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Flip it right

Posted by Paul Roussel

Contrary to what HGTV would have you believe, flipping a house is rarely glamorous or fun – at least not until the cheque clears. Paul Roussel provides a primer for flippers-to-be

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When and how to get a house appraisal in Ontario

Posted by Corben Grant

Having a professional appraise your home is one of the best ways to ensure you get the most for your money or determine areas you can improve to increase the value even more.

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Can an inground pool increase home value?
Posted by Helana Mulder

There are certain home improvement projects or existing features that are sure to increase your home's value. But is an inground pool one of them? It just might!

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Canadian mortgage-backed securities explained
Posted by Corben Grant

Mortgage-backed securities represent a monetary debt and the eventual value to be repaid. Institutions that hold mortgage-backed securities make money from the interest on mortgages.

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How property tax compares across Ontario
Posted by Corben Grant

No one likes to pay property taxes, however, we have them to thank for our city's services. Depending on where you live in Ontario, the property tax rate will vary.

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Mortgage fraud and how to protect yourself when buying a home
Posted by Corben Grant

While mortgage fraud isn't necessarily common in Canada, it still happens. If you are caught, the consequences won't be far behind. Honesty is always the best policy.

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Working with a realtor to help find tenants
Posted by Corben Grant

If you're a landlord with multiple properties, you may find it easier to work with a real estate agent to find you tenants that are the perfect fit for you. Here's how they can help you.

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How many times my salary can I borrow for a mortgage?
Posted by Corben Grant

When you're looking to get into the real estate market, a mortgage broker will help determine how much mortgage you can actually afford which will be determined in a few different ways.

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How do you know if your walls are insulated?
Posted by Helana Mulder

Having a well-insulated home is very important, so when you're getting into the market, this is an important part of the home inspection process.

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House flipping stats in Canada
Posted by Corben Grant

House flipping stats are hard to come by, but one thing is for sure: they're gaining popularity. However, house flipping should be tackled by the right person and be done in the right market.

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How much can a landlord increase rent in Ontario?
Posted by Corben Grant

There are specific rules laid out to protect both landlords and tenants when it comes to the amount of rent being paid. Currently, landlords can raise the rent by 1.2% in Ontario.

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