Toronto Star: How to avoid buying a home with serious defects: Ask Joe

 I’m thinking about buying a house and I’m worried about defects. How do I ensure I don’t buy a property with serious defects? The doctrine of caveat emptor, or buyer beware, generally applies in Ontario residential real estate transactions — with certain exceptions. It’s your responsibility as a buyer to exercise your due diligence before making an offer on a property. So it’s up to you to ask the right questions and inspect the property carefully to ensure it’s suited to your needs. It’s also up to you to seek input and support from the right experts. Read more...


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Mississauga Real Estate Board
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Mississauga, ON L5L 0A2, Canada
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