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Q & A: Five Questions To Ask A Seller & Listing Agent

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Q: What questions should I expect my real estate agent to ask the seller and listing agent? -Mohammed J. A: That’s a fantastic question and one all buyers should understand. First, if you’ve done your homework, interviewed and chosen the right realtor, and protected yourself with a Buyer’s Representation Agreement, then you should feel pretty secure in the fact that ... Read More »

[GUEST POST] Mortgages for new comers

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The following is a guest post by Christopher Molder – A Specialist Mortgage Broker based out of Toronto – for more information on Chris Molder, and his brokerage please visit: http://www.sonofabroker.com/ Mississauga is an especially popular city for new Canadians to put down their roots. And if you are like most newcomers to Canada buying a home will be a ... Read More »

Q & A: Pre-Construction Condos & Deposit Structures

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Q: For pre-construction condo purchases, what is the typical payment schedule like?                                                                                                 ... Read More »

Q & A: Torn up sidewalks

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I received this REALLY interesting question from a visitor: Sidewalks- just noticed that the houses on the streets near my current home with sidewalks are being torn up by the City for some water pipe maintenance/repair. If you had interlock and the City has to do repairs, who pays the cost for repairing it to the original state? Since it ... Read More »

Q & A: Land Transfer Taxes

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This edition’s question comes from Gaetano in Brampton: Q: How do land transfer taxes work? How much and who pays? In Ontario, the Land Transfer Tax is the responsibility of the buyer. It will be paid for as part of your closing costs before you take possession of your new home. The Land Transfer Tax is variable and depends upon ... Read More »

Q & A: Which single school boundary is the best?

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This blog-post is a continuation of the Q&A series. I was asked the following question by Lalit R. (thanks, Lalit!) Q1. Whats a commuter friendly neighborhood that has primary and secondary schools with 9+ scores and still accessible to downtown TO via public transportation It’s not surprising that I get asked this a LOT. Mississauga is a HUGE City made ... Read More »

Q & A: New Homes V.S. Resale – What to do?

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A few weeks ago I had asked my visitors to provide me with some of their top real-estate related questions. During the next few weeks I shall be going through all of them and providing you with my thoughts and impressions. So here goes! The first question that came to me was the following: What are the pros and cons ... Read More »

HOT Condos – LAST CHANCE!

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HOT condos by Great Gulf has been a huge success. And to be fair it was no surprise. First of all, Great Gulf is an awesome builder with a huge reputation and so you can only expect the very best in quality. Second, the location (Central Erin Mills) is spectacular with TONNES of amenities and services all within a short ... Read More »

Montessori Schools

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The following is a list of all the montessori schools in Mississauga. ABC Montessori Private School Mississauga, ON 905-568-8989 Apple-Wood Rainbow Montessori School Mississauga, ON 905-274-2321 Bright Scholars Montessori Mississauga, ON 905-501-0436 Brilliant Minds Montessori Schools Mississauga, ON 416-708-3981 Children’s Palace Montessori Mississauga, ON 905-823-3317 Clarkson Montessori Mississauga, ON 905-891-1390 Credit Valley Montessori School Mississauga, ON 905-821-3311 Discovery Montessori Mississauga, ... Read More »

Investors: Go Where There is Growth!

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Growth forecasts are really interesting. There is so much that goes into producing these graphs and figures, and so many individuals base EVERYTHING on them. Today I want to talk about Mississauga growth forecasts – YES, they exist AND they’re in the public domain! So what information do they provide? The forecasts were actually completed in 2008 and they provided ... Read More »

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