Understanding the Differences Between Land Registry and Land Titles

Posted on Jun 02, 2024

Understanding the Differences Between Land Registry and Land Titles Systems in Ontario and Their Impact on Home Selling and Probate

When it comes to selling a home in Ontario, understanding the differences between the Land Registry and Land Titles systems can save you time, money, and potential legal headaches. Both systems are used to record and ma...

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Where to Buy a GTA House for Under $1M

Posted on May 28, 2024

Though rare, it's still possible to purchase a GTA house for under $1 million

While the glory days of finding an abundance Greater Toronto Area (GTA) non-condo homes for less than $1 million may be behind us, houses at this price point aren’t extinct (yet).

Though increasingly rare, buyers can currently find a house for less than $1 million throughou...

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Canadians Turn to Friends and Siblings for Home Buying

Posted on May 13, 2024

Canadians Turn to Friends and Siblings for Home Buying

Over 60% of Canadians consider shared mortgages with friends or siblings to tackle high house prices.  As house prices continue to climb, making homeownership increasingly unattainable for many, Canadians are exploring alternative financing options.

A new survey by Compare the Market Australia ind...

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Homebuyer Happiness

Posted on Apr 26, 2024

Homebuyer Happiness

Three-quarters of recent Canadian homebuyers don’t regret their decision, despite affordability issues.

76 per cent of Canadians who bought a home within the last five years say they have no regrets despite rising interest rates and mortgage payments, according to a recent Wahi survey.

Ontario homeowners were found to have the lea...

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5 Landscaping Fixes That Look Expensive

Posted on Apr 09, 2024

5 Landscaping Fixes That Look Expensive

Landscaping ideas encompass a wide range of concepts and designs aimed at enhancing the aesthetic appeal, functionality, and environmental sustainability of outdoor spaces.  Below are some pictures and ideas that are both inexpensive and not too labour-intensive.  

A few more ideas to explore that have not been i...

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Buying Rural Property

Posted on Apr 05, 2024

Considerations When Buying Rural Property

Ah, the countryside! The mere thought of owning a rural property brings images of sprawling landscapes, serene environments, and a connection to nature that you just can't get in the hustle and bustle of city life. But let's not put the cart before the horse; buying a rural property is a significant investme...

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