Articles about real estate

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Condotels : good or bad investment?

August 18 2017 | by Multi-Prêts Hypothèques Over the last few decades, the condo-hotel concept has been making its mark in the real-estate world. This second residence, co-ownership, investment and rental hybrid is lauded by some and warned against by others. But is it a worthwhile investment?

Buying a repossession : what you need to know

June 30 2017 | by Multi-Prêts Hypothèques It can be tempting to believe that repossessions are synonymous with good deals when you’re looking to buy. But does one person’s bad luck really guarantee savings for future buyers?
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Do we have to declare a capital gains on a principal residence?

May 15 2017 | by Denis Doucet Since 2016, any homeowner who sells h/her principal property with a capital gain or loss must declare it in Schedule 3 of their provincial income tax returns despite a tax exemption for Canadian residents.
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Rules on pets and condos

April 25 2017 | by Multi-Prêts Hypothèques Here are the important things to know when it comes to pets in condos.
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Buying a cottage: what you need to know

April 20 2017 | by Multi-Prêts Hypothèques Owning a cottage : the constraints and responsibilities

Landlords: your rights and obligations when it comes to tenants

April 12 2017 | by Multi-Prêts Hypothèques Investing in rental properties in an informed fashion is an excellent way to generate extra income and create a legacy, as mentioned in our article A Practical Guide to Owning Income Property.

A Practical Guide to Owning Income Property

March 1 2017 | by Multi-Prêts Hypothèques The purchase of your first plex or rental property represents much more than just a simple investment. Here are the basic guidelines to consider before purchasing a plex

Your mortgage: an investment leverage

August 12 2016 | by Fabien Major How can you transform debt, such as your mortgage, into a sound investment? How can your loan be used as financial leverage to increase your net worth? Find out more with this article!

A hectic housing market? Your broker will help!

May 12 2016 | by Denis Doucet It can be discouraging to look for your ideal home when the real estate market is unstable. What are the appropriate ways to navigate through the uncertainty and find the ideal home? How can your mortgage broker help you in the process of becoming a home owner? Here’s a few advice.