RE/MAX Realtron EXCLUSIVE – The Home Shield Protector Program

14 August 2014
REMAX Realtron Realty Inc

Whether it’s Buying or Selling a property all Real Estate transactions have many different aspects to them, and sometimes things don’t go quite as smoothly planned. Have you ever wondered: What happens if as a new home-buyer your appliances, or major home systems fail after you’ve move in? What Would You Do If Your Home Closing Was Delayed Or Fell Through At The Last Minute? The Home Shield Protector program covers all of these concerns and move. In exclusive partnership ...


Variable Rate Mortgage FAQ

06 August 2014
REMAX Realtron Realty Inc

What’s in a Variable Interest Rate Mortgage (VIRM)? A Variable Interest Rate Mortgage (VIRM) is a mortgage with its interest rate set against prime. You may hear of a VIRM mortgage today at “prime minus 40” (or p-40) which basically means that the interest rate for the term of the mortgage is set at the lender’s prime rate of interest less 40 basis points. For example, if the lender’s prime rate is 3.00% when the mortgage funds, then the ...


Land Transfer Tax FAQ

04 June 2014
REMAX Realtron Realty Inc

Do I have to pay Land Transfer Taxes when I buy a house / condominium? Are there any rebates of exemptions? What is I am a first-time buyer? LAND TRANSFER TAX RULES Generally speaking, the Ontario Land Transfer Tax Act and the Municipal Land Transfer Tax Act of Toronto provide that buyers are obligated to pay a land transfer tax upon the purchase of a property and the amount of the tax is based upon what is called “the value ...


Mirror-Mirror: Designer Reflections

02 April 2014
REMAX Realtron Realty Inc

At Design To Go we use mirrors to make homes look bigger, brighter and more polished. Small rooms and dark spaces can be made to look significantly larger through strategically placed mirrors. By reflecting the space or design elements in the room it can add depth and interest to any home. Floor length mirrors can also be effective in creating the illusion of height by drawing the eye up and around the room. Mirrors reflect both natural and artificial light ...


Mortgage Denied? Financing Advice and Tips

11 March 2014
REMAX Realtron Realty Inc

What to do when the bank turns you down for a mortgage? With all the lending changes and tightening that have transpired over the past year or more, it’s hard to know whether you will be approved for a mortgage, even if you have a good down payment and your credit is sound. You may even be a move-up buyer who currently has a mortgage already…but are now facing challenges when applying under the new lending rules. The good news ...