Buying a property in mid-reno? Check to make sure it has the needed approvals and permits: Ask Joe

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You are wise to have permit and code compliance top of mind. Completing a renovation without the required permits, or one that fails to meet municipal by-laws or provincial building, electrical and fire codes, can result in unanticipated expenses to cover the cost of bringing a property “to code.” In extreme situations, it can require major reconfiguration or even the removal of structures and liability for provincial fines.

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Original Article Source Credits:   The Star ,

Article Written By:   Joe Richer

Original Article Posted on:  Oct. 9, 2020

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