After the decision is made to buy a house, many people debate about whether they should buy new or purchase an older home. If you are looking to buy a house in Oakville, you will certainly have options when it comes to the type of home you might be looking for. Interestingly, real estate stats report that the percentage of those who strongly or somewhat prefer buying a newly built home weighs in at 41%. So, for the most part, prospective home buyers still favour existing homes.

What To Consider Before Buying An Older Home

Here are some of the more popular reasons to buy an older home.

  • Old world construction. Older homes have stood for decades and tend to have genuine craftsmanship with meticulous attention to detail. You will often hear people say “they don't make them like they used to”!
  • Larger yard. Years ago, when land was cheaper, builders built on larger lot sizes.
  • More character. Interesting architectural features are more common in older homes such as arches or s...
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Did you see our recent announcement? Sue Heddle Homes is now using even more ways to market your home and get your property sold quickly and for the price you want. The CENTURY 21 Network is first in Canada to announce a marketing partnership with Zillow, a fantastic competitive advantage for all of my clients.

If you aren’t familiar with Zillow, it is the leading real estate and rental marketplace dedicated to connecting consumers with the best local professionals to help them find their next home.

What does that mean for you, my clients?

  • More buyers seeing your listings.
  • Extra advertising for every seller.

In addition to the added benefits of Zillow, when you list with Sue Heddle Homes, you will also always receive:

  • Free home staging.
  • Online marketing tools such as an exclusive website for your listing, a 3D home tour as part of the listing, as well as professional photographs.

If you are thinking of selling your home, make sure you take the time to find the right real estate agent...
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