Buying, Owning and Selling a Home in Canada

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John Wiley & Sons, Dec 17, 2009 - Business & Economics - 288 pages
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If you've ever bought, owned, or sold a home--or are about to--you know how exciting and how daunting it can be. "Buying, Owning and Selling a Home in Canada," Second Edition, completely revised and updated, tells you absolutely everything you need to know about the joys and headaches of owning a home. Complete on-volume reference on every stage of owning a home. Covers shopping for a mortgage; negotiating your agreement of purchase and sale; signing contracts with renovators, movers, and others; understanding those mpenetrable insurance policies; dealing with problem neighbours and much more. Your "operating manual" for legal issues as well as the everyday problems of home ownership. Written in plain English that's easy to understand. Includes helpful, practical checklists and forms. Tells you what you need to know to prevent and solve many problems on your own. What you need to ask lawyers and other professionals--it may even help to reduce the fees you'll have to pay. Completely revised and updated including: how to look for a home on the Internet and how you can use your home to save, or get more money. Expand information on such topics as: condominium ownership, making offers on a home, and homeowner's insurance, to name just a few.
 

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Contents

Title Page
Chapter 2WHAT CAN YOU AFFORD?
LOCATION OF YOUR HOMETOBE
CONDITION OF THEHOME
SPECIAL CONSIDERATIONS FOR CONDOMINIUMS
OFFER
THEMAXIMUM PRICE TOPAY FOR YOURHOME
GETTING READY TO SELL
FROM OFFER TO CLOSING
GOODBYE AND GOOD LUCK
INDEX
Copyright

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About the author (2009)

Margaret Kerr and JoAnn Kurtz are lawyers with experience in dealing face-to-face with clients' questions and concerns. They have written a number of books, including Make It Legal: What Every Canadian Entrepreneur Needs to Know About the Law, Facing a Death in the Family, and Wills and Estates for Canadians for Dummies-- Planning Kit.

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