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About Don Routliffe:

Don is one of the Top Realtors in Windsor and Essex County.  A multi-million dollar producer year after year, Don has enjoyed over 40 years of continuous service with one company, Buckingham.  Don specializes in condominiums and single family residences.

Don’s strong work ethic, excellent communication skills, and unmatched service to his clients, has resulted in him becoming one of the most effective realtors in Windsor and Essex County.  Don’s numerous clients continue to use and refer him, year after year.

Don has also been a member of the National Commercial Council of the Canadian Real Estate Association Since 2000.

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About Buckingham:

Locally founded, locally owned and locally operated. Buckingham is a leading real estate broker that services the Windsor and Essex County real estate market.  We have helped tens of thousands of families, individuals and companies to sell and to purchase, resale homes, new homes, condominiums, commercial properties, factories and businesses.

 

 

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Tarion New Home Warranty Protection Windsor Real Estate

This section is intended to help new homeowners understand what’s included in the Ontario New Home Warranties Plan Act (the Act) and what to do if a warranty problem arises. The Act outlines the warranty coverage that builders are required to provide to their customers.  Coverage under the Act includes deposit protection, protection against defects in work and materials, protection against unauthorized substitutions, and protection against delayed closings or delayed occupancies without proper notice. For condominiums, warranty coverage also includes common/shared areas of the building. The aggregate maximum warranty coverage for new homes and condominium units is $300,000*. The maximum coverage for condominium common elements is $50,000 times the number of units, to a...

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Windsor Essex Property Tax Rebates For Commercial and Industrial Buildings

Windsor Essex property tax relief for vacant commercial and industrial buildings will be provided to property owners through rebates that are issued by municipalities. APPLICATION FORMS WINDSOR ESSEX TECUMSEH LEAMINGTON LAKESHORE LASALLE – contact municipality AMHERSTBURG ONTARIO STANDARD FORM Windsor Essex REBATE: types of properties that are eligible for rebates, the application procedures, the method for calculating rebates, appeal mechanisms, and key deadlines. WINDSOR ESSEX PROPERTY THAT IS ELIGIBLE FOR A REBATE To be eligible for a rebate, a building or portion of a building must satisfy the conditions described below. Buildings that are Entirely Vacant A whole commercial or industrial building will be eligible for a rebate if the entire building was unused...

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Improvement Cost Comparison

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Windsor Housing Fall Report – CMHC

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Mortgage Loan Insurance Windsor Real Estate

What is CMHC Mortgage Loan Insurance? Mortgage loan insurance is typically required by lenders when homebuyers make a down payment of less than 20% of the purchase price. Mortgage loan insurance helps protect lenders against mortgage default, and enables consumers to purchase homes with a minimum down payment of 5% — with interest rates comparable to those with a 20% down payment. To obtain mortgage loan insurance, lenders pay an insurance premium. Typically, your lender will pass this cost on to you. The premium payable is based on a percentage of the home’s purchase price that is financed by a mortgage. The premium can be paid in a single lump sum or it can...

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Removing Ice on Roofs

Removing Ice on Roofs The 1998 Ice Storm The ice storm that hit eastern Canada in January, 1998 was a laboratory for concentrated research into severe ice accumulation on roofs. Removing ice on roofs describes some of the techniques developed from the research for dealing with extensive roof icing and ice dam problems. Please note: Some of these techniques are for skilled tradespeople only. No ice problem on your roof is serious enough to risk broken bones — or worse. The balance between removing ice and damaging the roof Thick ice is hard to remove.You must decide if trying to remove it will cause more damage than leaving it on the roof. Tools, such...

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BUCKINGHAM REALTY (WINDSOR) LTD. MARKET WATCH

Compliments of http://www.cameronpaine.com/ BUCKINGHAM REALTY (WINDSOR) LTD. MARKET WATCH Windsor-Essex County Residential Market For the Period Ending December 31, 2011   During the period ending December 31, 2011 there were 4,786 residential sales in the market place this compares to 4,806 residential sales for the same period in 2010. As of December 31, 2011 there were 9,364 residential listings received this compares to 9,779 in the same period for 2010 and is a decrease of 4%. The sales to listings ratio (listings sold expressed as a percent of listings received) for the period was 51% in 2010 it was 49%. The inventory of the active residential listings as of December 31, 2011 was 2,450, this compares to 2,629 in 2010. This is...

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