Whether you are purchasing your first home, or you have owned many in the past, home buying can be an exciting and emotional journey. Mary Lou and Cuyler will meet with you to learn about your dream home and customize our approach to meet your needs. In each case, we will provide you with current market data specific to the areas and type of home that you desire so that you can make fully informed decisions. We will work closely together with you to ensure that your home buying experience meets and exceeds all of your expectations.
Whether you are considering the purchase of a new home from a large builder or a small builder, a home that is turnkey or fully customized for you, Mary Lou and Cuyler can provide you with information and guidance so that your decisions are fully informed.We will work closely together with you to ensure that your new home experience meets and exceeds all of your expectations.
CMHC – Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation is Canada’s national housing agency.This website offers a step by step guide to home ownership – www.cmhc-schl.gc.ca
Mortgage Specialist – Prior to searching for a new home, it is important to speak with a Mortgage Specialist or Broker to become pre-approved for a mortgage. This will allow you to target a price range that is reasonable for you to shop with confidence knowing that you have already been approved for financing.
TarionTM – Tarion Warranty Corporation is the Regulator of the new home building industry in Ontario. Tarion is responsible for licensing all new home and condominium builders in Ontario and ensuring that new homeowners receive new home warranty coverage – www.tarion.com
Real Estate Lawyer – A Real Estate Lawyer understands real estate laws and regulations and will protect your legal interests by ensuring that there is good and marketable title to the property. Your lawyer will review all contracts prior to finalization of the agreement and will facilitate the transfer of ownership to you.
Home Inspector – A certified Home Inspector’s role is to inform you about a property’s condition. This thorough inspection will be detailed in a report to you which will outline any repairs that should be done and how to maintain your property once you purchased it.
Other Inspectors – Rural properties typically have private wells and septic systems and often have wood stoves or fireplaces. We recommend that you hire qualified inspectors to thoroughly review these systems.
- Ottawa Septic System Office – www.ottawasepticsystemoffice.ca
- Mississippi Valley Conservation Authority – mvc.on.ca
- City of Ottawa – ottawa.ca