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.


How to prepare your home for cooler weather

05 September 2019
RLP Meadowtowne
How to prepare your home for cooler weather

To ensure that your warranty rights are protected, here are some fall maintenance reminders for your new home


Buying pre-construction? Your deposit is protected

31 May 2019
RLP Meadowtowne
Buying pre-construction? Your deposit is protected

Is this the year you plan to take that bold leap and buy a new-build house or condominium unit? Prices on new homes have gone up in recent years, and so have deposits. But there are two pieces of good news.


Buying a new home? Beware of mortgage fraud

01 May 2019
RLP Meadowtowne
Buying a new home? Beware of mortgage fraud

Purchasing a new home is a big milestone that’s typically full of happy moments – from picking out new furniture and décor to discovering all the interesting spots in your new neighbourhood.