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Feb 20
2014

Buying real estate is a sound investment option for your future

Blog posted by Sal Camera  ::  Views (3546)
Even though we are seeing record prices in the GTA right now, we have to look at the long term investment. I believe maximizing the availability of home equity and leveraging to acquire real estate is an incredible way to build wealth.  Down payments can be hard to come by, so using... [ more ]
Jun 11
2013

** NEW Video Testimonial - Suzanne & Geoffrey ***

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Feb 20
2013

Good news! According to a new forecast released by The Bank of Nova Scotia, Canadians can expect low interest rates until 2014.

Blog posted by Sal Camera  ::  Views (2194)
Scotiabank forecast: Canadian interest rates will remain low   Compliments of buzzhomeblog - Posted in MARKET   The Bank of Nova Scotia has released a new forecast which tells Canadians to expect low interest rates until 2014. In the forecast,... [ more ]
Feb 8
2013

Downsizing condominium buyers looking to stay in their neighbourhoods

Blog posted by Sal Camera  ::  Views (5297)  ::  (1 comments)
Downsizing condominium buyers looking to stay in their neighbourhoods GTA condominium buyers who are downsizing are looking to purchase units in their current neighbourhoods, giving rise to buildings in the suburbs.   MARK BLINCH / REUTERS Many homeowners in the... [ more ]
Jan 3
2013

Want to sell your home in 2013? Here are 5 tips to ready abode for would-be buyers

Blog posted by Sal Camera  ::  Views (8348)  ::  (2 comments)
Want to sell your home in 2013? Here are 5 tips to ready abode for would-be buyers   Compliments of Sheryl Ubelacker , The Canadian Press December 21, 2012 Jonathan and Drew Scott of the “Property Brothers”are shown in a publicity photo. The duo recommend hiring a... [ more ]
Jul 3
2012

Toronto Land Transfer Tax Refunds for First-Time Homebuyers

Blog posted by Sal Camera  ::  Views (9438)
  Provincial Land Transfer Tax Refunds for First-Time Homebuyers Land transfer tax applies to all transfers of land in Ontario. First-time homebuyers may be eligible for a refund of all or part of the tax payable. For agreements of purchase and sale entered into before December 14,... [ more ]
Jun 27
2012

Mortgage Rule Changes

Blog posted by Sal Camera  ::  Views (4805)  ::  (2 comments)
Harper Government Takes Further Action to Strengthen Canada’s Housing Market   As part of the Government’s continuous efforts to strengthen Canada’s housing finance system, the Honourable Jim Flaherty, Minister of Finance, today announced further adjustments to the rules... [ more ]
Jun 18
2012

Take a minute and tell your City Councillor that you oppose the Toronto Land Transfer Tax.

Blog posted by Sal Camera  ::  Views (3382)
TORONTO REAL ESTATE BOARD launches a new website to help Torontonians understand the Toronto Land Transfer Tax issue and to tell City Council that they want it repealed: http://www.letsgetthisrighttoronto.ca/ Check out some media reports below on efforts to scrap the Land Transfer Tax. This... [ more ]
Jan 21
2012

Mortgage rates hit historic low 2.99%

Blog posted by Sal Camera  ::  Views (3550)
  SHUTTERSTOCK   It was the mortgage shot heard around the country. BMO fired the opening salvo in a mortgage rate war this week by offering a 5-year fixed rate of 2.99 per cent, the lowest 5-year rate in modern Canadian history. Friday, other banks starting striking back,... [ more ]
Jan 21
2012

8 Instant Bath Updates

Blog posted by Sal Camera  ::  Views (7915)
  8 Instant Bath Updates By: Chantel Simmons Source:  HGTV You don’t have to renovate to make your bathroom into a blissful oasis. These eight ways will renovate your space without breaking the bank. 1. Towels •    Swap those torn and tattered... [ more ]
Oct 24
2011

Calculating Square Footage

Blog posted by Sal Camera  ::  Views (4195)
­One of the most important factors to consider when buying or selling a house is square footage because it helps determine the market value and therefore the price of a home. Currently, there are no laws governing the way square footage is measured and surprisingly it isn't as... [ more ]
Apr 4
2011

Buying a Home? Get the Facts on HST

Blog posted by Sal Camera  ::  Views (4592)
News Release                 Buying a Home? Get the Facts on HST   HST does not apply to resale homes       TORONTO – March 21, 2011 - Revenue Minister Sophia Aggelonitis and Toronto Real  Estate Board... [ more ]
Mar 13
2011

Asking yourself Which Home Renovations are Your Best Investments?

Blog posted by Sal Camera  ::  Views (5777)  ::  (1 comments)
If your refrigerator and stove are still a matching shade of avocado green, or you are forced to share a bathroom with your three teenage daughters, it may be time to look into a home renovation. Remodelling your kitchen or bathroom are the best investments you can make, with returns of over... [ more ]
Feb 25
2011

** NEW, Earn Aeroplan Reward Miles when you buy or Sell your home with Sal Realtor in Toronto, Ontario **

Blog posted by Sal Camera  ::  Views (3282)
Toronto Realtor, Sal Camera announces the launch of the new AEROPLAN partnership.  Now, earn Aeroplan Reward Miles when you buy or Sell your home with Sal.    Read on to learn how you can earn up to 30,000 Aeroplan Miles when you work with Sal Camera as your REALTOR®.... [ more ]
Jan 31
2011

Mortgage News: Amortization Changes & Interest Rate Update

Blog posted by Sal Camera  ::  Views (5917)
1. The Minister of Finance announced 3 changes to mortgage rules that will come into effect on March 18th, 2011.  2. Making less head lines than usual the Bank of Canada met and decided to keep the prime rate unchanged.       What does this mean to you?... [ more ]
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