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PROS AND CONS OF BUYING A PROPERTY THROUGH A TRUST

PROS AND CONS OF BUYING A PROPERTY THROUGH A TRUST

A trust is a legal entity created by a trust founder that can be used to purchase and own property. Once a trust is created, all assets are placed into the trust by either the trust founder donating the assets to the trust or the trust buying the assets. If the assets are donated to the trust, then a donation tax will need to be paid based on the value of the assets. If the trust purchases the ass...

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WAYS TO MAKE RENOVATING LESS STRESSFUL

WAYS TO MAKE RENOVATING LESS STRESSFUL

Renovating is an excellent way to update the look and feel of a home, while possibly adding to its value. However, the process can be just as stressful as moving to a new home. While the task can be daunting, there are several methods that can be used to reduce the potential stress caused by a renovation project. Regardless of whether it is updating the kitchen or adding another room, a renovat...

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WHY IS HOMEOWNER’S INSURANCE SO IMPORTANT?

WHY IS HOMEOWNER’S INSURANCE SO IMPORTANT?

For most, their home will be the largest financial asset they will ever own, which is why homeowner’s insurance is imperative.  In most cases, the bank will take out the homeowner’s insurance on behalf of the new homeowner, and the monthly premium can be debited to the home loan account and paid with the monthly bond repayments. However, if the homeowner would prefer, they can...

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ELAINE KRUGER AND FAMILY

ELAINE KRUGER AND FAMILY

Elaine Kruger and her family wanted to move to a secure property that was closer to their church. Thanks to RE/MAX the Krugers found an ideal townhouse, fast. Their cosy new home has a pool for the kids and is super easy to maintain.

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