March 21, 2013

Mortgage renewal

By law, your financial institution must send you a statement outlining the details of your Mortgage renewal at least 21 days prior to the expiration of your ter

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October 27, 2011

Reduce the cost of your energy bills this winter

The Government of Canada has renewed the popular ecoENERGY Retrofit – Homes program. From June 6, 2011, until March 31, 2012, homeowners are eligible to receive grants of up to $5,000 to make their homes more energy-efficient.

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September 27, 2011

When it comes to mould, prevention is the best remedy

Mould presence can be divided in three categories. Firstly, it is considered to be a “small zone” when the mould covers an area smaller than one square meter. You can clean a “small zone” yourself using a detergent solution such as an odorless dishwashing liquid. Note that, contrary to popular belief, bleach cannot be trusted for disinfection purposes, since too many immeasurable factors must be taken into account.

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August 29, 2011

Real estate investment: Is the gain worth the pain?

It has been said that investing in an income property was a good way to start your investment portfolio?

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July 22, 2011

A Journey through the Intricacies of Home Insurance

On the other hand, those who take the time to shop around, read the contracts carefully before signing, and who don’t shy away from asking questions, succeed in finding adequate coverage for their situation at a better price.

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June 29, 2011

Purchasing a secondary residence

Are you thinking of purchasing a secondary residence?

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May 9, 2011

Real Estate Fraud

Did you know that real estate fraud existed? If you are a current or future home owner, it is important to know the risks which you are exposed to. First, you must know that there are two types of fraud which you could be victim of. In both instances, the consequences are major: the victims […]

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March 23, 2011

Are you planning to buy your first home this year?

Your property however, although being the largest investment you will ever make, will probably have the greatest return.

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March 14, 2011

HBTC (Home Buyer’s Tax Credit)

This federal bill was sanctioned on December 15, 2009. Part of Canada’s  economic action plan, the Home Buyer’s tax credit (HBTC) allows first-time homebuyers to claim a non-refundable tax credit of up to $750 for the purchase of a qualifying home acquired after January 27, 2009 (closing after this date). The HBTC’s goal is to […]

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July 8, 2010

Buying a commercial property 101

a small preview of what to expect when purchasing a commercial property for the first time.

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