The GTA Home Show Did you just buy a new home? Are you planning to renovate? Then come to the GTA Home Show! WHERE IT ALL COMES TOGETHER. Marketplace Events, the largest producer of home and garden events in North America and the producer of the National Home Show and the Toronto Fall Home Show will now produce the all new GTA HOME SHOW at the INTERNATIONAL CENTRE, FEBRUARY 20-23, 2014.
A Pre-Approved Mortgage So you've finally saved up a substantial down payment on your very first home and your eager [...]
So you put down an offer on your new home and it was accepted, Congratulations!! You are on your way [...]
When dealing with first time home buyers, one of the most common misconceptions that I hear is "I'm a first time home buyer, I don't need to pay the land transfer tax!" And what a big misconception it is! Everyone, regardless if you have bought a home previously or are a FTHB, you must pay Land Transfer Tax to the Provincial and/or the Municipal government in Ontario.
Taxes Taxes Taxes! The cost of home ownership includes paying taxes to the provincial and municipal governments for a variety of items such as the Land Transfer Tax (LTT). Land Transfer taxes are a part of every residential real estate transaction in Ontario (however rebates are available for First Time Home Buyers) and should be accounted for as part of the closing cost a buyer requires to pay.
If you are a first time home buyer, congratulations on this significant step in your life! A home is generally considered the largest investment most people will make in their life. The Canadian and Ontario government has made it easier to enable first time home buyers to afford their first home by providing programs, tax credits and rebates....