Buying a home is one of the biggest decisions of your life. To help ensure you've made the best choice, we have created a homebuyer's guide with tips, tools and useful information to make the buying process easy, and maintain your home throughout its life for years of enjoyment and value appreciation.
BEFORE YOU BUY
Words to Know When Buying a New HomeHOME - BUYING VOCABULARY
Does home-buying vocabulary make your head spin? Explore our handy Homebuyer's Glossary to learn the jargon and talk like a pro. If you're not sure about a certain term, contact a CountryWide sales representative, a real estate agent or your real estate lawyer.EXPORE MORE
FINDING THE RIGHT HOME
Choosing a home is an intensely personal decision.To help you make a well-informed decision, we've curated 3 useful tips to guide you through the home-buying process.READ MORE
Why is buying new better than buying resale? How do you decide which action to take? We've collated some perspectives that will help you discover which option works best for you.EXPLORE OPTIONS
One of your biggest decisions when looking for a home is determining which type of home ownership suits you. Click here to learn all about some of the most common ownership types that CountyWide offers in Ontario.LEARN MORE
AFTER CHOOSING YOUR HOME BUILDER
With one of the bigger new home decisions now made, you'll start
the process of building your new home, deciding on features, and
choosing the fixtures and finishes that reflect your unique
There are a number of actions to take to help ensure the entire process moves along smoothly and according to your life's plan, leaving you confident in the decisions you've made and the future you have in store in your new home.
Start Researching Online
Save time and gas by conducting your research online before you visit our sales centres. Discover all of our active communities, explore our exterior elevations and floor plans and determine which community best fits your needs.
Schedule a Sales Consultation
This will give you the opportunity to meet one of our experienced sales representatives, who will be able to guide you through our master-planned community's products, prices, and amenity offerings.
Visualize Your Future
Walk through our model homes. Can you picture your family living there? Does the layout have the right space and flow for your lifestyle? We use only quality materials in our premium homes. Our sales representatives can explain what sets us apart.
Personalizing Your Home
After receiving your Agreement of Purchase and Sale, you will be
invited to browse our 6500 sq. ft design studio. You'll be able to
see and touch an exceptional range of products, installations and
finishes before attending a design studio seminar and your design
Browsing will give you and your family an opportunity to plan and finish your home to your personal style and taste. Our design consultants will be on hand to answer your questions to help prepare you to finalize your options and choices at your official design appointment.
THE BUILDING THE HOMEOWNER FRAME WALK
Prior to the installation of drywall, our Customer Service Team will contact you to schedule your frame walk. The Homeowner frame walk is for you to meet your Site Supervisor and to see your home prior to your Pre-Delivery Inspection and closing date. The frame walk allows you to ask questions about your new home construction. It occurs after the electrical system is installed and prior to drywall. The timing of this step is for you to view any structural changes made during your Design Studio appointment.
GETTING READY TO MOVE
Buying a new house is exciting. A new neighbourhood to explore, new activities and a beautiful new house are just a few of the experiences that await you. But it can also be an incredibly busy and stressful experience. Without proper planning, the moving process could cause unnecessary stress. Instead, make this occasion the first of many happy memories with the help of our handy calendar guide full of simple tips for a hassle-free move: