Kelly's Articles and Market Updates

This section includes important and informative articles on various real estate topics plus updates on new listings, sales, and list price changes. [Note: unless referenced, articles are exclusively written by and copyright of Kelly Grant - REALTOR® at MaxWell Realty]:

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Wednesday, September 30, 2009 - Tips for All Levels of Condo Buyers - by Kelly Grant, REALTOR at MaxWell Realty

Think buying a condo is easy? Guess again - buying a townhouse, attached bungalow, or apartment-style condominium in many ways is more complicated and requires more attention to detail than buying a single-family house. In addition to buying the suite, a Buyer is also purchasing common property divided among all unit owners based upon the assigned unit factor (out of 10,000) in the complex. Below are 10 important considerations every condo Buyer should discuss with their REALTOR® in advance ... Full Article...
posted in General at Wed, 30 Sep 2009 22:40:53 +0000

Thursday, September 24, 2009 - Buying a Vacant Residential or Commercial Lot - by Kelly Grant, REALTOR at MaxWell Realty

Buying a lot and building a new home can be exciting, but whether one is a builder or a single homeowner below are some important items one should always discuss in advance with their REALTOR® before making an offer to purchase on a vacant lot:(1). Is GST included in the advertised list price or is it payable and redeemable as a future tax rebate? For futher information on this topic, because Government rules and regulations change as time progresses, one should speak with a certified tax ...
posted in General at Thu, 24 Sep 2009 20:10:19 +0000

Wednesday, September 9, 2009 - The Importance of RPR and Compliance - by Kelly Grant, REALTOR at MaxWell Realty

A commonly heard term in real estate: ?Buyer to accept the property as-is, where-is ...?, but how does this relate to Real Property Report (RPR) and Compliance issues? [Background: an RPR is constructed by a certifed land surveyor where they chart structures and dimension in relation to the property boundaries; Compliance is a stamp issued by the municipality after review of the RPR is complete and once all of the non-conforming or non-compliance issues are noted or addressed]. Below are ...
posted in General at Wed, 09 Sep 2009 17:32:50 +0000

Thursday, September 3, 2009 - Tips to Make Your Next Move Go Smoother - by Kelly Grant, REALTOR at MaxWell Realty

Moving sounds easy - call up a mover, load up the truck, and you?re off, right? Wrong - there are many important details you might have overlooked but must be handled in advance to make sure your next move is a success:(1). Plan out everything weeks or months in advance, starting with selecting the right mover. Call up various movers in the Yellow Pages, and also ask family, friends, or the Better Business Bureau for referrals of good companies. Questions to ask movers: rates, availability, ... Full Article...
posted in General at Thu, 03 Sep 2009 21:03:30 +0000

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