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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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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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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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LOCAL REAL ESTATE BROKERAGE VS. BIG NAME COMPANIES

I came across this blog post from a Realtor in the States, which is a big eye opener when comparing real estate brokerages. Many people have the old school belief that you need a big name to help with your … Continue reading

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