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 How to choose

In this document you will find answers to your questions about buying a home, tips and useful tables to help you find what suits you better.

Buying a home is an important investment, it is essential in your choice, to consider your budget and to set criteria to ensure some peace for the financial future.

Use the following checklist to guide your choice.

Cost of Home
Features of my future home In order of importance
Number (0 to 10)
Cost of Home 0 - 1 - 2 - 3 - 4 - 5 - 6 - 7 - 8 - 9 - 10
Age of home 0 - 1 - 2 - 3 - 4 - 5 - 6 - 7 - 8 - 9 - 10
Moving Date 0 - 1 - 2 - 3 - 4 - 5 - 6 - 7 - 8 - 9 - 10
Number of bedrooms 0 - 1 - 2 - 3 - 4 - 5 - 6 - 7 - 8 - 9 - 10
Number of bathrooms 0 - 1 - 2 - 3 - 4 - 5 - 6 - 7 - 8 - 9 - 10
Large kitchen 0 - 1 - 2 - 3 - 4 - 5 - 6 - 7 - 8 - 9 - 10
Family Room 0 - 1 - 2 - 3 - 4 - 5 - 6 - 7 - 8 - 9 - 10
Finished basement 0 - 1 - 2 - 3 - 4 - 5 - 6 - 7 - 8 - 9 - 10
Garage 0 - 1 - 2 - 3 - 4 - 5 - 6 - 7 - 8 - 9 - 10
Fireplace 0 - 1 - 2 - 3 - 4 - 5 - 6 - 7 - 8 - 9 - 10
Landscaping, paved driveway 0 - 1 - 2 - 3 - 4 - 5 - 6 - 7 - 8 - 9 - 10
Swimming pool 0 - 1 - 2 - 3 - 4 - 5 - 6 - 7 - 8 - 9 - 10
Large lot 0 - 1 - 2 - 3 - 4 - 5 - 6 - 7 - 8 - 9 - 10
Fence 0 - 1 - 2 - 3 - 4 - 5 - 6 - 7 - 8 - 9 - 10
Quiet neighbourhood 0 - 1 - 2 - 3 - 4 - 5 - 6 - 7 - 8 - 9 - 10
Nearby stores 0 - 1 - 2 - 3 - 4 - 5 - 6 - 7 - 8 - 9 - 10
Nearby schools 0 - 1 - 2 - 3 - 4 - 5 - 6 - 7 - 8 - 9 - 10
Near transit 0 - 1 - 2 - 3 - 4 - 5 - 6 - 7 - 8 - 9 - 10
Near work 0 - 1 - 2 - 3 - 4 - 5 - 6 - 7 - 8 - 9 - 10




Neighbourhood

To find the neighbourhood that suits you, see it at all times of day and week. At rush hour, estimate how long it takes to get to work.


Some elements may change the future value of your property
Zoning
Tax rate
Large building projects
Future road construction
Disturbing noises around, etc..

People who live in the area can provide information on these topics.


Property types

Several types of properties are available:


Detached house House with no other attached.
Semi-detached house House linked to a similar one by a common wall
Row or Townhouse House linked to others by common walls.
Duplex, triplex, multiplex Building of two, three or more housing rental. Incomes can benefit you.
Condominium Attached to many homes spread over several floors, it is for those who want their homes while reducing the time and energy devoted to maintenance.
Mobile home or machined It is built in a factory then transported to your site and placed on foundations.



New or existing home?

Buying a new home offers multiple benefits (plans, sites and selected materials, warranty) but is more expensive. For an existing home, the 7% GST does not apply except for those properties that have suffered major renovations. Furthermore, the landscape outside is often completed, a pool installed and the basement is completely finish. It is also easier to see the quality of construction after several years of existence and have a good idea the neighborhood organization. Call upon the services of an expert for the inspection. Ask relatives and close friends about the choices you make.