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Royal LePage Parksville – Qualicum Beach Realty, 314 East Island Highway, Parksville, B.C. V9H 2H1Toll Free: 888 • 954 • 4433joanne@joanneferreiro.com

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  While there are a variety of housing ownership interests, the most common include the following: Freehold – A freehold interest (also known as a fee simple) is the more precise term for what we ordinarily refer to as “ownership” of a home. The owner of the freehold interest has full use and control of the…

  When you have a property on which you want to make an offer you may consider engaging the services of experts to provide inspections and reports on important components of a property.  These services may be engaged prior to you making an offer or, more commonly, you may make your offer subject to you…

  Before you start looking for a new home, it is important that you become aware of how much you can afford to pay. This knowledge will allow you to spend your valuable time looking productively at homes which are within your predetermined price range. You can calculate a relatively accurate figure for yourself if…

In a move seen as another effort to cool Canada’s housing market, CMHC limits mortgage guarantees. This strategy doesn’t seem to be having the desired affect but may cause lenders to increase rates. TORONTO, Aug 6 (Reuters) – Canada’s federal housing agency took small step to tighten mortgage lending in 2013, limiting guarantees it offers…

It’s easy to count your available cash, but remember that all of these cash savings cannot be used as your down-payment. There are last-minute costs, such as taxes, legal fees, appraisal fees, moving expenses, and home insurance to pay before you are finally in your new home. The time to budget for those “end” expenses…

Once you have found the home you would like, a written offer to purchase must be prepared. Considering the substantial nature of this investment, you should work with a lawyer, notary public, or a real estate licensee when preparing an offer to purchase. An offer is usually recorded on a standard form entitled Contract of…

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