We've set out some information in the articles below that may be helpful to you. The information provided on this site is intended for informational purposes only and does not constitute legal advice or an opinion on any issue. We would be pleased to provide additional details or advice about specific situations if desired.

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  • Ontario’s Fair Housing Plan

    A "non-resident speculation tax" is expected to be implemented in Ontario together with an expansion of rent control

    On April 20, 2017, the Ontario government announced a series of measures that are intended to temper the soaring real estate market in and around Toronto. The two most significant aspects of the province’s 16-point plan are the introduction of a “non-resident speculation tax” (“NRST”) and the expansion of rent control to all private rental… Read the Article

  • Land Transfer Tax – Part 1

    Top 5 Questions About Ontario and Toronto Land Transfer Tax

    Land Transfer Tax is something that we get asked about all the time. We’re going to answer the top 5 questions we’re asked about Ontario and Toronto land transfer tax. If your question isn’t answered here, please contact us. We’ll get right back to you. 1. I’m buying a house in Toronto. How much land… Read the Article

  • Mortgage Pre-Payment Penalties

    How do I estimate my mortgage pre-payment penalty using the interest rate differential?

    If you’re paying out a closed fixed rate mortgage before the end of your term, you may be facing a significant prepayment penalty or fee from your lender. This can happen in the context of the sale of your property or a mortgage refinancing. Most closed fixed rate mortgages have a prepayment penalty that is… Read the Article

  • Land Transfer Tax – Part 2

    If my spouse is a first time homebuyer, do we qualify for the Land Transfer Tax Refund?

    We are often asked questions about the provincial and municipal land transfer taxes. The most common question is, of course, “How much land transfer tax will I owe?”. You can easily get an answer by using the our instant calculator on our Quote page. A little less common, but perhaps more interesting, is the following… Read the Article

  • Bridge Financing

    Buying a new house or condo before you sell your existing property? Bridge financing may be the solution.

    For those of you looking to sell your existing home and purchase a new property in the Greater Toronto Area, you may be struggling to match your closing dates or wondering what you’ll do if your purchase is has to close before your sale is completed. Obviously, in the latter situation, you would be concerned… Read the Article

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