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2013 

Ontario Real Estate Source                           By Brian Madigan LL.B. If you are in business you should keep good financial records. It just makes sense, but so many small businesses neglect this tedious and somewhat time-consuming task. Careful records take time! And, if you don't really ...
01/29/2013
                  Ontario Real Estate Source                           By Brian Madigan LL.B. In the particularly cold months, “ice damming” can become a problem. It starts out with cold weather outside, and insufficient insulation in the attic. The heat in the house escapes through the attic and...
01/29/2013
Ontario Real Estate Source                           By Brian Madigan LL.B. If you are looking at waterfront property, you really want to know where your property ends and the lake begins. You definitely don't want a "gap".So, where's the line?First of all, you have to begin with the water. Let'...
01/29/2013
Ontario Real Estate Source                           By Brian Madigan LL.B. As just about everyone knows, condominiums had their origins in ancient Rome. In fact, you can find that type of reference on just about one half of the brochures for new condominium developers.So, I suppose the question...
01/28/2013
Terms Posted Rates Preferred Rates 6 MONTHS 4.00% 3.95% 1 YEAR 3.00% 2.65% 2 YEARS 3.04% 2.69% 3 YEARS 3.70% 2.75% 4 YEARS 4.64% 3.09% 5 YEARS 5.24% 3.04% 7 YEARS 6.35% 3.79% 10 YEARS 6.75% 3.89% Rates are subject to change without notice. OAC E&OE CURRENT PRIME RATE IS 3.00%   PRODUCT RATE 5 YE...
01/27/2013
Ontario Real Estate Source                           By Brian Madigan LL.B. That's a good question. Prior to 1997, there was no commonly available title insurance in Ontario and yet it was the norm in the United States.Solicitor's OpinionTraditionally, purchasers sought a title opinion from a so...
01/23/2013
Matrimonial Home Designations in Ontario                Ontario Real Estate Source                           By Brian Madigan LL.B. There is an opportunity under the Family Law Act to designate a home as a "matrimonial home".You might think that married couples would wish to avail themselves of ...
01/22/2013
Ontario Real Estate Source                           By Brian Madigan LL.B. Everyone has a Will. The problem is that most people don't know where it is. They have never seen it, they never signed it and they don't know what it says.The Ontario Government has written out a generic Will for everyo...
01/21/2013
If you require a referral to a mortgage broker, then please call me at 416-745-2300 Terms Posted Rates Preferred Rates 6 MONTHS 4.00% 3.95% 1 YEAR 3.00% 2.65% 2 YEARS 3.04% 2.69% 3 YEARS 3.70% 2.75% 4 YEARS 4.64% 3.09% 5 YEARS 5.24% 2.94% 7 YEARS 6.35% 3.55% 10 YEARS 6.75% 3.79% Rates are subject...
01/21/2013
        Ontario Real Estate Source                           By Brian Madigan LL.B. Potholes, the trademark of the January thaw are not your biggest problem. This is the time when water is going to get into the basement. There are a few factors that combine to increase the chances. 1)     the gro...
01/17/2013
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