Ontario Now Requires Condo Developers To Disclose Vital Information Before Binding Contract

Friday Jan 8th, 2021

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Ontario’s Residential Condominium Buyers’ Guide (Condo Guide) was developed by the Condominium Authority of Ontario (CAO) in collaboration with the Ministry of Government and Consumer Services (MGCS) and approved by the Minister as a helpful resource for the buyers of residential pre-construction/new condo units. You can read and refer to the Condo Guide from the moment you begin to consider buying a condo unit and throughout your condo ownership life cycle. *Click HERE to... [read more]

Why Do I Love Being A Real Estate Professional?

Tuesday Sep 22nd, 2020

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   Often I get asked, “why do you love your career?” or “why did you choose to be in real estate?” While the answer is clear to me, I always enjoy the opportunity to reflect on my purpose, mission or calling in this role.        Usually, I answer, “because I get to help people provide for themselves and their family every day.” This, I believe, is the most important part of my job. Having a place to live is not merely... [read more]

Knowing The Facts: Closing Costs

Wednesday Apr 17th, 2019

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If you’ve ever bought or sold a home, you’re probably familiar with the concept of closing costs – fees deducted at the end of a real estate transaction just prior to closing. These fees differ for buyers and sellers, making it important to educate yourself and avoid any “hidden surprises” upon closing! Below are some of the most common closing costs that homeowners will come across: Closing Costs for Buyers Closing Costs for... [read more]

11 Real Estate Lessons I Learned From Playing Monopoly

Tuesday Sep 3rd, 2019

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11 Real Estate Lessons I Learned From Hasbro’s Monopoly:   One of the best ways to reinforce knowledge is through play or entertainment. Learning that doesn’t feel like work? Sign me up!    What better game to learn about real estate than Hasbro’s (formerly Parker Brothers’) classic board game, Monopoly? Whether you prefer its original version or one of the many other derivatives, there remain several core strategies that lend themselves to... [read more]

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