Insurance Protecting your deposit

When you work with a registered real estate broker or salesperson, your deposit is protected subject to the terms and conditions of the insurance policy.

All brokers and salespersons are required by law to participate in an insurance program that includes consumer deposit insurance.

The coverage that protects your deposit is available under the insurance program at no cost to you.

Marijuana grow houses what are the signs

Most home buyers tend to focus on what they can see: bright, open spaces, attractive finishes and a nicely landscaped yard. But a home’s striking appearance could be concealing the damage of a former marijuana grow op.

Commissions and fees charged by the brokerage 1

Arrangements can vary. Commission and fee arrangements come in three forms:

    • A fixed amount
    • A percentage of the sale price
    • A blend of a fixed amount plus a percentage of the sale price

buying-a-condo

The short answer to this question is that buying a condominium (condo) involves a number of special considerations you won’t encounter when you purchase an ordinary detached or semi-detached home, and you should be aware of them before you make an offer.

 

conditional-offer

Making a conditional offer is entirely your decision to make, but I strongly recommend taking your salesperson’s advice so you have a sense of the home’s overall condition. The Real Estate Council of Ontario sometimes hears from consumers who were so eager to buy a particular property they did so without first having an inspection performed, and regretted their decision later.

office-decorating

As the way people live and work continues to evolve, so too has the idea of smart and stylish office design. But how do you create an inspiring office that helps fuel productivity without going too far into the experimental or having to spend a small fortune to get right? To help you make the best of the office space you have to work with, here’s a few sage ideas from the wisdom of the commercial interior designers experts at firm Décor Aid.

 

 

Buyers-Representation-Agreements

When you are buying your home, a real estate broker or salesperson may ask you to sign a representation agreement. A representation agreement defines the nature of the relationship between you and the brokerage, including the broker or salesperson.