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6 Critical Things To Determine Prior to Offering on a Toronto Condominium.

6 Critical Things To Determine Prior to Offering on a Toronto Condominium.
Typically, in a normal market, you would make your condominium offer conditional upon status certificate review by a lawyer. However, given our current Toronto market conditions with bidding wars, any condition on your offer can kill the deal. It is common in this market, for the listing agents to pre-order the status certificate and there are some things you can pre determine on your own or with your realtor, prior to putting in an offer.   A status certificate contains pertinent information about the individual condominium unit. Among other things, the certificate would indicate if the current unit...
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5 Tips For Keeping A Cool Head In A Red Hot Market

5 Tips For Keeping A Cool Head In A Red Hot Market
Knowing the right questions to ask and steps to take before starting the house hunt is one way to help keep emotions in check. And, many common home buying missteps can be avoided by following these five tips. Read and understand everything before you sign When you hire a real estate representative to help you buy or sell a home, you will be asked to sign an agreement that defines your relationship with the representative’s brokerage. It is a legal contract that contains rights and responsibilities for both parties. Similarly, if you purchase or sell a home, you will be asked to sign a legal...
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New Toronto Land Transfer Tax Hike

New Toronto Land Transfer Tax Hike
Toronto City Council has approved changes to the Toronto land transfer tax percentages for some home buyers with closings March 1, 2017 or after. The good news is that first time buyers will not be affected. A recommendation to harmonize Toronto’s land transfer tax with the province’s rates will cost other residents an additional $750 to move house. NEW CHANGES TO TORONTO LAND TRANSFER TAX! City of Toronto Council has approved changes to the Toronto Land Transfer Tax that mean additional Toronto Land Transfer Tax costs for some home buyers with a closing date on or after March 1, 2017,...
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Just Listed: 5793 Yonge Street; Suite 707

Just Listed: 5793 Yonge Street; Suite 707
Welcome to suite 707, a chic, bright and spacious residence in the heart of Newtonbrook. 5793 Yonge Street boasts incredible amenities including a fantastic indoor swimming pool, 24 hour concierge, fully equipped fitness room, mini theatre, guest suites and parking, a wonderful party room, games room, billiards room and much more. You are conveniently located near Mel Lastman’s Square, the Finch subway, Yonge Street shopping, great restaurants and all conveniences. You also have easy access to Hwy 401. This stunning home has a modern open concept kitchen with a double sink, dishwasher,...
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What to Look For When Buying a Home

What to Look For When Buying a Home
Buying a home is big investment for most of us. This investment is not only the money, but also an investment in the wealth and health of your family and relationships. These Feng Shui tips will ensure you buy the right home. One of the most important guidelines is to avoid houses or buildings that face the following compass directions. These are called voidlines in Feng Shui. Very Inauspicious: 22.5°, 67.5°, 112.5°, 157.5°, 202.5°, 247.5°, 292.5°, 337.5°. The shape of the home and property are most favourable when they are shaped more like a square or triangle.  When the home or property...
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