Real Estate Blog for Buyers & Sellers

Category: First Time Home Buyers (4 posts)

  • February 5, 2020
  • Melissa Berrigan

Real Estate 101: Essential Tips for First-Time Home Buyers in Courtenay, BC

Buying a home is always a big decision, but when you're a first-time buyer it's even more important to get it right. Without home-buying experience to draw on, it's easy to make mistakes you could reg

  • January 22, 2020
  • Melissa Berrigan

10 Essential Tips for Taking Out Your First Mortgage in Courtenay, BC

Taking out your first mortgage presents a major financial commitment, possibly the biggest one you'll ever make, so it's crucial that you get the best deal available. Getting a mortgage is often not a

  • June 19, 2019
  • Melissa Berrigan

First Time Home Buyers Guide: What Happens after Sending an Offer to Purchase in Courtenay, BC

After sending the offer to purchase to the seller, there's nothing left to do but cross some fingers and hope for the best. Or is there? What happens now and when will the keys finally change hands? T

  • June 5, 2019
  • Melissa Berrigan

First Time Home Buyers Guide in Courtenay: What about Pre-Qualification, Pre-Approval, and Mortgage Commitment Letters?

Securing pre-qualification, pre-approval, and mortgage commitment letters can simplify the mortgage application process. These steps can also help home buyers avoid disaster. They don't need all three