Through the stages of development of your pre-construction condo, perhaps the most crucial is the transition from interim occupancy to final closing. The most important of the moving pieces to have in place during this transition is your financing.
Thinking of breaking into the Canadian housing market for the first time? Chances are, you’re doing your research and looking into every possible tax break and incentive available to help financially ease your transition into home ownership.
If you’re a frequent reader of my weekly post, you know I tend to avoid politics, but there is one thing I want to talk about, and no, it’s not what you think it is. Some recent, um, controversy has plagued the Liberal campaign.
So long sweet summer, it’s officially fall. While you were savouring the last few warm days we have here in the Greater Toronto Area, you probably didn’t get around to doing too much home maintenance. Well, the time is now.
The Canadian Real Estate Association launched REALideas recently in anticipation of the federal election. One of the points they made is that mortgage lending needs to be updated to better serve those participating in the gig economy.
The biggest concern I come across with homeowners in these new homes is the lack of backyard privacy. Functionality of the space is another, as these backyard lots often have odd dimensions – long and narrow, short and wide or pie shaped.