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What You Need To Know About Ontario Land Transfer Tax

What You Need To Know About Ontario Land Transfer Tax

Land Transfer Tax Calculator Ontario Land Transfer Tax Land transfer tax (LTT) is often overlooked when looking at the total cost of buying a home. All provinces have a land transfer tax, except Alberta and Saskatchewan, who instead collect a much smaller transfer fee. When you buy […]

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What You Need To Know About Construction Liens In Ontario

What You Need To Know About Construction Liens In Ontario

What is Construction Lien Act The concept of a lien goes back to medieval times when it initially applied to ships. In North America, Thomas Jefferson and James Madison came up with the idea of applying liens to buildings. The idea was to encourage builders and contractors […]

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Ontario Hydro Rates – The Study on Cost of Electricity

Ontario Hydro Rates – The Study on Cost of Electricity

The cost to power and heat our homes is something many Ontario residents pay close attention to. The colder-than-normal winter and news reports about rising Ontario Hydro rates have made energy costs a top of mind issue in the province. People want to know why their bills […]

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Waterfront Land For Sale – Northern Ontario

Waterfront Land For Sale – Northern Ontario

Land For Sale Georgian Bay – Where the Good Life Is The Way Of Life. At ICFhome.ca, we know that few decisions are as important as choosing a place to live. So let us share with you, our vision of “Woods by the Water”, the place that […]

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11 Items on Every Home Buyer’s Wish List

11 Items on Every Home Buyer’s Wish List

Green Home Deciding on individual specifications within a custom home build is based on personal choice and preference, however; there are quite a few specifications that most, if not all, homeowners universally want – regardless of family size or status. To help you understand which items should […]

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Top 9 Home Insurance Misconceptions in Ontario

Top 9 Home Insurance Misconceptions in Ontario

Home Insurance As reported by CBC News, an elderly woman battling cancer learned recently that the standard practice isn’t always common knowledge in the home insurance business. (CBC News article “Cancer patient’s home not covered for flood damage because she was away for treatment – Apr 20, 2015). As […]

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Our Most Popular House Plans

Our Most Popular House Plans

Springwood 1592 sq.ft.   It’s not your imagination playing tricks on you if you remember seeing this plan built in your neighbourhood. Here is a version that gives you even more to love! Springwood is a home that will earn the respect of your neighbours while not […]

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