How to Buy a New Home
Navigating the Home Buying Process
Buying a new home is a huge step, and for many, it’s one of the biggest purchases you’ll ever make. You want to be confident in your choice and start your home buying journey prepared with every advantage. Our helpful resources will help you navigate finding, buying, and financing your new home.
There is plenty to consider when buying a new home, and you're not alone. Many have done it before you and they’ve had the same questions you do. Take a look through our frequently asked questions for a little peace of mind.
Home Buying Glossary
Now that you’re in the process of buying a new house, you’ve probably encountered terms you’ve never heard of. Here is a glossary of home buying terms we use here at Minto Communities.
When starting your new home search, it's good to know how much your mortgage payments will be and what you can afford. Here are our easy-to-use mortgage and affordability calculators which can help you better prepare.
Why buy a new house?
As an Ottawa home builder, we at Minto Communities naturally have a bias towards new homes, but when it comes to choosing between buying new or buying resale, you need to decide what makes the most sense for you and your family.
Buying a freehold home
First-time buyers are often puzzled when they hear the term “Freehold Home.” What is it? How is it different from other homes? What’s involved in buying and owning a freehold home?