Buying / Jul 31, 2023

8 Last-Minute Summer Home Buying Tips in Ontario!

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Discover 8 essential tips to find your dream home before fall. Act fast and seize the perfect property in Ontario’s competitive summer market!


1. Set Clear Priorities:

Know your must-haves and deal-breakers for a smooth search.

  • What is your ideal location?
  • How many bedrooms and bathrooms do you want?
  • Are there any special features that you must have such as a garage or sun room?
  • Are there certain things that would be a deal breaker for you?


2. Work with Experts:

A skilled agent will have access to the latest listings, market insights, and negotiation expertise, giving you a competitive edge in your home search. Our experienced team has REALTORS® who specialize in:

At The Royle Group, when you work with one of us, you work with all of us, and you’ll always have many helping hands to guide you through the process of buying a home.


3. Get Pre-Approved:

Show sellers that you’re a serious buyer and speed up the closing process by getting pre-approved for a mortgage before you start your search.


4. Be Nimble:

Be ready to act swiftly when you find a property that meets your criteria. Being prepared and flexible will put you ahead of other buyers. We’ve created this FREE Buyers Workbook; to help you navigate the in’s and out’s of the buying process and be properly prepared for all that’s required.


5. Attend Open Houses:

Open houses are a great way to explore potential properties and get a feel for the neighborhood. Take advantage of this opportunity to see multiple homes in a short period and envision your future life in each space.


6. Thorough Inspections:

Don’t overlook the importance of a comprehensive home inspection. Ensure that you’re aware of any potential issues or repairs needed before making an offer.


7. Stay Cool in Negotiations:

It’s essential to stay calm and composed during negotiations. Work closely with your agent to make strategic offers and avoid overpaying for your dream home.


8. Think Long-Term:

Consider year-round living potential. Evaluate the homes features that will bring joy and comfort not only in the sunny season but also during the colder months.


  • Work with experienced real estate agents
  • Set clear priorities and act swiftly
  • Get pre-approved for a mortgage before starting your search
  • Don’t overlook the importance of home inspections
  • Attend open houses


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Whether you know exactly what you want or need some guidance from our team, we’ll help you find the perfect property. Book a consultation today!