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Condominium or House: Which is Right for You?

For some people, a condominium lifestyle is the only way to live—no lawn maintenance, a pool and tennis court, and extra security features you might not have in a single-family home. Other people simply can’t breathe in a condo because the neighbours are too close for comfort. Consider the pros and cons and your …

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Pricing Your Home To Sell Fast In a Buyer’s Market

It’s tough being the seller in a buyer”s market. However, you can improve your odds with the right research. In many cases, making a smart deal and getting the best price comes down to studying your market and being an educated seller. It doesn’t really matter how much money you think your home is …

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Preparing for your Open House

First impressions count when selling your home – especially during an open house. Your REALTOR® will help you prepare for your open house by suggesting many ways you can present your home in its best light and increase its saleability. An open house is just one aspect of an effective marketing plan your REALTOR® …

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Buying an Old House! A Money Pit or Gold Mine?

It’s like a love affair, some old houses make your heart skip a beat! It is hard not to fall in love with the historic unique architecture, gabled roofs, hardwood floors, crown moldings, and antique light fixture – old houses definitely have their charm. The plastered walls, leaded glass windows, original chandeliers, and oak …

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Advantages of Using a Mortgage Broker

Finding the right home may seem like the hard part of a real estate transaction, but in reality, getting the best financing can be much harder. This is partially because we have so many options nowadays for mortgage loans and so many places to find them. A mortgage broker can often lay out your …

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Understanding Title Insurance

Title Insurance gives homeowners protection should someone else claim a legal interest in their property. It also protects homeowners against loss resulting from pre-existing municipal work orders, survey issues, certificate of location defects, unpaid taxes by previous owners and a number of other covered title risks such as Title Fraud. What is Title Insurance? …

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Toronto Land Transfer Tax

About Toronto Land Transfer Tax On October 23, 2007, Toronto City Council has approved a municipal land transfer tax that will be levied on top of the provincial land transfer tax, which take effects on February 1, 2008. This approves a second land transfer tax, on top of the current provincial land transfer tax, …

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FINTRAC Act Update – Please Show Your ID

What You Need to Know The Financial Transactions and Reports Analysis Centre of Canada, or FINTRAC, collects, analyzes and discloses financial information and intelligence on suspected money laundering and terrorist financing activities. It was created as part of a Canadian government initiative to fight money laundering and terrorist financing, both domestically and internationally. Businesses …

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10 Questions to Ask Before Starting a Do-It-Yourself Project

 of how easy a home improvement project may appear, there are usually snags along the way. Ask people who have completed do-it-yourself (DIY) projects and they will tell you that the project took at least twice as much time and three times the money they thought they would spend. The basic reason is that …

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Today’s Most Desirable Home Features

Today’s desirable home features depend greatly on the type of buyer.  Buyers can be divided into two main groups. The first group are first-time buyers which is pretty self-explanatory. The second group are the move up buyers, which are looking to move into a home that addresses the shortcomings of their existing home. They …

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