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The preliminary contract: 5 important questions

The preliminary contract is the first step in the purchase of a new property. It is a critical legal document similar to the promise of purchase which precedes the purchase of a property from a previous owner, but [...]


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Everything you need to know about home ownership programs

Municipalities need revenues to pay their employees and to provide services to their citizens, and the primary source of obtaining and increasing that revenue is through property taxes. Therefore, municipalities apply a variety of imaginative approaches to attracting [...]


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What happens with my deposit?

Buying a home or a condo isn’t banal. It’s often the purchase of a lifetime. It’s therefore pretty normal to have foresight when the time comes to sign over a large check. And many buyers wonder: what happens [...]


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Buying a house with a broker

It seems that more and more people enter the adventure that is buying a home without the services of a real-estate broker but real-estate brokers remain very present on the homebuying landscape. When comes the time to [...]


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7 Economic Benefits of Buying a Brand-New Home

You are looking for the ideal house but you do not necessarily want to spend hours upon hours making renovations . . . Are you interested by a brand new “turnkey” house? By selecting your future house wisely, [...]


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

Buying something brand new doesnt guarantee a perfect experience. Confronted with many different problmes after purchase or move-in, certain new homeowners dont know where to turn to have their rights respected. Lets 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? Step1: 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 [...]