Jun 182012
10 closing costs to be aware of when buying a home

Know your closing costs. Knowing your closing costs, or a very good estimate, is of great importance when budgeting for your home purchase.  Here are 10 to consider; Home inspection. An inspection can help make you aware of issues related to a house’s structure and systems, such as plumbing and electrical, and recommended or necessary … Continue Reading

Apr 192012
First Time Home Buyer's Tax Credit

A non-refundable tax credit of up to $750.00 You can claim an amount of $5,000 for the purchase of a qualifying home made in 2011, if both of the following apply: You or your spouse or common-law partner acquired a qualifying home. You did not live in another home owned by you or your spouse or … Continue Reading

Dec 132010
Buying Your First Home

Buying Your First Home?  Thinking about purchasing a home of your own?  Keep these critical considerations in mind:

Aug 122010
London Real Estate in 1949 Part 2

How affordable was real estate in 1949? Last time we looked at the cost of homes in London, Ontario in 1949. From the ads posted, a 3 bedroom house complete with dining room and living room with hardwood throughout and located in what is now known as Old South could be purchased for less than … Continue Reading