Real Estate Blog for Buyers & Sellers

  • May 13, 2020
  • Brad & Clare Thomson

5 First-Time Homebuyer Mistakes To Avoid

Buying your first home is a scary and exciting process because it’s a HUGE commitment. It’s easy to get swept up in the excitement of home...

  • April 22, 2020
  • Brad & Clare Thomson

5 Smart Ways to Use a Home Equity Line of Credit

For homeowners across the globe, home equity lines of credit (HELOCs) have become a handy way of tapping into the value of their homes. However, when ...

  • April 8, 2020
  • Brad & Clare Thomson

What should you consider when refinancing your mortgage?

Mortgage rates are at a historic low. If you're thinking about refinancing your mortgage, you could possibly save significant amounts of money over th...

  • March 25, 2020
  • Brad & Clare Thomson

6 Signs a Home Will Likely Increase In Value

A home is a massive investment. Any new homeowner will naturally hope their investment will gain value. While nothing in life is guaranteed, there are...

  • March 11, 2020
  • Brad & Clare Thomson

6 Persistent Real Estate Myths You Really Need to Ignore

Whether you're a home-buyer or a seller, it pays to understand the real estate market if you want to get a good deal. Unfortunately, a series of damag...

  • February 26, 2020
  • Brad & Clare Thomson

Should You Pay Off Your Mortgage Early?

It's a dream to be able to pay off your mortgage early, but is there a downside?  While it sounds like a great idea, there are some factors to co...

  • February 12, 2020
  • Brad & Clare Thomson

Real Estate 101: Essential Tips for First-Time Home Buyers

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...

  • January 29, 2020
  • Brad & Clare Thomson

10 Essential Tips for Taking Out Your First Mortgage

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...

  • January 15, 2020
  • Brad & Clare Thomson

Should You Refinance Your Mortgage?

There are a multitude of reasons why a homeowner may be considering refinancing their mortgage. However, before any final decisions are made it is alw...

  • December 11, 2019
  • Brad & Clare Thomson

4 Reasons to Hire a Real Estate Agent When Selling Your Home

Selling your home is a big decision, and it's often a long and complex undertaking. Hiring a real estate agent can make every step of the home-selling...