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Hugh O’Brien is a knowledgeable and experienced Real Estate Professional with over 30 years experience serving the Windsor and Essex County area.  Hugh is an experienced negotiator, who looks after his client’s best interest.  Hugh prides himself on the continued satisfaction of colleagues, clients and customers like you who want an RESULTS oriented agent.

Hugh is experienced in both Residential and Commercial property sales.

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.

It takes a special commitment to service to create relationships for life. Our entire organization, the salespeople, the support staff, the managers and owners must believe that satisfied customers are our main objective. Today, we enjoy the benefits of that commitment. Almost 90% of our new business comes from satisfied customers.

We know the Market, our sold sign has become the “Sign of Success” in Windsor, Tecumseh, Lakeshore, LaSalle, Amherstburg and throughout Essex County. ” Celebrating 45 years of service excellence.”

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First-Time Home Buyers’ Tax Credit (HBTC)

  Source From Canada Revenue Agency http://www.cra-arc.gc.ca/gncy/bdgt/2009/fqhbtc-eng.html 1. What is the home buyers’ tax credit (HBTC)? For 2009 and subsequent years, the HBTC is a new non-refundable tax credit, based on an amount of $5,000, for certain home buyers that acquire a qualifying home after January 27, 2009 (i.e., generally means that the closing is after this date). 2. How is the new HBTC calculated? The HBTC is calculated by multiplying the lowest personal income tax rate for the year (15% in 2009) by $5,000. For 2009, the credit will be $750. 3. Am I eligible for the HBTC? You will qualify for the HBTC if: you or your spouse or common-law partner acquired...

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Frequently Asked Buyer Questions

Buyers Frequently Asked Questions: As a buyer, you have to make sure to know how the market works before you step in, or you risk missing out on the property of your dreams when you find it. Here are the core questions most buyers have. Feel free to send me one of your own. If I’m interested in a property, how can I determine if the list price is fair? How do I know what price to offer for a property? Do I need to have a home inspection done on every home I’m interested in? What happens to my deposit while I await closing? How do I go about finding open houses? Can...

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City of Windsor Community Improvement Plan

I recently attended a WECAR Commercial Forum and several interesting recent City development incentive programs were described. I have enclosed the presentations for your information.  The two main items were: 1.       The entire City of Windsor is now designated as a Community Improvement Plan, so all properties being developed in the City may benefit from future property tax rebates  if they are being developed for the Target Sectors (industries). 2.       Brownfield Sites have a number of incentives being offered for redevelopment, including environmental assessment, tax rebates, and development charge rebates I beleive the City of Windsor is one of the first City’s in Canada to do a City wide Community Improvement Plan. City of...

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