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Fall Events for the BuyerSeries.ca

Hi folks   A few people have asked about the home buyer seminars. A strong late Summer market has kept me from updating my blog, but here are the upcoming event dates.   Here are the dates for the remainder of 2017 buyer series events: Oct 11 – Buying your first home: credit, income, savings & mistakes to avoid. Oct 18 – Selling your home: How to get the quickest & highest price. Nov 1 – Buying your first home: credit, income, savings & mistakes to avoid. Nov 8 – Where and When to buy Ottawa real estate. Dec 6
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2017 line-up

Hello,   Here is the line-up of my speaking events for the remainder of the year. These events are open to the public and are free to attend.   Aug 16 – Condo curious: The differences between condo & freeholds. Aug 23 – Buying your first home: credit, income, savings & mistakes to avoid. Sept 13 – Where and When to buy Ottawa real estate. Sept 20  – Buying your first home: credit, income, savings & mistakes to avoid. Oct 11 – Buying your first home: credit, income, savings & mistakes to avoid. Oct 18 – Selling your home: How to
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How to SUPER-CHARGE your offer

Today’s blog contribution was written by Ayn MacDonald, ABR®, SRES®. Ayn is a Real Estate Salesperson in Ottawa.   In a sellers market, working hard for buyer clients have become instrumental in the success of your offer (over the competitors). There are many other ways to ‘super-charge’ your buyers’ offer without increasing the purchase price. I’ve been thinking a lot about how to increase your offer without changing very much and here’s what I’ve come up with. Now keep in mind every scenario is different. You need to use your own judgment of the situation and whether or not to implement one
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Summer events

  It’s been a while since I posted on the blog. Here are the summer events. If you would like to attend, just shoot me carrier pigeon or show up! Current clients welcome. 😀   SUMMER OTTAWA HOME BUYING EVENTS:   Aug 16th – Condo curious: The differences between condo & freeholds. *1335 Carling Ave 6:30pm Aug 23rd – First Time Buying: credit, income & common mistakes to avoid. *1335 Carling Ave 6:30pm full list can be found at www.BuyerSeries.ca   The market is in full swing this summer. Let’s find your new address. Ayn
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12 habits of happy house hunters in Ottawa

12 habits of happy house hunters Purchasing real estate doesn’t have to be stressful. Follow these habits of home buyers who have found success in purchasing Ottawa real estate. 1 They have set realistic goals about home ownership. 2 They know the difference between what they NEED & what they WANT. 3 They have hired a real estate professional to guide them through the process (ask about this free service). 4 They have done market research on the area, property & values. 5 Market research is key to securing the best deal. Knowing the future development in the area, the allowable uses and various zoning
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December Events: Weekly Seminars

  All events are comprised of short presentations by a mortgage broker, real estate agent & insurance agent. Our team of experienced professionals will answer your questions as they relate to purchasing real estate. This is not intended to solicit this is a collection of real estate conversation designed to help Ottawa home buyers. Curious about home ownership? Not sure how to get started? Visit www.BuyerSeries.ca for more info. Event Details: Wednesday’s @ 6:30pm Suite 204-1335 Carling Ave Other events in the series: Dec 7th – BuyerSeries.ca: First timer mistakes to avoid Dec 14th – BuyerSeries.ca: Where & When to buy real estate in
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Buying a home in 2017?

If buying an Ottawa home is one of your goals, then join us for an information packed seminar on how to get there.  The session will be presented by each of the professionals in the field and will cover: Check www.BuyerSeries.ca for current SEMINAR DATES.   Josee Menard, Mortgage Broker – The Mortgage Advisors Differences between mortgage products How to improve your credit score High-ratio mortgages & considerations Costs involved in purchasing a home Available rebates Steps for a mortgage pre-approval Budget for home ownership Mortgage rates & Predicted 2013 trends Ayn MacDonald, Royal LePage Team Realty, Real Estate Salesperson
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