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Buying a home is easy, right? Not really but the following ten tips will definitely help you out. Let’s get right into it: #1: COMMUNITY FIRST A good start is to look at your needs outside of the home and look more to the community......

Answering some real estate questions I received on a prior video on my Facebook Page. Be sure to like my page to get involved in videos just like this.  ...

HST. The following outlines our understanding of the HST implications with respect to purchase of new residential housing for residential rental investment. As we are not experts in tax advice, we recommend that this be independently verified for accuracy and cannot provide a representation as to......

This guide offers basic information on the different ways a tenancy can be ended by either a landlord or a tenant. It includes some of the reasons for eviction allowed by the Tenant Protection Act (TPA). However, for a complete list of the reasons, you should......

Whether you’re selling your first home or your fifth, the selling process can be a very overwhelming experience. Before you list your home, read this home selling guide. Hiring an agent DO YOUR RESEARCH. This is arguably the most important aspect of selling your home.......

There’s no secret that we’re in a buyer’s market right now in Kingston. There seems to be a large number of listings on the market and some have been on the market for a long period of time. So why aren’t those homes selling? What’s......

Purchasing a new home can be such a rewarding process. However, there are clearly more considerations to purchasing a new home in comparison to a resale. Here are some helpful tips to assist you:   TIP #1 Standards vs. Upgrades A typical new home purchase likely starts......

New vs. Resale, which is better? This is a question I get all the time. As you can probably tell, there are a number of new homes being built in Kingston. From townhouses to custom built single family homes, whether east end or west end,......

No one wants surprises on closing so it is advisable to budget ahead. Here’s a brief look at 10 common closing costs when buying a home in Kingston: Down payment: A minimum 5% is required. Deposit: Payable when an offer is accepted and credited towards your purchase price on closing......

I have quite a bit of experience working with first time home buyers so I know it’s much more than finding the right home, it’s an educational process. In most cases, this is the first time being exposed to lenders, real estate agents, lawyers, home......