Building permit claim

Who’s responsible if a previous homeowner didn’t close a building permit?

Aug 15th | FCT

The short answer is: the new homeowner. But if the new homeowner has title insurance, they can get the cost of work required to close the permit covered, if the municipality forces them to…

What to expect from a home inspection

Aug 8th | FCT

A home inspection is a common condition on the sale of a property. It gives new homeowners peace of mind to know that a professional has checked the house from top to…

Four things to consider when buying a commercial property

Aug 1st | FCT

Buying a commercial property can be a great investment as these properties tend to yield better financial returns compared to residential properties. But there’s also more risk for the investors. A location…

What to look out for when viewing a potential home

Jul 25th | FCT

When you’re shopping for your dream home, it’s an exciting, but challenging time. Between a fresh coat of paint and luxurious washrooms, it’s easy to get distracted by the aesthetics. But beware…