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First-time Home Buyer? This news is for you!

First Time Home Buyers The process of buying a home in Canada has seen a whirlwind of changes over the past few weeks but this next one will surely help to put a smile on the face of first-time home buyers! Effective January 1st, 2017 first-time home buyers will receive a $2,000...

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Ending a Tenancy Under The Tenant Protection Act

This guide offers basic information on the different ways a tenancy can be ended by either a landlord or a tenant. It includes some of the reasons for eviction allowed by the Tenant Protection Act (TPA). However, for a complete list of the reasons, you should read the TPA....

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HST & New Rental Investment Property

The following outlines our understanding of the HST implications with respect to purchase of new residential housing for residential rental investment. As we are not experts in tax advice, we recommend that this be independently verified for accuracy and cannot provide a representation as to the accuracy of same. Our...

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Top Ten Tips for Buying a Home

Buying real estate is a process and there is a lot to consider. The good news is that the team at RealtySource is here to help you, and that help starts right now with some good advice. We have highlighted herein our Top 10 Tips plus more links and resources throughout this...

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Top 10 Tips for Buying a New Home

These top 10 tips represent years of experience and a genuine intent to share that knowledge in the hope of assisting others. Feel free to click the image below to send me an email or comment on the information provided. As always consult your representative for independent advice, this pro-active...

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Real Estate 101 – The Buyer Rep Agreement

If you have ever purchased a home, there is a good chance that you have dealt with a Real Estate Agent in some capacity. As a Buyer of Real Estate, it only makes sense to enlist the help of an agent to find the potential homes for you, negotiate the...

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Condominiums. Things To Consider.

Have you ever thought about what it would be like to live in a Condo and whether it would suit your needs? Now, more than ever, Kingston, Ontario offers a fabulous selection in terms of style, location, price, and amenities, within this unique segment of our local real estate market.In...

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Mortgage Pre-Approval Primer

A pre-approval for a mortgage is an important first step in the home buying process. It allows you to know exactly how much a lender is willing to give you, so you can view houses with confidence and submit the strongest possible offer when you’re ready....