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19 Jun 2013

How to Start a Mortgage Company

Starting up a mortgage company in Canada might seem to be an intimidating task, but following the steps listed below, you can easily establish your own mortgage company, without any legal issues. Acquire a mortgage license The
19 Jun 2013

When to Refinance your Mortgage

Refinancing a mortgage refers to the process of paying off an existing mortgage loan by taking a new home loan. The main advantage of refinancing a mortgage is that it helps save money, but this isn’t always the case.
19 Jun 2013

Preparing a Foundation for a House

If you are planning to start a construction project, be very careful when setting up the foundation. Success of any construction project, be it a single story residential unit or a multistory commercial building, relies heavily on
19 Jun 2013

How to Design Front Elevation of House

Home elevation is perhaps the most important aspect of your house as it has a direct impact on the rest of the design. If the elevation is not impressive, rest assured it will overshadow the rest of
19 Jun 2013

How to Build a Commercial Building

Developing and building on commercial property is very different from building a house on a residential plot. It can take months and even years to build a commercial building, and the time duration depends entirely on the
19 Jun 2013

How to Design House Shutters

Designed to add to the curb appeal of a house, and enhance the look of the exterior by adding a pop of color to the windows, shutters serve multiple purposes. In addition to aesthetic appeal, they can
19 Jun 2013

Painting the Exterior of a House

A fresh coat of paint on the exterior walls is the easiest and cheapest way to add a new look to your existing home. Besides giving your home a makeover, the thin layer of resin and pigment
19 Jun 2013

Home Construction Site Preparation

If you have purchased land in order to construct your own home according to your preferences, you will have to prepare the site before you can begin the project. Undeveloped land can have several issues that need
19 Jun 2013

Creating your Own House Plans

Owning a house is everyone’s dream, and what better way to make your dream come true by actually creating your own house plans instead of hiring someone else to do it for you? When it comes to
18 Jun 2013

How to Design House Entrance

Setting aside and managing your budget for home decoration is always a tricky task. The lion’s share of the decorating budget usually goes to interior improvements, such as upgrading furniture, changing curtains and buying antique decoration pieces,
18 Jun 2013

How to Design a Laundry Room

A dedicated space for laundry is the requirement of every house. When you don’t have a dedicated room for it, you face lots of problems such as having to dry laundry in the hallways, or hiding the
18 Jun 2013

Prepare your House for a Showing

Once you decide on selling your house, and ask your real estate agent to put it up for sale on the market, you need to work on making the house presentable for showings. Keeping your house as
17 Jun 2013

How to Avoid Real Estate Probate in Canada

Probate is a legal process of transferring the property from a deceased person to his/her heirs. The subject property in a probate is owned by the deceased person or decedent alone and is not explicitly willed to
17 Jun 2013

How to Find a Lien on a Property

In law, a lien is a form of security interest granted over an item of real estate to secure the payment of a debt or performance of some other obligation. The actual owner of the property is
17 Jun 2013

How to Avoid Repossession of your Home

Repossession is a term used to describe a situation in which a financial institution takes back a physical asset, such as real estate, a vehicle or an appliance, that was either used as collateral to get a
17 Jun 2013

How to Find out Who Owns a Property

It may be necessary to find out who owns a property for a number of reasons – e.g. you might be interested in purchasing it, renting it, or you might want  to carry out an activity on
17 Jun 2013

Protecting Your Property Against Theft

In order to keep your property safe from theft, you need to ensure that it is secured, and there are a number of methods and tactics you can employ for this purpose. Commercial property is especially vulnerable
17 Jun 2013

How to Add Value to a Commercial Property

Whether you rent it out or use it for your own business operations, commercial property can be a profitable investment. In order to boost and optimize the value of your property, there are certain upgrades and investments
17 Jun 2013

Divorce Property Settlement Agreement

A property settlement agreement, also known as a separation agreement, is a document which lays out the terms for the division of shared property in case of a separation or divorce between the parties to a de
17 Jun 2013

How do you Subdivide a Property

Subdividing a property means creating two different titles from one property by dividing it, both physically and legally. You might want to sell off part of your property, or break it up into separate entities for any