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Here are a five unexpected advantages that could tip the scales in favour of the outskirts.
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In the GTA's high-priced real-estate market, where the barrier to entry for owning a single-family home is exorbitantly high, the City of Brampton represents a rare vestige where detached properties still average for below the million-dollar mark.
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The home renovation business is booming. In Canada alone, construction trends have been hedging towards fixer-uppers instead of breaking new ground. But while many of us are looking forward to those n...
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Banking can be stressful for those of us who aren't financially savvy. But tackling your banking head-on allows you to simplify your life and reduce your overall stress.
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The biggest threat to our strong real estate market and local economy is a generation of buyers who, in pursuit of the housing dream, throw caution to the wind, assume a crippling mortgage, and take on more debt than they can handle.
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For many Canadians, their monthly mortgage payment is their largest expense. And so, when it comes time to renew your mortgage there are many things to consider. First, you need to establish the steps...
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Finding a great mortgage rate can help make the dream of real estate ownership a reality, but it's not the only important thing to consider when financing a home. From what payment plan would best sui...
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So, you've decided to buy a new house. Congrats! But the truth is that doing it all on your own is tough. The good news is that whether you're a first-time home buyer, or an existing homeowner ready t...
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But confidence in personal finances is on the decline.
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"It's a risk we've been highlighting."
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5 tips to get the mortgage that's right for you. From the AOL Partner Studio
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When people's incomes are locked into making mortgage payments or rent, small businesses and local economies suffer. High mortgages mean little flexibility, and not much left over for other life purchases. The consequence: big chunks of cash flow to Bay Street instead of Main Street. There is no question that the province needs to take action now to combat speculation, increase supply and decrease demand.
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Buying a house can be a great investment, but finding the cash to do so can be hard. The Home Buyers’ Plan (HBP), a program offered by the Government of Canada, is one way to help you make the big mov...
2016 was a monstrous year for Canadian real estate, and it's hard to imagine what the effects of another record-setting year will have on the red hot rental market. To put things in perspective, the CREA Home Price Index jumped from 184 to 208.9 by the end of last year. The total number of home sales increased by 6.3 per cent year-over-year and anyone who tried to buy a home or condo is fully aware of what these figures meant for the price of homes.