real estate deposits

Real Estate Deposits 101

The standard Purchase and Sale Agreement in Ontario gives the buyer two options when it comes to real estate deposits: 1.  pay the deposit at the time of making the offer – “herewith” or 2.  within 24 hours of the having the offer accepted – “upon acceptance”.  Most buyers prefer the latter as there is no point in […]

homebuyers checklist

Home Showing Checklist for Buyers

Sometimes in the heat of the moment buyers forget to look beyond the aesthetics when viewing a house for sale.  Once you have found the one you love you should go through this checklist designed to help buyers evaluate the condition of a property and identify potential issues: Exterior: Roof: Check for missing or damaged […]