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By Brian Madigan, LL.B., Broker
(RE/MAX West Realty Inc., Brokerage (Toronto))
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There is no question that the statutory provisions contained in the Married Women’s Property Act were helpful to the women’s liberation cause. The changes started prior to Confederation. When a woman married a man, she lost her “legal personality”. It merged with that of the husband who assumed l...
By Brian Madigan, LL.B., Broker
(RE/MAX West Realty Inc., Brokerage (Toronto))
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Terms Posted Rates Preferred Rates 6 MONTHS 3.14% 3.10% 1 YEAR 2.99% 2.29% 2 YEARS 2.84% 2.14% 3 YEARS 3.39% 2.34% 4 YEARS 3.89% 2.49% 5 YEARS 4.64% 2.59% 7 YEARS 5.30% 3.44% 10 YEARS 6.10% 3.84% Rates are subject to change without notice. OAC E&OE Prime Rate 2.70% 5 yr variable 2.35%
By Dianna Mandzuk, Dianna Mandzuk
(RE/Max Jazz Inc., Brokerage)
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RE/Max Ontario Atlantic recently released its 2016 Spring Market Trends report and it's certainly eye-opening. There are some staggering numbers out west with Greater Vancouver posting numbers like 24% growth rate and an average residential sale price of more than $1.2 million dollars.Competition...
By Brian Madigan, LL.B., Broker
(RE/MAX West Realty Inc., Brokerage (Toronto))
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Terms The Bank Preferred Rates 1 Year 2.84% 2.79% 2 Years 2.79% 2.34% 3 Years 3.39% 2.49% 4 Years 4.09% 2.59% 5 Years 4.79% 2.69% 7 Years 5.85% 3.39% 10 Years 6.09% 3.89% VIRM 2.70% 2.15% The prime rate is 2.70%
By Wayne Liddy, Waterfront homes in Chatham-Kent
(ROYAL LEPAGE PEIFER REALTY INC. BROKERAGE)
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April 2016, 10:35:00 AM                          Curb Appeal  for Your Home in Spring   I know our weather often goes from winter to summer with very little Spring but don’t forget those Spring cleanup chores for your home and gardens. Curb appeal is vital if you are thinking of listing your home...
By Brian Madigan, LL.B., Broker
(RE/MAX West Realty Inc., Brokerage (Toronto))
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Fixed term and preferred rates & posted rates as of April 26, 2016 6 mos                                 3.10%         3.14%1yr                                     2.29%          2.89%2yr                                     2.24%          2.84%3yr                                     2.34%        ...
By Brian Madigan, LL.B., Broker
(RE/MAX West Realty Inc., Brokerage (Toronto))
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Is a Back Up Offer a Competing Offer? This is an interesting question since there are some clear and specific rules governing the “competing Offer” situation.The Real Estate and Business Brokers Act requires a seller representative’s brokerage to disclose to potential buyers in competing offer si...
By Brian Madigan, LL.B., Broker
(RE/MAX West Realty Inc., Brokerage (Toronto))
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 Question:Client bought a house with a long six (6) month closing.House was in great condition when the deal was signed.The Buyer visited the premises two (2) months before closing and the Seller has allowed their dogs to defecate all over the house, upstairs, main level, basement.Likely the carp...
By Marina Gavrylyuk, Homes & Condos for Sale in Mississauga and Toronto
(Sutton Group Summit)
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What kind of stool is most likely to keep you from toppling over when you sit on it? Of course, two-legged stools won’t even stand on their own. Three-legged stools are okay, but still unstable. Four-legged stools are rock solid.What does that have to do with shopping for a new home?Well, if you ...
By Anne Lok, Toronto Modern Real Estate
(Homelife Realty One Ltd. Brokerage)
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The lack of newer three bedroom family sized homes in urban Toronto continue to push prices upward in the freehold property sector due to the imbalance of supply and demand, and hardly any new family sized homes are being built. The average price gap  from a condo to a detached home is growing wi...
By Brian Madigan, LL.B., Broker
(RE/MAX West Realty Inc., Brokerage (Toronto))
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Terms Posted Rates Preferred Rates 6 MONTHS 3.14% 3.10% 1 YEAR 2.99% 2.29% 2 YEARS 2.84% 2.14% 3 YEARS 3.39% 2.34% 4 YEARS 3.89% 2.49% 5 YEARS 4.64% 2.59% 7 YEARS 5.30% 3.44% 10 YEARS 6.10% 3.84% Rates are subject to change without notice. OAC E&OE  Prime Rate 2.70% 5 yr variable 2.35%  
By Brian Madigan, LL.B., Broker
(RE/MAX West Realty Inc., Brokerage (Toronto))
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Terms Posted Rates Preferred Rates 6 MONTHS 3.14% 3.10% 1 YEAR 2.99% 2.29% 2 YEARS 2.84% 2.14% 3 YEARS 3.39% 2.34% 4 YEARS 3.89% 2.49% 5 YEARS 4.64% 2.59% 7 YEARS 5.30% 3.44% 10 YEARS 6.10% 3.84% Rates are subject to change without notice. OAC E&OE  Prime Rate 2.70% 5 yr variable 2.35%  
By Brian Madigan, LL.B., Broker
(RE/MAX West Realty Inc., Brokerage (Toronto))
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Commercial Bond Yields   CMB         GoC         Floating RateInsured Cost of Funds 5 Year - 1.33%Canada Housing 06/15/21 [+0.04]       5 Year - 0.86%CAN 3.50 09/01/20 [+0.04]       0.87%                       [-]                        5 Year - 1.44%*Canada Housing 12/15/21 [+0.04]       10 Yea...
By Gloria Valvasori, MASTER-ASA, Your Streetsville Village Connection
(Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Signature Service)
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VALUE PROPOSITION REALTORS BRING TO THEIR CLIENTSSelling a home is one of the most important financial decisions you will make, and having a trained, experienced and knowledgeaable realtor who has the proessional expertise is the logical and smart choice. After all, who would you consult if you h...
By Brian Madigan, LL.B., Broker
(RE/MAX West Realty Inc., Brokerage (Toronto))
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  Can the Buyer Take Back Her Offer? (Part 2) This is actually a question which arises all the time. Some people will say “yes” and others will say “no”. Let’s have a look at the sequence of an Offer. Robert lists his house for sale through Richard at ABC Realty. Wilma is interested as she has be...
By Brian Madigan, LL.B., Broker
(RE/MAX West Realty Inc., Brokerage (Toronto))
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Can the Buyer Take Back Her Offer?This is actually a question which arises all the time. Some people will say “yes” and others will say “no”. Let’s have a look at the sequence of an Offer.Robert lists his house for sale through Richard at ABC Realty.Wilma is interested as she has been looking wit...
By Brian Madigan, LL.B., Broker
(RE/MAX West Realty Inc., Brokerage (Toronto))
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Terms The Bank Prteferred Rates 1 Year 3.14% 2.79% 2 Years 3.14% 2.34% 3 Years 3.80% 2.49% 4 Years 4.54% 2.59% 5 Years 4.84% 2.69% 7 Years 5.30% 3.39% 10 Years 6.10% 3.89% VIRM 2.70% 2.15% The prime rate is 2.70%
By Brian Madigan, LL.B., Broker
(RE/MAX West Realty Inc., Brokerage (Toronto))
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Should You Get a Survey?A very substantial error occurred in a real estate transaction. The purchaser was interested in buying a cottage property. As it turned out, the building which she thought she was buying was not really on the lot, although it was closeby.In 1989, Mrs. Holmes purchased a co...
By Kathy Clulow, Trusted For Experience - Respected For Results
(RE/MAX All-Stars Realty Inc. Brokerage)
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SOLD OVER ASKINGToday in our local Uxbridge real estate market we are seeing more homes selling above the asking price as Realtors® recommend a tight to or barely under market pricing strategy.While many buyers feel it is an unfair practice there are those who understand the principle of getting ...
By Sara Kareer, Boutique Real Estate Services to Buyers & Sellers
(Kingsway Real Estate Brokerage)
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Estates of Credit Ridge Home Sales, Prices for MARCH 2016         The following is a quick summary of the Estates of Credit Ridge sales activity reported for MARCH 2016: Total Sales: 8                     Townhomes:  0                          Semi-Detached:  0                Detached:  8 Average...

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