Top

Tag Archives | buying a house

money stacked up

Smart and Effective Ways to Get a Cheaper Mortgage

Most people who have worked at the same company for two years and have a minimum credit score of 600 can qualify for a mortgage. Financial experts suggest buying a home over renting because it is a long-term investment that yields equity as well as property, which can be used as collateral. On the other […]

Continue Reading
electrician

5 Main Reasons to get an Electrical Inspection Before Buying a Home

Electricity is a big part of our lives today. With all the devices that require electrical power nowadays, it’s hard to imagine a life without electricity. When moving into a new home there are many reasons for you to have an electrical inspection.You wouldn’t want to have all your devices overwhelmed or have the circuit […]

Continue Reading
house keys

What to Expect in a Building Inspection When Buying a Property

A building inspection aka ‘home inspection’ or ‘property inspection’ is always recommended and ideally you get it done before signing the sale and purchase agreement. However that’s not always possible so an inspection can also be a conditional clause in the S&P agreement and your lawyer can assist you with it’s inclusion in the contract. […]

Continue Reading
money purse

Home Ownership For Low Earners: Is It Still Possible?

In all honesty, there’s no getting around the fact that buying a house can often seem like a privilege for the privileged. If you have money, either from your income or family, homeownership is easy enough to achieve. Some privileged individuals even go as far as buying many properties to either rent out or use […]

Continue Reading
house keys

Buying A House? Don’t Get Ripped Off!

Buying a house is probably one of the biggest purchases you will ever make. It makes sense that you want to be protective of your cash and shop around for the best deals on a mortgage, real estate agency and the home itself. In life, there are risks with buying anything, but that doesn’t mean […]

Continue Reading
house 4 sale

Five Things All First Time Buyers Should Know

We all dream of one day buying our first house and no longer having to answer to a landlord. But what do you know about buying a house? This is going to be the biggest purchase of your life, and you want to avoid any potential pitfalls. Not to mention, you’re hopefully going to be […]

Continue Reading