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2801 The Straight Goods on Buying a House or Condo

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Course Details

Buying a house or condo is the biggest financial transaction most Canadians will make in their lifetime. This course will teach you all the basics of house or condo buying and help you avoid expensive mistakes. The instructor is an independent personal finance expert from outside the real estate industry. You'll learn how to:

  • Decide if house or condo ownership is right for you
  • Choose the right type of house or condo and best location for you in the current market
  • Estimate the real upfront and ongoing costs of ownership
  • Calculate how much you can afford
  • Hire the professional help you need
  • Read a house/condo inspection report and understand its limitations
  • Finance your purchase - down payments, mortgages and more 
  • Deal with the special issues involved in buying a condo
  • Complete the purchasing process
  • Survive the first year of house/condo ownership
  • Avoid common pitfalls of rookie home buyers

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      2801 - 004 The Straight Goods on Buying a House or Condo    
      Fall - 15   Status:  Available
    Section Schedule:   Thu 7:00PM - 9:00PM
    22 Oct 2015 to 26 Nov 2015
    Class Schedule: 6 Sessions
    Course Fees:   Flat Fee non-credit    $245.00
    Potential Price Adjustments:
    Campus:   St. George Campus
    Delivery Options:  IN-CLASS
    Instructors: Gail Bebee, B.Sc. (Hons., Biology), M.Eng.