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UNDERSTANDING THE GAME

The Real Estate Quarterback

In Southwest Ontario, home buying is complex. The market’s intricacies require a deep understanding and strategic approach to navigate successfully. Like a skilled quarterback who leads a football team to victory, I, as your Uncommon REALTOR® and Relocation Advisor in Southwest Ontario, am here to guide our team to triumph in the real estate game.

Furthermore, with my expertise and dedication, we’ll work hand in hand through the entire home-buying adventure. We’ll strategically navigate the market while keeping you informed about the latest sales and trends. My exceptional customer service ensures that we’ll find your perfect home together, making this journey smooth, enjoyable, and ultimately successful. Let’s form an unbeatable real estate team and score that dream home touchdown!

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Here’s what they had to say…

Dania found exactly what we were looking for in a home. She respects her client’s time, listens to her client’s needs and doesn’t waste time showing properties, which do not meet the needs of her clients. She keeps the clients best interests in mind. .

– Paul & Dianne –

Dania Parker-Smith REALTOR® Chappy clients in Aylmer Ontario

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THE buying PROCESS

01
Consult with a Mortgage Professional

Speak to a mortgage professional to understand your financial readiness and get pre-approved for a mortgage.  

02
Find a Realtor

Collaborate with your realtor to research, visit properties, and explore different neighbourhoods that suit your preferences.

03
Make An offer

Work closely with your real estate agent to make competitive offers and navigate the negotiation process with the seller.

04
Firming Up The Deal

Your realtor will help arrange a thorough home inspection and appraisal to ensure you're making an informed decision and remove conditions on the purchase.  

05
Smooth Closing & Move-In

With your realtor's expertise, complete the necessary paperwork, successfully close the deal, and finally, move into your new dream home.

5 Ways To Negotiate Better When Buying in London & South West Ontario

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Have Questions About Buying?

Check out our FAQs for buying real estate in London & Southwestern Ontario.

Knowing how much you can afford is a critical first step when buying a new home in Ontario. Start by evaluating your financial situation, including your income, savings, and any existing debts. Use online mortgage calculators or consult with a mortgage advisor to get an estimate of your potential mortgage amount. Keep in mind additional costs such as property taxes, insurance, and maintenance when determining your budget.

The process of buying a home in Ontario typically involves the following steps:

    1. Pre-Approval: Get pre-approved for a mortgage to understand your budget and increase your negotiating power.
    2. House Hunting: Search for properties that match your criteria and visit them to assess their suitability.
    3. Making an Offer: When you find your ideal home, work with your real estate agent to make a formal offer to the seller.
    4. Offer Acceptance: If the seller accepts your offer, the process moves to the next stage.
    5. Home Inspection: Conduct a thorough home inspection to identify any potential issues with the property.
    6. Closing the Deal: Finalize the purchase agreement and complete all necessary paperwork to transfer ownership.
    7. Taking Possession: Receive the keys and officially become the homeowner.

Real estate market conditions can fluctuate, so it’s essential to stay informed about the latest trends in Ontario. Consider researching local real estate reports, consulting real estate agents, and monitoring recent property sales to understand whether it’s a buyer’s or seller’s market. Pay attention to average home prices and inventory levels to make informed decisions.

Yes, Ontario offers several programs and incentives to assist first-time homebuyers. Some common initiatives include the First-Time Home Buyer Incentive (FTHBI), which allows eligible buyers to share the cost with the government, and the Land Transfer Tax Refund for First-Time Homebuyers, providing a partial refund of the land transfer tax. Be sure to check the official Ontario government website for the latest information and eligibility criteria.

When inspecting a property in Ontario, consider the following:

    • Structural Integrity: Assess the foundation, walls, and roof for any signs of damage or structural issues.
    • Plumbing and Electrical Systems: Check for leaks, water pressure, and the condition of electrical wiring.
    • HVAC Systems: Verify the functionality of heating, ventilation, and air conditioning systems.
    • Environmental Factors: Look for signs of water damage, mold, or pests.
    • Amenities and Location: Evaluate the property’s proximity to schools, transportation, amenities, and local services to meet your lifestyle needs.
    • It is always best to consult with a professional when understanding the integrity of a new home. 

 

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