The Forgotten Tax

When first time home buyers discover there is a tax on their mortgage insurance, it often comes as a surprise. No one discusses it or warns you.

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Two exits, ceiling height

What are some of the things the City is looking for when building a basement apartment?

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Can the City stop me from building my basement apartment?

If I already have a basement apartment, can the City stop me from renting it? If I’ve already started to renovate my basement, is it too late to get a permit for a second suite?

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Do I need permits to build a basement apartment?

 

 

Do I need permits to build a basement apartment in my home?

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What is a Second Suite?

Since the province has forced Hamilton to allow homeowners to build basement apartments, a new trend has emerged. Called Second Suites, this series discusses all the aspects of putting in a basement apartment legally.

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