Buying a Home

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If you're searching for an Ottawa home or condo, then making use of our polygon search tool will allow you to easily customize your Ottawa real estate search within the boundaries you define on our interactive map search.

This is our favorite way to search as it allows you to see every home that is within the specific area that you want to live. In addition to setting your boundaries, you can also customize your search with the rest of the options available including property sub type, price range and more.

To make things even better, after you create your search you can save it so that you can easily go back to it without having to set your boundaries and search options again. Once saved, you can also opt to receive email alerts. If new properties

One thing most home buyers want to know before they begin the home buying process, is what expenses they might encounter throughout this process. The price you negotiate for your new home is just the beginning as there are likely going to be more than a few extra expenses and costs that you will be up against. If you have a set budget, you’ll need to take the following into consideration:

Appraisal fee: Your mortgage lender will most likely require a home appraisal in order to ensure that you aren’t drastically over paying for your home. The costs here typically depend on the size of the property and how complex the appraisal will be, but a general ball park figure would be around $150 to $250. Some lenders may waive this fee, so when negotiating