Robert will provide you with a full explanation of what to expect so that you are not faced with any surprises along the way and will help you identify what you want in your new residence. He will compare your needs, wants and budget with what is available on the market. Robert will accompany you to view properties and assess their suitability and price.

Regardless if the property is listed with Royal LePage or another broker, Robert Nimmo can provide you with detailed information on currently available properties and/or past solds. Being a highly successful and skilled negotiator, Robert will assist you in negotiating an offer and drawing up a legal contract. Robert's code of ethics assures that you will receive the highest level of service, honesty and integrity.

Once you have found the home you are looking for, it is time to put in an offer. There are few elements that essential to making an offer.

Agency relationships form the basis of Real Estate services.  Agency is a way for other people to act on your behalf.  The link below discusses the different types of Agency Relationships that arise in Real Estate transactions.

Besides the cost of the deposit and down payment, there are a number of other costs associated with buying a home. These are costs that come up before the closing, at time of closing and after closing (carrying costs).

Buying a home is one of the largest purchases you will make in your lifetime. It only makes sense to make sure what you are buying is fundamentally sound. A Home Inspection by a Qualified Home Inspector from a reputable Home Inspection company ensures that this investment is a wise one.

The purchase of a home is the most important asset not only in regards to dollars and cents but also in the fact it is the place you reside. Insurance is a must to protect your largest asset and yourself as well. Most mortgage lenders require some form of insurance equal to the amount of the outstanding mortgage or building value as a minimum. A Homeowner’s Insurance policy should also be considered to protect against the loss due to fire.

Getting pre-approved for your mortgage allows you to know exactly home much home you can afford before you go out and look at properties. A pre-approval can also protect you against interest rate increases in the time you are looking for the perfect home. Getting pre-approved also allows you to make an offer confidently knowing that you can afford the amount you are putting on paper.

The purchase of a home is the largest investment of many people’s lives. This purchase not only includes the payments at time of purchase but also the ongoing payments of mortgage amounts, interest and carrying costs associated with owning a home.

Two Months before your move

  • Start to clean out things you won't bring. Plan a yard sale to sell it. It's not free to ship, so if you don't need it, get rid of it!
  • Start shopping around for a mover Decide if you want to pack yourself or have professions pack for you (often wise if you want to guarantee that insurance will cover breakage). Generally, two months is plenty of time though if you planning on moving in the summer months, you might want to start looking 10 weeks in advance to be safe.
  • Insurance. While shopping for a mover, check out insurance and call your homeowner's insurance agent to see if you are already covered.
  • Start talking to young children about the impending move. Moves to new locations can be traumatic for young children. Preparing them in advance gives the child plenty of time to prepare for the move.

The process of buying and selling Real Estate involves many steps and requires the utmost in care and diligence. A legal professional is a key player in the transferring of Real Estate interests. Not only does your Lawyer represent your interests, they also oversee the transferring of Title and the accompanying legal documentation involved. Your lawyer is responsible for searching Title to make sure you are getting clear title and the home you are purchasing can be legally sold.

Once you have found the home you are looking for, it is time to put in an offer. There are few elements that essential to making an offer.

Welcome to our Moving Guide. Follow the links below to find out how to make your move easier:

Preparing for Your Move

This is a rough itinerary to help walk you through every step of your move. It includes tips on cleaning and organization in the pre-packing stage, on to package, arranging movers and helpers, insurance advice, and details such as cancelling your daily newspaper.

This is a formal agreement that gives me the authorization to represent your interests in searching for and negotiating a deal on your behalf. This agreement sets out the areas of interest, the type of property you are looking for and is required when I act as Buyer Agent representing you when purchasing a home.