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Learn Some Real Estate Fraud 101

Thursday Jan 28th, 2021

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Learn Some Real Estate Fraud 101

This article discusses some of the common real estate frauds in the industry that causes big financial loss.    Real estate fraud can be defined as unethical and misleading tactics that scammers use to trick home buyers, owners, or sellers out of their big-money or title.    Title fraud is when a scammer somehow gets a hold of a property title and then take a new or additional mortgage without the actual homeowner’s knowledge. This is usually committed... [read more]

5 Ways to Celebrate Christmas Day Even When Apart

Tuesday Dec 15th, 2020

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5 Ways to Celebrate Christmas Day Even When Apart

Most Canadians will be celebrating Christmas dinners on a smaller scale. Ontario Health has recognized COVID zones, with some regions as red (Control)zones - basically restricting gatherings to a maximum of 5 people (same household) indoors and up to 25 people outdoors. With these limitations, people are looking for ways to comply with the rules in place but not forget to celebrate Christmas altogether.    Here are some ideas to celebrate Christmas dinner together - but safely... [read more]

5 Things Home Sellers Should Expect from Their Real Estate Agent

Thursday Oct 22nd, 2020

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5 Things Home Sellers Should Expect from Their Real Estate Agent

In selling a home, the primary responsibility of your chosen real estate agent is to launch, promote, and market your home for sale so you can get the best offer in the local market. They would have to work with the home seller and their marketing team to come up with a strategic and intelligent plan to sell your house efficiently.    A home seller should have an idea of what are the expectations you should have from your real estate agent to give your property the best chance... [read more]

7 Starting Point Checklist in Selling Your Home

Thursday Oct 8th, 2020

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7 Starting Point Checklist in Selling Your Home

With the busy housing market spilling over Fall 2020, many home sellers are wanting to join the market and list their homes for sale. However, some are held back on a starting point. Here is a quick checklist to get you started on selling your home.    Choose from at least (3) professional real estate agents in your area.  To ensure you have the best help in selling your house, always start with professional real estate agents. This is crucial in the selling process... [read more]

New mortgage rules will slow Toronto housing recovery?

Thursday Jun 11th, 2020

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New mortgage rules will slow Toronto housing recovery?

Some Toronto homebuyers will find themselves up against stricter mortgage lending rules as of July 1st, with higher minimum credit scores and new rules around “non-traditional” down payment sources set to take effect. These rules for insured mortgages, introduced earlier this month by the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC), are meant to improve the long term stability of the housing market and the country’s financial system. What do you think? Is NOW the... [read more]

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