Buying tips

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8 questions to ask in the sales office

Buying a brand-new home is a very different process than purchasing one on the resale market. And more often than not, it is less known! It is important to be well prepared before visiting a sales office because you [...]


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Tips for non-resident house buyers

If you don’t live in the Province of Quebec, you need to know the rules of the game before buying a condo or a second home. From mortgage financing to tax obligations, experts explain what non-resident buyers need [...]


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How can I cancel my offer on a house?

You are two steps away from getting a house that you like a lot, but suddenly you start to doubt your decision. But, is there a way to back down? “People think they are just making a simple [...]



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10 things to consider before buying a new home

Buying a new home is serious business. For many, it will be the biggest economic transaction of their life. The quality of its construction is therefore an essential component. We have identified the top ten things to verifying [...]



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6 tips to avoid turning a flip into a flop!

Do you dream of performing the perfect house flip? You’re not alone. A increasingly larger population is becoming interested in the concept of the flip, thanks in part to the rapid multiplication of television shows on the topic. [...]


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Buying a Condo Off-Plan: Mitigating the Risks

There are many advantages to buying a condo off-plan, but there are also risks involved. We’re here to tell you what they are, and how to best protect yourself. Buying a condo off-plan can be a good idea. [...]



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New home taxes

Alas, new homes are taxable! Indeed, buyers will be burdened by additional charges of 5% for the Goods and Services Tax [GST] and 9.975% for the Quebec Sales Tax [QST]. There is hope, though. It is possible to [...]