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Generally, title fraud harms the individual homeowner. Often, it involves someone using stolen identification or forged documents to transfer a registered owner's title (deed) to himself/herself. It also involves that person securing a mortgage on a property and then disappearing with the mortgage proceeds. Title fraud usually occurs in 10 reported cases out of 2.2 million real estate transactions per year.
Now is not the time to panic. Now is the time to know the facts !!
A Recession Does Not Equal a Housing Crisis. The COVID-19 pandemic is causing an economic slowdown. The good news is, home values actually increased in 3 of the last 5 U.S. Recessions and decreased by less than 2% in the 4th. All things considered, an economic slowdown does not equal a housing crisis and this will not be a repeat of 2008.
Working with Older Homes
People looking for a new home will go for an older model for several reasons. It might be because they feel it has more character, or because the price point makes them feel like they get a better “bang for their buck”. Some people prefer an older home because they like the idea of renovating a new space, top to bottom. However, there are always some things to consider when a buyer chooses an older home.
1. Purchase Offers Purchase offers dated prior to September 2nd, 2019 are eligible to apply for the program, so long as they are not closing prior to November 1st, 2019.
2.The program is expected to be operational Purchase transactions that have already closed prior to September 2nd, 2019 cannot be considered for the program.
Planting Your Garden
Once you find that you’ve settled into your new home, you may want to do a little work on your outdoor space. Making sure that you tend to both the outside and inside of your property can create a genuinely relaxing atmosphere, especially after a long, hard day at work.
If you are choosing to renovate your home, a building permit will be required. This ensures that the home is up to code with any safety regulations, such as health and structural requirements. It is also required to ensure that they are within any municipal regulations, including zoning and heritage property determinations.
Finding the Right Neighbourhood
As a prospective homeowner, one of your first concerns might be finding a neighbourhood that best suits yourself and your family. With such a wide variety of options, it can be difficult to narrow down the specific area you’ll want to live in.
Marble and Granite countertops are two beautiful additions to any high end kitchen. However, due to their unique physical properties each is suited to different uses and requires different care.
Marble with its unique random appearance and natural veins adds warmth and elegance to kitchens. However, it is porous and easier to scratch than granite. Marble is also more susceptible to the acid found in
Toilets account for roughly thirty percent of indoor water use in homes. In the past, toilet tanks had capacities of up to twenty litres. In the nineties, these large tanks were replaced in many cases by newly available thirteen litre or water saver toilets. Today, with engineering advances, the six litre toilet has proven itself to work better than many of its thirteen litre counterparts.