Congragulations in making the decision of buying a new home.
Starting your home search online is a smart and efficient use of your time weather you're looking for a condo in Toronto or home for sale in Vancouver. There are many real estate listings sites with information on MLS listings that can help you narrow down your search by city, neighbourhood, postal code or MLS number.
We recommend working with reputable real estate companies when buying or selling in Canada. Here are the top five Real Estate Broker agencies in Canada each well over 5,000 sales annually:
1) Sutton Group - West Coast Realty, Vancouver, British Columbia
2) RE/MAX Realtron Realty Inc., Markham, Ontario
3) Royal LePage Real Estate Services Ltd., Toronto, Ontario
4) RE/MAX Real Estate, Edmonton, Alberta
5) Royal LePage Your Community Realty, Richmond Hill, Ontario
6) Right At Home Realty Inc. Brokerage, Toronto, Ontario
7) RE/MAX Twin City Realty Inc., Kitchener, Ontario
8) RE/MAX Real Estate Centre Inc., Cambridge, Ontario
9) Royal LePage Team Realty & Royal LePage Gale Real Estate, Ottawa, Ontario
10) Royal LePage ProAlliance Realty, Brokerage, Belleville, Ontario
These companies ave a long history of providing excellent services but you still need to do your homework and find a real estate agent that knows the market well and understands your needs. Read our guide on finding the right agent & what questions you should ask?
Its helpful to have a good understanding of the local real estate market when buying a home. If you are going to be a first time home owner, heck-out our guides for buying real estate, selling real estate or renting.
Most Canadians start shopping for a mortgage around the same time they are looking for a new home. Receiving a mortgage re-approval can help you act fast when you found the right property for you and your family.
Over the past few years more Canadians are connecting with mortgage brokers to help them find the best mortgage from various banks or lenders in Canada. Companies such as Dominion Lending, True North Mortgage, RedPath Financial, SafeBridge as well as big banks such as Scotia Bank, Royal Bank of Canada, Canada Trust compete therefore the consumer wins.
Mortgage Rates vary from province to province as well as from bank to bank. Use our best mortgage rates page to contact mortgage brokers from all over Canada and request a custom quotes.
Lastly - real estate prices in Canada vary from city to city as well as by neihbourhood. Home.ca has written market overviews for popular cities such as Toronto, Mississauga, Oakville and more.
Home.ca is a leading Canadian real estate website with operations in many cities in Canada. We aim to become an important source of reliable information for Canadians providing an extensive catalog of thousands of houses and apartments available for sale (re-sale and new construction). We support the use of agents who can assist you with in-depth information and market statistics that you could otherwise miss.
We are working to bring you many improvements to the home.ca website - including free valuation fro sellers, free access to real estate lawyers, home inspectors, mortgage specialists and more.