Here is a list of some typical costs associated with selling a home: Legal fees and disbursements When you’re involved in a financial transaction as big as this, you want to be protected. Your real estate lawyer will ensure that the buyer has made good on all terms outlined in the offer to purchase, and […]Read More Selling your home: Calculating Expenses & Costs
Propertywire.ca recently published a good article about land transfer taxes across Canada – homebuyers in Toronto pay twice! For instance, on a $300,000 condo, the Ontario Land Transfer tax would be $2975 and the Toronto LTT would be $2725. However, first time homebuyers can get a partial rebate of the provincial amount – up to […]Read More Understanding The Implications Of Land Transfer Taxes Across Canada
Blogto.com recently heralded the opening of the north side of Sherbourne Common Park: Although the lakefront side of Sherbourne Common Park has been open since last September, the public finally got a chance to explore the northern end of the 1.5 hectare recreational space yesterday. Separated by Queen’s Quay, the north section is the smaller […]Read More North side of Sherbourne Common Park opens
Hot Home Products: How to cool your space this summer Funny that when the sultry summer days we long for in February finally arrive, many of us promptly turn on a central air conditioner to cool things down. That’s not been an option for those in homes without the ductwork needed to deliver cooled air […]Read More July eNewsletter now live: Three great listings and more!
We originally started our search primarily focused on lofts, and although we fell in love with the Robert Watson lofts, we kept our eye on market and looked through MLS listings daily however nothing was turning up. When we first started working with Shawn, we expanded our search to include smaller houses that had been […]Read More Case Study: Robert Watson Lofts
Closing Costs to Consider What fees will you owe on closing day? Buying a home can be hectic. You’re coordinating meetings, arranging for financing and the house inspection, and making moving plans – all this and more on top of your usual responsibilities. It can seem like you’re being pulled in a million different directions […]Read More Buying a Home: Closing Costs
How much will you initially need to purchase your new home? In order to get a conventional mortgage, you will need 20% of the purchase price. For instance, if you’re buying a property valued at $300,000, the down payment required would be $60,000. However, you can buy a home with as little as 5% down, […]Read More Buying a Home: Down Payments