Welcome to DurhamOpenHouses.com. Your one stop shop for all open houses in the Durham Region. We are committed to informing you of any open houses that are being held in your neighbourhood, area or city. If you are interested in purchasing a home, or if you would like to just come by and have a look, DurhamOpenHouses.com has all the information you need.
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For all open houses in Pickering, Ajax, Whitby, Brooklin, Oshawa, Port Perry, Clarington, Courtice, Bowmanville & Newcastle.
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Buyer’s Frequently Ask Questions
A few things to keep in mind if you’re buying a house.
Subject to qualification, yes. In fact, even purchasers with 5% down may qualify to buy a home and make improvements to it. For high-ratio financing, both Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation and GE Capital insured mortgages are available to cover the purchase price of a home as well as an amount to pay for immediate major renovations or improvements that the purchaser may wish to make to the property. This option eliminates the need to finance the renovations or improvements separately. Some conditions apply.
Most lenders will accept down payment funds that are a gift from family as an acceptable down payment. A gift letter signed by the donor is usually required to confirm that the funds are a true gift and not a loan. Where the mortgage requires mortgage loan insurance, Canada mortgage and housing corporation requires the gift money to be in the purchaser’s possession before the application is sent in to them for approval. Where mortgage loan insurance is provided by GE Capital this is not a requirement. See ‘what is mortgage loan insurance?’ for further information.
Yes. The federal government allows first-time buyers to use up to $25000 withdrawal in a calendar year from their RRSP with a payback period of up to 15 years under the Home Buyers’ Plan.
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