What can I Afford
Steps to HOME OWNERSHIP
1. Barrie home finding is easy. Find out where you want to live. Drive around neighbourhoods to get a feel for the different areas. How close you are to school, churches, shopping & transportation.
Find Out What you can Afford?
2. How much you want to pay per month? Do you have an amount which is comfortable for you to pay towards all your monthly bills? Is it lower or higher than what you pay each month for all your expenses? This is important to figure out. Some people like to have extra money each month in case of emergencies. Remember if you own a house or many condos you will have taxes, heat, hydro, insurance, repairs each month on top of the mortgage payment.
5. Find out all the hidden costs of home ownership.
6. View listings in different neighbourhoods to see which best suit your needs.
7. Put in an offer.
8. Get packing.