Category: First-Time Buyers

November 19, 2014

4 First-Time Buyer Programs

I enjoy working with first-time home buyers – it is an excellent experience to help someone get into the market and start enjoying home ownership. Owning a home is an excellent investment for your future. First-time home buyers can take advantage of government rebates and financing programs that can help you buy a home. These […]

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October 29, 2014

7 Upfront Costs when Buying a Home

It is important to account for all the upfront costs of buying real estate. Here is a detailed list of these expenses: Provincial Land Transfer Tax Land Transfer Tax varies as a percentage of the property’s purchase price. It is usually about 0.5% to 2%. However, for first-time buyers there is a refund program. The […]

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