By: Luc Bouillon

7 Signs That You’ve Picked the Right Real Estate Agent

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Buying or selling a home can be a complicated and stressful experience. There can be a lot of moving parts involved that may come as a surprise to people who have never been through the process before. This is why having a great real estate agent is critical. Picking the right agent isn’t always easy, but you’ll definitely know if you’ve picked the right one for you. Here are s...Read More

By: Luc Bouillon

7 Pricing Myths You Need to Get Past If You Want to Sell Your Home

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When homeowners are preparing to put their properties on the market, one aspect is usually foremost in their minds: money. Setting the asking price accurately can mean the difference between getting an offer quickly and having a house languish for months, drawing little interest. With that in mind, it's important that potential sellers block out a lot of the noise that often surrounds the intr...Read More

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The Duty of “Good Faith” in Real Estate Transactions

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  The following article has been copied with permission from Wojcik Law. Please visit them at www.wojciklaw.ca   The duty to act in “good faith” in real estate contracts was dealt with in a recent Supreme Court ruling Bhasin v. Hrynew.   The Court’s decision re-wrote existing Canadian case law about the legal duties of contracting parti...Read More

By: Luc Bouillon

[Video] Water in your basement? What's covered and what's not!

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By: Luc Bouillon

Prepare for your down payment wisely

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Whether you're a first-time home buyer, or plan to use the equity from your current home for the down payment for a new home, ensure you have access to the funds you will need for a down payment when you're ready to purchase a home, and apply for a mortgage. The larger your down payment, the more you can save in interest over the life of your mortgage. ...Read More

By: Luc Bouillon

What the CMHC increase really means

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If you have less than 20 per cent for a down payment on a property, you must obtain mortgage insurance. Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp., the federal agency that insures mortgages, is raising its rates by an average 15 per cent on May 1. Although this is not good news for homebuyers since it will add to the cost of many purchases, the overall impact isn’t disastrous. Here’s why: ...Read More

By: Luc Bouillon

Video When is the best time to sell your home?

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Hi, I'm Luc Bouillon a Broker with Century 21 B.J. Roth Realty Ltd. I Live and work right here in the city of Barrie.   I have clients call me all the time and ask, when is the best time to sell my home?   The answer to this question is simple supply and demand, which is why I have to shake my head when I hear other Realtors tell people to wait for what they call the "sprin...Read More

By: Luc Bouillon

Video If a Tree Falls.. who pays?

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Hi, I'm Luc Bouillon and I'm a Broker with Century 21 B.J. Roth Realty, I live and work right here in the City of Barrie. Here in Barrie we are fortunate to have a lot of green space, including mature trees both on and off our own lots, which some cities just don’t have. But in the last few years with the ice storms in Quebec and this year in Toronto, even though that kind of sever...Read More

By: Luc Bouillon

Why condo owners need household insurance

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  " Some condo buyers think they don’t need household insurance, because it is covered by their common expense payment each month."   Some condo buyers think they don’t need household insurance, because it is somehow covered by their common expense payment each month. They should think again. Although the condominium corporation must carry insurance on the bui...Read More

By: Luc Bouillon

Join me in the Fight Against Prostate Cancer!

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Join me This Saturday, May 25th at Legion Branch 34 in Orillia for the 9th annual Huronia Ride For Dad in support of prostate cancer research! To date we have raised and donated over 10 million dollars to research that has made exponential strides in eradicating this deadly disease that affects 1 in 6 Canadian men! If you ride a motorcycle of any kind, I strongly urge you to come out and join us....Read More