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13 factors that could significantly lower your home's resale value

13 factors that could significantly lower your home's resale value

October 17, 2019 | Posted by: Aaron Baxandall

  Kelsey Pudloski Oct 5, 2019 The goal of home ownership — beyond the 'keeping a roof over your head' bit — is to make a return on your investment. You purchase a starter home in an ...

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September home sales surge signals the real estate market is returning to equilibrium

September home sales surge signals the real estate market is returning to equilibrium

October 15, 2019 | Posted by: Aaron Baxandall

Haider-Moranis Bulletin: While the industry has greeted the rebound with relief, the question of why is unclear October 11, 2019 Housing markets in Toronto and Vancouver appear to be on the mend, as ...

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The interesting history of capital gains tax in Canada — and its significant impact on real estate

The interesting history of capital gains tax in Canada — and its significant impact on real estate

October 10, 2019 | Posted by: Aaron Baxandall

Haider-Moranis Bulletin: Recent campaign controversy suggests inclusion of the principal residence in capital gains remains a hot button topic September 19, 2019 Housing affordability is front and c ...

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Pace of household credit growth hit 2-year high in August

Pace of household credit growth hit 2-year high in August

October 10, 2019 | Posted by: Aaron Baxandall

As debt grows, more women are filing for insolvency Maddie Johnson October 8, 2019 Total Canadian household credit growth accelerated in August, according to a report released by Scotiabank Economic ...

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Canada has tens of thousands of homes sitting vacant

Canada has tens of thousands of homes sitting vacant

October 8, 2019 | Posted by: Aaron Baxandall

Jeff Lagerquist Yahoo Finance Canada October 3, 2019   As Canada's political leaders unveil plans to address the nation's housing affordability crisis ahead of the federal election, the number ...

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Canadians don't know much about finance

Canadians don't know much about finance

October 3, 2019 | Posted by: Aaron Baxandall

  Alicja Siekierska Yahoo Finance Canada October 2, 2019   Canadians across the country are saddled with high levels of debt, but many still say they have a poor understanding of how cred ...

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3 Questions To Ask If You're Deciding Between An Adjustable-Rate Or Fixed-Rate Mortgage

3 Questions To Ask If You're Deciding Between An Adjustable-Rate Or Fixed-Rate Mortgage

September 25, 2019 | Posted by: Aaron Baxandall

When you're applying for a mortgage, your interest rate can have a huge effect on your monthly payment. With home loans, there are two different ways that your interest rate can be calculated. You can ...

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Four reasons why you might not get the great mortgage rate you saw online

Four reasons why you might not get the great mortgage rate you saw online

September 24, 2019 | Posted by: Aaron Baxandall

Rob Carrick Personal Finance Columnist March 14, 2019   The internet isn't the friend it once was to people looking for the lowest mortgage rate. All the mortgage-rate comparisons you'll ever ...

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6 things to know about Trudeau's new plan to make homes more affordable

6 things to know about Trudeau's new plan to make homes more affordable

September 14, 2019 | Posted by: Aaron Baxandall

Nicole Gibillini, BNN Bloomberg   The federal government's new incentive aimed at improving affordability for first-time homebuyers is about to launch on Sept. 2.   Ottawa has earmar ...

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Five Incentives for First-Time Buyers

Five Incentives for First-Time Buyers

September 13, 2019 | Posted by: Aaron Baxandall

Five Incentives for First-Time Buyers When buying your first home, don't leave money on the table! Take advantage of the programs and incentives offered by the federal government that can help you ac ...

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