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Category: Post-Closing

  • The Seller Took the Appliances – What Do I Do Now?

    The Seller Took the Appliances – What Do I Do Now?

    So you’re a new homeowner, congratulations! But the seller recently moved out and took some appliances with them. You might be wondering: are they allowed to do that? What should you do? Maybe you were expecting certain items to be in the house or were surprised some appliances were left behind. Well, It entirely depends… Continue reading The Seller Took the Appliances – What Do I Do Now?

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  • I Received the Previous Owner’s Bill. What Should I Do?

    I Received the Previous Owner’s Bill. What Should I Do?

    You’ve spent the first month living in your new home and you couldn’t be happier.  However, when you go to check the mail, you notice a most unwelcome surprise. The city indicates there is an amount owing from the previous owner’s bill. Your first thought might be malicious intent on the side of the seller,… Continue reading I Received the Previous Owner’s Bill. What Should I Do?

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  • Six Most Common Post-Closing Issues and How To Avoid Them

    Six Most Common Post-Closing Issues and How To Avoid Them

    There are few things that are more exciting than getting the keys to your new home. What you typically picture as a happy and exciting moment, can quickly turn into a stressful and frustrating mess thanks to a variety of situations that can transpire after closing. In “industry-speak” we call these post-closing issues. As much as… Continue reading Six Most Common Post-Closing Issues and How To Avoid Them

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  • Interim Occupancy – What is it and What You Need To Know

    Interim Occupancy – What is it and What You Need To Know

    When you buy a pre-construction condo, it may take a few years before the building is ready and you get to move in. When it’s time to move in, you might be surprised to learn that you still might not actually own your condo unit (or at least not just yet). The period between the… Continue reading Interim Occupancy – What is it and What You Need To Know

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  • Hello New Home, Hello New Property Taxes.

    Hello New Home, Hello New Property Taxes.

    Buying a home is exciting.  Taxes are not. While this is the topic that everyone loves to ignore, buying or selling a home in Ontario does come with quite a few tax implications.  The more you know about them, the less stressed you’ll be down the road.  In this blog, we’ll dive into: • Land… Continue reading Hello New Home, Hello New Property Taxes.

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  • My Buyer Won’t Close. Now What Do I Do?

    My Buyer Won’t Close. Now What Do I Do?

    You’re two weeks from your move date and a dreaded phone call comes in from your lawyer.  Your buyer refuses to close. As you catch your breath and try to understand what’s going on, reality begins to set in.    You’ve already committed to buying a new home, the moving trucks have been booked, and in… Continue reading My Buyer Won’t Close. Now What Do I Do?

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