Right on the banks of the Saugeen River, Walkerton brings a rich history dating back to the 19th century. Today, you'll find all sorts of fun including walking trails, a Community Centre with included ice arena, an outdoor swimming pool and recreational options.
For the nature enthusiasts, you'll also find a wide variety of parks and over 6 km of trails showcasing the beauty of the Saugeen River region. Winter time also provides lots to do with an expansive and impressive cross country skiing system.
The town of Walkerton is the perfect blend of old and new for any family to enjoy. You can shop locally in Walkerton or head over to Hanover which comes with plenty of additional shopping and amenities.
Whether you are becoming a homeowner for the first time or a repeat buyer, the process of buying real estate in Walkerton can be complex and confusing -- this is why we have put together this home buyers guide to help you make an informed decision when the time comes to purchase real estate.
The very first thing you will need to do when buying a house is to establish your finances. Think about how much you are willing to spend, how much you can afford to borrow and how much you can put down towards a deposit.
Do not just focus on today -- think about the future. Before you begin shopping for real estate the best advice any REALTOR® will give is "determine your needs and wants".
Once you figure out exactly what you want in a new home or condo -- the search process will become a whole lot easier!
Here are a few questions to get on the right track.
Now that you have a budget and created a wish list -- it is time to begin searching to found that property within your price range.
It might be helpful to take notes as you may end up seeing a lot of houses in one day. Your notes will come in hand when the time comes to compare homes and track what features you did and did not like.
We will work with you to create and present an offer to the seller -- this documentation will include your price, conditions, security deposit and closing dates.
This is the day you legally get possession. Your lawyer will complete the paperwork, payments will be finalized and you will receive the deed and the keys to your new home.
For a complete and more in depth guide to buying a house -- contact us at (800) 886-4713.
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