Rich in bricks but strapped for cash? How to own a home without being house poor

26 April 2019
RLP Meadowtowne
Rich in bricks but strapped for cash? How to own a home without being house poor

The term “house poor” is likely one we’re familiar with as Canadians. Given the ever-changing housing market, it’s something you may even have identified with. But what does it really mean? And how can we avoid it?


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.


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.


Don’t let ice damming damage your home

26 February 2019
RLP Meadowtowne
Don’t let ice damming damage your home

As winter winds down and the warmer weather starts melting the snow on your roof, be aware of the potential threat of ice damming, which can cause damage to both the exterior and interior of your home.


2019 Meadowtowne Spring Kick Off Event

21 February 2019
RLP Meadowtowne
2019 Meadowtowne Spring Kick Off Event

On Tuesday, February 5th, we held our Annual Spring Kick-Off at the Hilton Mississauga hotel and conference centre in Meadowvale. It was wonderful to see so many in attendance! We opened the meeting with an address from our Brokers. Alex Ocsai, Broker/Owner addressed the room first. He discussed the year ahead for Royal LePage Meadowtowne discussing their 4 areas of focus: Innovation and Technology Agent services and Support Communication and Marketing Awards and Recognition