By: Ragona Sisters Team - Your Real Estate Agents for Vaughan, Toronto, Mississauga, Brampton

6 Ways the New Federal Budget 2017 Will Affect You

Tags: Federal Budget, Spending, Finances

  March 23, 2017. 6 Ways Budget 2017 Will Affect You The Federal Budget was released with many anticipating its results. There is a quick summary of how the new budget 2017 will affect you: Alcohol Duty Taxes will be going up by 2% effective right now. That means if you spend $3,000 a year on alcohol, you will be paying an extra $60, Totaling $3,060. Cigarettes The cost for cigarette...Read More

By: Ragona Sisters Team - Your Real Estate Agents for Vaughan, Toronto, Mississauga, Brampton

Why You Need Title Insurance

Tags: Title Insurance, Buying A Home, Real Estate

March 22, 2017. Why Title Insurance in Ontario is Important to Have Title Insurance is a one time fee or premium that protects you, the new homeowner, from any title defects and priority on the mortgage resulting in loss.    Some covered title risks for residential properties include: Someone else owns an interest in your title Existing liens against the title Violations of muni...Read More

By: Ragona Sisters Team - Your Real Estate Agents for Vaughan, Toronto, Mississauga, Brampton

Will the Capital Gains Tax Increase For Investors Trying to Make A Profit In This Hot Real Estate Market

Tags: Toronto Real Estate, GTA Real Estate, Market Conditions, Capital Gains Tax

March 21, 2017.   Ontario Urges Ottawa to Change Tax Rules in Bid to Curb House Flipping in Hot Markets     In markets like Toronto, it is speculated that investors are the culprits behind the soaring house prices. Ontario Finance Minister, Charles Sousa is asking Ottawa to address how profits are taxed.   Currently, capital gains tax is charged on 50% of the profits on the ...Read More

By: Ragona Sisters Team - Your Real Estate Agents for Vaughan, Toronto, Mississauga, Brampton

How to Keep Your Home Cleaner Longer

Tags: Homes, DIY, Home Decorating, Home Cleaning

March 20, 2017.  7 Tips and Tricks to Keep Your Home Cleaner Longer     1. Use Humidity to Defy Dust  Low Humidity levels cause static electricity. Static attracts dust and makes dust stick it surfaces. High humidity causes problems too – an ideal environment for dust mites. They are a common allergen and contribute to dust production. According to the American ...Read More

By: Ragona Sisters Team - Your Real Estate Agents for Vaughan, Toronto, Mississauga, Brampton

York Region Plans To Raise Cost to Build New Homes Might Cost You More

Tags: New Homes, Vaughan Real Estate

March 17, 2017. York Region plans to boost development charges on newly constructed homes. The Result it might cost you more to buy a new home    Richmond Hill Councillor, Vito Spatafora is concerned York Region’s proposed development charge increase on newly constructed homes will drive up house prices.     However, the development charges, only play a minor role in ...Read More

By: Ragona Sisters Team - Your Real Estate Agents for Vaughan, Toronto, Mississauga, Brampton

Canada Among the Countries with High Rental Prices

Tags: Rentals, Homes for Rent, Canada

March 16, 2017. Canada has among world's highest rental costs It is reported that 1 in 5 Canadian renters spend more than half of their monthly income on rent, according to a recent analysis from Harvard University.   Canada joined the U.S, Spain and U.K among the countries where the largest shares of the population spend more than half of their income on shelter alone. This char...Read More

By: Ragona Sisters Team - Your Real Estate Agents for Vaughan, Toronto, Mississauga, Brampton

Find Out How Much Home Prices Have Actually Increased In Your Area

Tags: Home Prices, Homes for Sale, Toronto, Vaughan, Real Estate

March 15, 2017. Check out how much detached home prices have increased from last year. Find out what your home is worth simply by contacting us.  ...Read More

By: Ragona Sisters Team - Your Real Estate Agents for Vaughan, Toronto, Mississauga, Brampton

Woman and Finances

Tags: Woman, Investing, Buying a Home

March 14, 2017.  Key Findings    According to Recent CIBC Poll, most Canadian woman investors will call the shots or have equal input when it comes to where to invest their household’s money. Yet half of them don’t feel confident in their investing abilities. Most woman, on average, start investing at the age of 29 Woman investors using discount brokers to...Read More

By: Ragona Sisters Team - Your Real Estate Agents for Vaughan, Toronto, Mississauga, Brampton

What Do You Really Need In Your New Home

Tags: New Home, Buying A New Home, Upgrades

March 13, 2017. You bought your next home and you are thinking of all the extra features you would like that you have missed out on for years.   Focus on what you need rather than on what you want. Here is a rule of thumb in determining which upgrade is a need and which upgrade is a want. Consider upgrading something that can be expensive and difficult to change or add later. This can ...Read More

By: Ragona Sisters Team - Your Real Estate Agents for Vaughan, Toronto, Mississauga, Brampton

Home Flippers Beware

Tags: Flipping Homes, Homes For Sale

  March 8, 2017.   The Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) is starting to keep a close eye on those who buy and sell their homes. Since the Government’s change to the Principal Residence Exemption rule last year, it will be harder for the home flipper to make a profit without CRA watching.   The change specifies that as of this year, Canadians who have sold a home in 2016 must rep...Read More

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