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Downpayments and the Home Buyers Plan

The RSP Home Buyers' Plan (HBP) lets a first-time buyer withdraw up to $25,000 from RSPs for a home purchase. The withdrawn amount must be repaid within 15 years, subject to a minimum annual repayment that is 1/15 of the amount withdrawn.

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Title Insurance Explained

Title insurance is growing in popularity in Canada. But what is it exactly? Should you get it? Do you need it?

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Land Transfer Tax

Purchasers in most large Canadian centres can add Land Transfer Taxes to their list of closing costs.

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Moving with Plants and Pets

Making your pets comfortable in your new home. You may not know this but dogs and cats can encounter many of the same problems people have in a new home.

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Preparing for a Home Inspection

Remember what first attracted you to your house when you bought it? What excited you about its most appealing features? Now that you're selling your home, you'll need to look at it as if you were buying it all over again.

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Tips

The Art of Packing

There is something uplifting about moving: a new home is a new beginning and packing becomes a purifying ritual, a time to decide what you will take and what you will leave. Packing for a move is the packrat's only true redemption.

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5 Tips for Higher Sale Prices

Remember what first attracted you to your house when you bought it? What excited you about its most appealing features? Now that you're selling your home, you'll need to look at it as if you were buying it all over again.

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Selling Your Home, Where to Begin?

Selling your home can be a lengthy and emotional process. If you're buying a new home at the same time, you can easily feel overwhelmed. Trying to do two things at once is never easy. Here are some tips to help you keep things in balance.

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Is it Better to Buy a New or Old Home?

Do you know the advantages and disadvantages of both new and older homes? You need to be informed.

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Toronto Real Estate Board - IDX Last Updated: 11/17/2017 7:15:32 AM