closing cost

closing cost

Tips for New Home Buyers

Once you've decided to buy a home, there are a few things you need to organize before you start the process. The more you have carefully considered what you want from your home and neighbourhood, and how much you are able to comfortably afford, the more quickly you will be able to decide which property [...]

By |2017-01-04T01:02:26+00:00February 19th, 2013|Home Tips|0 Comments

10 Closing costs when buying a home

1.    Land transfer tax When a home changes hands, many provinces and a few municipalities charge a property transfer tax or title transfer fee. Rates are usually on a scale of 0.5% to 2% of the home’s value and can add thousands to your purchase price. First-time homebuyers qualify for rebates or exemptions in some [...]

By |2017-01-04T01:02:27+00:00February 5th, 2013|Mortgage Tips|0 Comments