Buying a home

Posted on July 3rd, 2018 by Best Brothers Group

Buying a home From: Financial Consumer Agency of Canada On this page Figure out how much you can afford for a home Saving for your home Paying for your home Tax credits for homebuyers Home buying costs Working with a real estate agent Home buying and newcomers to Canada Buying a condominium Buying to rent Figure [...]

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Home Adaptations for Seniors’ Independence

Posted on July 3rd, 2018 by Best Brothers Group

Home Adaptations for Seniors' Independence Funding to help on-reserve seniors adapt their homes so they can keep living independently. We all want to live in our own homes as long as possible. As we grow older, that often means making adaptations to our homes to better accommodate our changing abilities. At CMHC, we want to [...]

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Residential Rehabilitation Assistance Program

Posted on July 3rd, 2018 by Best Brothers Group

Residential Rehabilitation Assistance Program Funding for major repairs to improve the health and safety of on-reserve affordable housing. Residential Rehabilitation Assistance Program Rental Residential Rehabilitation Assistance Program Affordable Housing Conversion and Rehabilitation Secondary and Garden Suite Development Home Adaptations for Persons with Disabilities Everybody deserves a place to live that protects both their health and [...]

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Buying a home

Posted on July 3rd, 2018 by Best Brothers Group

Buying a Home Buying or building your home can be one of the largest investments you will make during your life. The Government of Canada offers programs and services to help you purchase, renovate, and adapt your house or condominium. Save for your home There are a number of federal programs that can help you [...]

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GST/HST new housing rebate

Posted on July 3rd, 2018 by Best Brothers Group

GST/HST new housing rebate On this page Find out if you are eligible for the GST/HST new housing rebate Find out which GST/HST new housing rebate you can claim What information to include with the rebate application and what records to keep Find out if you are eligible for the GST/HST new housing rebate You may [...]

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Housing benefits

Posted on July 3rd, 2018 by Best Brothers Group

Housing benefits Information on the GST/HST new housing rebate, financial assistance to repair your home, improve accessibility of housing for disabled occupants and increase your home’s energy-efficiency. Services and information GST/HST new housing rebate Information on how you may be eligible for a rebate on part of the GST/HST or the federal part of the [...]

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Staircases: the Basics

Posted on August 17th, 2017 by Best Brothers Group

Installing a new staircase can transform a home, but what are the practicalities and requirements involved?   There are lots of different reasons why a new staircase might be required. Obviously, if you are building a house from scratch then you will be specifying a new staircase, while those renovating or remodelling an older property […]

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A Typical Loft Conversion Schedule

Posted on August 17th, 2017 by Best Brothers Group

A step-by-step showing what to expect when your loft is converted   This step-by-step guide shows how the roof space in a 1950s bungalow was converted to provide two bedrooms and a shower room — all at a cost of $35,000 (which, according to a recent valuation, has added $55,000 in value). Most of the […]

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Loft Conversion Beginner’s Guide

Posted on August 17th, 2017 by Best Brothers Group

Depending on the roof structure and planning constraints, a loft conversion is one of the most straightforward ways of getting extra space. Almost all houses can benefit from this extension with a bit of basic planning   This feature explains everything you need to know about planning your loft conversion project and, by way of […]

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Buying a Woodburning Stove

Posted on August 17th, 2017 by Best Brothers Group

We explain what to look for when buying a stove. Includes types and styles guide. Three times more efficient than an open fire, the solid fuel stove is one of the most effective, cleanburning forms of heating, and – with a range of stunning designs available – makes for a striking centrepiece. Melanie Griffiths offers […]

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