Most residential real estate in Canada is sold by realtors through MLS Canada Listings. As a service to shoppers, realtors list the home they are selling on a system called the Multiple Listing Service (MLS). You will find the vast majority of homes for sale in your area through these listings.
As you search for the home of your dreams keep in mind what the banks are looking for in the type of property you are considering. There are different rules for financing homes, acreages, condominiums, farms, investment properties, recreational cottages and mobile homes. Please click on the appropriate link for details.
Also, keep in mind that conventional financing is not the only way to buy a house, especially if you want to own investment property. This program will give you some good ideas on different ways to control real estate even if you don't have the best credit score:
"How To Make Money This Month With Real Estate".