Buyers Info – Helpful Tips For Comox Valley Home Buyers
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More Buyer Considerations and Info
The BC Property Transfer Tax First Time Home Buyer’s Program
The BC New Housing Rebates
Buyers who are looking for general buyers info on buying a home can get additional information from the Canada Mortage and Housing Corporation. Buyers can also obtain information on mortage loan insurance from CMHC and information on mortgage loan insurance from Canada Guaranty. Additional information on mortgages can be obtained from the Financial Consumer Agency of Canada.
Buyers who require information on the Property Transfer Tax that applies when you purchase or acquire an interest in a property in British Columbia can obtain information on tax rates.
Find information on the Revenue Canada First Time Home Buyers Tax Credit.
Buyers can also find information on BC Property Tax, the Canada Revenue Agency GST/HST New Housing Rebate.
As a buyer if you are thinking of buying a home with a well or septic system, this information from CMHC may help.
Non-residents who are thinking of buying a home in BC should be familiar with the information from Revenue Canada.
While buyers spend a great deal of time focused on the purchase of a home, new residents to BC may find this Health Insurance information from the Ministry of Health useful. This information from ICBC on automobile insurance and BC Optional Car Insurance may also be of help to new residents to BC.
The RE/MAX Fit to Buy Program is a comprehensive compilation of tips for home buyers. The program comprises the video below, an e-book, and a checklist.
As a home buyer, you may require information on such things as mortgage insurance and mortgage calculators, British Columbia Property Transfer Tax, and Revenue Canada First Time Home Buyers Tax Credits. This information, and other information related to the purchase and maintenance of a home in BC, information for non-residents who plan to buy property in Canada and information related to relocating to BC is presented after the RE/MAX Fit to Buy Program.
Homeowners, the RE/MAX Space Planner is an interactive tool designed to help you visualize what is possible in your new home.
A variety of other information for home buyers follows the RE/MAX Space Planner such as links to the Basic and Detailed MLS Search capabilities of this website, information on developing a financial plan, mortgage calculators and other buyer considerations
Watch the RE/MAX Fit to Buy Video and see if you are prepared to buy.
When you read the e-book you will note that there is a discussion of 5% as the minimum amount that you can put down as part of your purchase price as well as a discussion of needing mortgage insurance if your down payment is less than 20%. The government announced changes to government-backed insured mortgages that came into effect on 18 March 2011 that included lowering the maximum amount that Canadians can borrow in refinancing their mortgages. While this e-book contains a number of great general tips for home buyers always consult with your REALTOR® or other real estate professionals such as your mortgage professional, lawyer, notary or accountant for up-to-date information on the specific financial elements of any real estate transaction.
As well, there is a discussion in this e-book of land transfer tax Ontario as an example. Click on Helpful British Columbia Homebuyer Information to find information related to this and other topics that is applicable to British Columbia.
This 32-page RE/MAX Fit to Buy e-book provides a number of useful tips in the way of general information and considerations for home-buyers. Consult a real estate professional (Real Estate Agent, mortgage officer, lawyer, notary, accountant, etc.) for information on specific areas related to specific real estate transactions.
This 4-page RE/MAX Fit to Buy checklist provides a means for buyers to evaluate prospective homes during their home search.