- You fell in love. Bought a house. Broke up. Can you force your partner to sell?
Selling your home can be complicated and costly when a relationship falls apart. Consider a contract when you buy to avoid expensive court proceedings.
- Quirky tactics that agents sometimes use to sell homes
When you choose a real estate agent, a big part of the decision should be about how they plan to market your home.
- Weisleder: Real estate to crash? Not by these yardsticks
Rumours GTA houses are overvalued, and Toronto's condo market saturated, have again resurfaced. But cheap money and demand have kept prices rising, sales moving
- 5 things that can go wrong on closing day
Closing day for house deal is stressful. But if you handle problems properly, deal will close and both parties will be satisfied.
- Should your home’s selling price be public information?
The selling prices of homes are currently the property of real estate boards. Should they be forced to share it with the public?
- 6 things to ask when buying a cottage
Buying a cottage can be complicated. Water potability, septic systems and what happens if the lake level changes are all questions you to need answer.
- How homeowner’s 1-year rental ended up in court
Owning a rental property is not just about collecting rent on time. It is also about making sure your property is properly maintained by tenant
- Is Airbnb legal in Ontario?
Airbnb is a website that connects travellers from all over the world to homeowners who are looking to make extra money by renting out their entire home.
- 7 things to know when building a backyard deck
- This Ontario home’s history goes back 212 years
On Canada Day, it’s worth remembering home is more than investment, it’s where family history is made, and history is real for this Waterford home
- How Ontario landlords can avoid bad tenants
Avoiding tenant from hell includes checking references, Facebook, credit agencies. Inducements, treating tenants with respect, can pay off for landlords
- How to win when you go to small claims court
Home buyers will typically sue sellers in Small Claims Court over problems that arise after closing when the amount in dispute is $25,000 or less.
- One man’s $50,500 real estate commission lesson
You can still be obligated to pay commission even after your contract with an agent has expired.
- Disclose problems if you’re selling a house: Weisleder
Caveat Emptor is a good rule to follow if you are buying a home. But seller must be careful to disclose structural defects
- Six things to know about real estate deposits
When you make an offer on a house you have to put down a deposit. Here are some things to keep in mind.
- 5 things to know when selling a home by yourself
Selling a home by yourself means more money in your pocket, but it’s a lot of hard work and there are some things to think about.
- When is a builder’s promise binding?
You rely on a builder's marketing material and a new condo because of an advertised feature. What happens if it’s not there?
- Close your home purchase on a Wednesday: Weisleder
Why Friday is the worst day to take possession, and other tips on making your real estate deal go more smoothly.
- Landlords, tenants need to co-operate when home sold
When landlord wants to sell property, co-operation with tenant is necessary. Here are some rules
- Be careful what you say when advertising your property
One vendor’s claim the basement walls had been gutted to “the bare bones” landed him in small claims court.