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WHAT CLIENTS HAVE TO SAY

 

"Buying or selling a home is one of the largest personal and financial decisions you will make and you need an experienced professional to guide you through the process. When you work with me, you can count on personal, attentive, patient service, excellent knowledge of the area, great negotiation skills and expert selling strategies."


- Perry Baria

"Perry appreciates honesty and is equally honest in return. She took time to listen closely to our needs and wants and found us a home in an area we had not previously considered, but have quickly fallen in love with. When we were ready, she sold our house for 21% over asking, and we are now happily settled in our "forever house"."


- Lisa and Paul - Hillcrest Village

"Thank you for helping us buy our first home. You did an incredible job, and were always available and took the time to listen to our questions. In the end you were able to find us a house perfectly suited to our needs. We are so happy with our new home. You are a major reason our home buying experience was a very happy one."


- Stephen & Maha

"Perry has followed up with assistance on our home inspections, worked with us on communications with our vendors and stays on task and on time with her service, advice, and caring for us as people. She is a highly recommended professional real estate professional."


- Rick & Lorraine - Cabbagetown

"Perry guided us every step of the way. She started by listening, then proceeded to develop a plan. The end result was a step by step strategy for success. We sold our home for 26% over asking, and were able to leverage that incredible sale price against the purchase of a new home in our dream neighborhood."


- Peter and Sarah – Davisville Village

"It was a pleasure working with Perry Baria during my recent real estate transactions of buying my new home and selling my current one. I could not have made these decisions without her patience, expertise and guidance. Thanks again for everything."


- Carmella - Bloor West Village

"Perry is a fantastic agent. She is knowledgeable and aware of the market while adding a personal touch to make the buying and selling experience enjoyable."


- Ola A. - First Time Buyer

"Until you sell a home, you are never really aware of the value a real estate agent can bring to the table. Having a capable and confident agent makes a huge difference, and Perry transformed our process into a pleasure."


- Peter and Sarah – Davisville Village


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Buying a New Condominium???

Did you know...

There are 5 different types of Condominiums – Standard, Vacant Land, Common Element, Leasehold and Phased. 

What is the difference and which are you buying??

  1. What kind of parking and locker is available?  (e.g. owned, exclusive use common element, leased or licensed )
  2. Who picks the specific parking spot and locker??  Purchaser or Developer
  3. Is the condo covered under the TARION Warranty Program?
  4. What is included in the price? (e.g. specifications, taxes)
  5. Is Harmonized Sales Tax included in the purchase price?  If so, is HST net of rebates, and if not, what are the implications??  Who is entitled to the rebate?  Does the purchaser qualify for the rebate??
  6. Leased Items  - (e.g. Heating and air conditioning units, hot water tank)  What are the lease terms – security deposits, payments, terms, buyout provisions)
  7. At what stage is the condo approval process at?
  8. Developer’s rights to early termination?
  9. Occupancy Closing Date?  Is it a tentative occupancy date or a firm occupancy date?  What is the outside occupancy date?
  10. Buyer Upgrades – How are upgrades paid for?? What happens if the upgrades are not installed?
  11. Alteration of plans, specifications and materials?
  12. Area of unit?  Does the developer agree to a minimum square footage?  How is the area measured (does it include the balcony)  What is the permitted variance in size??
  13. What is included in common elements??
  14. What is the permitted use?  Single family residential, short-term lease provision?
  15. What remedies does a buyer have in the event of a developer’s default?
  16. What will the monthly occupancy fee be??

Additional costs that buyer must pay include:

  • TARION Enrolment Fee
  • Utility Metres
  • Utility Connection Charges
  • Development Charges
  • Tree Planting
  • Park Levies
  • Cost of Status Certificate
  • LSUC Transaction Levy (Law Society of Upper Canada)
  • Developer’s lawyer’s legal fees for administering deposits
  • Developer‘s lawyer’s legal fees to obtaining partial discharges of mortgages
  • 2 Months Estimated Common Expenses as a Reserve Fund Contribution

(These can be negotiated by your Realtor and lawyer and “capped”)

 

For more information about buying new condominiums in Toronto, contact me at 416-716-7073 or at perry@perrybaria.com


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Perry Baria | Sales Representative
OFFICE 416.921.1112
DIRECT 416.716.7073
perry@perrybaria.com

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