Buying a house can seem like a daunting process, but it is much simplier when I am here to take care of you every step of the way.

Things to Consider

Mortgage Pre-approval

Getting a Mortgage pre-approval is something important to think about as it is beneficial to know your realistic price range.


Costs of Owning a Home

There are various costs to consider on top of just the sale price of a house, these include additional buying costs and monthly costs.

On top of the downpayment, upfront costs include:

  • Taxes
  • Legal Fees
  • Inspection Costs
  • Moving Expenses

On a Monthly basis costs may include:

  • Mortgage
  • Utilities
  • Taxes
  • Insurance
  • Maintenance & Condo Fees (Condominiums)

Considerations when viewing a house

Things to keep in mind when looking at a potential home:

  • Age
  • Livable square footage
  • Type of heating system
  • Roof and Foundation
  • Plumbing
  • Renovation costs

Elements of an Offer

Once you have decided on a home it is time to put in an offer.

  • Price

Depending on market conditions, your opinion on the value, information provided by your agent as well as negotiations, the sale price can vary greaty from the listing price


  • Deposit

The deposit shows your good faith and commitment to the home. This amount will be creditied towards the purchase of the home upon closing of the sale. 


  • Terms

This includes the total price offereed and the financing details. You may arrange your own financing or propose to assume the seller's mortage, which may have a favourable interest rate.


  • Conditions

These are additional clauses that are agreed to be part of the sale. Some examples are "subject to home inspection" and "subject to selling of your property", but they can be tailor to the specific situation.


  • Inclusions and Exclusions

These may include things like appliances, window coverings, light fixtures, etc.


  • Closing Date

This is the date that the title is legally obtained and transaction of funds is completed. This also commonly the possession date, the day which you would take physical possession of the property.

Call Me Today for Any Questions!

Cell: 416-953-8688

Email: Mimi@buyandsellsmart.ca

12 Milos Rd

Oct 15th, 2021

When we decided on selling our house, we had no doubt who should accompany us in this journey. Mimi Khuu has sold many houses in our neighborhood. She is honest, efficient, professional but also warm and very friendly. Her standards are high, and she knows what she is doing, but …

When we decided on selling our house, we had no doubt who should accompany us in this journey. Mimi Khuu has sold many houses in our neighborhood. She is honest, efficient, professional but also warm and very friendly. Her standards are high, and she knows what she is doing, but it is also important to her to make her clients feel comfortable with her suggestions. Mimi did not waste time and stood by every promise she made. Our house was sold in one week. We are happy and highly recommend her.
-Nava and Ofer, 12 Milos Rd

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