5 Things for Buyers and Sellers to Remember When Things Go Wrong with Their Real Estate Agreement
5 Things for Buyers and Sellers to Remember When Things Go Wrong with Their Real Estate Agreement When market conditions get rocky, both buyers and sellers in the market will begin to experience unexpected challenges that can lead to decreases in home value as well as challenges that lead to a deal-breaker. Buyers in the […]
5 Things for Real Estate Agents to Remember When Things Go Wrong
5 Things for Real Estate Agents to Remember When Things Go Wrong With a looming recession and the accompanying increase in economic volatility, real estate agents will begin to deal with an increase of deal-breaking on behalf of buyers in the market. The best way to ride out this time is to be prepared with […]
Here’s how Canada’s two-year ban on foreign home buyers affects your real estate purchasing power: What you need to know
Here's how Canada's two-year ban on foreign home buyers affects your real estate purchasing power: What you need to know Housing prices have risen meteorically over the last two years, and it is clear that a number of factors are affecting this – particularly foreign home ownership and real estate flipping. For many individuals, home […]
No More Bidding Wars: How Do the New changes to Ontario Real Estate Legislation Affect Home Buyers?
No More Bidding Wars: How Do the New changes to Ontario Real Estate Legislation Affect Home Buyers? In an attempt to cool down the housing market, new changes to regulations governing Ontario real estate will take place next year. This takes place in the introduction of a proposed “Home Buyer’s Bill of Rights”— legislation designed […]
The Biggest Mistake Ontario Property-Buyers Make BEFORE Buying Their Property and How You Can Avoid It
The Biggest Mistake Ontario Property-Buyers Make BEFORE Buying Their Property and How You Can Avoid It Ask any Ontario home-buyer, commercial real-estate buyer, or investment property buyer how they would recommend ensuring that your real estate transaction goes off without a hitch. Hire a Real Estate Lawyer. Find out more about our mobile signing […]
5 Things to Remember When Buying a New Home From a Builder
5 Things to Remember When Buying a New Home From a Builder By Mark Weisleder Most builder agreements look the same and are in general very one-sided in favour of the builder. Builders have the ability to delay closings, change the layout or finishings and hold the right to cancel agreements under certain circumstances, with […]
It’s Not Just the Down-payment: How to Avoid Hidden Home-Buying Costs
In this article, we discuss what are necessary and unnecessary home-buying costs in Toronto and the GTA: helping you make smart decisions with your money Do: Ensure you are shopping in the right location. Buying may seem out of reach – but that could be because you’re shopping in the wrong location. The average selling […]
How to Safely Navigate the Buying and Selling Process During COVID-19
The rules have changed: 6 things you need to know As Ontario emerges from the COVID-19 lockdown and life slowly returns to normal, tenant and landlord rights are dramatically affected. Real estate is a key topic, and everyone has questions – whether you are a tenant, landlord, prospective home buyer or home seller. Here is […]
Buying A Home from a Builder: What Should You Know?
In Ontario, all builder condominium agreements pretty much look the same. In general, they are very one-sided, in favour of the builder. Builders can: Delay closings Change the layout or finishings, and Exercise the right to cancel agreements under certain circumstances This leaves Ontario buyers with a tremendous disadvantage, with little recourse. Legally, buyers of […]
My Condominium Amenities are Closed, So Why Should I Have to Pay Condo Fees?
One of the major perks of condominium life is the built-in amenities: the gym, the pool, the games room, theatre room, event space, library, a community garden… and condominium-owners pay for the privilege to use them. But during COVID-19, with public health and safety regulations and restrictions, condominium-dwellers are unable to access their amenities, but […]