is not only taxing on your wallet but also quite time-consuming. We have prepared a list of seasonal tasks for home maintenance so you won’t feel overwhelmed. Spring As soon as we begin opening up our windows again to get some fresh air, we suddenly want the inside of our home to sme...Read More

Investment and Vacation Property 101

By: Mitchell Saldanha Real Estate Team

Investment and Vacation Property 101

Tags: Investments, Vacation Property, Rent, Real Estate

So, you are looking to purchase a second property! Congratulations! This is a great opportunity for you to expand your financial portfolio and ensure stability for the future. However, before you launch into this purchase there are a few things you should know, depending on which type of second property you are looking to purchase. Second Property with Intention to Rent Buying a property for the ...Read More

Buyer's Guide

By: Mitchell Saldanha Real Estate Team

Buyer's Guide

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If you are planning on buying your first home or you haven’t bought a new home in several years, there may be a lot of questions you have regarding the home buying process. Some questions might be what can I afford to buy? Is this the right time to buy a home? Can I find the perfect home for my family? Buying a home can be stressful and overwhelming, but not to worry, because everyone in yo...Read More

Things to Buy for Your New Home

By: Mitchell Saldanha Real Estate Team

Things to Buy for Your New Home

Tags: New Home, Buy, Purchase, Must have, Real Estate

Congratulations, you have found and bought a new home that is perfect for you and your family! This is such an exciting time for you as a fresh homebuyer  but here at the Mitchell Saldanha Real Estate Team, we know this can also be overwhelming at times. Whether this is your first home or your fifth , a well-organized list of things to buy for your new home is sure to come in handy.  &nb...Read More

By: Mitchell Saldanha Real Estate Team

PRE-APPROVALS

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Credit History: Make sure your mortgage broker pulls your credit report to get a full understanding of your financial situation. If a lender is giving you a pre-approval that isn't underwritten, it doesn't hold much merit Down Payment: Make sure your mortgage broker is checking if you have the minimum required down payment for your purchase Employment Be upfront with your mortgage broker...Read More

By: Mitchell Saldanha Real Estate Team

Why It’s So Important to Get Pre-Approved

Tags: Why It’s So Important to Get Pre-Approved

As you get ready to buy a new home, not only do you need to hire a realtor, put your current home on the market (if applicable) and go to open houses, but you’ll also have to figure out where you want to move to if you don’t already have a specific area in mind—as well as pick a few alternative neighborhoods just in case for-sale properties are scarce or the homes are out of your...Read More