House hunting can be a very exciting time, but it can also be a stressful time – especially if you're completely unprepared!  When you decide you are ready to start touring homes, make sure you start the process with a plan in hand.  By taking the time to get organized before you start, you will save yourself time and money and make the process much more enjoyable.


So, let’s take a look at what NOT to do!


1.     Not having your financing in order.

 

How can you really know what price you can afford without being pre-approved for a mortgage?  Sellers may actually be scared away by your offer without pre-approval as they will assume you aren’t really a serious contender. There were some big changes to mortgages recently, so be sure you know where you stand before you start shopping for your next home.


2.     House hunting on your own.

 

If you are serious about buying a house, you...

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Ready to buy or sell a home in Oakville? While you may be tempted to try and tackle the process on your own, know that an experienced real estate agent can provide you with invaluable expertise and support. Below you’ll find five reasons why it’s essential to work with a professional real estate agent for any type of real estate transaction.


1.  A Good Realtor Will Educate You, Not Sell To You.


Obviously, a real estate agent wants to help clients buy and sell homes. However, a good agent is dedicated to much more than just selling. They will also help you understand the entire process so you know what to expect. A quality agent wants to make sure you make a smart and educated decision.


For example, if you want to list your home, an experienced Oakville realtor will help you navigate through the following areas:

  • Determining if your property is ready for the market.
  • Having professional home staging done.
  • Deciding on a fair price.
  • Providing you with...
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From his experience with 100’s of real estate investments over the past 20 years, TV star Scott McGillivray knows first-hand about the value a knowledgeable, connected, and dedicated Real Estate Agent brings to the buying and selling process.  



Sue Heddle is proud to announce her selection as a Scott McGillivray Trusted Agent for Oakville. Real Estate Agents in the Scott McGillivray Trusted Agent program are selected based on a combination of excellence in client satisfaction, depth of experience, marketing expertise, and proven ability to deliver outstanding results. “Selling a home can be a complex process so it’s important to use an experienced agent that knows your market,” advises Scott. 

Top Oakville Realtor Sue Heddle Delivers Excellence

When selling your home, the sole focus at Sue Heddle Homes is to get you RESULTS. We do this by attracting qualified buyers with our industry-leading marketing strategy and offering free home staging, both of...

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As a successful Oakville realtor for more than a decade, Sue Heddle Homes has certainly seen changes in the market year over year. When COVID brought the world to a halt in March 2020, the real estate market certainly took a hit and it did leave some people questioning what the future may hold.


However, the 2020 real estate market finished very strong, and in fact, we had some of our busiest sales months ever! But, what does this mean for 2021? If you’re thinking of making a move this year, it’s time to talk to an Oakville realtor right away. An experienced realtor can help you navigate real estate transactions in a COVID environment while ensuring you get the best results possible.

Is 2021 A Good Time to Buy and Sell? 

Are you thinking of moving in 2021? Here are some things to think about:

  • Experts forecast that buyers from other cities and provinces will continue to support a strong market in 2021, particularly in suburban and rural markets.
  • People...
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Purchasing a condo in Oakville can be a great option for those looking to get into the real estate market or for those looking to downsize. Condo ownership means you don’t have to worry about the upkeep that comes with a traditional semi-detached or detached home. In addition, condos also typically have a selection of shared amenities that are paid for by condo fees and can be used by residents.


If you think a condo could be the right purchase for you, Sue Heddle Homes can help. With more than a decade of experience as an Oakville realtor, she knows how to help clients narrow down their search to ensure they find exactly what they’re looking for.

What to Consider Before Buying A Condo

Not all condos are the same, of course, so it’s best to figure out what your specific needs are before you dive head first into your search. While location and design matter, many people are unware of how much condo fees can vary, so be sure to factor those into...

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