Buying a Home in Today’s Sellers Market

Amber Randhawa Homeowner and Homebuyer Tips, Real Estate Trends

If you are currently in the market to purchase a home, and even if you are merely considering jumping in soon, you might be overwhelmed by frequent news reports that this seller’s market is becoming increasingly challenging for buyers. What you’ve likely heard is true – the pandemic boosted an already quite healthy market, with buyers now looking for larger …

Three Things to Do When Looking for the Perfect Accessible Home

Amber Randhawa Homeowner and Homebuyer Tips

House-hunting is generally a pleasurable exercise, but it can also be fraught with challenges. Those looking to provide for their very specific accessibility needs — such as seniors and persons with disabilities — can attest to these challenges. This is because homes fitted with accessibility features are not exactly a dime a dozen, which limits the search significantly. Add in …

What’s Really Important on Your Inspection Report

Amber Randhawa Homeowner and Homebuyer Tips

It’s a standard part of the process with every home purchase – having a thorough home inspection conducted buy a reliable inspection company. If you overlook the inspection, you could end up purchasing an endless money pit, full of serious issues that are not easily seen by the untrained eye. When you receive your home inspection report, you should immediately …

Fixed vs Adjustable Interest Rates

Amber Randhawa Homeowner and Homebuyer Tips

An important step in house hunting is working with lenders on securing your mortgage pre-approval, and from the beginning you will likely hear the terms “fixed” and “adjustable” when it comes to your possible interest rates. Today we’re going to look at the differences between the two. First of all, an interest rate is the cost of borrowing money. Very …

How Much Do You Know About Home Appraisals?

Amber Randhawa Homeowner and Homebuyer Tips, Real Estate Trends

If you have ever purchased or sold a home, then you are familiar with the part of the home sale process known as the appraisal. But what exactly is an appraisal, and why is it important for you to have one? An appraisal is an official valuation of the property in question, conducted by a trained and authorized individual. Appraisals …