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Buyer Questions

Looking at buying a home yourself? Bōde is here to help!

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What condo documents do I need as a buyer in Alberta?
How much does it cost to buy a home in Toronto?
Where can I get a Customer Acknowledgement and Fee Agreement Form?
When searching for homes, how do I know when they are for sale by the homeowners or by an agent?
Why buy a home with Bōde?
How do deposits work with Bōde for buyers?
How do I see a property?
How do self-represented buyers connect directly with Bōde sellers?
Can you email me new listings of interest?
How do I save my search?
Is it possible to see homes that are listed directly by the homeowner only?
What is a "Blind Offer"?
What if the agents don't respond to a viewing request?
What if I requested a viewing and have not heard back?
How do I browse listings?
How do I send a wire to Bōde?
What if a selling realtor tells me I need an agent to view the home?
Do I need to sign a buyer's representation agreement to book a viewing?
How do I transfer my deposit?
Are buyer's agents or realtors free?
How can I understand what is happening on the market?
Can I see sold prices on homes?
What is My Abōde?
I am ready to make an offer on a Bōde listing. How do I do that?
What are some typical questions buyers might ask sellers?
What is the contract Bōde uses? Can I trust it?
Why do you need my ID as a buyer?
Can Bōde support a deal where the other party has an agent?
Isn't the buyer's agent always free?
Do I need an agent to view a home?
What questions should I ask a home inspector?
Do you have any listings in my community?
How do I book a viewing on a Bōde listing?
Can I get pre-approved for a mortgage?
What is a Customer Acknowledgement Agreement?
Do you sell homes outside of Edmonton?
After I submit an offer, where do I find out the status?
Where can I find my draft offer?
How do the terms and conditions work in the offer process?
How do I progress through the offer process steps?
What happens when my offer expires?
How do I add another buyer to my offer?
How does the online offer negotiation process work?
How long does the seller have to respond to my offer?