Save T I M E ,
maybe even M O N E Y. WO R K
OUT exactly what YOUR
NEEDS ARE before YOU
start HOME HUNTING.
For most Canadians, owning their own home is a lifelong dream. It brings
L O C AT I O N
with it pride of ownership, security and the feeling of control over which improvements are made and how much they cost. There’s also the chance your home will increase in value, making it a sound financial as well as a lifestyle investment.
GETTING STARTED When buying a home, you have to juggle three impor- tant factors—your prospective home’s location, style and cost. For example, your goal may be to buy a single family detached home in an urban neighbour- hood for $100,000. But you may have to settle for two out of three. An urban semi-detached home may be available for your price, or you may need to look in the suburbs for the price and style you want.