By: Miguel Fernandez Morales LLB, MBA

How to avoid the tenant from Hell

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 How to avoid the tenant from hell Most residential tenants are long term tenants who pay their rent on time and properly look after a landlord's property. The trick is to do the proper research in advance so that you do not end up with the tenant from hell. Here are some tips to follow: 1. When you advertise for tenants, whether on Kijiji, Viewit or gottarent.com, also state "we ...Read More

By: Miguel Fernandez Morales LLB, MBA

Why you should not buy a car right before buying your house.

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 Here’s Why You Shouldn’t Buy A Car Right Before You Buy A House... When an individual’s income starts growing and they manage to set aside some savings, they commonly experience what may be considered an innate instinct of modern civilized mankind: The desire to spend money. Since North Americans in general have a special love affair with the automobile, this becomes a hig...Read More

By: Miguel Fernandez Morales LLB, MBA

5 things you should know about square footage when buying

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 5 Things to know about square footage By Mark Weisleder. Real Estate Lawyer.   Some buyers after closing complain that the square footage is wrong. My immediate thought was "did the home shrink after closing?" In other words, if the square footage was really important to you, why didn't you measure it yourself before you bought the home?  Here are 5 lessons to re...Read More

By: Miguel Fernandez Morales LLB, MBA

5 most common questions first time buyer ask after they bought

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Enter Blog Post H 5 Common questions that First Time Buyer ask after they bough.   The Real Estate Council of Ontario did a survey of first time buyers in Ontario and found that one of the top issues that buyers had was they wished they understood the real estate contract and the process involved in buying a home a lot better, before they bought their home. Here are 5 things to know so tha...Read More

By: Miguel Fernandez Morales LLB, MBA

Smoking inside your House is affecting your investment

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Smoking inside your house is affecting your investment.   Landlords, property managers, and real estate agents have known for years that smoking has an adverse effect on the value of property. Recent studies by Pfizer Canada offer proof that smoking owners or tenants compromise resale value, with a survey suggesting 50% of buyers are inclined to pass on those properties. Pfizer Canada canva...Read More

By: Miguel Fernandez Morales LLB, MBA

Buying a Home requires emotion and logic

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  We walk onto a car lot, and the first vehicle to which we gravitate is the most attractive, the most powerful, the biggest, or the most luxurious. We set out to buy new household appliances, and the ones that catch our eye are the shiniest, the biggest, or the ones with the most gadgets. The same draw applies to our purchase of new shoes, new cell phones, new comput...Read More

By: Miguel Fernandez Morales LLB, MBA

Where to find Power of Sale properties in Canada

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  Where to find foreclosed homes in Canada Foreclosed homes in Canada can be sold in two ways: - Courthouse auction sale. You need to check the courthouse assistant/clerk to verify any available sales and the dates.When the bids do not cover the mortgage balance, the mortgage lender (most times the bank) will buyout the property. Note that, you cannot finance to buy such a property. ...Read More

By: Miguel Fernandez Morales LLB, MBA

How you can have a great Credit Score

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 HOW YOU CAN HAVE A GREAT CREDIT SCORE  Debt Coach Canada assists Canadians in resolving their financial challenges, better managing their cash flow and improving their credit rating. Try the company’s online quiz (find it at www.debtcoach.ca) that helps determine your financial health. There are other tools available to determine this as well. Books are available though many tend...Read More

By: Miguel Fernandez Morales LLB, MBA

Grow Houses

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 I have received many inquiries about Grow Houses and this is something that as a Real Estate Agent I have to deal with very often. Some of my clients ask me to present an offer on this properties since their price is low without knowing the future implications of buying this type of houses;  that is why I added this informative article here to help my clients to understand the risks of ...Read More

By: Miguel Fernandez Morales LLB, MBA

The AS IS condition in Power of Sale Properties

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POWER OF SALE PROPERTIES SELL AS IS First you see that the lawn has not been cut and the weeds are taking over.  Then you notice that the newspapers and mail are piling up on the front porch.  The windows look dirty, and the house looks forlorn and neglected. These are possible signs that a house may have come under power of sale - but don’t be fooled.  Even properties ...Read More