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By Gloria Valvasori, MASTER-ASA, Your Streetsville Village Connection
(Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Signature Service)
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Many consumers beleive that when an agent sells your home, they get the full amount of commission stated on the Listing Agreement... We as agents know this is far from true, as the Brokerage takes their portion, and we are left with the remainder, for which we pay all our expenses.  The end resul...
By Gloria Valvasori, MASTER-ASA, Your Streetsville Village Connection
(Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Signature Service)
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I've been a real estate agent for more than 28 years, and it still amazes me to see so many unprofessional, lazy agents out there...they certainly don't appear to be getting the proper training from their brokers, or maybe its just the nature of some.  A few yeares ago on  Labour Day weekend,  I ...
By Gloria Valvasori, MASTER-ASA, Your Streetsville Village Connection
(Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Signature Service)
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Are you considering purchasing a home with an in-ground pool?  Do you imagine hot, lazy afternoons, lounging by your pool with friends and family?  Become an informed buyer, do your research, and ensure your real estate agent includes the appropriate clauses to protect you from unforeseen expense...
By Gloria Valvasori, MASTER-ASA, Your Streetsville Village Connection
(Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Signature Service)
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I recall, several years ago looking for a very high end home for one of my clients.  I arranged several viewings, and we are talking homes ranging from $850,000 up to $1,000,000. This was a large, executive and stately home, about 5,000 square feet. It was situated on a very large lot, backing on...
By Wandanna Melliphant, A Name Homeowners Trust and Recommend
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By Sam Marji
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What is the Ontario Land Transfer tax? Simply put, the Ontario Land Transfer Tax is a provincial tax payable by the buyer of a home upon taking possession of the property. So, if you purchase a property or land you are responsible for paying Land Transfer Tax to the province at the time the trans...
By Sam Marji
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Renting a house and credit checks. How does this topic pertain to you? Did you know that when you borrow money and pay it back you are building credit history? That’s exactly what happens. A credit report will outline information about how you use your credit card and when you make payments. It w...
By Sam Marji
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Home Inspections what to Expect? There are a great deal of home buyers out there that don’t really know what to expect from a home inspection. Let me start by saying that a good home inspection will assist homebuyers make appropriate decisions. They can help you understand a home’s condition. If ...
By Wandanna Melliphant, A Name Homeowners Trust and Recommend
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How much do you need for a downpayment on a home? The is perhaps the most frequently asked question by many prospective buyers. It is possible to buy a home with 5% down, the amount of your down payment will determine whether you’ll have a conventional mortgage or an insured, high-ratio mortgage....
Condominiums and the law. You may be wondering how significant this topic may be to you. Well, let me start by saying that if you live in a condominium or plan to purchase a condominium you must abide by the Condominium Act, the condominium declaration, condominium by-laws and the condominium rul...
By Sam Marji
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Have you ever wondered what are the top 3 reasons why real estate deals fall apart? I have found from experience that even after a deal is signed you are never in the clear. Here are my top 3 reasons why real estate deals fall apart. 1. Poor Financing The home buyer must obtain a mortgage to fina...
By Sam Marji
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Have you ever wondered what are the top 5 questions to ask a realtor? You’ve taken the time to compile a list of agents that you will be interviewing in order to assist you in selling your home. So now is the time to ask the right questions. I have compiled a list of questions that I have been as...
By Sam Marji
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What is a timeshare and what are the pros and cons of timeshares? Let’s begin by defining a timeshare. Atimeshare is a type of property ownership in which you share ownership of a single property with a group of people. You are bound to a specific place and time each year. There is also another t...
By Sam Marji
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Marijuana grow-op’s are places where marijuana is or was grown for a period of time. Also known as “grow-op’s, the size of the operation can range from one marijuana plant to thousands of plants. So you might ask, well what does this have to do with me? If you are a buyer, you should ensure that ...
By Sam Marji
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It comes as no surprise that there is a large amount of rental units in the south peel region. Nowadays, more and more residents are turning to rental units as their preferred choice of accommodation. I mean why wouldn’t you rent? You pay your monthly rent; and you pay your hydro bill every month...
Why are the residents of Mississauga not investing? This is the question that I ask myself from time to time. So I’ve taken the time to ask my past clients and present clients this question. The most common response that I’ve gotten in return is, “what if the real estate market crashes?” Resident...
By Sam Marji
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Preparing your Mississauga home for a showing to prospective buyers is the key to a successful sale. Studies show that the moment a buyer walks into your home is the exact moment as to whether or not they will purchase the home. Therefore it is essential that your home is spotless and appealing t...
By Sam Marji
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“How safe is that neighbourhood?,” is one of the first things buyers ask and some real estate agents can’t answer. As agents, we are limited and can’t give an expert response. However, we can do the homework for the homebuyers and offer a polite suggestion. We can go online and research the area....
By Sam Marji
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I was once a first time homebuyer and heard a lot of home buying credit myths. I was terrified in purchasing a home. My friends and family members were quick to give advice about the home-purchasing process. As a result, I encountered several home buying credit myths that temporarily stopped me f...

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