Buying and Selling A Home for Canadians for Dummies

Buying and Selling A Home for Canadians for Dummies

Book - 2006
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Whether you're new at the home-buying or selling game in Canada, or whether you've played it before, most of us dread the onslaught of flashy, fast-talking real estate agents and property managers. Well, help has arrived. This revised edition of Buying and Selling a Home For Canadians For Dummies prepares you to get what you need and want when buying a new home or selling the one you're in. Everything from arranging your finances and hiring an agent, to researching neighbourhoods and assessing home values is presented in a clear and humorous way to help you get the most out of the process.

Important information to help you:

  • Market your home and sell for the highest possible price
  • Negotiate the best price and terms of sale
  • Find the right new neighbourhood with reasonable prices and the type of housing to suit you and your family
  • Decide whether or not to hire an agent and tips on how to choose a good one
  • Select the best mortgage and understand tax considerations

Updated in the 2nd Edition:

  • Examining zero percent down payments, lines of credit and other alternatives to conventional mortgages
  • Using the ’Net: New, useful sites – and what to watch out for
  • Buying condominiums: An expanded chapter full of useful information on what you need to know before you buy
  • Selling your home on your own: Expanded online resources and tips
  • Fixing up your home to sell: Tips from the designers on how to make your home as sellable as possible


Publisher: Mississauga, ON : Wiley & Sons Canada, 2006
ISBN: 9780470837405
0470837403
Characteristics: xx, 436 p. : ill., forms ; 24 cm
Additional Contributors: Ball, Heather 1978-

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sunshine7
Aug 25, 2010

The book is now outdated (2006); and the calculations mathematically need to be better explained and corrected. Otherwise, has some good information.

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