Tips & Tools For Buyers & Sellers

For Buyers

Home Buyers’ Road Map

Buying a home is complicated. Make it easier on yourself with this great handbook on the home buying process courtesy of the Canadian Real Estate Association.

Dream Home Checklist (PDF)

Imagine your home – city or country? Duplex or condo? One bedroom or five? Use this checklist to outline your needs and wants.

House Hunting Checklist (PDF)

Found a potential home? Use this checklist to take an up-close look.

See What’s Out There

Now’s the time to pound the pavement and see what’s available. This step can be either fun or exhausting. But with an expert REALTOR® at your side, you’ll be able to sift through to your dream home much more effectively.

Affordability Calculator

What can you afford to spend?

For Sellers

Close the Sale (PDF)

Before your house is truly sold, it’s time for the vital final steps known as “closing”.

Decide When to Sell (PDF)

In real estate, timing influences your home’s selling price. Working with a REALTOR® can help make timing work for you.

Is My Home Ready for Sale? – A Checklist (PDF)

To get the best return on your home, you need to make your home look its best. This checklist will help.

Determine Your Home’s Asking Price (PDF)

Lots of people out there want to buy your home. The right asking price will attract attention and give you maximum return. With the help of a REALTOR® you can set a fair market value on your home to get the best return from interested buyers.

For Buyers & Sellers

Mortgage Calculator

Figure out how much you can afford by talking with your financial institution about a mortgage. This calculator can help you get you started.

Calculate Land Transfer Tax

In addition to closing costs and legal fees associated with home buying in Manitoba buyers must pay a land transfer tax.

Find a REALTOR® – 10 Questions to Ask (PDF)

This REALTOR® Q & A can help you talk with several professionals and find one that’s right for you. Or ask a trusted friend if they have a recommendation. Your REALTOR® can also help you get ready to sell an existing home.

Search ListingsGo to and review thousands of homes through the Multiple Listing Service® (MLS®) to search by location, price limit, number of bedrooms and baths, and much more.