Buying a Home


PreapprovalMeet your lender, or let us introduce you to one of our lender partners. Once you get a preapproval, you may need to determine the difference between the price you are approved for vs a mortgage payment you are comfortable with, especially for first time Buyers, After all, this may not be your forever home; build equity and grow.

Getting to know youOur goal is to help you identify what area fits best with your budget and lifestyle. You may know exactly what you are looking for, and that is perfect! We want you to know that we are not interested in just selling you a home, we are dedicated to finding the best home for you.

Investment of timeSure, you may know exactly what you are looking for, but just in case: we are available to show you as many properties as necessary to find the home that best fits your needs. Our philosophy includes helping you make informed decisions, and sometimes that means viewing properties that don’t quite work. We are happy to to exhaust all possibilities, and this process can help you to know the right home once you find it!

Target identifiedOnce we know what you are looking for we will find it. We will knock on doors, contact agents for pocket listings, old expired listings, on market and off market. No stone will be left unturned. Some of our best finds are properties that were not for sale until we knocked on the door!



Making an Offer. . .


We will work with you to negotiate the price as well as the terms and conditions, so you will be comfortable making the purchase. The main negotiating points will include:

Price: We will provide all relevant information and comparable sales to not only identify an appropriate value and price, but strategies to best negotiate that price.

Closing Date: We will have an appropriate strategy to negotiate the closing date that works best for you.

Conditions: We will ensure all relevant conditions are not only included in the agreement, but are appropriately worded to achieve the intended purpose. Our extensive knowledge of, and experience with commercial and investment properties facilitates the avoidance of any pitfalls in acquiring these properties.

Due Diligence:  You will benefit from our relationships with various service providers in the marketplace to ensure your due diligence is performed professionally and within the timelines requested.  Amendments: If any issues arise from due diligence, we will negotiate any adjustments required to meet with your satisfaction without jeopardizing the transaction. 

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Avalon Realty Ltd.

PO Box 8651 Halifax  Halifax,  NS  B3K 5M3 

Phone: 902 221 4740