Government Announces New Mortgage Regulations Making it Harder to Qualify
Government Announces New Mortgage Regulations Making it Harder to Qualify (Effective Oct. 17th) Starting October 17th all insured mortgages must undergo a "stress test" that ensures a borrower's ability to make their mortgage payments at a higher interest rate.
Various Types of Smoke Alarms for Your Home as Recommended by Mayne Home Inspection
Choosing the Best Type of Smoke Alarm
The purpose of a smoke alarm is to detect minute particles in the air and to make a loud noise when particles are present. There are currently three kinds of detectors on the market: ionization detectors, photoelectric detectors, and combinations of both.
Carbon monoxide (CO) is an odorless, colorless gas produced by the combustion of fuels such as natural gas, oil, and propane in devices such as furnaces, water heaters, and stoves. These items are normally designed to vent the CO to the outside, but harmful interior levels of CO can result from incomplete combustion of fuel, improper installation, or blockages, leaks or cracks in the venting systems.
There has been a lot in the news in the past few years concerning mould in our homes and what to do about it, particularly with the summer floods in Toronto and Alberta. As a result, we have become better educated about mould's impact on our health and property value. In fact, within the next few months Lighthouse Home Inspectors will be unveiling its program that will allow inspectors to test homes not only for the presence of visible and airborne mould but be able to identify how much and where it exists so your clients can better deal with the problem.
Sutton Group-Heritage Realty Inc., Brokerage Listings for Houses and Condos in Durham and York Regions
Click on this link Access to Sutton Group-Heritage Listingsto view all listings for Sutton Group-Heritage, Realty Inc., Brokerage. You will also have the ability to enter specific features like 'Detached Condominium Townhouse Linked Number of Bedrooms Property Type', to narrow your Search.
Realtor Consultation Required To Cover Hidden Costs with Buying or Selling Houses
We consult with our clients to help make their buying process as easy as possible by providing information regarding the hidden costs of buying a home.
Hidden costs need to be reviewed with every client. They apply to the real estate and mortgage industries as well. The issue of hidden costs is important to all buyers.