Attention Home Buyers, CMHC will be changing their Mortgage Loan Insurance Premiums as of May 1, 2014. Please read the following information regarding the change. The increase may or may not affect you, however knowledge is powerful. Contact Chris Elder at 647 774 7986 or info@chriselder for more information.
CMHC Mortgage loan insurance premiums changes
August 1, 2014
Close your home purchase on a Wednesday
July 22, 2014
As the spring housing market heats up, it’s a busy time for closing deals. The price you pay is very important, but you also have to think carefully about your closing date, so that everything goes smoothly. Here are seven things to remember: Any day but Friday: The last Friday of a month is typically the busiest day in most real estate law offices, especially in the summer. This mean many deals won’t be able to close until late in the day. Worse, if the deal has to be extended, you don’t get keys until the following Monday, or ...
7 things to know when building a backyard deck
July 22, 2014
With summer in full swing many homeowners turn their eye to a backyard deck. What better place to relax or have a barbecue and entertain their friends? But if you’re planning to build one yourself, be careful. If it isn’t done right, you may run into problems later when you try and sell your home. Here are seven things to consider: Do I need a building permit? Every community has its own rules, but typically, if your deck is more than two feet above the ground and roughly 10 by 10, you will need a building permit. In some places ...
Upgrades that sell your Mississauga Condo in 2013
July 23, 2013
Since the start of this New Year the Mississauga condo market has been gaining acceleration, which seemed evident with me featuring in few new publications that include The Globe and Mail and YourMississaugaBizz. From my experience with the blog posts and the feedbacks, reviews I receive I have decided to start a blog to help people sell their condos. From my experience I feel that most condo buyers look for these upgrades. Dark hardwood floors are most wanted by young buyers. The trend has now shifted to darker floors. People feel that darker colors give a rich look ...