Tag Archives: resale homes

DO I NEED SPOUSAL CONSENT?

Source: Riopelle Group Professional Corporation The question of spousal consent must be asked for every residential real estate transaction, whether it be a purchase, sale, mortgage or transfer of title. We often field the question from clients, realtors and mortgage … Continue reading

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CMHC CHANGES ITS MORTGAGE INSURANCE PRODUCT OFFERING

Source: Canada Mortgage & Housing Corporation As part of the review of its mortgage loan insurance business, CMHC is discontinuing its Second Home and Self-Employed Without 3rd Party Income Validation mortgage insurance products effective May 30, 2014. Self-employed Canadians can … Continue reading

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SELLING? THE RIGHT LOCKBOX CAN MAKE A BIG DIFFERENCE!

So you’ve decided to sell your home. Great! You have researched agents and have decided on the one you think will do the best job. Awesome! Now it’s time to get down to the details. Sure there are the big … Continue reading

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INTERVIEW QUESTIONS FOR A BUYER’S AGENT

Savvy buyers know they must hire a buyer’s agent to help them make the best decisions possible. More and more buyers are demanding a buyer representation agreement because they understand it is in their best interest. In choosing a buyer’s … Continue reading

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CREA UPDATES RESALE HOUSING FORECAST

OTTAWA – August 16, 2011 – The Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA) has revised its forecast for home sales activity via the Multiple Listing Service® (MLS®) Systems of Canadian real estate Boards and Associations for 2011 and 2012. Overall, sales … Continue reading

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MOST ONTARIAN CONFUSED ABOUT HST & RESALE HOMES

Source: OREA 56% mistakenly believe HST applies to purchase price An Ipsos Reid survey commissioned by the Ontario Real Estate Association (OREA) and released today reveals that 56 per cent of Ontarians mistakenly believe that the new Harmonized Sales Tax … Continue reading

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