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How do property taxes work for pre-con buildings in Ontario?

Learn how the government taxes work on your new pre-construction purchase. 

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Want to opt out of condo fees? Here’s what you need to know

What do condo fees pay for? How are they calculated? Can you opt out? 

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What is an occupancy date?

When you’re waiting to move into your pre-construction condo, a few months can feel like year

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What to know about the cooling period when buying pre-con

Having second thoughts is part of being a human, especially if you’re clouded by a quick opportunity to purchase a pre-construction condo.

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What to know about buying an assignment

In the search for a condo purchase in Toronto, hunters might come across what's known as a "condo assignment" sale.

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4 ways to take the risk out of buying pre-construction

Today we’ll go over some of the steps to take which mitigate the risks involved with buying pre-construction.

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Am I protected if a building project is cancelled?

What if, after you’ve started paying the developer for your reserved unit, the project gets cancelled? What if the developer completely abandons ship?

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Pre-con buildings are growing in Toronto's suburbs

Toronto has gained and sustained a reputation of constant vertical building and growth in the downtown core, but what about the suburbs?