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The harmonized sales tax will combine the eight percent provincial sales tax with the five percent federal goods and services tax(GST) to create a single 13 percent harmonized sales tax (HST). The Ontario HST is scheduled to take effect July 1, 2010. The following items in real estate will be subject to HST: Commissions, legal fees, inspections […]

Tips for home-buyers

Here are some tips for home-buyers in Ontario. Make Bi-weekly or weekly payments: Most mortgages have the option to allow payments to be made on a weekly or bi-weekly basis. This option may be desirable for two reasons. The first is it can save you money as you can expect to pay off your mortgage […]