Buying tips

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There are problems with my new property – what can I do?

Buying something brand new doesn’t guarantee a perfect experience. Confronted with many different problèmes after purchase or move-in, certain new homeowners don’t know where to turn to have their rights respected. Let’s take a closer look. Step 1 [...]



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Which advance payments are required on a condo or new home?

Reservations, preliminary contracts and deposits : what are common practices in the industry? How can you acquire the condo of your dreams without taking any useless risks? Experts have the answers to your questions. Read: what is a [...]


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How much should you save for renovations and emergencies?

A house is probably the most expensive item you’ll ever purchase in your life. Most people plan for the costs of the mortgage, notary fees, moving fees, taxes and other miscellaneous expenses, but it is also important to [...]


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What can you buy with $250,000?

This is it! Your mind is set: you’re buying a house. A brand-new one, on top of it! It’s all very exciting, but what does, say, a $250,000 budget get you? Step 1: Price, Home Type and Location Once [...]


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Discovering a neighborhood thanks to Facebook

When the time comes to purchase a house, one of the first criteria that must be observed is the neighborhood – particularly if you have young children! But how can we be adequately informed on a neighborhood when [...]




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Condominium Fees: from A to Z 

You are the happy owner of a brand new condo and you notice, with pleasure, that your condominium fees are not that expensive. Be careful, do not pat yourself on the back too quickly, because low condo fees [...]


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Mortgages in 10 lessons

You’re almost ready to realize your dream and buy your first home, but the very thought of a mortgage gives you hives? You don’t understand anything when it comes to down payments, interest, insurance, amortization and mortgage terms? [...]