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Changes to Ontario’s Land Transfer Tax...

Nov 16, 2016
Provincial Land Transfer Tax Rate Changes Take Effect January As if Ontario hasn’t seen enough changes to its ...
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Calculators

Oct 10, 2014
Mortgage Affordability Calculator Ontario Land Transfer Tax Calculator Ontario CMHC insurance calculator Ontario Mortgage payment calculator Jethro Seymour, one of the Top Toronto Real Estate Brokers at Royal LePage RES Ltd., Johnston & Daniel Division . Jethro Seymour is a midtown ...
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City of Toronto Front Pad Parking By-Laws

Oct 10, 2014
Front Yard Parking does not automatically transfer with the purchase or sale of a home. If the property has been previously licensed for Front Yard parking and the property is sold, the new owner can apply for a License to ...
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Buy a Home or Rent?

Oct 10, 2014
It’s a decision many people face, and the decision to Buy a home or rent may not be simple. As a homeowner, you can reasonably expect the equity in your home to increase over time as your mortgage is paid ...
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Mortgage Terms

Oct 10, 2014
Understanding Mortgage Terminology Amortization Period The time over which all regular payments would pay off the mortgage. This is usually 25 years for a new mortgage, however can be greater, up to a maximum of 40 years. Appraisal The process ...
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Condo Fees

Oct 10, 2014
How Condominium Maintenance Fees Are Calculated Maintenance fees are a fact of condo life, and understanding how they are calculated is a vital part of your due diligence when evaluating various ownership opportunities. The default method used to calculate condo ...
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Title Insurance

Oct 10, 2014
Title insurance is growing in popularity in Canada. But what is it exactly? Should you get it? Do you need it? Whether title insurance is right for you is something you should discuss with your lawyer, as it depends on ...
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Home Closing Costs

Oct 10, 2014
Closing costs are a list of charges your lawyer presents to you on the closing date of your home.  Many people are surprised at the additional costs over and above the price of the home.  According to the CMHC and ...
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Toronto and Ontario Land Transfer Tax

Oct 10, 2014
Land Transfer Tax is a significant closing cost you will have to take into consideration when buying a new home. Unless you live in Alberta, Saskatchewan, or rural Nova Scotia, land transfer taxes (or property purchase tax) are a basic ...
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Benefits of a Large Down Payment

Oct 10, 2014
Benefits of a Large Down Payment The size of a down payment can vary. Depending on the type of mortgage, down payments generally range from 5% to 20% of the purchase To obtain a conventional mortgage, home buyers are required ...
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Making an Offer

Oct 10, 2014
Making an Offer Writing Offers and Negotiating Acceptance How you write a winning offer depends on your marketplace and whether it is a seller’s or buyer’s market. Call me to find out what needs to be listed in your offer ...
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Offers

Oct 10, 2014
Offers The Elements of an Offer Explained There are six key components to the elements of an offer. They are: Price Depending on the local market conditions and information provided by me, your Real Estate Professional, the price you offer ...
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  • Testimonials

    21 PALMERSTON GARDENS SEATON VILLAGE from Jethro Seymour, one of the Leading Midtown Toronto Real Estate Broker
    Seaton Village Home Purchased with A Great Toronto Realtor
    Negotiated a great deal for us
    Review of services

    "Jethro brought the perfect mix of professionalism, knowledge and fun to our home buying experience. His knowledge of home construction and the greater market made us very comfortable when we were ultimately ready to buy.

    He was an advocate for what was best for us and was patient in helping us get there. I would recommend him to an experienced buyer as well as the first-timers out there."

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  • Neighbourhood Information

    Leaside Neighbourhood Real Estate

    Leaside is one of midtown Toronto’s most popular and desirable districts. Known for its expansive green spaces and charming, intricately ...
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  • Community Corner

    Seymour Contests: January 2017 Spa Giveaway

    Happy January, everyone! Last month’s lucky winner, Cathy Philips, won herself a $80 gift certificate to McSorley’s on Bayview. Congratulations! Thank ...
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