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Kari Clark, Sales Representative

Business Type: Business, Featured, Real Estate  

Professional, honest and educated real estate services.

I have an office in Orangeville, Erin and Brampton. I also help clients buy or sell homes in the surrounding rural areas such as:

  • Mono
  • Caledon
  • Alton
  • Grand Valley
  • Dufferin County
  • And More!

I have lived all over the place!  Moving every two years since  I can remember… I have seen and lived in a lot of houses from Brampton to Caledon to Orangeville to say the least.  Trust you are in good hands!

Thinking of buying or selling?  Get the facts.  Let me help you. Give me a call first: 1 519.216.1791

Some Tips For New Home Buyers

We have all seen the news reports and read the papers. We know that people are running around like chicken little screaming about the collapse of the housing market. If you listen to all the experts it starts to seem pretty bleak. Is there an upside?

There certainly is if you are a new home buyer. This is the perfect time for the first time buyer. First of all, you don’t have to worry about selling a house that may be undervalued. Secondly, housing prices and interest rates are at the lowest they have been in years.

New home buyers will lead the real estate market comeback. Like any big purchase there are some simple steps you should take to assure you make the right choice. This isn’t something to jump into and you need to do your homework. Here are my 4 tips for any new home buyer:

Figure out the REAL cost and what you can afford – When you find a place you love, it can be easy to jump right in and want to make an offer. You need to figure out what you can afford first. You need to take into consideration the costs that aren’t included in the housing price. How much do you have to spend on fixing it up? What are the property taxes/condo fees? Heating costs? Is the cost of your commute increased?

Get a Home Inspector you can trust – You absolutely need to get a home inspector to check out any house you are thinking of making an offer on. They are trained to spot problems you haven’t even thought of. They will tell you about anything that needs to be fixed or could be dangerous/costly down the road. Sometimes if an inspector finds a big problem, the current home owner may fix it at no cost to you. You need to do your homework on home inspectors as well – get references and check to see if they belong to a provincial or industry association.

Make sure it is the right home for you! – If the cost and inspection is looking good on a house, it doesn’t mean you should dive right in. Is the house really right for you? If you have children or plan on it – does it have enough bedrooms? Is the backyard big enough for your dog to run? Are there quality schools close by? Is the neighbourhood friendly and clean? A good rule of thumb is to find a house that meets most of your needs for the next 5 to 10 years or can grow and change with your needs.

Find a GREAT Real Estate Agent – This is possibly the most important step you can take on your home buying adventure. You agent’s job will to be to help you find the ideal home, write the offer of purchase and negotiate on your behalf to get the best deal possible. They can also provide you with important information about the community and help you arrange things like a home inspection. Basically an agent is there to help guide you through the above three points.

If you follow these 4 tips you are well on your way to making an educated and smart first home purchase. The key step is to find an agent you can trust and feel comfortable with. If they don’t mention any of the above tips when you are dealing with them then they might not be the best choice for you. Take your time, do your homework, make an offer and then sit back and enjoy the thrills of home ownership.

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Business Details

Phone Number:  1 519.216.1791 Mobile

Email:  kari@kariclarkhomes.com

Address:  115 First Street

City:  Orangeville

Postal Code:  L9W 3J8

Hours of Operation:  Call For Appointment

Service Area:  Orangeville, Caledon, Mono, Brampton, Alton, Grand Valley

Handicap Accessible:  n/a

Website:  www.kariclarkhomes.com

Payment Terms:  Only Pay For Results

Additional Features:  Check below for some great pics of a beautiful house for sale in Caledon!

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