August 2019

Found 14 blog entries for August 2019.

1210 Colony Street, Varsity View

 

Cute and cozy home located close to the University in trendy Varsity View!  Stay tuned for the complete listing! 

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Both buyers and sellers should make a detailed list of items included in the sale of a property and reach an agreement on disputed items before closing. Most buyers take very little time to look at the “extras” in a home before they make an offer. Consequently, they may discover that beautiful antique mirror in the bathroom they thought came with the house has been loaded onto the moving van and heading to a new home.

Everyone has a slightly different concept of what should or should not be included in the home. Reaching an agreement on the definition of property can be the most difficult part of a sale. Many items can fall into dispute especially if they were special ordered, custom-made, expensive or have some personal significance.

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Book Your Move

Whether you decide to hire a moving company or do the move yourself, you will need to make the appropriate arrangements.

When using a moving company you will need to decide what, if anything, you want them to pack up for you and what you want to be responsible for yourself. It is never too soon to begin planning for a move, so make sure to pick your moving day and book your moving company as soon as possible.

If you have chosen to do the move yourself, remember that you may need to rent a truck, pick up your packing supplies and reserve a few friends to help you with your move. Remember, the more organized you are, the easier your moving day will be.

Change of Address
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116 Wind River Road

 

Amazing Family Acreage!

Only minutes east of Saskatoon, you can have your own piece of paradise.  Immediately as you hit the driveway, it is clear that this property is a one of a kind.

Follow the link to more information and call me for your private showing.

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Check out this new listing in Warman for $429,900. 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom main floor. Double Attache Garage. Legal 2 bedroom, 1 bathroom basement suite. For more information click the link below to see the full listing.

 

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332 Avenue D S

Check out this new listing in Riversdale for only $229,900. 2 bedroom, 1 bathroom.  New Double detached Garage with studio space. Solar panels. Private Yard For more information click the link below to see the full listing.

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When buying a home a certain portion of the purchase will be from savings – this is what is referred to as the down payment. The rest will be financed and in most cases will be via a mortgage. However there will be additional expenses incurred as various inspections are conducted, the mortgage is registered and the title is transferred. These expenses are known as closing costs and must be paid before the home can be considered sold. Therefore, saving on ‘closing costs’ while buying a home is often questioned.

So can you cut closing costs and save money when buying a home?

 Is It Possible to Save Money when Buying a Home?

First, a bit more detail on what these costs entail. In Saskatchewan, most of the costs consist of two parts. The first is a non-negotiable fee charged by the province when

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Saskatoon — Hot weather and summer holidays brought a slight cooling to Saskatoon and region’s housing market, as sales and total dollar volume fell by 9.8 and 9.4 per cent respectively from last July.

Multiple Listing Service®(MLS) sales totaled 481, down from 533, while listings rose a marginal 0.4 per cent to 1,140. Dollar volume fell to $154.7 million from last year’s $170.7 million, reported the Saskatoon Region Association of REALTORS®(SRAR).

“Typically people think summer will always be busy, but spring is the busiest market,” said SRAR CEO Jason Yochim. “It tapers off a bit in summer. Winter weather can be brutal, and people take advantage of summer when it’s here.”

Still, year-to-date numbers remain up over 2018. Sales rose 4.4 per cent

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