Buyers Resource Centre

As the experts we have compiled a list of articles to help you in preparing to buy, searching for, and moving into your dream home. If you have specific questions or want to talk to a professional please do not hesitate to fill out the form below and we will be sure to help you with all your real estate needs and questions. Sign up here to create your own personal Home Hunter account. With Home Hunter you can save your home search and we will do the looking! When the home you are looking for is listed we will email it to you!


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Home Buyers Help

Buying a home often presents some rather unique challenges. Contact a GoWest Realty Ltd. and we will make the home buying process as stress-free as possible. Read More Here!

 

First Time Home Buyers

Buying your first home is a memory you will keep forever, make it a good one, contact us and we will help you take this big step. Read More Here!

 

Tips for First-Time Home Buyers

Ditching the land lord and taking the leap into the realm of home ownership? This article will help you prepare for buying your first home. Read More Here!

 

Best Home for Your Family

Thinking of a better home for you and your family? Families grow quick and before you know it you have a bunch of little children running around. If you're rapidly running out of space, or if you're planning on having a family, then up-sizing to a larger home could be your best bet. Read More Here!

 

Answers to Common Buyers Questions

I want to buy a home. Where do I start? This article will give you all the information you need to start your home buying process. This article will also provide answers to the most common questions that buyers ask. Read More Here!

 

Hiring a Real Estate Appraiser

Remember, an appraiser values a home whereas an inspector lets you know of the physical condition of the home, so you will most likely need to hire both when you are looking to buy a home. If you need any help, do not hesitate to ask GoWest Realty Ltd. for help and advice. Read More Here!

 

What To Offer

Many factors come into play in the initial offer. Some say always offer 10% less. Unfortunately, this route could end you up in second place on that competitively priced "perfect" home for your needs. And, second place is no fun. Too low of an initial offer could insult the Seller. Read more on what to offer for your dream house by visiting this article! Read More Here!

 

Living Stress Free After Buying

Even though you may be less stressed after you buy a home, there are still things you need to keep in mind, or that you can do, to make your transition into a new home a smooth one. Read More Here!

 

Free Properties List

Distressed properties can often be a great way to get your home at a discount. However in order to take advantage of great deals like these you will need to know exactly when these discounted homes hit the market. Read More Here!

 

Home Inspections

It's important to hire a knowledgeable, independent home inspector for advice on the overall condition of the property. Many companies specialize in only one area of inspection, and others will group several together and offer a package price. Find more about getting a home inspector by visiting this article. Read More Here!

 

Homeowners Insurance

When buying a home, one word you will hear often is insurance. Insurance is the type of service you buy hoping that you will never have to use it. The right insurance can give you a sense of security in knowing that you are adequately protected. Visit this article for more about purchasing home insurance. Read More Here!

 

Title Insurance

Generally, there are two forms of title insurance. Lender's title insurance, required by most lending institutions, is normally written in the amount of the mortgage and protects the lending institution from losses resulting from title defects. Read more about lender's title insurance and the other form by viewing this article. Read More Here!

 

How Much You Can Qualify For

When buying a home, it is helpful to determine the type of home you'll like and how much you can afford before beginning your search. Visit this page to view more about how much you can qualify for so that you can get the best home for you and your family. Read More Here!

 

Real Estate Glossary

Find helpful definitions to real estate terms by visiting this page for a helpful real estate glossary list. Read More Here!

 

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Relocation Help

Relocating can be hard on anyone involved, for helpful information or tips on how to relocate easier visit this page and we will be happy to help you. Read More Here!

 

Our Local Area

Are you thinking of moving to our surrounding area? Learn more about our area and find links to homes and properties for sale in each City or Town by visiting this page. Read More Here!

 

Moving

Whether you choose to hire outside professionals or you choose to do it yourself, being prepared will ultimately make the move much smoother. Visit this page to read more about our moving article. Read More Here!

 

Planning Your Move

While buying or renting a new home can bring joy and excitement, most people can agree that moving from one home to another, especially for the first time, can be troublesome. Read how to make it easier by viewing this article. Read More Here!

 

Self-Moving Advice & Tips

Moving by yourself and not with the assistance of a moving company can be a practical option. You’ll save money and probably be able get some free help from your friends and family. Read More Here!

 

Hiring a Moving Company

There's always the risk of finding a less-reputable mover who can end up costing you more money and time than you wanted. Visit this page for helpful tips about hiring a mover. Read More Here!

 

Moving with Children

Some children might be frightened by the prospect of moving, but, with your care, guidance and positivity, the process of moving with your children will be enjoyable for them. Read More Here!

 


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Mortgage Services Help

Need help getting the right mortgage for your home? Contact us and we will help you to find the lender you are looking for. Read More Here!

 

Mortgage Calculator

Our calculator will help you calculate these costs, so you know how much you'll need to save. Read More Here!

 

Get Pre Approved

Get Pre-Approved, Most mortgage lenders take the guess work out of applying for a loan by figuring out for you the amount you can afford to borrow. Read more about getting pre approved by visiting this article. Read More Here!

 

Getting That Perfect Mortgage

There are various aspects of a mortgage loan that you have to be aware of so you fully understand the type of loan that you are receiving. In addition, be certain that you know your credit records, income, debts and assets. Read More Here!

 

Land Transfer Tax

Land transfer tax is a payment made to the government for transferring property from the seller to the buyer, is a complex process that should be calculated by a professional. Read More Here!

 

Home Protection Program

A home protection program is an affordable way to cover the costs of unexpected mechanical failure of a major system or appliance. A home protection program is specifically designed to cover the kinds of repairs that home insurance does not: appliances, plumbing and electrical, air conditioning, furnaces, and pool equipment. Read More Here!

 

Local Vendors

Find a list of all our local vendors and vendors we highly recommend and trust by visiting this page. Read More Here!

 

Local Market Reports

If you are interested in viewing the market reports for important helpful information about the surrounding market, the best time to buy, housing and home owner stats, mortgage services, and much more visit this page and we will be happy to provide it for you. Read More Here!

 

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