home buyers

Some homebuyers experience a ‘push shock’. Ways to save on a mortgage

Noel Hendrickson / Getty Images Even with signs that the housing market is cooling, homebuyers are still feeling the pinch of higher prices and higher interest rates. The average 30-year mortgage rate is 6.7% as of Friday, up from 3.3% at the start of 2022, according to Mortgage News Daily. Besides, home prices — the …

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BC announces consumer protection policy for home buyers in the competitive market

The head of the British Columbia Real Estate Association said the upcoming three-day cooling-off period in British Columbia aimed at protecting potential homebuyers wouldn’t make much difference in a market shifting from a frenzied to a balanced market. “It’s not enough,” Trevor Cote said Thursday after the chancellor announced a mandatory three-day period that would …

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Homebuyers looking for multifunctional spaces in the home: a report

Having a home in a central location with basic amenities and decent infrastructure was previously considered a great achievement. But as times have changed, the needs and requirements of homebuyers have evolved significantly. Maintaining good health and living a healthy lifestyle has become a priority for most home buyers, hence the increasing demand for multifunctional …

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The majority of homebuyers want to set up an office in apartments: Godrej survey

About 70 percent of homebuyers find it important to have an office in their home as the mixed business model concept is gaining momentum, according to the survey. Godrej Properties Ltd on Wednesday released the “HomeLivabilityFactors” survey report. The sample size was 2,009 respondents, of whom 792 were female and 1217 were male. The survey …

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