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Posts Tagged: First Time Home Buyer

Fall Home Decor

Color Contrast Using a minimum of two contrasting colours you can create a big impact with your fall display. Use a blue colored vase that complements the color of the leaves you use. This makes the leaves stand out and adds more interest to the room. You can even use colors like purple or green… Read more »

August 2017 Market Watch

For this month’s episode of Market Watch we will be talking about what the August market looked like. The Toronto Real Estate Board (TREB) released their market watch report for the last month and we’re going to discuss the numbers.   We’re through most of 2017, and we’ve witnessed quite a few fluctuations in the… Read more »

Toronto Land Transfer Tax Changes

  The City of Toronto has approved changes to the Toronto Land Transfer Taxes, increasing the costs associated with the tax. This affects those whose closing dates are on March 1st or later. Added an additional LTT of 0.5% of the value of a residential or non-residential property from $250,000 to $400,000 (an additional $750)… Read more »

Land Transfer Tax Refunds for First-Time Homebuyers

First time homebuyers are eligible for all or part refund of the land transfer tax. As of recent, the refund amounts are now a maximum of $4000, which is double the previous maximum of $2000. In order to qualify, a list of requirements have been constructed: The purchaser must be at least 18 years of… Read more »

USEFUL INFORMATION FOR FIRST TIME HOME BUYER’S

A few weeks ago I held a first time home buyer’s seminar.  A lawyer, a mortgage advisor, an inspector and I talked about some of the important things first time home buyers should have knowledge of prior to purchasing, and I just thought I would share some of that information with you. ADVANTAGES OF BUYING… Read more »