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HOME INSPECTORS SHOULD BE REGULATED

Although I have worked with many excellent, well qualified home inspectors over the years, I have also worked with a few who would make you question just what exactly made them think they were qualified to do this job. Below … Continue reading

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UNDERSTANDING CONDITIONAL OFFERS

By Mark Weisleder While any number of conditions are possible, most real estate offers are conditional on two main terms: 1) The buyer obtaining the necessary financing to complete the purchase; and 2) The buyer being satisfied with the results … Continue reading

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HOW TO HELP PREVENT A LOWBALL OFFER ON YOUR PROPERTY

Selling a home can be an emotional process. The strain of constant showings and uncertainty about if or when offers will come in can put any homeowner under a certain amount of stress. The last thing you want is to … Continue reading

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ARE YOU FINANCIALLY READY TO BUY?

We all want to know that when we have decided that we want to buy a home, that we are ready. There are some things you can do in advance to ensure you are prepared financially. Source: CREA Assess your … Continue reading

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WHAT IS REAL ESTATE FRAUD?

Source: Ontario Government Real estate fraud is a broad term used to describe the different types of fraud that the real estate industry faces. Mortgage fraud Mortgage fraud is a type of real estate fraud that most often hurts the … Continue reading

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BUYER REPRESENTATION AGREEMENTS

Did you know all realtors work on behalf of the seller of a home and not the buyer? By law, all realtors—even the one showing the home, listening to your housing dreams and your financial details—work in the best interest … Continue reading

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WHAT IS A PROPERTY SURVEY

Source: HGTV A property survey shows the boundaries of the property indicating the lot size, and includes a written description of the property. Property surveys, which resemble a map, are carried out during the original construction of a house and … Continue reading

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