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22 Jun 2013

Expression of Interest Letter Example

An expression of interest letter, or a letter of intent, is usually sent by a potential buyer to the seller of a property, in order to formally express the buyer’s interest in purchasing the property and lay
22 Jun 2013

How to Start a Home Staging Business

Home staging is a profession which is becoming popular with time, and many people are looking to set up home staging businesses. Home stagers basically ‘stage’ a house to sell it. They assess a property which the
22 Jun 2013

How to Calculate Property Tax

Property taxes are how local municipal governments raise money for services they provide the inhabitants of the locality. Homeowners of a locality are held liable for these tax payments, which depend on the location of the property
22 Jun 2013

How to Hold an Open House

An open house can be a great way to sell your home if you are confident about its appearance and pull. However, in order to hold a successful open house, there are a few tips you need
21 Jun 2013

What is Mortgage Protection Insurance

Mortgage Protection insurance is a form of insurance specifically designed to cover mortgage repayments if the policyholder becomes unable to make the payments due to any unforeseen circumstances, including sudden injury, illness or death etc. Mortgage Protection
21 Jun 2013

How to Lower Your Property Taxes

Like in any other part of the world, homeowners in Canada also find property taxes extremely burdensome and are rarely satisfied with the tax bill they receive every year for property. Property taxes are not only life
21 Jun 2013

How to Find the History of a House

If you are planning to buy an old home, you might be interested in knowing its history, such as who was the first owner, how many times has the house been sold out and whether the house
21 Jun 2013

How to Build a Modular Home

Modular homes are prefabricated houses, consisting of several factory-built sections called modules, which are assembled on-site to complete the unit. The modules are six sided boxes which are built in a moveable facility and then transported to
21 Jun 2013

Renting With Bad Rental History

If you have a bad rental history, chances are you may find it difficult to rent a new place. However, here are a few tips which you can utilize to rent a house or apartment, despite having
21 Jun 2013

How to Welcome New Neighbors

Welcoming new neighbors who have just moved into your community is a courteous and friendly gesture which is sure to put the new family at ease and help them settle into their new environment. Since it can
21 Jun 2013

How to Rent After an Eviction

Eviction is the expulsion of a tenant from a rental unit by the property owner, before lease term ends. A landlord can evict a tenant “without cause” or “for cause”. The “without cause” eviction refers to a
21 Jun 2013

Noise Complaint Letter to Tenant

Being a landlord is not just about collecting rent and profiting from your property. Landlords in Canada, much like other countries, have several responsibilities and duties towards their tenants. Likewise, a landlord is also responsible for some
21 Jun 2013

How to Tell if you’re House is Haunted

If you experience unexplained events, missing objects and strange noises in the night, you should consider whether your house is haunted. While all of these events might have perfectly reasonable explanations, you can’t be sure until you
21 Jun 2013

What Is a Short Sale in Real Estate?

A short sale in real estate is a property sale which does not generate enough money to pay back or cover the entire debt owed on the property. The property can be anything, a home, an apartment
21 Jun 2013

How to Lease Office Space

Most businesses start out small, and are either conceived online or at home. However, as they begin to expand, their needs, and the needs of your clients, begin to grow. In this scenario, it becomes essential to
21 Jun 2013

How to Get a Notary Stamp

Real estate documents such as deeds often need to be signed and stamped by a notary public, whose job is to act as an official witness during the signing of court documents, and then verify the authenticity
21 Jun 2013

Financing New Home Construction

Buying a house is a top priority for most people, but given the current conditions of the market, and the increasingly tight lending standards, it has become hard for people to cross “buy a house” off their
21 Jun 2013

How to Write a Landlord Reference

A landlord reference is written by a landlord for his tenant, so the tenant can use it when looking to rent out another home or apartment. A landlord reference is important in this regard, as the tenant
21 Jun 2013

How to Become a Mortgage Loan Officer

Mortgage loan officers, also known as credit officers, loan officers, and mortgage officers, are responsible for examining, evaluating, and processing credit and loan applications. They are typically employed by financial institutions like banks, credit unions, trust companies,
21 Jun 2013

How to Become a Signing Agent

A signing agent, more commonly known as a notary public in Canada, is a government-appointed public officer, who is tasked with the responsibility of witnessing and overseeing the signing of documents, and checking whether or not they