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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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Net or gross surface area: watch out for dwellings that are smaller than expected

The difference between the surface area of a unit as written in the sales contract and its actual surface area once the unit is built is a recurring problem in real estate. Net square footage, gross square footage [...]


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Which neighborhoods in Greater Montreal are the most valuable?

When it comes time to consider buying property, choosing the right neighborhood is probably the first decision to be made… along with your budget. Ironically, the two are intrinsically linked, given that a house in Auteuil, Laval will [...]


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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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Houses for millionaires on GuideHabitation.ca

Do you have $1 million to spend? Are you part of a very select club of high net worth individuals with at least $1 million in the bank, or do you dream of someday living a jet set [...]


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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? [...]


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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 [...]