The real estate market is changing, what exactly is a...
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The real estate market is changing, what exactly is a...
2023, october 25

In fact it’s one of the best tools to protect purchasers and get the most of a real estate broker’s experience and knowledge, and by the same token guide you in choosing a property that meets your criteria and your budget. The regulator (OACIQ = Organisme d’autoréglementation du courtage immobilier du Québec) has decreed that

Is the FHSA advantageous for first time buyers? Unequivocally YES!
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Is the FHSA advantageous for first time buyers? Unequivocally YES!
2023, october 25

Many first time buyers question whether the ‘FHSA’ is advantageous for them so I have taken this opportunity to highlight certain points that will help clarify the benefits. In a nutshell it allows each spouse to create his / her own FHSA and to contribute individually up to $8,000 a year, for a total limit

5 small yet impactful kitchen updates you can complete in a weekend
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5 small yet impactful kitchen updates you can complete in a weekend
2023, august 23

Every now and then, you may look at your kitchen and feel that it needs a facelift to bring it up to speed with current design trends. Thankfully, upgrading your home doesn’t have to break the bank, or require a major construction overhaul. Even small updates like switching out cabinet hardware or applying a new

I’m Moving: To Whom Should I Send My Change of Address?
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I’m Moving: To Whom Should I Send My Change of Address?
2023, july 28

Notifying governments, financial institutions, service providers and other organizations of your change of address is essential when preparing to move. In this article, you will discover how to do it quickly and efficiently thanks to a detailed checklist of whom to contact. 1. Government of Quebec The provincial government provides a change of address service which allows you to

What impact will rising interest rates have on the Quebec real estate market?
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What impact will rising interest rates have on the Quebec real estate market?
2023, july 19

If you’re thinking about buying a property right now, you’re probably keeping a close eye on interest rate fluctuations. The increase to the key lending rate announced this week by the Bank of Canada likely has you wondering about the potential impact it could have on your purchase plans. And what about the state of

3 ways to invest in real estate
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3 ways to invest in real estate
2023, july 07

Many investors are turning to the real estate market to grow their assets. From rental properties to flipping to investment funds, there are plenty of investment options. Ready to get started? Browse this article for three ways to invest in real estate. What is real estate investment? Investing in real estate means acquiring a property you

How a good credit score can get you on the property ladder
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How a good credit score can get you on the property ladder
2023, july 07

Buying a property is an adventure that includes several important steps, such as assessing your needs, house hunting, and presenting a promise to purchase. But for many aspiring homeowners, one crucial step is getting a mortgage pre-approval. Making a real estate investment depends on many factors, including your income, financial situation, and credit history. So, what credit

How to convert your property into a multi-generational home
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How to convert your property into a multi-generational home
2023, june 28

From graduates moving back home after finishing post-secondary school, to elderly parents living with their adult children, more Canadians are choosing to cohabitate with family members. Although the tradition of generations residing together under one roof is not a new concept, the trend has become more common in North America in recent years. In an

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