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Detailed explanation of the purchase process

Off-plan refers to real estate properties that have not yet started or completed. Developers take out design drawings to subscribe for home buyers. At this time, the house price is the cheapest and is recognized as the best investment opportunity. Investing in uncompleted properties is an extremely common and highly efficient means of investing in real estate. From an investment perspective, buying an uncompleted property is equivalent to buying a real estate contract.

The cost of developers is revealed

In addition to the cost of buying land, the developer's cost is divided into two parts. One part is hard costs, including construction costs of cement, steel, water pipes, etc., and the other part is soft costs, which include attorney fees, management costs, assessments, and environmental assessments. The cost is relatively flexible, and some projects take a short time from project establishment to start of construction. The cost may be lower. For some projects, such as Tridel's CIRCA in MARKHAM, it took 8 years from the beginning to the start of the project. So the soft cost is high. Generally speaking, the soft cost is the hard cost 30%-60%. The following table is the classification and proportion of hard costs.

How to choose investment properties

Buying uncompleted properties is like buying stocks. Everyone knows to choose high-quality stocks. This kind of stocks can lead the rise when the market rises, and can resist the fall when the market falls. The same goes for investing in uncompleted flats. You must also choose good uncompleted flats and good condos. The real estate market is in a period of upswing, with the largest increase. When the real estate market is in a downward channel, the value can be preserved or the decline is not so much. So how do I choose to invest in uncompleted projects?

How to choose floor, floor type, orientation

This is the easiest way. Generally speaking, buyers of new condos are mainly investors, and these people generally have their own primary residence (PRINCIPLE RESIDENCE). The appreciation of the main residence is tax-free. The value-added of investment properties other than the main residence belongs to CAPITAL GAIN, which is subject to tax. If the investment property has rental income before it is sold, the rental income is also subject to tax, but investors can The advertising cost of recruiting tenants, the maintenance expenses of the house itself and the interest of MORTGAGE are deducted from the cost.

Form of registration of property rights

This is the easiest way. Generally speaking, buyers of new condos are mainly investors, and these people generally have their own primary residence (PRINCIPLE RESIDENCE). The appreciation of the main residence is tax-free. The value-added of investment properties other than the main residence belongs to CAPITAL GAIN, which is subject to tax. If the investment property has rental income before it is sold, the rental income is also subject to tax, but investors can The advertising cost of recruiting tenants, the maintenance expenses of the house itself and the interest of MORTGAGE are deducted from the cost.

Advantages of buying a house in Toronto

When buying a house in Canada, real estate developers usually provide buyers with some preferential conditions in terms of price and time. For example, buyers only need to pay the full price of 10-20% within 1-2 years when buying off-plan properties. The deposit will not be paid until the project is completed (when the house can be handed over). This gives buyers great convenience in time. In this way, some buyers who are temporarily short of funds on hand have ample time to prepare funds. At the same time, buyers will also enjoy certain discounts on loan interest rates.

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