Archives for Buyers

Can you afford a condo in Canada’s largest cities? Royal LePage reports on price per square foot

Can you afford a condo in Canada’s largest cities? Royal LePage reports on price per square foot. Greater Toronto Area condo price per square foot increased 9.1% year-over-year to $743 Greater Ottawa condo price per square foot appreciated the fastest among Canada’s largest markets, rising 17.9% year-over-year to $395 Condo price per square foot in the Greater Montreal Area rose double-digits year-over-year, increasing 10.3% to $362 Greater Vancouver Area condo price per square foot declined the most of any major market in the country year-over-year, falling 8.3% to $764 Greater Calgary condo price per square foot fell 6.7% year-over-year to
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6 Tips for Home Buyers

It’s the little things that really count! It’s easy to get lost in the transition while you’re buying a home and skip the important steps that need your undivided attention. Here are 6 things every home buyer should know before purchasing a house. https://buff.ly/2u1lgOi
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House Hunting in the Winter

  The holidays can be strenuous and this can put a damper on any thoughts you have about selling your home in the winter. Rest assured, it’s not a completely ridiculous idea! The chilly season can be a great opportunity for buyers to window-shop. Learn More Here 
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Why summer is a good time to move…  

Why summer is a good time to move…   School’s officially out for summer!  If you’re like us, you’re probably thinking beaches, holidays, cottages… any activity that will get us out to enjoy the warm weather…but it can also be a perfect time to move!  While there might not be as much real estate activity in July as there is in May, it may surprise you to find out that June, July and August are busy months in Ottawa real estate, especially in recent years.  The weather is fine and there are still a lot of great opportunities to buy
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Home-Grown Issues: The impacts of home-grown marijuana and legalization

Home-Grown Issues: The impacts of home-grown marijuana and legalization Many Canadians are awaiting this July 2018 with much anticipation, as Bill C-45 will allow the legalization of marijuana, including their ability to grow up to 4 plants within their residence. However, without the proper protections and awareness in place this new legislation could cost home owners thousands, or even their mortgage. The increase of private residence grow-ops that will begin following legalization is a major concern for the real estate industry. Experts say that everyone from “buyers, to sellers, to real estate agents, and home inspectors” will be affected by
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