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Do You Need A Lawyer To Buy A House?

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  • on January 5, 2023
While it may feel like you don’t really need the help of a real estate lawyer for standard real estate transactions, a new home is an expensive purchase, and your house deal is a significant, binding contract that has the potential to create major liabilities for you. Buying a…

New Condo HST Rebate

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  • on December 30, 2022
Did you know that the GST/HST new home rebate program also applies to condos? The federal government and the Ontario provincial government introduced a new housing rebate to help make housing more affordable, and this is available to condo owners. The Canada Revenue Agency implemented the program to combine…

The Benefits Of Being A First Time Home Buyer

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  • on November 30, 2022
First-time homebuyers often feel like they are unequal players in the housing market, but there are many perks to being a first-time buyer. First-time buyers have more loan programs and financial assistance available to them than people who have already experienced homeownership. Want to know how you can save…

New Condo HST Rebates

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  • on September 22, 2022
Harmonized sales tax (HST) became an integrated sales tax for the province of Ontario on July 1st, 2010. It combined Federal Sales Tax and Provincial Sales Tax. Is there HST on new condos in Ontario? Goods and Sales Tax (GST), the precursor to HST was enacted into law with…

Being A Landlord In Ontario

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  • on November 11, 2020
Being a landlord in Ontario isn’t an easy endeavor. But there are several reasons why becoming one is a more accessible option now. The real estate market has become inflated in recent years. At the same time, rent costs have risen sharply as well …

5 Reasons You Haven’t Received Your GST/HST New House Rebate Cheque

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  • on October 28, 2020
You sent your GST/HST Rebate application to the CRA for processing 30 days ago but you haven’t received your rebate cheque yet. What happened? With more than 15 years of experience working closely with the CRA we have been able to assist our clients to receive their rebates in…