July 2018

Found 2 blog entries for July 2018.

How Taxes on Vacation Homes WorkThe tax laws in Canada are going to put up a few hurdles for homeowners ready to sell their vacation or second home. From capital gains to depreciation, it's clear those with second homes bear a heavier burden than their primary homeowner counterparts. Before officially listing a Sherwood Park home, it helps to have any idea of what the taxes will be like before pulling the trigger.

For informational purposes only. Always consult with a financial advisor before proceeding with any real estate transaction.

Capital Gains of Second Homes

Capital gains or losses refer to the appreciation or depreciation of any given asset from the time it was purchased to the time it was sold. A home purchased for $50,000 and sold for $200,000 would have a

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Consider Ongoing Financial Commitment Before Buying Second HomeA second home or vacation retreat can be a wonderful idea as well as a smart financial decision. But the mortgage qualification guidelines can be more stringent than those for a primary residence. Here's what to know, some points to consider and things to think about before you begin the search for another property:

For informational purposes only. Always consult with a licensed mortgage professional before proceeding with any real estate transaction.

Financial Basics

Many good reasons exist for buying a second home in addition to the desire for a vacation getaway. It may be that a condo in another city could be used for business as well as pleasure, or a second home might be the perfect answer to housing for a college student or

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