Buying Articles

Whether you’re a first time home buyer or seasoned real estate investor when you’re looking to buy a home, there are often many things you need to consider and questions you need answered. Here are some articles we hope you’ll find helpful.

The 2019 first-time home buyer incentive explained

The 2019 Federal Budget includes what could be a very attractive pitch for prospective first-time home buyers. In short, it could see Canada's housing agency contribute up to 10% of the purchase price of a home, bringing down the mortgage amount for borrowers.

2019 Changes to The Home Buyers’ Plan

The home buyers’ plan (HBP) helps first-time home buyers save for a down payment by allowing them to withdraw from their registered retirement savings plan (RRSP) to purchase or build a home without having to pay tax on the withdrawal.

Why you may want to consider investing in a condo instead of RRSPs

As RRSP season approaches, many of us feel the need to move all of our savings into stocks, bonds, and mutual funds to reduce our income tax burden. Upon further analysis, many feel they're not seeing the results they want from this type of investment.

How expensive of a home can you afford?

Let's be honest most of us have done the fun stuff first. We have a few neighbourhoods picked out that we like, we've created an in-depth Pinterest board of moods and looks and we likely even have our eye on a couple homes or condo projects that excite us.

Learn to invest in real estate

If you have capital you are looking to invest, real estate is a fantastic option. We can help, we build Ottawa’s most affordable condos with the best finishes and fixtures, making us an ideal fit for investors. Even if you chose not to purchase through us, we want to help. Browse through our valuable tips to educate yourself on some of the ins and outs of real estate investing.

Top 10 condo buying myths

Here are our top ten condo buying myths

Ten condo buying tips

Here are ten great condo buying tips

Condo Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Please browse around our frequently asked questions, which will hopefully clear up any questions you may have. We are just a click away if you don’t find what you’re looking for; use our chat feature in the lower right corner to talk to us in real time.

Here's what our clients really think about us

When you consider purchasing a condo ensure you’re doing it with a company that believes in building not just great condos but great relationships as well. John and Jill are a couple who purchased a beautiful suite at Canal Lofts. They had a lot of life experience and knew not only what they wanted in a condo but what they expected of us as the designer and developer.

The #1 thing freehold buyers regret that condo buyers don't

Buying a home is a very exciting and rewarding moment. There’s nothing quite like the feeling of being the master of your own domain. Unfortunately though for some, due to poor planning, it can quickly lead to unforeseen regret.