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Finding Houses for Sale in Canada
Have you been searching for a new home in Canada? Each day, countless Canadian homes are put up for sale from coast to coast. So if you're ready to start your search, REW is here to help.
A quick glance through Canadian MLS® listings will show you how much variety is out there. Whether you're looking for a practical apartment in an urban centre, a cabin to escape the hustle and bustle of the city, or a full-sized house in a great neighbourhood, the Canadian housing market is guaranteed to have something that suits your needs. REW makes narrowing your search and finding your way home that much easier — let's explore.
Exploring MLS® Listings & More
Every buyer has their own unique needs in a home. Some are thinking about affordability above all else, while others might be on the hunt for the perfect luxury home to enjoy at their leisure.
With so many amazing properties for sale, it's important to know where to look to find that one perfect place. REW is here to guide you home with an array of tools and resources for Canadian house-hunters. Here's how we do it:
- Variety - From apartments and condos to cabins and chateaus, we make browsing the latest houses for sale in Canada simple. So whether you're a young professional, a retiree, or a growing family, we can help you find the right spot to call home.
- Data & Insights – Our platform doesn't just help you find new listings — it also provides you with the information you need on homes, neighbourhoods, and entire cities. At a glance, you can find out about nearby schools, recent listing activity in the area, sales history, and even information on the local climate. All of this enables you to make a more informed decision during the house-hunting process.
- Homebuyer Resources – Whether it's connecting you with local real estate agents or getting guidance from mortgage brokers, we help with every step you'll need to take to buy a home. You can also use our mortgage calculator, closing cost calculator, and land transfer tax calculator tools to get a better idea of your overall costs.
- The Personal Touch – We didn't start REW to 'create the future of the real estate industry.'' We believe real estate is so much more than an industry — it's a journey. We're working to make that journey simpler, easier, and simply better than ever before by being a guide to help you navigate the home-buying process.
Browse Property Online with REW
With REW, your Canadian property search has never been easier. Our search feature lets you browse the latest real estate listings from the most popular provinces in Canada. It's also easy to sort homes for sale by size, price, and region, ensuring you never miss a hidden gem. Explore new MLS listings with us, and let's help you navigate the Canadian housing market and find your home sweet home, wherever it may be.
Canadian Real Estate FAQs
How do you buy a house in Canada?
Buying a home in Canada can be broken down into 6 basic steps:
Step 1: Secure a pre-approval for a mortgage with a Mortgage Broker or Bank.
Step 2: Find a real estate agent who can guide you through the details of the home buying process.
Step 3: Have your agent put you on a property search for homes that meet your budget and lifestyle needs so you can start viewing them in person.
Step 4: Submit an offer and have your agent negotiate favourable terms for you.
Step 5: Once your offer has been accepted, the closing process begins which can take 1-3 months. You'll need to sign all the relevant documents at a lawyers office.
Step 6: Get keys on possession day and move in!
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Who is involved in the Home Buying Process?
The home buying process typically involves several key parties, including:
- Buyer - the person who is buying.
- Buyer's Agent - to represent the buyer in the transaction.
- Seller - the person selling the property.
- Seller's Agent - to represent the seller in the transaction.
- Mortgage Broker - a licensed professional to secure financing for the buyer to purchase the home.
- Home Inspector - a professional who evaluates the property's condition to identify any issues or defects.
- Appraiser - a professional who assesses the property's value to determine if it aligns with the sale price.
- Insurance Agent - they make sure the home can be insured; call your insurance broker to secure home insurance on the property.
- Lawyer/Notary - they handle the paperwork for the transaction. Plan to meet with your lawyer or notary about 7 days prior to possession date. They make sure the title will transfer, the funds will be available on the day of closing and ensure that any snags that come up get dealt with prior to you getting the keys.