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In the last six months, merely finding a home in Kelowna has become very difficult as more and more Buyers enter the area for jobs, lifestyle and retirement and once you have found your dream home what do you do next Due your "Due Diligence"; call your real estate lawyer to review you title and work through the ...

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By Peter Borszcz / Uncategorized /

Home Buyers are understandably excited to move into their new home, however a couple key things need to happen before any #Kelowna #RealEstate transaction is “CLOSED”: LENDERS – all the banks conditions need to be satisfied This may be simple (ex signing a mortgage) or complex (ex confirming another home h...

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By Peter Borszcz / Uncategorized /

If your real estate deal is: Closing before JUNE 1st… then the BUYER SHOULD PAY TAXES (SELLER is debited  prorata) Closing between JUNE 1st and JULY 2nd…  then call your Real Estate Lawyer and we will adjust, negotiate and discuss Closing after July 2nd… then the SELLER SHOULD PAY TAXES (Buyer is debi...

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By Peter Borszcz / Uncategorized /

In a strata community (including condos, townhouse and bare land strata) home owners choose to be “all in it together” The common vision for the community is enforced by strata rules and bylaws Restrictions include: Pets – number and type of animals allowed Age – some properties are adult living only where s...

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By Peter Borszcz / Uncategorized /

Both a Seller and a Realtor MUST disclose any material latent defects to the purchaser of a property  For Example, asbestos, oil tanks, urea formaldehyde, structural defects  Excepting these types of defects, a home is usually sold “As-Is”, meaning its buyer beware  Buyers are advised to do their own due diligen...

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By Peter Borszcz / Uncategorized /

If your real estate deal is:  Closing before JUNE 1st… then the BUYER SHOULD PAY TAXES (SELLER is debited  prorata) Closing between JUNE 1st and JULY 2nd…  then call your Real Estate Lawyer and we will adjust, negotiate and discuss Closing after July 2nd… then the SELLER SHOULD PAY TAXES (Buyer is deb...

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By Peter Borszcz / Uncategorized /

Although there are lots of situations where a Power of Attorney can be useful, some of the most common situations are:for families where spouses are working overseas/ out of town (including miliary duty)for adult caregivers of elderly persons needing to manage their everyday financial and property affairsfor real estat...

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By Peter Borszcz / Uncategorized /

Real Property Reports are not done for a residential home purchase in BC; Property Transfer Tax is payable on most home transactions in BC (1% of the first 200k and 2% of the remainder); Principal residents get the Home Owner Grant to reduce municipal property taxes, but this only applies to principal residences (n...

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By Peter Borszcz / Uncategorized /

Buying real estate can be a very exciting time, but can also be a very stressful experience  For most buyers, the purchase of property is one of the largest financial decisions they will make On top of the financial concerns, the emotional involvement can be overwhelming A qualified Realtor can help make this experien...

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By Peter Borszcz / Uncategorized /

There are a lot of different fees and disbursements associated with the purchase of real estate  To help, we have created an easy to use Closing Cost Calculator Simply input the numbers for your home purchase and the calculator will outline the estimated costs to complete your transaction Contact us at 250-980-3...

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