Sold a home? Know your tax obligations

11 March 2019
RLP Meadowtowne
Sold a home? Know your tax obligations

When you sell your home (or principal residence) you usually don’t have to pay tax on any profit from the sale. But what you might not know is that even if you are entitled to the principal residence exemption, you need to report the sale on your income tax and benefit return. This became mandatory in 2016.


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.


5 tips for selling your home

07 December 2018
RLP Meadowtowne
5 tips for selling your home

For many, the holiday season is a busy time that includes shopping, cooking and entertaining. Amidst the hustle, it may seem difficult to find time for selling a home. Yet some home owners would prefer to list their home at this busy time.


Make merry with a late-in-the-year home sale

02 November 2018
RLP Meadowtowne
Make merry with a late-in-the-year home sale

You may have fewer people viewing your home during the fall and winter months, but that doesn't necessarily mean fewer offers. Compared to selling a home in the spring when there are more homes on the market, selling during the final months of the year can often be a successful endeavour.


What’s The Value In Hiring A Real Estate Agent?

12 October 2018
RLP Meadowtowne
What’s The Value In Hiring A Real Estate Agent?

With the wealth of online resources dedicated to helping you search for a new home or sell the one you own, you might be wondering if you even need a real estate agent in the first place. However, you may want to consider why many homeowners choose to enlist the services of a real estate professional.