Yes, even resale homes can come with a warranty

08 May 2020
RLP Meadowtowne
Yes, even resale homes can come with a warranty

Are you looking to buy – or have you just bought – a resale house or condominium unit that is less than seven years old? If so, there’s a very good chance you still have some warranty coverage. That’s because the standard warranty on new homes in Ontario stays with every home even after it’s sold by the original owner.


Things to consider when choosing a mortgage

15 April 2020
RLP Meadowtowne
Things to consider when choosing a mortgage

When you buy a home, you might want to consider choosing a mortgage that includes flexible prepayment privileges. Prepayment privileges allow you to increase your regular mortgage payments without having to pay extra fees. Prepayment privileges are sometimes included in the agreements for closed mortgages. If your lender is a federally regulated financial institution, such as a bank, it must indicate the prepayment privileges in an information box at the top of your mortgage agreement.


What are the risks when buying a pre-construction condo?

26 February 2020
RLP Meadowtowne
What are the risks when buying a pre-construction condo?

It can take a very long time for a condo project to go from design plans to a completed structure and a lot has to happen for it to become a reality. There are many different factors that can lead to a cancellation, but the most common are


Tips for purchasing your first home in Canada

12 April 2019
RLP Meadowtowne
Tips for purchasing your first home in Canada

If you’ve recently settled in Canada from another country, you might have your sights on buying a home, and the process to do so here can differ greatly from other countries. It’s normal to have lots of questions about what the real estate market and how to start your search. Whether you’re still deciding on which province is right for you or you’re looking at specific neighborhoods, it’s important to feel confident and knowledgeable when looking to purchase your home – it’s one of the biggest decisions of your life and your family’s life – not to mention arguably the biggest purchase you will ever make.


Finding a contractor is kind of like finding a mate

15 January 2019
RLP Meadowtowne
Finding a contractor is kind of like finding a mate

Like dating, it means you have to know what you're looking for, ask a lot of questions, seek advice from friends and family and most importantly, take your time deciding. After all, the contractor you choose is vital to the success of any remodeling project you take on.