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By Susan Emo, Kingston and the 1000 Islands Area
(Sotheby's International Realty Canada - Brokerage)
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The results are in . . .cue Drum rollCanada makes the Top 5 in UN's list of World's Happiest Countries!!!"Only the slightest of margins separates Switzerland, Iceland, Denmark, Norway and Canada in the top ranks of the United Nations’ World Happiness Report released today."And, if it wasn't for V...
By Brian Madigan, LL.B., Broker
(RE/MAX West Realty Inc., Brokerage (Toronto))
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 The Evolving Duties and Responsibilities of  “Agents” There are five primary sources of new legal developments for real estate agents:  Statutory laws, Regulatory laws, Changes to the local MLS rules and regulations, Discipline cases published by RECO, and Decisions by the Courts.  Any agent mus...
By Brian Madigan, LL.B., Broker
(RE/MAX West Realty Inc., Brokerage (Toronto))
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 Sellers Avoid Lawsuits: Factor Defect into Price! Everyone wants to negotiate and get a good price for their house. But, when the deal is closed and the sellers have moved on, they really want to be DONE with the house. So, what’s the point in concealing a defect? It just may come back to haunt ...
By Brian Madigan, LL.B., Broker
(RE/MAX West Realty Inc., Brokerage (Toronto))
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 An Explanation of Real Estate Services (2015) The document reproduced below is entitled “Working with a REALTOR®”. It offers an explanation of agency and customer service. It was drafted by the Ontario Real Estate Association and it appears on its websites and material. The Toronto Real Estate B...
By Brian Madigan, LL.B., Broker
(RE/MAX West Realty Inc., Brokerage (Toronto))
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Bankrupt Renovator - Runs out of Money  Recently, there have been reports about a renovation building contractor who ran into financial difficulty and has left as many as 15 families in a mess with partially completed projects. This article is too late for them, but it might help someone else who...
By Brian Madigan, LL.B., Broker
(RE/MAX West Realty Inc., Brokerage (Toronto))
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 Buyer Representation Agreement Explained (Ontario) Part 19 – ACKNOWLEDGEMENT Here is the portion of the paragraph dealing with the Acknowledgement. ACKNOWLEDGEMENT The Buyer(s) hereby acknowledge that the Buyer(s) fully understand the terms of this Agreement and have received a true copy of this...
By Rosalind Nicholas, Toronto Real Estate Agent, Toronto ON
(RE/MAX Condos Plus Corporation, Brokerage)
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  Condo Expenses  -Separate Bank Accounts Condo Corporations have two different types of expenses: 1.    There are the OPERATING EXPENSES such as snow removal, general maintenance and other recurring expenses for the up-keep of the property.and2.    There are the MAJOR PLANNED EXPENSES. These exp...
By Brian Madigan, LL.B., Broker
(RE/MAX West Realty Inc., Brokerage (Toronto))
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 Buyer Representation Agreement Explained (Ontario) Part 18 – DECLARATION of INSURANCE Here is the portion of the paragraph dealing with the Declaration of Insurance. DECLARATION OF INSURANCE The broker/salesperson......................................................................................
By Brian Madigan, LL.B., Broker
(RE/MAX West Realty Inc., Brokerage (Toronto))
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 Buyer Representation Agreement Explained (Ontario) Part 17 –EXECUTION by BUYER Here is the portion of the paragraph dealing with the execution by the Buyer. THIS AGREEMENT HAS BEEN READ AND FULLY UNDERSTOOD BY ME AND I ACKNOWLEDGE THIS DATE I HAVE SIGNED UNDERSEAL. Any representations contained ...
By Brian Madigan, LL.B., Broker
(RE/MAX West Realty Inc., Brokerage (Toronto))
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Terms The Bank Preferred 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 2.85% 2.20% The prime rate is 2.85%  
By Christine Smith, Collingwood Real Estate
(Locations North Brokerage)
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  As one of the several developments off Trott Road -- Cranberry Cove in Collingwood gives residents a modern style community that is also a part of the larger Cranberry neighbourhood.  These row units utilize a squared off architectural design that generates efficient land use and a unique look ...
By Christine Smith, Collingwood Real Estate
(Locations North Brokerage)
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As residents enter the Blue Shores community in Collingwood they are greeted by the quaint white gatehouse that marks the entrance to this clean and well developed neighbourhood.  As they venture past the post boxes and down the wide and well kept private drives, they will also note the beautiful...
By Christine Smith, Collingwood Real Estate
(Locations North Brokerage)
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The smaller development of Admirals Gate in Collingwood Ontario gives residents the perfect view of the Georgian Bay. This private community features an upscale gated entrance way that welcomes the homeowners to a sense of luxury living and features modern colonial architecture and clean, tree li...
By Christine Smith, Collingwood Real Estate
(Locations North Brokerage)
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The Lighthouse Point in Collingwood Ontario is a large development that is situated along quiet, winding roads that hug the contours of the shoreline. This well established neighbourhood includes row style and semi-detached townhomes that are situated on larger shared lots to give residents priva...
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 2.94% 2.19% 3 YEARS 3.44% 2.34% 4 YEARS 3.94% 2.54% 5 YEARS 4.79% 2.64% 7 YEARS 6.04% 3.39% 10 YEARS 6.50% 3.84% Rates are subject to change without notice. OAC E&OE  Prime Rate 2.85% 5 yr variable 2.20%
By Dianna Mandzuk, Dianna Mandzuk
(RE/Max Jazz Inc., Brokerage)
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Please visit www.dmandzuk.ca for additional info, photos, video & map! Welcome to 4991 Walsh Rd., OronoLocated minutes from Orono and Highway 35/115 and just 25 minutes from Oshawa!Exceptional quality-built (1 year) bungalow offering -4000 square feet of bright finished living space on both level...
By Kathy Clulow, Trusted For Experience - Respected For Results
(RE/MAX All-Stars Realty Inc. Brokerage)
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There are currently 120 active listings of Homes for sale in Uxbridge on The Toronto Real Estate Board (TREB) MLS®. Currently ..... Median Asking Price $699,950There were 120 homes listed for sale at the end of the week on the TREB MLS® System in Uxbridge with a price range from $174,900 to $7,75...
By Michelle Finnamore, Preparing your property for sale
(in Vaughan and Toronto GTA)
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Home staging in Vaughan and Toronto we are asked whether it is better to show a property vacant to show the space in a home or if there is a return investment to stage a vacant home to show the lifestyle of living there to increase the value of the home in the eye of the buyer.Our answer is alway...
By Brian Madigan, LL.B., Broker
(RE/MAX West Realty Inc., Brokerage (Toronto))
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Buyer Representation Agreement Explained (Ontario) Part 16 –EXECUTION by BROKERAGE   Here is the portion of the paragraph dealing with the execution by the Brokerage.   THE BROKERAGE AGREES TO REPRESENT THE BUYER IN LOCATING A REAL PROPERTY OF THE GENERAL DESCRIPTION INDICATED ABOVE IN AN ENDEAV...
By Brian Madigan, LL.B., Broker
(RE/MAX West Realty Inc., Brokerage (Toronto))
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Buyer Representation Agreement Explained (Ontario) Part 15 SCHEDULE(S)   Here is the portion of the paragraph dealing with Schedules.   11. SCHEDULE(S):............................................................................................... attached hereto form(s) part of this Agreement. ...

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