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May 5, 2020

Alexandra Cote is a motivated realtor with an impressive work ethic, committed to reaching her clients’ real estate goals. Voted Best Real Estate Agent in Toronto for the last 4 years by the NOW Reader's Choice Awards, Alexandra is a consistent top producer in her industry. She joins the show today to discuss what we can expect to see in real estate as we power through these challenging and tumultuous times.

In this episode, we discuss the changes real estate will see in the coming years, as well as the importance of consulting a realtor when purchasing or renting your first home. Listen in to learn which professionals you should include in your home buying transaction, the common expenses you may be unaware of in the home buying process, and more.

What I want is for that client, a year down the road, to be happy with the decision.” - Alexandra Cote

This Week on Young Money:

  • What we can expect to see in the real estate market coming out of these uncertain times
  • How real estate is still moving forward through social distancing
  • The importance of consulting a realtor when making your first home transaction
  • Which professionals you should include in every home buying transaction
  • The common expenses to be aware of in the home buying process
  • Why it is not a good idea to try and purchase a home without a realtor
  • Common misconceptions to avoid


Key takeaways:

  1. The role a realtor plays in home buying
  2. How to decide which property is right for you
  3. The importance of a real estate lawyer, home inspector, and mortgage broker
  4. How to budget properly for a home
  5. How to overcome the fear of home buying


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