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If you are buying, selling, or refinancing a home in Ontario, learn from these free residential real estate Ontario resources.
Purchasing Your First Home in Ontario: What You Need to Know
Few things are more exciting than purchasing your first home in Ontario! Few things are more stressful, either. No two purchase transactions are exactly the same, as each requires specific care and attention.
Purchasing a Condominium in Ontario: What You Need to Know
A condominium provides a form of ownership in property whereby you own a single unit in a multiple-unit dwelling or project, as well as an interest in the common areas and common elements of the project or dwelling.
Condominium Purchase Checklist
If you are buying a condominium, this is what you can do to get ready for closing.
Top Tips for a Successful Real Estate Transaction
No two real estate deals are the same, but the following steps generally apply to any successful home purchase.
About Title Insurance in Ontario
Title insurance was introduced in Canada in the early 1990s and is popular among home buyers today.
Links & Resources – Residential Real Estate in Ontario
We recommend these web sites as excellent sources of relevant information for home buyers and sellers.
What to Expect From Your Real Estate Lawyer
When you purchase a home, you inherit the history of that property – from the quality of its construction to any previous owners' utility arrears, to land and mineral claims that other parties may have on it.
Ontario New Home Warranty Program (Tarion): Whose Responsibility Is It?
Enacted in 1976, the Ontario New Home Warranty Plan Act (ONHWP) was created to protect the rights of new-home buyers and is being administered by the Tarion Warranty Corporation through its New Home Warranty Program.
Home Purchase Checklist
If you are buying a home, this is what you can do to get ready for your closing.
Selling a Home in Ontario: What You Need to Know
Although it is the buyer's responsibility to perform due diligence on the legal health of the property, as a seller, you also have work to do!
Home Sale Checklist
If you are selling a home, this is what you can do to get ready for closing.
Reﬁnancing a Home in Ontario: What You Need to Know
You may wish to reﬁnance an existing home to take advantage of changes in interest rates, to unlock some of the equity on your home, or to reduce your monthly cash ﬂow requirements.
Home Refinancing Checklist
If you are reﬁnancing your home, this is what you can do to get started.
Dual Transaction Real Estate Checklist
If you are both selling a home and buying a new one, this is what you can do to get ready for closing.